Galaxy S22 series of flagship phones are great, but not everyone can afford them. Fortunately, for those with a smaller budget, the Galaxy A series fills this role, offering great specs at mid-range prices.
The Galaxy A53 5G is the latest model to go on sale, slightly ahead of the
Galaxy A33 5G (pictured in blue) which was launched at the same time. We know many of you will have been waiting for a new cheap Samsung phone so here’s where you can get your hands on the Galaxy A53 5G.
Find out why our Deputy Editor thinks the Galaxy A53 is what the iPhone SE should have been.
When will the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G be released?
The Galaxy A53 5G is available to buy now, having been released on 1 April 2022.
In the US, it’s now available from T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T, Samsung and others.
How much does the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G cost?
The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G costs $449/£399 and there’s only one model to choose from at launch:
The A53 5G comes in four standard colour options: Awesome Black, Awesome White, Awesome Blue and Awesome Peach giving you a wide range of styles depending on your personal taste.
Either way, you get key specs including an Exynos 1280 processor (the first 5nm chip in an A-series phone), 6.5in Super AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and 64Mp main camera.
You also get IP67 waterproofing, a large 5000mAh battery with ‘2-day battery life’ and 25W ‘Super Fast Charging’.
Find out more about the Galaxy A53 5G specs and features in our full guide.
Best Galaxy A53 5G deals
There aren’t many deals around now that Samsung’s free earbuds offer is long gone.
At the moment but you can get the phone from Mobile Phones Direct (part of AO) for just £20pm. This is an O2 contract for 24-months with 6GB of data instead of 3GB and no upfront cost for the phone.
The cheapest SIM-free prices can be found at retailers such as £299 at Fonegiant and £349 at Laptops Direct.
In the US, you can pick up the international version with no warranty from Amazon for $308.
Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G SIM-free
Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G on contract
- Vodafone – From £28 a month (£19 upfront cost)
- Three – From £20 a month (£16 upfront cost)
- Sky – From £16 a month (No upfront cost)
- Tesco Mobile – From £12.50 per month (No upfront cost)
- Mobiles.co.uk – From £24 a month (No upfront cost)
- T-Mobile – From $18.75 a month (No upfront cost)
- Verizon – From $13.88 a month ($35 upfront cost)
- AT&T – From $12.50 a month (No upfront cost)