Samsung Galaxy A53 5G

Released March 2022

High-End ($400-$600)
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G

Summary


Pros

  • Good luminosity in images, making it suitable for family-use cases
  • Pleasant sound in playback, consistent at every volume, punchy and dynamic
  • Playback experience is clean and free from artifacts
  • Natural and pleasant recording sound signature, with immersive stereo rendition
  • Great display readability for its category
  • Accurate display colors

Cons

  • Autofocus instabilities when taking photos in low light and when taking videos
  • Recordings that sound slightly resonant
  • Inability to read HDR10 content
  • Poor efficiency due to discharge current

Scores


105
camera
11th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Camera Score i
105
76
Samsung Galaxy A50
BEST 146
Photo i
111
81
Samsung Galaxy A50
BEST 153
Zoom i
48
23
Apple iPhone SE (2020)
BEST 107
Video i
93
67
Samsung Galaxy A50
BEST 119
77
display
16th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Display Score i
77
43
Realme C21
BEST 99
Readability i
71
33
Realme C21
BEST 76
Color i
84
60
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 91
Top score
Oppo Find X5 Pro
Video i
38
27
Crosscall Action-X5
Motion i
71
58
Realme C21
BEST 87
Top score
Huawei P40 Pro
Touch i
60
43
Realme C21
BEST 85
Top score
OnePlus 9
Artifacts i
69
57
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 86
73
audio
2nd

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Audio Score i
73
41
Nokia 7.2
BEST 86
Playback i
75
33
Nokia 7.2
BEST 86
Recording i
67
39
Black Shark 2 Pro
BEST 86
59
battery
13th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Battery Score i
59
45
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 96
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G
Autonomy i
53
31
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 98
Top score
Wiko Power U30
Charging i
69
50
Wiko Power U20
BEST 121
Top score
Realme GT Neo 3
Efficiency i
53
35
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 102
Charging Time
2 days 1h
Battery Life
Charging Time
0h57
0-80% Charging Time
Charging Time
1h43
Full Charging Time

Specifications


159.6 x 74.8 x 8.1mm

Dimensions

5G
Dual SIM

Network

Water resistant
IP67

Protection

Wired only

Charging

128/256 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide, Macro, Depth

Main camera
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