Samsung revealed the Galaxy A53 last month as the corporate’s new mid-range smartphone, competing with telephones just like the Pixel 5A and iPhone SE 3 (2022). Now the cellphone is accessible to buy from Samsung’s personal retailer and a number of carriers in america.
The Galaxy A53 5G can now be purchased at Samsung.com for $449.99, with an estimated delivery date of subsequent week (no less than for my location in North Carolina). The carrier-unlocked mannequin is identical worth because the service variations, and you may stand up to $100 off with a trade-in. Samsung can be throwing in free Galaxy Buds Reside, which the corporate does for practically each cellphone launch at this level.
Verizon is promoting a slightly-different mannequin, the Galaxy A53 5G UW, which prices $50 extra and has the power to connect with Verizon’s mmWave 5G community. Contemplating the rarity of mmWave 5G, there’s probably not a purpose to purchase the UW mannequin over the common carrier-unlocked Galaxy A53 from Samsung, until you might have Verizon retailer credit score or another profit.
AT&T is promoting the common Galaxy A53 5G for a similar $449.99 worth as Samsung, with an estimated delivery date of April 11-12 at my location. Lastly, T-Cell is promoting the cellphone for a similar $450.00 worth.
The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G has IP67 water/mud resistance (so it may deal with splashes of water), an Exynos 1280 chipset, a 5,000mAh battery, 25W wired charging, and One UI 4.1 primarily based on Android 12. Samsung is utilizing the Exynos 1280 System-on-a-Chip, as a substitute of the Snapdragon chipsets discovered within the US model of final 12 months’s Galaxy A52 5G. The Galaxy A53 has the identical replace promise as Samsung’s flagship telephones, with 4 years of main OS upgrades and 5 years of safety updates. There aren’t every other mid-range telephones within the US with that very same lengthy assist life, besides the iPhone SE sequence.