Samsung Galaxy A53 5G

Specifications
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
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  • 6.5" 1080x2400 pixels
  • 64MP 2160p
  • 4-8GB RAM Exynos 1280
  • 5000mAh 25W
Released 2022, March 24 189g, 8.1mm thickness Android 12, up to Android 14, One UI 6 128GB/256GB storage, microSDXC
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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14, 20, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66 - SM-A536U
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 20, 28, 46, 48, 66 - SM-A536V
5G bands 2, 5, 41, 66, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - SM-A536U
  2, 5, 48, 66, 77, 78, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - SM-A536V
Speed HSPA, LTE-A, 5G
Launch
Announced 2022, March 17
Status Available. Released 2022, March 24
Body
Dimensions 159.6 x 74.8 x 8.1 mm (6.28 x 2.94 x 0.32 in)
Weight 189 g (6.67 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame, plastic back
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 min)
Display
Type Super AMOLED, 120Hz, 800 nits (HBM)
Size 6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~85.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~405 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Platform
OS Android 12, upgradable to Android 14, One UI 6
Chipset Exynos 1280 (5 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.4 GHz Cortex-A78 & 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G68
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
Main Camera
Quad 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps; gyro-EIS
Selfie Camera
Single 32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.8µm
Features HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps
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Sound
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
Positioning GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes (market/region dependent)
Radio No
USB USB Type-C 2.0, OTG
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer
 Virtual proximity sensing
Battery
Type Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging 25W wired
Misc
Colors Black, White, Blue, Peach
Models SM-A536B, SM-A536B/DS, SM-A536U, SM-A536U1, SM-A5360, SM-A536E, SM-A536E/DS, SM-A536V, SM-A536W, SM-A536N, SM-S536DL
SAR 0.75 W/kg (head)     1.58 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.89 W/kg (head)     1.60 W/kg (body)    
Price $ 149.99 / C$ 275.99 / £ 180.00 / € 243.95 / ₹ 19,295
Tests
Performance AnTuTu: 329802 (v8), 379313 (v9)
GeekBench: 1891 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 19fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -26.5 LUFS (Good)
Battery (old) Endurance rating 113h
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Yes and Yes. I had none of the issues except for the battery life (which was never that great to begin with) and occational UI lags when closing apps.

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