Fashion and Function – a Galaxy A33 5G and Galaxy A53 5G Comparison - Bubblegum Club

Fashion and Function – a Galaxy A33 5G and Galaxy A53 5G Comparison

Life is about expressing your style and there isn’t much that says more about you than what you wear. However, when it comes to choosing between the Galaxy A33 5G and Galaxy A53 5G, your preference can be your new most talked-about accessory. With both devices featuring a 5 000mAh battery that lasts up to two days1, 25W Fast Charing2 device, and IP673 rating, there’s no denying that Samsung has gone all out to bring fashion and function together. But what are the differences between these two smartphones, and which one should you choose? Let’s find out … 

Galaxy A33 5G

The Price of Style

While economical might not always be desirable, Samsung aims to ensure that paying for quality is less of a barrier. While both devices keep affordability in mind, there is a slight difference between the Galaxy A33 5G and the Galaxy A53 5G, but that can be expected. Both devices still come in at a very elegant price: The Galaxy A33 5G is available at a recommended retail price of R6 9994 and the Galaxy A53 5G for only R8 4994. 

Refreshingly Vogue

Looking to show off your selfies? Now you can see every gorgeous detail! The Galaxy A53 5G features a 6.5-inch5 screen with a 120Hz refresh rate. That means smoother scrolling when you’re browsing the web and a more immersive experience. The Galaxy A33 5G comes with a 6.4-inch6 screen with a 90Hz refresh rate, and while this isn’t as fast as the Galaxy A53 5G, it’s still an impressive speed for a smartphone in its price class.

Galaxy A33 5G

Style Is Not a Display…

…but it sure says a lot. The Galaxy A53 5G’s FHD+ Super AMOLED display lets you enjoy a more vivid picture quality, and renders faster motion; this means less blur, more details, and sharper contrast – in all types of lighting. With the Galaxy A33 5G Super AMOLED display you can still experience everything you love in vivid high-definition and true-to-life colour, however, with a lower processing rate your battery is due to last a little longer.

Selfies that shine

The Galaxy A53 5G’s camera features a 64MP OIS camera compared to the 48MP OIS main camera on the Galaxy A33 5G. Meanwhile, the Galaxy A53 5G’s high-resolution 32MP front camera delivers great selfies, while the 13MP front camera on the Galaxy A33 5G is perfectly satisfying to share pictures on social media.

In the End

The devices share the Galaxy A Series commitment to enhanced battery and power innovation, however the Galaxy A53 5G and Galaxy A33 5G offer differences in size, design and camera, designed to appeal to specific preferences. However, if your goal is to save on a sophisticated device, then the Galaxy A33 5G will serve you better. If want to add an extra pro-level feel to your content creation, the Galaxy A53 5G might be more your style.

Click here for more info on each of these devices.

Galaxy A33 5G

[1] Estimated against the usage profile of an average/typical user. Independently assessed by Strategy Analytics between 2022.01.20–01.31 in UK with pre-release versions of SM-A536 and SM-A336 under default setting using LTE and 5G Sub6 networks (NOT tested under 5G mmWave network). Actual battery life varies by network environment, features and apps used, frequency of calls and messages, number of times charged, and many other factors.

[2] Wall charger sold separately; use only Samsung-approved chargers and cables. To avoid injury or damage to your device, do not use incompatible, worn or damaged batteries, chargers or cables. Supports up to 25W Super-Fast Charging. For more information on your device, please visit

[3] IP67 is based on test conditions for submersion in up to 1 meter of freshwater for up to 30 minutes. Not advised for use in beaches, pools or near soapy water. Safe against low water pressure only. Rinse residue/dry after wet.

[4] Prices may vary per retailer

[5] Measured diagonally, the screen size is 6.5″ in the full rectangle and 6.3″ accounting for the rounded corners. The actual viewable area is less due to the rounded corners and the camera hole.

[6] Measured diagonally, the screen size is 6.4″ in the full rectangle and 6.2″ accounting for the rounded corners. The actual viewable area is less due to the rounded corners and the camera hole.

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