The brand-new A33 5G could be your next smartphone without a flagship-sized investment.
Design, key features and first impressions
The Samsung Galaxy A33 5G is a mid-sized phone; it looks just as good as any phone that costs twice the price, with its bold colour palette – the phone comes in Awesome Black, White, Blue and Peach. The measure of thickness is around 9.7mm, making the Samsung Galaxy A33 5G very handy to carry and lightweight.
The Galaxy A33 5G is a handsome phone. Around the edges of the handset, you’ve got the power button and volume rocker, and there’s a USB-C port but no 3.5mm headphone jack.
The 6.4-inch capacitive AMOLED screen of the Samsung Galaxy A33 5G is among the prime features. The display includes a 90Hz refresh rate for smooth scrolling, plenty of brightness and an in-display fingerprint scanner. With a decent screen ratio of 19.5:9, it stands among the great design sets under Samsung.
There’s now IP67 protection, which is a premium addition to provide a little more protection and is welcomed on this level of phone.
First impressions of this handset are good, the design and display are immediately appealing.
Cameras, Battery life & Storage
PIC: The A53 5G has a quad-camera array on the rear, which includes a main 48MP unit, 8MP ultrawide, 2MP depth and a 2MP macro sensor.
The A33 5G has a camera module that blends well into the design. There are two cameras that deserve your attention – the main camera here is a 48-megapixel sensor supported by optical image stabilisation (OIS). Test photos with the primary lens were crisp and vivid with a natural depth of field. Another main camera is supported by an 8MP ultra-wide lens, which does an admirable job too.
The Galaxy A33 5G comes with a hefty 5000mAh battery – a power pack that big will almost definitely serve you for a whole day of use, even if you’re gaming non-stop.
On top of the expanded storage that’s now offered on this Galaxy A33 5G, there’s also support for microSD up to 1TB, so you’re well placed for carting around additional content, like movies or music.
Powered with a 5nm Octa-core processor, and Exynos 1280 chipset, it felt like a super-quick and capable phone.
Overall performance is good. Apps open quickly and there’s almost zero lag with screen transitions. Multitasking doesn’t slow the phone down either.
With a fast AMOLED screen, fast chipset and an attractive design, the Galaxy A33 5G is definitely a perfect mid-range phone with a very attractive selling price. This could be a popular model for a great many customers.
- The screen is bright and bold;
- The design is attractive; and
- The price is relatively affordable.