Samsung Galaxy A53 5G

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      Galaxy A53 5G

      An array of Galaxy  A53 5g phones. Full length. Upright. Four rear view. One front view with colourful photo and word 'Awesome' on screen.
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      Fast. To the point of innovation

      In 5G, your world becomes a Galaxy. Seriously fast connection means seamless streaming and instant sharing with your friends and family ¹.

      A phone with large 5G logo and graphic effects to suggest speed.

      Pure processing power.

      Time to get to work. Experience fast processing with 5nm Octa core chipset built to enable lasting power and performance to maximise speed, gaming, camera and so much more.

      Graphic representation of 5nm processor

      Hold onto your memories

      It's a whole lot. With 128GB of internal storage plus support for a microSD card up to 1TB², you've got room for all your precious moments.

      Many phones standing vertically in a row. Different image on the screen of each.

      Simplicity takes the crown

      The Galaxy A53 5G is designed to stand out. With the Ambient Edge blending the camera with the body seamlessly, your Galaxy A53 5G is entirely beautiful and fully functional with a large battery capacity inside a slimmer, matte frame.

      Front and rear view of Galaxy A53 in Awesome Blue. Text with image says 'Sweetest colour'.  Horizontal profile of Galaxy A53 in Awesome Blue. Text with image says: 'Slimmer and symmetric'.  Close up of camera on a  Galaxy A53 in Awesome Blue. Text with image says 'Ambient edge'.
      Front and rear view of Galaxy A53 in Awesome Black. Text with image says 'Sweetest colour'.  Horizontal profile of Galaxy A53 in Awesome Black. Text with image says: 'Slimmer and symmetric'.  Close up of camera on a  Galaxy A53 in Awesome Black. Text with image says 'Ambient edge'.

      See it in 360°

      Rear view full length in Awesome Blue.

      Awesome Blue

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      Rear view full length in Awesome Black.

      Awesome Black

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      A cinematic view of your world

      Feast your eyes on vibrant details with the FHD+ Super AMOLED display. With the expansive 6.5-inch³ Infinity-O Display, and enjoy vivid outdoor visibility.

      Galaxy A53 showing a man jumping in the air in front of a sunset.

      Awesome screen, super smooth scrolling

      Get ready for the 120Hz super AMOLED display and experience smooth scrolling with minimal blur, incredible details and vivid contrast. Perfect for gaming, viewing or multi-tasking.

      Galaxy A53 with text on scereen saying: 120HZ.

      What a sight. Awesome camera, always sharp and steady

      The multi-lens camera on the Galaxy A53 5G takes photos to the next level. Get crisp, clear shots with the 64MP Optical Stabilisation Camera, expand your viewing angle with the Ultra Wide Camera, customise focus with the Depth Camera and get closer to the details with the Macro Camera.

      Ultrawide camera 12MP (F2.2)

      Main camera 64MP (F1.8)

      Depth camera 5MP (F2.4)

      Macro camera 5MP (F2.4) 

      Front camera 32 MP (F2.2)

      Front and rear view of Galaxy A53.

      Incredible shots with the AI Image Enhancer

      Photo remaster's powerful AI automatically enhances your photos so you can upgrade your images right away.

      Galaxy A53 with photo of a sandwich on screen showing before and after effect of AI image enhancer.

      Fun times with Fun mode

      Capture your funniest moments with new Snapchat Lenses⁴ updated regularly on Fun mode. Browse and try on your favourites, capture your best look and share them with your friends. 

      Various portraits of people with humorous effects creazted by Snapchat lenses.

      Capture your awesomeness

      With bokeh effects and dual lenses for a depth camera powered by AI, you can capture the fine attributes that make every face unique. Blur out the background and focus on the details that brings the life out from inside the frame.

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      A person laughing at camera with a in focus background.

      Awesome battery, lasts two days⁵

      A 5,000mAh (typical)¹ battery for more time streaming, sharing, gaming and more. Quickly revive your Galaxy A53 5G with up to 25W Super fast Charging⁶ and enable adaptive power saving to enhance  the overall battery performance. 

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      Now spill, splash and splatter resistant

      Rated IP67 for water and dust-resistance, the Galaxy A53 5G has protection against up to 1.0m of freshwater for up to 30 minutes⁷.

      Rated IP67 for water and dust resistance,1 you can worry less if your phone gets a little wet.


      1. Galaxy A53 5G is rated as IP67. Based on test conditions for submersion in up to 1 meter of freshwater for up to 30 minutes. Please refer to user manual for further information including how to properly care for your device.

      Galaxy A53 rear view three-quarter angle.

      Game Booster gives you the edge

      Go for the win. Game Booster tracks your gaming patterns to optimise your device's battery life, temperature and memory, while blocking background activities and notifications so you won't lose focus.⁸

      Close up of person's hands as they play video game on Galaxy A53.

      Protect what matters to you

      Built into the phone's hardware and software from the start, Samsung Knox protects your phone from the minute it's turned on. Offering multi-layered security, it is designed to defend your most sensitive information from malware and malicious threats. 

      Graphic representation of layers of security on Galaxy A53.
      Fingerprint sensor on Galaxy A53.

      Simply touch to unlock

      Step right in. With the built-in on-screen fingerprint sensor, you can instantly log in to your apps and websites without compromising on security.⁹


      All specifications and descriptions provided herein may be different from the actual specifications and descriptions for the product. Samsung reserves the right to make changes to this document and the product described herein, at any time, without obligation on Samsung to provide notification of such change. All functionality features, specifications, GUl and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation. The contents within the screen simulated images and are for demonstration purposes only.

      1. Available on selected plans on eligible 5G networks. Current availability is limited to major capital city CBDs and other select high traffic areas. Actual speeds achievable will vary depending on service availability and other factors.
      2. User cannot access entire memory capacity due to pre-installed content. MicroSD card sold separately.
      3. Measured diagonally, the screen size is 6.5" in the full rectangle and 6.3" accounting for the rounded corners. Actual viewable area is less due to the rounded corners and the camera hole.
      4. SNAPCHAT is trademark of SNAP INC. Filters from Snapchat Lenses may vary by country or region. Snapchat Lenses seen on this image simulated for illustrative purposes.
      5. 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 A 536 under default setting using LTE and 5G Sub 6 networks (NOT tested under 5 G 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. Rated (i.e minimum) battery capacity value is 4,860mAh.
      6. 25W charger and cable required, sold separately.
      7. The Galaxy A53 5G provide ingress protection (IP67) against dust and fresh water to a maximum of 1 meter for up to 30 minutes. Please refer to user manual for further information including care/use instructions.
      8. Game Booster compatibility may vary by game.
      9. Compatibility and availability of Samsung Pass functions and features may vary depending on apps.


      Brand Samsung
      Model Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
      Display 6.5" Infinity-O Display, Full HD+, Super AMOLED, 120Hz Refresh Rate inches
      Storage 128GB GB
      Cameras Rear: 64MP OIS (Wide), 5MP (Depth), 12MP (UltraWide), 5MP (Macro) Front: 32MP
      Battery 5,000 mAh
      RAM 6 GB
      Quick Charging Yes
      Operating System Android 12
      Network Support 4GX No
      Network Support 5G Yes
      Fingerprint Sensor Yes
      Telstra Blue Tick Yes


      Fingerprint Sensor Yes


      Processor Exynos 1280 Octa core
      RAM 6 GB


      Width 74.8 mm
      Height 159.6 mm
      Thickness 8.1 mm
      Foldable No
      Weight 189 grams
      Waterproof Yes
      Waterproof Rating IP67
      Colours Awesome Black, Awesome Blue


      Display Type 6.5 inch Infinity-O Display
      Screen Size 6.5 inches
      Touch Screen Yes


      Internal Memory 128GB ROM + 6GB RAM GB


      Front Camera 32.0 MP
      Rear Camera 64MP OIS (Wide), 5MP (Depth), 12MP (UltraWide), 5MP (Macro)


      Quick Charging Yes
      Capacity 5000 mAh


      Wi-Fi 801.11 a/b/g/n/ac
      Bluetooth Yes
      NFC Yes
      4GX Network B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/20/25/26/28/32/66/71 B38/39/40/41
      5G Network N78, N5

      This phone is Telstra Blue Tick certified. That means it’s certified to give superior voice coverage in rural and regional areas.

      How do we test phones for Blue Tick?

      We do most of our testing in purpose-built facilities. Here we can simulate exactly how a new phone would perform as if it were being held in your hand on the very edge of a coverage area.
      We seal the handsets in our specialised echo-free chamber to ensure the tests are accurate. We then take the handset out into rural areas to replicate these test results. That way we can be certain that only the best-performing phones are awarded the Blue Tick.
      Read more about Telstra Blue Tick

      Annual price review

      Our mobile and data plans include an annual price review and may increase in line with CPI in July each year. CPI measures household inflation and is released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. We'll use the CPI for full year to March quarter and any increase will be rounded to the nearest dollar and occurs within your July billing cycle. We'll let you know before any changes take effect.

      Telstra 5G

      Telstra currently offers 5G in select areas and is progressively rolling it out to other areas. In non-5G coverage areas, you’ll automatically switch to our 4G or 3G. Check coverage map.


      The Telstra Mobile Network offers 4GX in all capital CBDs and selected suburban and regional areas and is progressively rolling out to more places. In other coverage areas around Australia, you’ll automatically switch to our fastest available 4G or 3G. Check coverage map.

      Outside 4GX areas, you will switch to our fastest available 4G or 3G speeds. Speeds vary for reasons like location, distance from base stations, terrain, user numbers, hardware/software configuration, download source and upload destination.

      Plan speeds

      Download speeds for your included data on the Basic Mobile plan are capped at 250Mbps on our 4G and 5G network, rolling out from August 2022. With an Essential and Premium Mobile plan your included data comes with access to our fastest download speeds on our 4G and 5G network. Speeds may vary due to factors such as location, distance from the base station, local conditions, concurrent users, hardware and software configuration and download/upload destination. For 5G coverage information, check coverage map.

      Data usage

      This plan comes with a data allowance to use in Australia. You won’t be charged if you go over your monthly data allowance. Instead, you can continue to access data up to speeds of 1.5Mbps. 1.5mbps isn’t suitable for HD video or high-speed applications, and means that some web pages, social media content and files may take longer to load). In addition, heavy data users (users in the top 1% of all data users) may experience slower speeds than other users during busy periods. The speeds you actually receive may vary depending on a range of factors including your device, location, number of users and download sources. Your data allowance is for personal use in a smartphone or tablet in Australia only and the FairPlay Policy applies.

      Compatible handset

      Compatible Telstra mobile network handset required. Check your device's compatibility.

      Device Payment Contract (DPC)

      You must have an eligible Telstra Mobile Plan in order to have a DPC. If you cancel your DPC early, cancel your mobile plan during the device payment term or move to an ineligible mobile plan during the payment term, you’ll need to pay out your device, in full. Device discounts do not apply to cancelled DPC.

      Talk, text and data

      Excludes calls, SMS and MMS to premium numbers, some satellite numbers, and use overseas.

      International Calling Pack

      30 minutes of international calls and unlimited international SMS, to all countries, are included in our Upfront Mobile plans. Once you’ve used the 30 minutes, you can add an International Calling Pack to your plan from $10 per month. You can add or remove it at any time in the My Telstra app. International Calling Pack includes an allowance of calls from Australia to standard international numbers in eligible destinations. View eligible destinations here.

      International roaming

      The only way to use your service overseas is by purchasing an International Roaming day pass. You can purchase an International Roaming day pass at $5 per day in New Zealand, or $10 per day in more than 70 eligible countries. Day pass Zone 1 and 2 packs include 500MB of data to use per day as well as unlimited talk and text. Usage expires at the end of a 24-hour day pass period. If you go over your 500MB, you can add an additional 1GB for $10 for use within 31 days. A day pass is triggered whenever a call is made or received, an SMS is sent or if any mobile data is used in an eligible destination.

      If you’re travelling to a destination where our International Roaming day pass isn’t available, you cannot use your Telstra service.

      Telstra Plus upgrade

      You're eligible for the Telstra Plus upgrade if you’re an existing Telstra Plus member or if you sign up to Telstra Plus and are on an Essential or Premium mobile plan. Telstra Plus tier upgrade will be applied within 30 days and will apply for a year aligned to membership date. Once you reach the anniversary of the relevant membership year, we'll let you know that this offer is ending and you'll be moved to the relevant tier based on your previous year’s spend.

      Cancelling your plan

      If you cancel your Telstra Upfront Mobile Plan, you will not receive a pro rata refund for the remainder of your month. If you have any device, accessory or service add-ons attached to your plan, you will have to pay any remaining amount owing as a one-off payment.

      Changes to your plan

      Your upfront mobile plan may change (including price and inclusions). With no lock-in, you can change your plan once a month or leave. If you leave, just pay out your device, accessories or services in full.


      Telstra Trade-In is managed by Assurant Services Australia Pty Ltd. To be eligible for Trade-In, you must be a Telstra consumer or small business customer aged 18+, with a post-paid service and have a device, tablet or smartwatch with us on an Upfront plan or with an existing 13-digit account number. Not available to customers with a ten-digit account number or Upgrade & Protect. Devices on Telstra Mobile Lease plans are ineligible. You may only trade in a device, tablet or smartwatch from Assurant’s list of eligible devices. The credit offer will vary depending on your device, tablet or smartwatch type, model and its working condition, and is subject to assessment. Credit applied by second bill, or to a nominated credit/debit card within 30 days for Upfront Mobile plans. For more details check the Trade-In page.

      Telstra Plus

      To join Telstra Plus you must be 18+ with an active service. Points are earned on payment for services or Pre-Paid recharge (excluding outright purchases, refunds, credits and late payment fees). Points expire three years from earning. Marketing opt-in required (preferences can be changed). Excludes Telstra Enterprise and Corporate accounts. See the Telstra Plus program terms and conditions.



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