Samsung Galaxy A53 5G gets stable Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update earlier than expected

Samsung Galaxy A53 is getting the stable One UI 5.0 software update a full month ahead of its scheduled December 2022 rollout. Read on to know more.

Highlights
  • Samsung has rolled out the stable Android 13 update for its Galaxy A53 5G smartphone in European countries.
  • The new update comes a full month ahead of schedule and brings along One UI 5.0 for users.
  • The new One UI 5.0 brings a refreshed look throughout the software amongst other optimisations.

Samsung has rolled out a stable version of One UI 5.0 based on Android 13 for Samsung Galaxy A53 5G users in European countries. What comes as a delightful surprise to users, the Korean tech giant has delivered the software update before time. One UI 5.0 for the Galaxy A53 5G was previously scheduled for a December 2022 rollout, meaning the new update comes a month early. The security patch for the new software still seems to be on the older October 2022 version. 

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The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G was launched back in March 2022 and caters to consumers looking for a mid-range Android smartphone. The Galaxy A53 5G packs in a 6.5-inch high-refresh AMOLED display, a 5,000mAh battery, and a 32MP selfie camera. 

Samsung rolls out One UI 5.0 for the Galaxy A53 5G

The Korean smartphone maker, Samsung, has rolled out the One UI 5.0 based on the Android 13 software update to its Samsung Galaxy A53 5G owners in Europe. This pleasant surprise comes just ahead of the holiday season. The update is also expected to roll out in a phase-wise manner in other markets soon. 

The stable Android 13 version of the One UI comes with the firmware version A536BXXU4BVJG and brings the new and updated One UI 5.0 to the device. However, it has been noticed that the device is still running on the October 2022 security patch. 

Users can check for the software update by heading to Settings > Software update and tapping Download and install. While the rollout is currently restricted to Europe, other markets are expected to receive it very soon. The new One UI 5.0 skin brings overhauled UI design with the expanded Color Palette feature, efficient notifications design, and a simplified Settings menu. The stock apps on the OS have also been redone and the entire UI gets a fresher look. 

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G specifications

The Galaxy A53 5G gets a 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. It is powered by the homegrown 5nm Exynos 1280 chipset and is paired with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB expandable storage (up to 1TB) via a microSD card slot. The Galaxy A53 draws juice from a 5,000mAh battery that supports 25W fast charging. 

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G has a quad-camera system at the back, which includes a 64MP primary camera with OIS, a 12MP ultra-wide lens, a 5MP depth sensor, and a 5MP macro shooter. Upfront there’s a 32MP front shooter. The entire device is packaged in an IP67-certified body. 

Key Specs

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
Samsung Exynos 1280 | 6 GBProcessor
6.5 inches (16.51 cm) Display
64 MP + 12 MP + 5 MP + 5 MPRear camera
32 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAh Battery
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Samsung Galaxy A53 5G Price
Rs. 30,490
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Review Summary

Expert Rating3.5/5

Design
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Display
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Software
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Pros

  • Stylish design
  • Gorgeous display
  • Long-lasting battery backup

Cons

  • Not ideal for gamers
  • Can't stream HDR content from Netflix
  • No headphone jack
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