Samsung Galaxy M53 full review

(Last Updated On: April 16, 2022)

Description:

In today’s article, I’m going to give you a complete review of the Samsung Galaxy M53. I’m going to give you a complete spec sheet. I’m going to review the Display, Design and build, Performance, Memory, Storage, Software, Battery, Camera, Main camera, Lenses, Selfie camera, Connectivity, Network, Sound, and pretty much everything that comes in this device.

Samsung Galaxy M53


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Samsung Galaxy M53: 

Display:

Type Super AMSUPER AMOLED
Size 6.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2408 pixels
Aspect ratio 20:9
PPI 394 ppi
Refresh rate 120 Hz
Screen protection Tempered glass
Screen-to-body ratio 85.3%
Display features – DCI-P3
– Always-On Display

Samsung Galaxy M53 has the most amazing display. Its 6.67 inches Super AMSUPER AMOLED, 120Hz, with HDR10+ support, and 688 nits (peak) brightness display.  It is also Full HD+ with a PPI density of 393. The display is punchier and fast with 120Hz support, and more colorful. The gaming experience is also going to be on another level because it’s a 120Hz display and also the content watching will be good. Thanks to DCIP3 technology. Samsung Galaxy M53 is using the SUPER AMOLED panel. This display is capable of delivering faster performance with no touch lag issuers. The display is also protected by Tempered Glass which is not strong as the Gorilla Glass 5. Samsung is known for its good software optimization when it comes to displaying.



DESIGN & BUILD:

Height 164.7 mm (6.48 inches)
Width 77 mm (3.03 inches)
Thickness 7.4 mm (0.29 inches)
Weight 176 gramm (6.21 oz)
Rear material Plastic
Frame material Plastic
Colors Blue, Green
Fingerprint scanner Yes, in-home button

Samsung is known for its amazing designs. Samsung Galaxy M53 with the new design, looks more futuristic and strong. The rear is made of Plastic. The frame is made of plastic, which makes it lighter. There is IP53 water and dust resistance. In this Samsung Galaxy M53, we got to see the better design and the better back. Which is good to see on the Mid-range phone. It’s protected by a plastic frame that’s why it makes it lighter by 177 grams. Talking about the design, the Camera bump is quite a good place. The camera bump looks familiar with the Realme 8 and Realme 8 Pro. Talking about the fingerprint scanner it’s located on the home button and it’s fast with new features. I like the in-home button fingerprint scanner because it is faster and more efficient than the in-display fingerprint scanner.

Performance:

Chipset MediaTek Dimensity 900
Max. clock 2400 MHz
CPU cores 8 (2 + 6)
Architecture – 6 cores at 2 GHz: Cortex-A55
– 2 cores at 2.4 GHz: Cortex-A78
Lithography process 6 nanometers
Graphics Mali-G68 MC4
GPU clock 900 MHz

Samsung Galaxy M53 comes with MediaTek Dimensity 900. Which scores great on Antutu 9 benchmarks. It also makes the phone experience much smoother with the 120Hz display. The gaming experience is also going to be on another level. The Mali-G68 MC4 is one of the most powerful GPUs in a Mid-range phone, which makes the Samsung Galaxy M53 more powerful than other Mid-range smartphones. I already published a complete article on this chipset you can check that out here MediaTek Dimensity 900.


MEMORY AND STORAGE:

RAM size 6 GB
Memory type LPDDR4X
Channels 2
Storage size 128 GB
Memory card MicroSD
Memory card max. size Up to 1024 GB

 Samsung Galaxy M53 is launching in 1 variant of ram and 1 variant of storage. 8GB RAM with the new MediaTek Dimensity 900 is a good combination. The ram is LPDDR4x and clocked on 2133MHz. there is 1 storage option which is 128 which is good for a mid-range smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy M53 has the fastest UFS 2.2 storage support. There is an SD card support of 1TB. It is good to see that this Samsung Galaxy M53 can support SD cards up to 1024GB.

Benchmarks:

Geekbench 5:

Single Core 711
Multi core 2143

Now let’s talk about the benchmarks. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 has good CPU scores in the Geekbach 5. The single-core score is 711. This is quite impressive when it comes to single-core performance and also the multi-core which is 2143. Which is faster than the newly launched Qualcomm Snapdragon 695. You can check that out.


Antutu 9 Benchmarks

CPU 115686
GPU 119156
Memory 80995
UX 106823
Total score 424294

MediaTek Dimensity 900 shows the best AnTuTu 9 scores. We can see a big jump in the GPU and CPU performance. The total performance of the GPU is 119156, which is slower than the Snapdragon 778G. The CPU also shows one of the best scores. It is 115686 which is a bit slower than the Snapdragon 788G. The memory scores also show a significant boost. MediaTek Dimensity 900 memory is faster than Snapdragon 765G, and Snapdragon 768G. The Ux is also showing one of the best performances. It is 106823, which is faster than Snapdragon 765G, and Snapdragon 768G. MediaTek Dimensity 900 total scores are above 424294. MediaTek Dimensity 900 is considerably gaining a performance boost and beating some of the latest and most powerful processors in the Mid-rand category.

Software:

Operating system Android 12
ROM One UI 4.1

The Samsung Galaxy M53 comes with Android 12 support. Which can be customized more than the Android 10. In the new One UI 4.1, there are tons of new features added to the Samsung Galaxy M53. This new custom ROM is greatly optimized with new bugs fixes and with a new layout that is fun to play with.


Battery:

Capacity 5000 mAh
Charge power 25 W
Replaceable No
Wireless charging No
Reverse charging No
Fast charging Yes

When it comes to charging. This phone can support fast charging of 25 watts. Which can be fully charged in 120 minutes. There is no wireless charging support. The Samsung Galaxy M53 comes with a 5000Mah battery. Which is just enough for the daily usage. The Samsung Galaxy M53 has a full day battery on a single charge it can live long up to a day.

MAIN CAMERA:

Matrix 108 megapixels
Image resolution 12000 x 9000
Zoom Digital
Flash LED
Stabilization Digital
8K video recording No
4K video recording Up to 30FPS
1080p video recording Up to 60FPS

Samsung Galaxy M53 comes with a Quad Camera setup. The main camera is 108 Megapixels F/1.8. There is an ultra-wide-angle lens of 8MP. This is a pretty amazing Camera setup which means the photos will contain more details. There is 4K 30 FPS and 1080P 60 FPS video support. The videos will contain more details and will be sharper thanks to its chipset. There is optical image stabilization. When it comes to dynamic range and sharpness this camera can handle that in harsh light conditions while maintaining good noise control.



Lenses:

Wide (main) lens – 108 MP
– Aperture: f/1.8
– Phase autofocus
Ultra-wide lens – 8 MP
– Aperture: f/2.2
– Pixel size: 1.12 micron
– Sensor: 1/4″ (CMOS)
Macro lens – 2 MP
– Aperture: f/2.4
Depth lens – 2 MP
– Aperture: f/2.4
Camera features – Bokeh mode
– Pro mode

The main sensor is Samsung HM2108 Megapixels. This sensor is brighter and big. Thanks to the aperture f/1.8. This sensor can take stronger portrait shots and can take great shots in the nighttime because it’s combined with a wider aperture and this sensor is also big which can lead to good nighttime shots. This is also a great sensor considering its capabilities. There is also an ultra-wide sensor of 50MP which is IMX 355. It is also a high-quality sensor and its aperture is F/2.2 which can take good shots with amazing dynamic range and wide field of view. These camera sensors can take good shots with amazing details, and amazing sharpness. The main lens also has digital image stabilization. Thanks to the aperture f/1.8. This sensor can take stronger portrait shots and can take great shots in the nighttime because it’s combined with a wider aperture. There is also a 2MP of depth lens and 2mp macro camera which is not useful in most situations. The camera features bokeh mode and pro mode. In pro mode, the camera gets full control of the user which is quite useful. This camera setup is very good with optimized software and with good hardware choices. The optical image stabilization is only available on the main camera.


SELFIE CAMERA:

Megapixels 32 megapixels
Image resolution 6528 x 4896
Aperture f/2.2
Focal length 26 mm
Sensor type CMOS
Video resolution 2160p (4K) at 30 FPS

The Samsung Galaxy M53 has a 32-megapixel Selfie Camera. Their recording is kept on 4K at 30 FPS. But considering this Selfie Camera is 32 megapixels. This means it will contain more details. It’s also F/2.2. Which will help to collect more light at night photography. The sensor is bright and wide which makes the selfie camera a good upgrade.

Connectivity:

Wi-Fi standard Wi-Fi 5
Bluetooth version 5.2
USB type USB Type-C
USB version 3.1
NFC* YES

The Samsung Galaxy M53 comes with Wi-Fi 5 with the Bluetooth version of 5.0. Which contains more speed and a better coverage area. Thanks for the Wi-Fi 5. It gives you a better upload and download speed. Samsung Galaxy M53 comes with the USB type C 2, which makes it faster and more efficient. There is NFC support in this smartphone, which is very helpful in many situations.


SOUND:

Speakers Stereo
Headphone audio jack No
Dolby Atmos Yes

The Samsung Galaxy M53 comes with stereo speakers. There is no 3.5-millimeter headphone Jack because it’s a mid-range phone. This smartphone is more targeting gaming rather than daily usage. There is Dolby atoms support on this smartphone. The lack of a headphone jack is going to be a problem for gamers. But with the stereo speakers and with the Dolby Atmos support this smartphone sounds great.

Colors:

Colors Blue, Green

The Samsung Galaxy M53 is launching in three colors, Blue and Green, I personally like the blue color because it gives a natural look to the Samsung Galaxy M53.


Final Thoughts:

So, this was my review of the Samsung Galaxy M53. This phone has an amazing chipset with an amazing camera. So, I highly recommend buying this phone if you are looking for a good value Mid-range gaming phone.

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