Samsung's New 5G Smartphones Are All Under P30,000

Say hello to the Samsung Galaxy A Series.

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( Just a few weeks after the release of the flagship Samsung Galaxy S22 Series, the tech retailer has unveiled the new Galaxy A Series—which also happens to be exactly a year following the reveal of the 2021 version of the smartphone line. ICYDK, the A Series is known for offering feature-packed devices at more budget-friendly prices. In fact, every model in the mid-range smartphone line is under P30,000. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about the 2022 version of the Galaxy A Series.

Here's Everything You Need to Know About the 2022 Samsung Galaxy A Series

The 2022 Samsung Galaxy A Series includes three smartphone models

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Left to right: Samsung Galaxy A33 in Awesome Peach, Awesome White, Awesome Blue, and Awesome Black
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The latest Galaxy A series from Samsung includes three models: the Galaxy A33 5G, the Galaxy A53 5G, the Galaxy A73 5G. Size-wise, the A33 has a 6.4-inch display while the A53 is a little larger at 6.5 inches and the A73 is the biggest with a 6.7-inch screen. The latter two models both feature 120 Hz displays while the A33 offers 90Hz. Both the Galaxy A33 5G and A53 5G will come in Awesome BlackAwesome WhiteAwesome Blue, and Awesome Peach variants while the A73 will be available in Awesome GrayAwesome White, and Awesome Mint.

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Left to right: Samsung Galaxy A53 in Awesome White, Awesome Blue, Awesome Peach, and Awesome Black
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You get a sleek design with powerful features

Each model in the A Series sports a sleek, curved rectangle shape with camera systems that blend right into the body of the smartphone—looks-wise, it's fairly similar to last year’s models but packed with better features. These smartphones are designed to offer customers Samsung’s latest innovations minus the hefty price tag of flagship models like those in the S series. Notable features include a powerful new processor, smooth display, high-quality cameras, 5G connectivity, and battery life that can run for up to two days—the battery supports 25W Super-Fast Charging. Coupled with the large, sharp, and smooth display quality, you get maximum power and resolution for quality streaming and usage.

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Left to right: Samsung Galaxy A73 in Awesome Gray, Awesome Mint, and Awesome White
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All three models house 5nm Octa-Core processors that not only promise fast and seamless operation, but can support continous One UI and Android OS upgrades and security updates. The A53 model even guarantees up to four generations of system upgrades and up to five years of security updates, so users can have access to the latest software for years to come.

All three models sport quad-camera systems

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All three smartphones in the new A Series boast four cameras each. The A33’s main lens has 48 megapixels while the A53's boasts 64 megapixels. You also get an ultra-wide camera (8 megapixels for the A33, 12 megapixels for the A52) as well as a 2-megapixel depth lens on the A33, a 5-megapixel depth lens on the A53, and 5-megapixel macro lenses on both models. Up front, the A33 has a 13-megapixel camera while the A53’s front lens is at 32 megapixels. The A73, on the other hand, has almost all the same camera specs as the A73 except for its main lens, which promises a whopping 108 megapixels.

Here's how much each model will cost you

The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G will be available at Samsung stores and online channels starting April 1 while the Galaxy A33 5G and A73 5G will hit stores starting April 22. All three models will be available with 6 GB and 8 GB RAM options with internal memory up to 256 GB, expandable up to 1TB with microSD cards. Check out the full price list for the 2022 Galaxy A series below.

Samsung Galaxy A33 5G

6+128 GB: P18,990
8+128 GB: P19,990
8+256 GB: P21,990

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G

6+128 GB: P22,990
8+128 GB: P23,490
8+256 GB: P25,490

Samsung Galaxy A73 5G

6+128 GB: P26,990
8+128 GB: P27,990
8+256 GB: P29,990

Pre-order for the Samsung Galaxy A53 starts today, March 18. Those who pre-order from now until March 25 will receive freebies worth up to P3,000—buyers can choose between a Samsung store voucher or 3,000 Diamonds for Mobile Legends.


Samsung is also launching a new Onyx colorway for the Galaxy Buds2 and Galaxy Buds Live wireless earbuds in April to complement the design of the Galaxy A Series smartphones.

For more information, log on to Samsung Philippines' website.

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