Samsung Galaxy A23 vs Samsung Galaxy A33 5G

The Samsung Galaxy A23 is a budget-friendly option that offers features not found on more expensive models. The Samsung Galaxy A33 5G, on the other hand, offers an experience similar to more expensive phones. Both devices have been compared in this article, so read on to find out what the differences are between the two devices.

The Samsung Galaxy A23 and the Samsung Galaxy A33 are both 5G memory smartphones. They have many of the same features, but there are some differences. The A23 has a 6.4 inch display, while the A33 has a 6.0 inch display. The battery on the A33 is also slightly bigger, at 4000mAh compared to the 3600mAh battery on the A23. Another difference is that the rear camera on the A33 is 8MP while the rear camera on the A23 is 13MP. Both phones have a front-facing camera of 5MP.


Common features
Brand and model Samsung Galaxy A33 5G Samsung Galaxy A23
Rating (+3) (+2)
Release date 2022, March 17 2022, March 04
Dimensions (HxWxD) 159.7 x 74 x 8.1 mm | 6.29 x 6.29 x 2.91 in 164.5 x 76.9 x 8.4 mm | 6.48 x 6.48 x 3.03 in
Weight 186 g | 6.56 oz 195 g | 6.88 oz
Body Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame, plastic back Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame, plastic back
Colors Black, White, Blue, Peach Black, White, Peach, Blue
Battery 5000 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable 5000 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable
Approximate price Ksh 25000 Ksh 35000


Technology Super AMOLED+ PLS TFT
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.4″ inc 6.6″ inc
Screen area 98.9 cm2 104.9 cm2
Screen format 20:9 (height:width) 20:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 83.7% 83.0%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2400 px 1080 x 2408 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 411 PPI 400 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs – 90Hz – 90Hz


Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 48 MP, Quad 50 MP, Quad
Camera specs -48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0”, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
-8 MP, f/2.2, 123˚, (ultrawide), 1/4.0”, 1.12µm
-5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
-50 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF, OIS
-5 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1/5″, 1.12µm
-2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 13 MP, Single 8 MP, Single
Specifications 13 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1/3.1”, 1.12µm 8 MP, f/2.2, (wide)
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Operating system – OS Android 12, One UI 4.1 Android 12, One UI
Chipset – Exynos 1280 (5 nm) – Qualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 680 4G (6 nm)
Processor CPU – Octa-core (2×2.4 GHz Cortex-A78 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) – Octa-core (4×2.4 GHz Kryo 265 Gold & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo 265 Silver)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G68 Adreno 610
External memory microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot) microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM 64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC Yes (market/region dependent) Yes (market/region dependent)
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go USB Type-C 2.0
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation SAR – 0.35 W/kg (head)
SAR EU – 0.57 W/kg (head) 1.59 W/kg (body)
SAR – 0.48 W/kg (head)
SAR EU – 0.36 W/kg (head) 0.96 W/kg (body)
Music and Audio
Radio No FM radio
Headphone jack No Yes
Other features
Sensors – Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, compass, proximity – Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, compass, proximity
Other extras – Fast charging 25W
– IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
– Fast charging 25W
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