Samsung Galaxy A series event scheduled for March 17 — Galaxy A73 5G and Galaxy A53 5G expected

After rumours, Samsung has officially scheduled its Galaxy A event on March 17th where it is expected to introduce the Galaxy A53 and Galaxy A73 smartphones. The invites have the letter A in different designs and backgrounds, hinting at different colours. This is the same date, the Galaxy A53 and A72 phones were introduced.

The Galaxy A53 is said to be powered by Samsung’s own Exynos 1280 SoC instead of a Snapdragon SoC, and the Galaxy A73 is expected to be powered by a Snapdragon 778 SoC.

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G and A73 5G rumoured specifications

  • 6.5-inch (A53) / 6.7 (A73) FHD+ (1080×2400 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity-O Display with 120Hz refresh rate
  • A53 – Octa Core (2.4GHz Dual + 2GHz Hexa CPUs) Exynos 1280 processor with Mali-G68 GPU
  • A73 – Octa Core (4 x 2.4GHz + 4 x 1.8GHz Kryo 670 CPUs) Snapdragon 778G 6nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 642L GPU
  • 6GB RAM with 128GB / 8GB RAM with 256GB internal storage, expandable up to 1TB via micro SD card
  • Android 12 with Samsung One UI 4.1
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 64MP rear camera, OIS, 12MP ultra-wide angle camera, 5MP depth sensor and 5MP macro camera
  • 32MP front camera
  • In-display Fingerprint sensor
  • Samsung Pay
  • USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers with sound by AKG, Dolby Atmos
  • Water resistant (IP67)
  • A53 Dimensions: 159.5×74.7×8.1mm; Weight: 189g
  • 5G SA / NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC
  • 5000mAh (typical) / 4860mAh (minimum) battery with 25W fast charging

The Samsung Galaxy A Event on March 17th will be streamed live starting at 10 a.m. EDT (7.30 PM IST) on Samsung’s YouTube channel and Samsung Newsroom.


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