Best Budget Phone of 2022 – Save money no compromise

Saving money is top of mind at the moment so finding a good budget buy that ticks all the boxes can be a sensible decision.

And you need look no further than Samsung’s A53 which since its launch in April 2022 has trended on the global charts for the best budget phone offering 5G.

Samsung A53 dispels the image of a budget phone since it looks premium, feels premium and has fantastic features, up to now only reserved for flagship models.  This device offers a complete smartphone experience at a price that is less than half of that of most flagship smartphones.

Samsung has improved its features on its mid-range smartphones in recent years, and the Galaxy A53 represents the culmination of Samsung’s efforts in this regards.

Design wise, this device looks fantastic and feels great with an attractive colour choice of Black, White, Blue and Peach.  It has an IP67 rating for water resistance and is also durable.

Samsung A53 has a large 6,5’’ beautiful Super AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120Hz and 800 Nits of brightness. 

The camera set-up is ideal for social media, with a quad camera set-up on the back boasting a 64Mp main lens, a 12Mp wide-angle and a pair of 5Mp lenses for macro and depth.  The front selfie camera has a 32Mp lens.  These cameras come with Samsung’s Night mode and Single Take mode with video recording up to 4K and 60 frames per second at FHD.

This device is powered by the Exynos 1280 octa-core processor and there are two options of either 6GB or 8GB of RAM and 128GB or 256GB of storage.  A microSD card slot is available for increased storage.

The battery life of this device is one of its highlighted features as it has a two day battery life with 25W fast charging.

The Samsung Galaxy A53 comes standard with Android 12 and Samsung has promised four years of software updates and five years of security updates.  This augers well for keeping this smartphone for a longer period of time.