The Galaxy A33 5G was one of the A-series phones that Samsung announced in Q1 of 2022. It sits right in the middle of two upper mid-range A series and two lower mid-range A series phones. In this write-up, I will be providing answers to the most asked questions about this device.
Samsung Galaxy A33 5G FAQ
When Did Samsung A33 5G Come Out?
Samsung A33 5G was announced on the 17th of March 2022 alongside four other A-series Galaxy phones. It was made available within two weeks in a few countries and regions but has become widely available in all countries and regions that Samsung is present in since April of 2022.
Does Samsung Galaxy A33 5G Come with Charger?
No, there is no charger in the box that housed the Samsung A33 5G. If you don’t already have a 25 watts fast charger, make sure you get the one from Samsung, so you can fully enjoy the charging speed supported by the device.
Does Samsung Galaxy A33 5G Support Wireless Charging?
No, it does not. Like the A33 5G, most if not all Samsung mid-range phones do not come with this charging technology. It is reserved for the flagships for now. The plastic also has a plastic back and the best implementation of wireless charging has been on devices with a glass back.
Does Samsung Galaxy A33 5G Have FM Radio?
No, the A33 5G does not have an in-built FM radio. I think the main reason for this is the absence of a headphone jack on the device. But you can always go for Internet Radio.
Does Samsung Galaxy A33 5G Work on a 4G Network?
Yes, just because it carries the name 5G and it is 5G enabled doesn’t mean it doesn’t work on 4G. Samsung A33 5G works with 5G, 4G, 3G, and even 2G networks. So, if there is not 5G in your area yet or it is not as strong, you can always switch to 4G.
Does Samsung Galaxy A33 5G Have an SD Card Slot?
Yes, but it is a hybrid slot. It means you can either use two sim cards or one sim card and one sd card on the A33 5G. Unlike a dedicated sd card slot that allows you to use two sim cards and an sd card at the same time.
Does Samsung Galaxy A33 5G Have a Headphone Jack?
No, there is no 3.5mm headphone jack on the A33 5G. If you are the type that can’t do without an earphone or headset, you will have to go for a wireless earphone or wireless headphone that can connect to your device via Bluetooth.
Does Samsung Galaxy A33 5G Have Dual Sim?
Yes, you can use two sim cards on the A33 5G but you have to keep in mind that you won’t be able to use an sd card when you use a dual sim card on this device.
Does Samsung Galaxy A33 5G Have a Fingerprint Sensor / Face ID?
Yes, Galaxy A33 5G has both Face ID and fingerprint sensor. It uses an optical under-display fingerprint sensor. Apart from the aforementioned two biometric security measures, it also comes with some traditional security measures such as Password, PIN, and Pattern.
Does Samsung Galaxy A33 5G Have Gorilla Glass?
Yes, but only on the display. At the front, the A33 5G is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 while the back and frame are made of polycarbonate plastic material.
Does Samsung Galaxy A33 5G NFC?
Yes, Samsung A33 5G supports NFC (Near Field Communication) which is a wireless communication system that is necessary for your device to be compatible with payment platforms such as Samsung Pay and Google Pay.
Does Samsung A33 5G Have Stereo Speaker?
Yes, the front-firing speaker is located above the selfie camera and housed in the tiny bezel at the top of the device while the second speaker is placed at the bottom, and combined, they form a stereo sound that is nothing short of amazing.
What is the Battery Capacity of the Samsung Galaxy A33 5G?
Galaxy A33 5G is packed with a Li-Po non-removable 5000 mAh battery capacity. It supports 25 watts of fast charging that can charge the device from 0% to 100% in less than 90 minutes (1 hr and 30 minutes).
What is the Screen Type of the Samsung A33 5G?
Galaxy A33 5G uses a 6.4-inches Super AMOLED display with a 90Hz high refresh rate, 411 PPI pixel density, and a 1080 x 2400 pixels screen resolution. In case you don’t understand what the above numbers mean, it means it is an amazing display and one of the best you can get at its price range.
How Many 5G Bands Does the Samsung A33 5G Have?
Galaxy A33 5G has up to twelve (12) 5G bands including Sub6, 1, 3, 66, 40, 41, 5, 8, 7, 20, 38, and 28 bands.
Is Samsung A33 5G Waterproof?
Galaxy A33 5G is IP67 rated which means it can survive in water that is about 1 meter deep or less than 30 minutes.
Samsung Galaxy A33 5G is powered by Exynos 1280; a 5nm 8-Cores processor with Mali-G68 GPU, and 6GB or 8GB RAM. It runs on One UI based on Android 12 and Samsung said the device will be supported with 5 years of security updates and 4 years of OS updates.
As for the internal storage, you have the option to choose between 128GB and 256GB storage. However, if you choose 6GB RAM, you can only have 128GB storage but 8GB RAM have both 128GB and 256GB internal storage variants.
Camera-wise, it is equipped with a 48MP main camera, 8MP ultrawide camera, 5MP macro lens, and 2MP depth sensor at the back and a 13MP camera at the front. Only its main camera has OIS (Optical Image Stabilization).