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Find out the difference between Samsung Galaxy A33 5G and Galaxy M33 5G

Samsung realizes that competition for smartphones in the upper middle class market is very tight. Therefore, since the beginning of June 2022, Samsung Indonesia has released upgrade the latest variants of the Galaxy series A and M. No half-hearted, Samsung presents the Samsung Galaxy A33 5G and Samsung Galaxy M33 5G. Both are ready to steal the attention of mobile phone users in the country with a number of changes to the specifications and the latest features.

These two latest Samsung phones are indeed prepared for young people who are looking for a tough phone with classy features. So the Galaxy A33 5G and M33 5G are equipped with a pretty cool camera sector. However, what are the interesting things about these two Samsung phones? Will the two of them elbow each other to fight over Indonesian consumers who are looking for quality products? Moreover, they both have almost the same naming.

Samsung Galaxy A33 5G Specifications

Samsung Galaxy A33 5G
Screen Super AMOLED 6.4 inch
Chipset Exynos 1280
Internal Memory 128GB, 256GB

48 MP (wide)

8 MP (ultrawide)

5 MP (macro)

2 MP (depth)

Battery Li-Po 5000 mAh
Current Price IDR 4,799.000

Samsung Galaxy M33 5G Specifications

Samsung Galaxy M33 5G
Screen PLS TFT 6.6 inch
Chipset Exynos 1280
Internal Memory 128GB

50 MP (wide)

5 MP (ultrawide)

2 MP (depth)

Battery Li-Ion 5000 mAh
Price At Release IDR 3,999,000

Difference between Samsung Galaxy A33 5G and Galaxy M33 5G

The Samsung Galaxy A33 5G and Galaxy M33 5G come with some similar specifications but different prices. This is so that smartphone users, especially young people, can choose gadgets according to their needs and funds. These two Samsung phones are expected to be able to answer current market needs. Without further ado, let’s take a look at the differences in the specifications of the two phones

1. Screen

samsung galaxy m33 5g

The Samsung Galaxy M33 5G was released at a lower price, it’s not without reason. The reason is that in this smartphone there are still sectors with low specifications. Screen is one of them. This Samsung Android phone uses a TFT LCD panel. Samsung calls it that.

The thing to note, the TFT LCD on the Samsung Galaxy M33 5G is probably PLS TFT. This screen panel is a panel made by Samsung which is visually similar to IPS LCD. The difference about the screen on this cellphone can be seen in the article “Types of Screen on HP”.

The Galaxy M33 5G screen offers a 6.6-inch span with refresh rate 120Hz and Touch sampling 240 Hz. It certainly provides a smooth game navigation experience. For other specifications, the screen of this phone is the same as the Galaxy A33 5G.

The Samsung Galaxy A33 5G uses a super AMOLED panel with a refresh rate of 90 Hz. This makes quite a difference compared to its predecessor. Of course, the Super AMOLED panel is capable of delivering sharper color and detail quality than the TFT panel.

Not only different panels, Samsung also made changes in terms of screen resolution. This latest phone uses a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels on a 6.4-inch screen. Both screens are also protected by scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

2. Battery

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The difference between the Samsung Galaxy A33 5G and the Galaxy M33 5G can also be seen from the battery side. Indeed, both phones use the same battery capacity of 5000 mAh. Samsung has also added 25 W fast charging in the Galaxy A33 5G and Galaxy M33 5G series. Of course Samsung’s latest 5G Android phone can charge the battery faster.

The difference is, the Galaxy M33 5G is equipped with the Reverse Charging feature. This feature makes the phone can be used as a power bank and charge other gadgets.

3. Camera resolution

samsung galaxy m33 5g

Samsung is well-known as a manufacturer that is serious about presenting its device camera sector. This can be seen in the presence of quad cameras in the A33 and M33 series. The Samsung Galaxy A33 5G itself still relies on 4 main cameras on the back with a 48 MP main camera composition, an 8 MP ultra-wide camera, a 5 MP macro camera and a 2 MP depth camera.

Meanwhile, on the front, Samsung still uses a 13 MP selfie camera. This composition is enough to produce photos and videos that are sharp in color.

Slightly different from the camera on the Galaxy M33 5G, Samsung presents 4 rear cameras with different specifications. The camera consists of a 50 MP main camera, a 5 MP ultra-wide camera, a 5 MP macro camera and a 5 MP depth camera. For the front camera, Samsung still relies on an 8 MP selfie camera.

Both of these Samsung cellphone rear cameras do have their advantages and disadvantages. The Samsung Galaxy A33 5G is superior in terms of image and video stabilization because there is an OIS feature. However, the Samsung Galaxy M33 5G is superior in terms of detail because it has a large camera resolution.

4. Kitchen Runway

Exynos 1280

Looking at the engine parts of the Samsung Galaxy A33 5G and M33 5G, there are a number of similarities and changes to the engine that make the performance of these two smartphones more fierce in the middle-class mobile market. Samsung relies on the Exynos 1280 chipset. This Octa-core processor is getting faster thanks to the support of large RAM. For graphics, this latest Android phone is equipped with a Mali G68 GPU.

The next difference between the Samsung Galaxy A33 5G and the Galaxy M33 5G lies in the choice of RAM. Samsung presents a choice of only 8 GB of RAM in the A33 series. While in the M33 series, you will get a choice of 6 GB and 8 GB RAM.

A lower RAM option allows you to get a cheaper smartphone price. However, the performance of both smartphones is still strong and fast, either 6GB RAM or 8GB RAM.

For storage memory, Samsung still entrusts 128 GB of internal memory which is considered wide enough to accommodate work files to video files. If that’s still not enough, you can add a microSD.

These two Samsung phones also use the ONE UI 4.1 operating system based on Android 12. This provides a more updated and smoother navigation experience.

5. Design

galaxy a33

At first glance, the design of the two cellphones is indeed similar. Especially when you look at the front camera which carries the v concept. But when you look at the back of the body, the difference is clear from the design of the rear camera.

Samsung is trying to improve the design of the previous A series smartphone on the Galaxy A33 5G to make it more comfortable to use. In this latest phone, Samsung presents a more rugged rear body design. This is intended to make the phone more comfortable in the hand.

Samsung has also redesigned the rear camera section of both phones. In his latest cellphone, the Galaxy A33, the rear camera section is made more prominent upwards. While the Galaxy M33 camera is designed similar to that of the iPhone.

For dimensions, the difference between the Samsung Galaxy A33 5G and the Galaxy M33 5G is quite visible. The A series has a more compact and thinner design measuring 159.7 x 74 x 8.1 mm and weighs 186 grams, while the M series measures 165.4 x 76.9 x 9.4 mm and weighs 198 grams.

6. IP Rating

galaxy a33

Another difference lies in the water and dust resistance which is marked with an IP rating. The Samsung Galaxy A33 has received IP67 certification. This body is also guaranteed to be dust-resistant on all sides, and is water-resistant to a depth of 1 meter for 30 minutes. This durability feature is a first for the Galaxy A3x Series. Unfortunately, this certification is not owned by the Samsung Galaxy M33 5G.

7. Price

samsung galaxy m33 5g

The Samsung Galaxy M33 5G is marketed at a price of Rp. 3,799.000,00 for 6 GB RAM with 128 GB storage and a price of Rp. 3,999.000,00 for 8 GB RAM with storage 128GB. While the Samsung Galaxy A33 5G is marketed at a price of IDR 4,690,000.00


The Samsung Galaxy M33 5G is indeed marketed at a lower price than the Galaxy A33 5G, not without reason. This Samsung phone is expected to be the choice of mobile phone users who are looking for cheap products with the best quality. The reason is, the performance and camera of this cellphone is sufficient for daily needs and gaming.

While the Galaxy A33 5G is indeed prepared with more complete quality and features. The RAM used is also large to ensure users are more comfortable opening many applications or even playing heavy games. So all back to the needs of the users. If you need water resistance, of course the Galaxy A33 5G is an attractive choice.