Samsung Galaxy A34 5G vs Samsung Galaxy A33 5G: Specs and Differences
Comparing Samsung Galaxy A34 5G with Samsung Galaxy A33 5G using their specifications.
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Samsung Galaxy A34 5G vs Samsung Galaxy A33 5G: Specs
|DESIGN AND DISPLAY||Samsung A34 5G||Samsung A33 5G|
|Display Type||Super AMOLED||Super AMOLED|
|High Refresh Rate||120Hz||90Hz|
|Screen Resolution||2340 x 1080 pixels||2400 x 1080 pixels|
|Pixel Density||393 PPI||411 PPI|
|Weight||199 grams||186 grams|
|Height||161.3 mm||159.7 mm|
|Width||78.1 mm||74 mm|
|Thickness||8.2 mm||8.1 mm|
|Front/Display Material||Corning Gorilla Glass 5||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Water Resistant||Yes, IP67||Yes, IP67|
|NETWORK||Samsung A34 5G||Samsung A33 5G|
|OPERATING SYSTEM||Samsung A34 5G||Samsung A33 5G|
|UI Version||One UI 5.1||One UI 4.1,|
Upgradable to One UI 5.1
|OS Version||Android 13||Android 12,|
Upgradable to Android 13
|PROCESSOR/CHIPSET||Samsung A34 5G||Samsung A33 5G|
|Processor Type||6nm, MediaTek Dimensity 1080||5nm, Exynos 1280|
2 (2.6 GHz Cortex-A78)
6 (2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
2 (2.4 GHz Cortex-A78)
6 (2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
|Graphics Processor||Mali-G68 MC4||Mali-G68|
|REAR CAMERA||Samsung A34 5G||Samsung A33 5G|
|Main (wide)||48 MP, f/1.8 with OIS||48 MP, f/1.8 with OIS|
|Ultrawide||8 MP, f/2.2||8 MP, f/2.2|
|Macro||5 MP, f/2.4||5 MP, f/2.4|
|Depth||No||2 MP, f/2.4|
|Video Recording||4K @30fps,|
|FRONT CAMERA||Samsung A34 5G||Samsung A33 5G|
|Wide||13MP, f/2.2||13 MP, f/2.2|
|MEMORY||Samsung A34 5G||Samsung A33 5G|
|microSD Card||Yes, a Hybrid (Shared) Slot||Yes, a Hybrid (Shared) Slot|
|BATTERY||Samsung A34 5G||Samsung A33 5G|
|Type||Li-Po Non-removable||Li-Po Non-removable|
|Capacity||5000 mAh||5000 mAh|
|Fast Charging||25 Watts||25 Watts|
|SENSORS||SAMSUNG A34 5G||Samsung A33 5G|
|Fingerprint||Yes (Under Display, Optical)||Yes (Under Display, Optical)|
|CONNECTIVITY||SAMSUNG A34 5G||Samsung A33 5G|
|Bluetooth||Yes | 5.3, A2DP, LE||Yes | 5.1, A2DP, LE|
|USB||Yes, Type-C 2.0||Yes, Type-C 2.0|
|WiFi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac,|
|Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac,|
|NFC||Yes, but region dependent||Yes, but region dependent|
|MULTIMEDIA||SAMSUNG A34 5G||Samsung A33 5G|
|3.5mm Headphone Jack||No||No|
|AVAILABILITY||SAMSUNG A34 5G||Samsung A33 5G|
|Announced Date||15th of March 2023||17th of March 2022|
|Released Date||24th of March 2023||20th of April 2022|
Samsung A34 5G vs Samsung A33 5G: Differences
1.) Design and Display
- Samsung A34 5G has a larger display of 6.6 inches than the Galaxy A33 5G with 6.4 inches screen size
- The Galaxy A34 5G has a higher screen resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels compared to Samsung A33 5G’s 2400 x 1080 pixels screen resolution
- Samsung A33 5G has a higher pixel density of 411 PPI compared to Galaxy A34 5G with 393 PPI pixel density
- Samsung A34 5G has a higher refresh rate of 120Hz compared to Galaxy A33 5G’s 90Hz.
- The A34 5G is slightly larger and heavier than Samsung A33 5G.
Samsung A34 features a 6.6-inch Super AMOLED screen that boasts a higher screen resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels while the A33 features a slightly smaller 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display with a 2400 x 1080 pixels screen resolution.
However, the A33 has a higher pixel density of 411 PPI compared to the A34’s 393 PPI.
The Galaxy A34 has a 120Hz refresh rate while the A33 has a 90Hz refresh rate which means that the A34 is capable of smoother and more fluid animations and scrolling.
In terms of design, both the Samsung A34 5G and A33 5G feature Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and are IP67 water-resistant.
With dimensions of 161.3 x 78.1 x 8.2 mm and a weight of 199 grams, the A34 is slightly larger and heavier than the A33 which measures 159.7 x 74 x 8.1 mm and weighs 186 grams.
Both devices feature plastic frames and backs, which may be a downside for some users who prefer a more premium build quality such as Glass.
Samsung A34 5G is available in Lime, Violet, Graphite, and Silver, while Galaxy A33 comes in Black, Blue, White, and Peach.
Summary: Samsung A34 has a larger display and faster refresh rate, the A33 is slightly smaller and lighter with a higher pixel density.
Both devices are water-resistant, virtually the same screen type and resolution and offer a similar design with plastic frames and backs as well as a Gorilla Glass 5 front.
- Samsung A34 5G runs on Android 13 out of the box, while Samsung A33 5G runs on Android 12 out of the box but is currently upgradable to Android 13
- Samsung A34 5G features a MediaTek Dimensity 1080 processor, while Samsung A33 5G comes with an Exynos 1280 chipset
- Samsung A34 5G has a slightly faster processor speed than Samsung A33 5G
- Both devices have the same graphics processor, Mali-G68 MC4.
Samsung A34 5G runs on the latest version of One UI and Android which is Android 13 and One UI 5.1 out of the box. On the other hand, the Galaxy A33 5G comes with Android 12 and One UI 4.1 out of the box, which is currently upgradable to Android 13 and One UI 5.1.
Samsung A34 5G features a MediaTek Dimensity 1080 processor with a 6nm architecture, while Samsung A33 5G comes with an Exynos 1280 chipset with a 5nm architecture.
In terms of processing power, both devices have octa-core processors, with Samsung A34 5G clocking at 2.6 GHz Cortex-A78, and Samsung A33 5G clocking at 2.4 GHz Cortex-A78 making the A34 slightly faster than its predecessor.
Both Samsung A34 5G and Samsung A33 5G feature the same Mali-G68 graphics processor. Therefore, there is no significant difference in terms of graphical performance between these two devices.
Assisting their processing power are 6GB and 8GB RAM as well as 128GB and 256GB internal storage. The A33 5G has a 4GB RAM option in addition.
Summary: They are both excellent smartphones in the mid-range market segment. Both devices offer similar performance with the A34 5G a little bit faster.
- Samsung A33 5G has a 2 MP depth sensor while the A34 5G does not have a depth sensor
- Galaxy A34 5G can shoot 720P footage at 480fps, whereas A33 5G cannot
- Samsung A34 5G and A33 5G have the same 13MP front cameras and 5MP Macro cameras
- Both devices have a 48 MP main camera with OIS and an 8 MP ultrawide camera.
When it comes to the rear camera, the Samsung A34 5G and A33 5G are almost identical. Both smartphones have a 48 MP main camera with OIS, a 5MP Macro lens, and an 8 MP ultrawide camera.
Both the A33 5G and A34 5G takes great photos and the macro camera on these devices allows you to take close-up shots with more detail.
As for video recording, both devices can shoot 4K footage at 30fps and 1080P footage at 30/60fps. However, the A34 5G can also shoot 720P footage at 480fps, which is great for slow-motion videos.
They both use a 13 MP wide camera with an f/2.2 aperture. They can both shoot 4K and 1080P footage at 30fps. However, neither device has an ultrawide front camera, which means you can’t fit as much into the frame for group selfies or vlogging.
Summary: They use similar cameras on both the front and back. But the A34 5G is slightly better in video recording because of its ability to shoot slow-mo videos.
Above are the main differences between the Samsung A33 5G and its successor, the A34 5G.
As you can see from the side by side specs comparison, they are similar in a lot of ways with the A34 5G edging out the A33 5G slightly in a few places.
The only difference missing there is that the Galaxy A34 5G comes with Bluetooth 5.3 while Samsung A33 5G comes with Bluetooth 5.1. This means that transferring and receiving files will be a little bit faster on the A34 5G via Bluetooth.
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