Samsung Galaxy A52 5G review: Awesome Results
Samsung’s newest mid-ranger has plenty in common with its own flagship lineup, as it turns out, including a 120Hz screen, a quad-camera array and 5G connectivity at no extra cost.
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|Samsung Galaxy A52 5G specifications|
|Processor||Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G (2x2.2GHz, 6x1.8GHz)|
|Screen resolution||2,400 x 1,080|
|Screen type||Super AMOLED|
|Screen refresh rate||120Hz|
|Front camera||32MP (f/2.2)|
|Rear camera||64MP (f/1.8), 12MP wide (f/2.2), 5MP macro (f/2.4), 5MP depth (f/2.4)|
|Dust and water resistance||IP67|
|3.5mm headphone jack||Yes|
|USB connection type||USB-C|
|Memory card slot (supplied)||microSD|
|Cellular data||5G, 4G|
|Dual SIM||Yes (shared with microSD)|
|Dimensions (WDH)||160 x 75 x 8.4mm|
|Operating system||Android 11 (One UI 3.1)|
Samsung’s mid-ranger has a smooth 120Hz screen and 5G connectivity at no extra cost, also camera stabilization. There is little saving on design, with a plastic rear and reasonably thick bezels. Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G chipset, better than the previous model. Android 11 (One UI 3.1), IP67-rated waterproofing and a large 4,500mAh battery.Design
It has a soft-textured plastic back, with a slim camera, aluminum frame and is available in four colors; “Awesome Violet”, “Awesome Black”, “Awesome White” and “Awesome Blue”. Awesome…
In-display fingerprint sensor at the bottom of the screen, 3.5mm headphone jack, USB-C port and speaker grille. The A52 5G is also IP67-rated for water and dust protection, which is another bonus. Good in the hand, although heavier than the previous model.Display
The A52 5G’s Super AMOLED screen measures 6.5in from corner to corner, with an FHD+ (2,400 x 1,080) resolution and a pixel of 405ppi. Awesome 120Hz.
20:9 aspect ratio, nice lighting and a good view on a sunny day. As this is a Super AMOLED screen, contrast is perfect.Performance
The Galaxy A52 5G is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 750 processor, which is an octa-core chipset clocked at 2.2GHz with an embedded Adreno 619 GPU for graphics processing duties. 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, which can be expanded via microSD up to 1TB. Galaxy A52 5G is just as powerful as it is equally-priced competitors.Battery
Everything you need to know is 4,500 mAh and fast charging.Camera
The Samsung A52 5G’s has a 12MP (f/2.2) 123-degree ultra-wide camera working with a 5MP (f/2.4) depth-sensing unit and a 5MP (f/2.4) macro camera for up-close photography. The main camera is now a 64MP with a f/1.8 optical image stabilization, this time it is better.
Images look pretty good. Pictures are filled with detail and HDR worked smooth.
The A52 5G’s portrait modes it seems not so bright. Video stabilization 4K is limited to 30fps.
32MP selfie camera, the images seem to have a minimal filter, but this has been a common occurrence lately.