Samsung Galaxy A52
Display: Super AMOLED, 90Hz, 800 nits (HBM)
Camera: Quad, 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.7", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1.12µm 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro) 5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Storage: 128GB, 256GB
RAM: 4GB, 6GB, 8GB
CPU: Octa-core (2x2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver)
OS: Android 11, upgradable to Android 12, One UI 4.0
Battery: Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable
The Samsung Galaxy A-series are known for exciting features as usual and it is duly worth every penny spent on it. The Samsung Galaxy A52 comes in two compacts, the 4G and 5G. Each possessing a strong battery life, solid build, an impeccable display, with amazing cameras.
Samsung Galaxy A52 Price and Availability Review
The Samsung Galaxy A52 falls in the category of the mid-rangers. Hence it’s not so expensive but affordable for that budget of yours.
The Samsung Galaxy A52 is priced $374. It can be purchased via online stores, Samsung websites, Amazon and some electronic retail stores.
Samsung Galaxy A52 Design Review
The Samsung Galaxy A52 comes in a metallic plastic design. The smartphone is dust and waterproof according to the IP67 standard. The front is highly shielded by a Gorilla Glass 5.
The Galaxy A52 weighs 189 grams which makes it heavier than the Galaxy A51.
The Samsung Galaxy A52 comes in curiously appealing colors which includes; Awesome Black, Awesome White, Awesome Violet and Awesome Blue. It has a soft-finished back which the camera effortlessly protrudes from.
The Galaxy A52 makes room for a hybrid SDcard slot and a 3.5mm audio jack, there are also stereo speakers.
Samsung Galaxy A52 Camera Review
The Samsung Galaxy A52 comprises of a quad rear camera which includes; 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 12 MP, 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro), 5 MP, f/2.4, (depth) and a 32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide).
The main camera images are taken using a 64-MP sensor that is accompanied by a 5-MP sensor for depth information. Pictures taken with this are quite detailed and produces natural colors, with their quality being equally good for close-ups and panorama recordings. Ultra-wide angle recordings are created using a 12-MP sensor. In addition, there is also a 5-MP sensor for macro images. If you use the zoom to bring the objects closer, this only happens via software.
The videos are taken on 4K at 30fps. The professional video mode also allows you to make some detailed adjustments of the images taken to give good quality.
Samsung Galaxy A52 Battery Review
The Samsung Galaxy A52 4500mAh battery can comfortably cross the day activity with the display set to 90Hz. On the case of heavy usage, it’s likely that you’ll drain the battery by late evening or will have to resort to charging at intervals.
The battery has a 25W fast charging support, but unfortunately it comes with a 15W charging support in the box. When drained completely the Galaxy A52 could considerably take up to 2 hours for a complete charge.
Samsung Galaxy A52 Performance and Software Review
The Samsung Galaxy A52 is powered by Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm). This is quite a powerful chipset capable of carrying our dubious task with the OneUI 3.1.
The Samsung Galaxy A52 runs on Android 11, upgradable to Android 12, One UI 4.0.
The Samsung Galaxy A52 is a choiced phone with multiple of features which you would want to explore.
|Announced||2021, March 17|
|Released||2021, March 26|
|Model||Samsung Galaxy A52|
|Versions||SM-A525F, SM-A525F/DS, SM-A525M, SM-A525M/DS|
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 &amp; SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
|3G Network||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Network||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 38, 40, 41, 66|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A|
|Dimensions||159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm (6.30 x 2.96 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||189 g (6.67 oz)|
|Build Type||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame, plastic back|
|SIM <strong>SIM</strong> (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)||Super AMOLED, 90Hz, 800 nits (HBM)|
|Size||6.5 inches, 101.0 cm2 (~84.1% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~407 ppi density)|
|Display Protection <strong>Display Protection => </strong> Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|RAM (Memory) <strong>RAM</strong> (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.||6GB, 8GB|
|Internal Storage <strong>Internal Storage</strong> is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.||128GB, 256GB|
|Card Slot <strong>Memory Card Slot</strong> is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.||microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)|
|Call Record Memory||Yes|
64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.7&quot;, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
|Camera Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR|
|Video Resolution||4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps; gyro-EIS|
32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8&quot;, 0.8µm
|Video Resolution||4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps|
|Chipset <strong>Chipset</strong> is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.||Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm)|
|CPU <strong>CPU</strong> (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.||Octa-core (2x2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver)|
|GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.||Adreno 618|
|Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.||Android 11, upgradable to Android 12, One UI 4.0|
|Java Support <strong>Java</strong> for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.|
|Facebook <strong>Facebook</strong> is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.|
|Youtube <strong>Youtube</strong> is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.|
|Bluetooth <strong>Bluetooth</strong> is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|Infrared <strong>Infrared</strong> connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.|
|Wi-fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|GPS <strong>GPS</strong> The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|NFC <strong>NFC</strong> (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.|
|HDMI <strong>HDMI</strong> (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|Audio Jack Type||3.5mm|
|SMS <strong>SMS</strong> (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks.||Yes|
|MMS <strong>MMS</strong> (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.|
|Email <strong>Email</strong> (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user.||Yes|
|IM <strong>IM</strong> (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet.||Yes|
|Battery Type <strong>Battery Type => </strong> Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.||Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)|
|Capacity <strong>Battery Capacity</strong> is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.||4500 mAh|
|Fast Charging||Yes, 25W|
|Sensors <strong>Sensors</strong> are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.||
Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, compass
Virtual proximity sensing
|Colors||Awesome Black, Awesome White, Awesome Violet, Awesome Blue|
- A Samsung Galaxy A52
- A USB-C cable.
- A printed setup guide and instructions.
- A SIM card tool.