Among the countless Android phones that get launched each year, the Samsung Galaxy A51 was the world’s most ‘popular’ Android phone in 2020 as per market research firm Omdia. The Galaxy A51 was the most shipped Android phone of 2020 and now Samsung has launched its successor– Galaxy A52. Samsung has also introduced a 5G variant of the new Galaxy A52 and has launched the Galaxy A72. Here’s all the details about the Galaxy A52– the successor of the world’s most ‘popular’ Android phone.
Samsung Galaxy A52 is a mid-range smartphone focusing on camera, battery life and software
Samsung Galaxy A52 is another affordable mid-range smartphone that got launched globally. Samsung is betting big on cameras, battery life, performance and software.
Samsung Galaxy A52 and Galaxy A52 5G offer similar features but the 5G variant may not launch in India
Samsung will most likely launch only the 4G variant of Galaxy A52 in India. The 5G variant has similar specs but it costs more.
Samsung Galaxy A52 has a 6.5-inch display with 90Hz refresh rate
The Galaxy A52 comes with a 6.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-O Display (1080 x 2400 pixels) with 90 Hz refresh rate while the 5G variant offers 120Hz refresh rate.
There’s a 32MP selfie camera in the Galaxy A52
The Galaxy A52 has a 32MP fixed focus, F2.2 selfie camera.
Samsung Galaxy A52 offers a 64MP quad-rear camera system
The Samsung Galaxy A52 comes with a 64MP quad camera module consisting of sensors: Main: 64MP OIS AF (F1.8, 0.8µm) + Ultra Wide: 12MP FF (F2.2, 1.12µm) + Macro: 5MP FF (F2.4, 1.12µm) + Depth: 5MP FF (F2.4, 1.12µm). There’s 10X digital zoom.
Samsung Galaxy A52 runs latest Android 11, there’s guaranteed software updates
The Galaxy A52 runs One UI 3.1-based on Android 11 operating system. Samsung has promised to provide software upgrades for three generations, and regular security updates for a minimum of four years to the Galaxy A52, A52 5G, and A72.
Samsung Galaxy A52 comes with IP67 rating along with NFC
The three new phones–Galaxy A52, A52 5G and A72 come with an IP67 rating. There’s NFC support on all the models and come with an in-display fingerprint scanner and face unlock.
Samsung Galaxy A52 claims two-days battery life
The phone is backed by a 4,500mAh battery with 25W fast charging support. Samsung claims two-days battery life on a single charge.
Samsung Galaxy A52 will come in three variants with four colour options
The Galaxy A52 will come in three RAM options– 4G, 6GB and 8GB with 128GB storage. All the phones support microSD cards of up to 1TB and have 2 SIM hybrid slots. Colour options include Awesome Black, Awesome Blue, Awesome Violet, and Awesome White colour options.
Samsung Galaxy A52 is expected to come at a starting price of Rs 27,000
Samsung hasn’t released the price of the three new Galaxy A series smartphones for the Indian market yet. Having said that the Galaxy A52 will most likely start at around Rs 27,000 while the Galaxy A72 will arrive at around Rs 35,000. The devices are expected to be available ahead of Holi. The 5G variant of Galaxy A52 will not be launched in India.