Samsung Galaxy A52 5G release date, price, features and news

Samsung's highly popular mid-range A series of smartphones now has new and exciting additions for 2021, one of which is the Galaxy A52 5G. If you're interested in learning about the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G or are considering buying one for yourself, you've come to the right place! Here's everything you may want to know about the new Galaxy A52 5G.

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Samsung Galaxy A52 5G price and release date

  • In Europe: Starting at 429 EUR
  • In the US: Starting at $499

The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G was made official on March 17, 2021. In European markets, it can be purchased from Samsung's website for 429 EUR.

The A52 was also made available in the US starting April 9 for $499.

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G specifications

The Galaxy A52 5G is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor with 6 and 8 GB of RAM variants. The phone's key specs and features are:

  • 64 MP main camera with OIS, 32 MP selfie camera
  • 6.5-inch 120 Hz AMOLED display (1080 x 2400 resolution)
  • Under-display optical fingerprint sensor
  • 6 GB / 8 GB of RAM
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor
  • 128 GB / 256 GB of storage + expandable storage (microSD)
  • 5G connectivity
  • 4,500 mAh battery, 25W Fast Charging
  • NFC support
  • IP67 water and dust resistance
  • Has a headphone jack

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G design and display

Unlike its predecessor, the Galaxy A52 5G has a minimalist matte back. The phone has rounded corners all around and a familiar front with minimal bezels and a hole punch camera. The A52 5G weighs 189 grams and comes in the following colors:

  • Awesome Black
  • Awesome White
  • Awesome Blue
  • Awesome Violet

Note that color availability may differ between markets.

The Galaxy A52 5G has a display that is similar to its predecessor in most specs. It's a 6.5-inch FullHD+ Super AMOLED display at a resolution of 1080 x 2400. However, there's one major upgrade – the screen is now at 120Hz refresh rate, making the Android interface, along with supported games and apps appear super smooth. For reference, most phones have screens with only 60Hz refresh rate.

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G camera

The Galaxy A52 5G packs a quad camera module. Its main camera is 64 megapixels and has optical image stabilization (OIS) for stable video recording at up to 4K resolution. The A52 5G also has an ultra wide camera and a macro one, plus a depth sensor.

  • 64 MP main camera with OIS (optical image stabilization)
  • 12 MP ultra wide camera
  • 5 MP macro camera
  • 5 MP depth sensor

The performance from the Galaxy A52 5G camera is more than satisfactory for a mid-range smartphone, with photos coming out sharp and with realistic colors. No excessive saturation, over-sharpening or noise in good lighting conditions.

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G battery

The Galaxy A52 5G packs a 4,500 mAh battery and supports Fast Charging at up to 25W. However, out of the box the A52 5G comes with a lesser 15W charger. 

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G extended specifications

6.5 inches
Refresh rate
84.79 %
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
System chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125 (8 nm)
Octa-core, 2x 2.3GHz Kryo 465 + 6x 1.8GHz Kryo 465, 64-bit
Adreno 618
Internal storage
Android (11), Samsung One UI
4500 mAh
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Quad camera
Main camera
64 MP (OIS, Autofocus)
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Second camera
12 MP (Ultra-wide)
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Third camera
5 MP (Macro)
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Fourth camera
5 MP (Depth information)
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Video recording
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording
32 MP
Video capture
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)
6.30 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm)
6.67 oz (189.0 g)
the average is 5.8 oz (165 g)
Back: Plastic
Water, Dust; IP67
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
Buyers information
€ 429
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