Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G has finally been launched. This new phone is an upgrade to the Galaxy A52 5G that debuted in March. It comes with the same display, battery, and quad rear cameras that you get on the earlier model. As an upgrade, Galaxy A52s 5G has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC that is expected to deliver improved performance over the Snapdragon 750G chipset available on the Galaxy A52 5G.
Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G: Price, availability
Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G is priced at GBP 409 (around Rs 41,800) for the sole 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model. The phone is offered in Awesome Black, Awesome White, Awesome Violet and Awesome Mint colours. The phone will be available for pre-orders in the UK through Samsung’s website starting 24 August, with shipments beginning 3rd September.
To give some perspective, Galaxy A52 5G was launched at GBP 399 (Rs 40,800) for the same 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. That model also went on sale in Europe at a price of EUR 429 (Rs 37,400).
Details about indian pricing and availability of Galaxy A52s 5G are yet to be revealed. Nevertheless, the official support page of the Galaxy A52s was spotted on the Samsung India site last week to suggest its arrival in the country.
Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G specifications
Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G runs on Android 11 with One UI 3 on top. It features a 6.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-O Display with 120Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, the phone packs an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC, along with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage that is expandable up to 1TB via microSD card.
Samsung has provided a feature called RAM Plus that is designed to expand the inbuilt memory using internal storage to deliver a faster multitasking experience. The phone is also IP67 water-and-dust-resistant.
Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G carries a triple rear camera setup that houses a 64MP primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture and optical image stabilisation (OIS), a 12MP ultra-wide camera with an f/2.2 aperture, a 5MP macro camera, and a 5MP telephoto lens. At the front, Samsung has provided a 32MP camera sensor with an f/2.2 aperture.
Samsung Galaxy A52s is backed by a 4,500mAh battery with 25W Super Fast Charging support. The supported charger is given in the box. The device also comes with stereo speakers and Dolby Atmos sound. It has an in-display fingerprint scanner.
Connectivity options onboard include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS / A-GPS, and a USB Type-C port. Lastly, the phone measures 159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4mm and weighs 189 grams. Both dimensions and weight are identical to those of Galaxy A52 5G.