Samsung Galaxy A52 5G

Released March 2021

High-End ($400-$600)
Samsung Galaxy A52 5G

Summary


Pros

  • Ultra-wide camera's wide field of view for its segment
  • Audio playback and recording performance for its segment
  • Display experience with nice color and uniform brightness
  • Smooth browsing due to precise touch
  • More than 2 days of battery life with moderate use
  • Water-resistant design

Cons

  • Low image quality when taking pictures in low light
  • Problems with video exposure, stabilization, and autofocus
  • Lack of display brightness in most tested conditions
  • Slow battery charging, requiring close to 2 hours for a full charge

Scores


88
camera
25th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Camera Score i
88
45
Samsung Galaxy A05s
BEST 163

Sub-scores

Photo i
92
50
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 169
Bokeh i
60
20
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 85
Preview i
61
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
86
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 164
Video i
72
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 158

Use Cases

BEST 154

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 138

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

114
display
20th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Display Score i
114
82
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Readability i
126
74
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 164
Color i
128
104
Apple iPhone 12 Pro
BEST 165
Top score
Google Pixel 8
Video i
104
65
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 163
Touch i
79
79
Samsung Galaxy A52 5G
BEST 164
127
audio
10th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Audio Score i
127
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
127
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
129
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Use Cases

BEST 169

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 158

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

106
battery
29th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Battery Score i
106
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 160

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
115
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 195
Top score
Honor X7b
Charging i
88
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 218
Efficiency i
123
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
2 days 8h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
1h15
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
1h59
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
1h51 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge

Specifications


159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4mm

Dimensions

5G
Dual SIM

Network

Water resistant
IP67

Protection

Wired only

Charging

128 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide, Macro, Depth

Main camera
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