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
7th

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

Overall Camera Score i
88
46
Oppo A16s 5G
BEST 147

Sub-scores

Photo i
92
50
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G
BEST 150
Bokeh i
60
25
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 80
Top score
Huawei P50 Pro
Preview i
61
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 81
Zoom i
86
22
Vivo Y76 5G
BEST 151
Video i
72
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 146

Use Cases

BEST 134

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 112

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

111
display
13th

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

Overall Display Score i
111
52
Realme C21
BEST 149

Sub-scores

Readability i
130
40
Realme C21
BEST 160
Color i
132
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 159
Top score
Realme GT 2 Pro
Video i
107
40
Realme C21
Motion i
97
54
Realme C21
BEST 155
Top score
Huawei P40 Pro
Touch i
81
40
Realme C21
BEST 165
Top score
OnePlus 9
Artifacts i
72
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 149
Top score
LG Wing
127
audio
5th

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 157

Use Cases

BEST 156

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 153

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

106
battery
14th

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

Overall Battery Score i
106
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 146
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
115
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 182
Top score
Wiko Power U30
Charging i
88
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 181
Top score
Realme GT Neo 3
Efficiency i
123
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
2 days 7h
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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