Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G Review

Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G Review

Unveiled in September 2021, the Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G is the latest addition to Samsung’s popular mid-range Galaxy A series. An affordable smartphone that doesn’t compromise on specs, it has a lot to offer, from the quad-lens camera to the 6.5-inch Infinity O display.

Join us as we break down this handset’s flagship features in more detail below.

Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G Design & Display

Designed to provide a cinematic viewing experience, the Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G sports a 6.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display, and with minimal interruption from bezels, you’ll enjoy widescreen streaming in vivid colour.

Keen smartphone gamers will be pleased to hear that this handset has a 120Hz refresh rate, guaranteeing smooth transitions for immersive gameplay. That said – there’s no need to worry about using your phone late into the night, as Eye Comfort Shield is also on board to lower your blue light intake, and minimise any impact on your sleep.


Made from a combination of durable plastic on the back, and Gorilla Glass 5 on the front, this device is suitable for even the clumsiest of users. Its been given an IP67 dust and water resistance rating of IP67, so it can easily withstand a rainy day. A 3.5mm headphone jack has also been factored into the design, so you can plug in and listen to your favourite podcast even if your Bluetooth headphones are out of battery.

Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G Camera

Despite this phone’s budget-friendly price point, the camera system is brimming with powerful hardware and fun features. The advanced rear camera made up of one 64MP wide lens, a 12MP ultra wide lens, 5MP macro lens and a final 5MP depth lens.

This configuration of tech allows for maximum creativity. Hone in on the details with the macro camera, or zoom out for a stunning landscape shot, thanks to the 123-degree field of view of the ultra wide lens. Meanwhile, the depth camera will allow you to adjust the focus of your image with a simple touch, working with Portrait mode to keep your subject crystal clear amongst artfully blurred surroundings.


There’s even a dedicated Fun Mode, which comprises a series of custom Snapchat lenses, built into the camera. With these AI filters, you can decorate your photos, add special effects,play dress up and even edit your video clips.

Plus, when you’re filming, you won’t have to worry about keeping still. The Galaxy A52s 5G does all the hard work for you with Super Steady mode, which records like an action camera using predictive software for smooth 4K footage.

Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G Power

When you switch on this device, you’ll find it running Android 11 overlaid with One UI 3.1 – Samsung’s own operating system. From Dark Theme scheduling to the new in-built screen recorder, Android 11 has many features of its own to discover, but the Galaxy A52s 5G will be eligible for Android 12 too.

Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G processor, an Octa-core CPU and with 6GB RAM, this smartphone is well-equipped to run even the most complex, AI-powered apps, as well as the very latest gaming technologies on the market.

The Galaxy A52s 5G is 5G-ready, so when you’re in a supported area, you can make the most of everything the UK’s latest mobile network has in store. Enjoy super quick downloads, lag-free gaming and fast, reliable video call signal when you’re catching up with friends.

Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G Battery

The handset’s 4,500 mAh battery can keep it running for up to two days, so you can wave goodbye to plugging in every night. In fact, Samsung’s AI power management setting can intelligently observe your smartphone usage habits, and adjust the distribution of power accordingly, ensuring you’re never caught short with a flat battery.

With the right compatible charger (sold separately), you can also take advantage of 25W Super Fast Charging, which will help you get back up to full power in no time.

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