The Samsung Galaxy A52 is unarguably one of the best budget mid-range phones that anyone can get their hands on right now in 2021, and for a current retail price of ₦150,100 in Nigeria, you’ll be getting a 90Hz refresh rate 1080p+ OLED display, great build quality, and a stunning design, the latest android version with a promise of up to 4 years of software updates & support from Samsung, an IP67 rating for dust and water resistance (something that you don’t find on other similarly priced phones from other brands), a tested and trusted 64MP quad rear camera system, and so much more.
So, you see, there’s no arguing the fact that the Galaxy A52 is definitely the phone you should be rooting for if you want to enjoy almost all the features that you’d get with Samsung flagship devices, but at a lower cost.
- Samsung Galaxy A52 (6GB + 128GB) @ ₦150,100, Slot NG.
- Samsung Galaxy A52 (6GB + 128GB) @ ₦150,100, Pointek.
- Samsung Galaxy A52 (6GB + 128GB) @ ₦175,000, Jumia.
Please Note: that the Samsung Galaxy A52 shouldn’t be confused with the Galaxy A52 5G, as they are both exactly the same phone on the outside, with slightly different internals.
The A52 5G earned its 5G label by being equipped with a 5G-capable Snapdragon 750G processor, whereas the regular A52 has a Snapdragon 720G sitting inside of it, and the A52 5G is not sold in Nigeria, and I’m sure you know the reason why.
Compare phones: Samsung Galaxy A52 And Galaxy A52 5G spec comparisons.
And guess what, Samsung is planning to announce an even beefier version of the Galaxy A52 5G sometime later this month. The phone will be called the Galaxy A52s 5G, and it is rumored to come with a Snapdragon 778G chipset running inside of it. The rest of the specs are said to be the same as the already available A52 5G. You can read more about the phone by following the link below.
|Samsung Galaxy A52 Full Specifications, Features, & Price in Nigeria|
|Launch Date||March 2021.|
|Dimensions||159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm (6.30 x 2.96 x 0.33 in).|
|Weight||189 g (6.67 oz).|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame, plastic back.|
|Features||IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins).|
|Size||6.5 inches, 101.0 cm2 (~84.1% screen-to-body ratio).|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels, (407 PPI density).|
|Aspect Ratio||20:9 ratio.|
|Features||90Hz refresh rate, HDR10 compatible, Always-on display.|
|120Hz refresh rate (5G model only).|
|Rear||64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.7X", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS.|
|12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1.12µm.|
|5 MP, f/2.4, (macro).|
|5 MP, f/2.4, (depth).|
|Features||LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama.
|Video Recording||[email protected], [email protected]/60fps; gyro-EIS.|
|Front||32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.8µm.|
|Video Recording||[email protected], [email protected]|
|Processor||Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm).|
|Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G (8 nm) - 5G model only.|
|CPU||Octa-core (2x2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver).|
|Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570) - 5G model only.|
|RAM & Storage||6GB + 128GB.|
|8GB + 256GB.|
|Android Version||Android 11.|
|Custom UI||Samsung's One UI 3.1|
|Charging||Fast charging up to 25W (15W charger in the box).|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go.|
|Fingerprint Reader||Yes, under-display (Optical).|
|Face Unlock||Yes, 2D.|
|IP Rating||Yes, IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins).|
|Reverse Wireless Charging||No.|
|₦150,100 (6GB + 128GB), Slot NG.|
|₦150,100(6GB + 128GB), Pointek.|
|₦175,000 (6GB + 128GB), Jumia.|
Basic history & review of the Samsung Galaxy A52 in Nigeria.
So, in case you don’t know, the Samsung Galaxy A52 duo was announced by Samsung in mid-March earlier this year as rightful successors to the hugely successful Galaxy A51 series that was announced last year, and with these phones, Samsung pulled all the stops in a bid to make them even more successful than their predecessors.
So, on here and like I mentioned before, we’ve got a great 6.5 Inches OLED display on both, with the 5G variant taking the lead by refreshing at up to 120Hz, while the non-5G variant settling for 90Hz which is not bad at all.
The phones’ bodies are made out of plastic, but, that doesn’t mean they feel cheap or less premium-looking in any way. In fact, I dig the design of the Galaxy A52 phones even more than I do for that of the Redmi Note 10 series, just because of their simplicity.
I mean, take a look at these.
On top of that, you’re also getting an IP67 rating, I mean, who could have believed that? an IP67 rating on mid-range devices, not that I’m saying it’s not possible, but, you don’t easily find features like these from other competing mid-range phones out there, the highest you can ever get on other mid-range phones alike is an IP53 rating.
On top of that, you’re also getting a quad-rear camera system which is made up of a 64MP main camera sensor with OIS (another feature you don’t easily get on other similarly priced mid-range phones alike), a 13MP ultrawide sensor and lens, followed by two separate 5MP sensors, one for depth sensing, and the other one being used for taking close-up macro shots.
Now for comparison, the Redmi Note 10 Pro phone from Xiaomi which happens to be a direct competitor to the Galaxy A52 comes with a 108MP main camera sensor, but, after conducting series and series of camera comparisons between the two, the Galaxy A52 always comes out at the top.
Further down the line, the Samsung Galaxy A52 comes with Android 11 out of the box, which has a makeover of Samsung’s One UI version 3.1 on top of it, and Samsung has promised that these phones and other mid-range phones announced this year will be getting up to 3 years of new android version updates, and one additional year of software security updates, making that four years in total, this is one of those types of software support systems that you even hardly find on flagship smartphones, not to talk of a mid-range phone.
To conclude this short review, you’ve got stereo speakers on the A52 which sounds great, a 4500mAh battery tank that charges up to 25W, but unfortunately, Samsung ships the phone with a 15W charger in the box.
So, at a current retail price of ₦150,100 in Nigeria, I said “current” because when the Galaxy A52 launched in Nigeria back in April, the retail price was ₦139,500, but, thanks to the unfavorable foreign exchange rates in the country and the dwindling economy, we know have it at the current price that it is now, which is still likely going to increase even more as the rate of dollar keeps rising.
So, that is basically everything you’d stand to get with the Samsung Galaxy A52 smartphone if you should buy it right now. Kindly give this post a thumbs up by sharing it if you enjoyed reading it, and as always, I’ll see y’all tomorrow, #peace out.
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