Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G Review - Quality Products with the Best Middle-Class Series Features

Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G Review - Quality Products with the Best Middle-Class Series Features

Samsung some time ago released the 5G version of the Samsung Galaxy A52 which is the Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G. Its presence is an option for consumers who feel that smartphones with 5G ready support are very important in the future.

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We have the opportunity to try out the Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G which is called by many people one of the middle-class 5G smartphones with an attractive appearance with a tag of $433.37.


The Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G that we are trying to be the Awesome Violet or Purple variant which in our opinion is quite reminded of the colors carried on the Samsung Galaxy S21 Series. The design is also more elegant than the previous Galaxy A series.

Although it does not carry a color or glossy gradation display like many other brands, we like the colors carried by the Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G. The choice of Awesome Violet colors in our opinion will be very popular with women.

The body is somewhat prominent alias higher in the camera bumper area. Here the Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G does not play much with the design of the rear camera bumper but in our opinion, it still looks not cheap.

The surface of the body is not slippery plus a slim design makes the Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G very comfortable in the grip and feels luxurious through the impression that we explained at the beginning.

On the screen, the Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G put the front camera at the top of the screen through the punch-hole model. Here there is a 6.5-inch screen design of Infinity O-Display Design FHD Plus resolution that uses AMOLED panels.

Refresh Rate 120Hz makes it very comfortable to watch and play games to make the Samsung Galaxy A52S 5H more luxurious. Here the screen is also equipped with Coating Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Interface and features

Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G comes with an Android 11 operating system which is polished to One UI 3.1 and in our opinion offers navigation that is very easy to understand including for new users.

The Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G feature also comes with many advantages commensurate with the price offered. The slim body does not eliminate the headset hole feature, aka the audio jack on the bottom side.

Here there is also a USB-C port and speaker hole. On the left side, there is a Dual SIM Hybrid slot with microSD. So those of you who hope to be able to use dual SIM together with microSD must be prepared to be disappointed, even though microSD support is provided up to 1TB capacity.

In the security system, there is a fingerprint scanner placed on the screen aliased in-Display Fingerprint. Performance is quite fast but in our opinion is no more responsive than a fingerprint scanner on the surface of the body in several conditions, such as fingers or a slightly wet screen.

Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G also has a superior feature, namely IP67 which makes it dust resistant to fresh water with a depth of up to one meter for 30 minutes.


Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G is equipped with four rear cameras namely a 64MP main camera, 12MP Ultra-Wide camera, Macro 5MP camera, and 5MP Depth Camera. There is also an EIS feature for the need to record minimal vibration video.

In our opinion, the photos from the Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G camera are quite satisfying. We took it without activating the Scene Optimizer or Auto HDR mode. On the front camera, there is a 32MP capability with the same video recording capability up to a resolution of 4K 30FP and 1080p 60fps.

We assess the capability of the Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G camera as very reliable even though it comes from the Galaxy A Series class but the price offered still provides quality assurance.

Performance and battery

Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G chipset. Yes, the G -frills on the chipset series number indicate that the chipset has performance support for gaming. For the country of Indonesia, smartphones only provide one model, namely 8GB of RAM with 256GB of internal memory.

We test it using a test simulation from the PCMark and 3DMark for Android applications from UL Benchmarks. The result is that the Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G test score is still quite satisfying in several test scenarios, but in terms of our user experience is very satisfying and has no problems.

In the game of playing games, the Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G is certain to be relied upon because armed with the Snapdragon 778G 5G chipset from Qualcomm. In this smartphone PUBG game, this smartphone can play smoothly in the maximum HDR graphics settings and Ultra frame rates.

In heavier games, Genshin Impact, Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G is more optimal in low graphics settings and 30fps frame rates. In this setter stuttering or broken at all is not found.

Now talking about the durability of the battery, the Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G is equipped with a 4,500 mAh battery capacity. In the testing simulation of the PCMark for Android application, durability reaches 10 hours 16 minutes. These results may be different from daily use but can be a clue to how high the power efficiency of the device is.

Although promised to support the 25W fast-charging feature, the consumer sales package will receive a default charger with 15W output. This makes the charging of the battery from empty to full can take almost two hours.

The advantages of Samsung Galaxy A52s 5g

Samsung deliberately accentuates the selling value of performance because the A52S phone includes the Snapdragon flagship chipset, which is an impressive choice for the middle class. Not only that, you will get a camera that is composed of many features. Don't forget that this device also carries the quality of 5G support. Without further ado, let's note some of the advantages of a charming Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G.

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Large Full HD+ AMOLED screen

Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G carries a Full HD+ Infinity-O Super AMOLED 6.5-inch screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The density recorded by Samsung is around 407 PPI with a ratio of 20: 9 aspects. Thanks to these specifications, of course, the screen looks bright because it also carries 800 Nits brightness. So no wonder the display of this device offers good color reproduction and optimal sunlight with clear black color.

Similar to other Samsung phones, there is an eye comfort shield to limit the blue light emitted by the screen. Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G has also provided a suitable Dark Mode on the AMOLED panel.

You can choose from vivid or natural screen mode based on preferences and set the white balance manually. This device also has Wide Vine L1 support which means it can stream FHD+ content in the OTT application including Prime Video, Netflix, and others.

Although it does not have an LED notification, there is always on display with a tap-to-show option that shows the AOD screen for 10 seconds after the screen is knocked. How? Already tempted by the excess screen of the Galaxy A52S 5G?

High refresh rate and guarantee of protection

In the build quality, the Galaxy A52S 5G does have a plastic rear body type. But of course, the material does not feel cheap and claimed with quite standard strength. In addition, there is Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front side as proof that Samsung prioritizes screen protection.

Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G also carries IP67 which means water resistance and can be carried diving at a depth of 1 meter for 30 minutes. That way there is no need to worry when using it in areas full of standing water.

High performance

Because Samsung is always known to present reliable hardware as a strategy for its middle-class smartphone, the Galaxy A52S 5G will give you a decent overall experience.

This smartphone is one of the first smartphones powered by Snapdragon 778G (6NM) Mobile Platform that uses Qualcomm Kryo 670 CPU with new architecture so that it is claimed to provide an increase in performance of up to 40%. The Octa-core processor has 4 x A78-based Kryo 670 performance CPUs with 2.4GHz clock and 4 x CPUs of Kryo 670-based A55-based Efficiency with Clocks up to 1.80GHz.

While the Adreno 642L GPU which is a graphics processor is designed to provide graphics rendering up to 40% faster than the previous generation. This GPU also offers smooth gaming performance even in games with high graphics but does not make it overheat.

Field storage and large battery

Intense games will not be a problem for this device and can be played in the highest settings. In terms of storage, in Indonesia Galaxy A52S 5G can have 8GB of RAM offer and 256GB of internal storage. With this configuration, you will also get a microSD card slot of up to 1TB to increase the storage space.

Samsung has also decided to equip the Galaxy A52S 5G with a fairly high battery capacity, which is 4,500 mAh which can be relied upon as a daily driver.

Guaranteed audio quality

Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G comes with a stereo speaker which is claimed to be quite hard so it provides good audio quality. In this case, the Galaxy A52S 5G also has a secondary noise cancellation that will ensure good call quality. Moreover, he still maintains the 3.5mm audio jack feature sought by many Android users.

The audio configuration technically has the sound effects of the equalizer, Dolby atmos, uhq more upscale, surround, and tube amp pro which can be activated from settings. All of that serves to increase audio when listening through earphones and Dolby atmos can also function with speakers.

Attractive camera sensor configuration

You will get a quad-camera configuration on the back that holds the 64MP main camera along with a 12MP Ultra-Wide Angle lens companion. In addition to these two large resolutions, Samsung also pinned 5MP Depth sensors and 5MP macro lenses on the rear panel. While on the front there is a 32MP resolution selfie camera.

Interestingly, you can record video with a maximum 4K resolution limit at 30 fps from the front, rear, and ultra-wide cameras. Not only that, but the rear camera can also record 1080p 60fps video. But please note that the stabilization provided only functions at 30fps if activated in the camera settings.

Lack of galaxy a52s 5g

Although the features on the Galaxy A52S 5G are quite complete, you need to know some of the shortcomings of this device as a consideration before buying it. In general, some of the following shortcomings are not crucial so they can be ignored.

Bring a hybrid slot

For some users, smartphones that carry 3 slots are more fun than only having a hybrid slot. Because the Galaxy A52S has a hybrid type, you have to choose between wanting to use 2 SIMs at once or 1 SIM with a combined microSD.

Fast charging support is only 25W

For devices that are priced quite expensive, it is unfortunate that Samsung only provides the Galaxy A52S 5G with 25W fast charging support. In the segment, there are certainly many other well-known brands that offer more sophisticated charger technology. Even with a lower budget, there are already vendors that carry reverse and wireless charging technology.

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Specifications of Samsung Galaxy A52s 5g :

  • Type: Smartphone
  • Screen size: 6.5 inches Super AMOLED
  • OS version: Android
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G Octa-Core
  • CPU speed: 2.4GHz, 1.8GHz
  • Internal memory: 256 GB
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • External memory: MicroSD (Up to 1TB)
  • Battery: 4,500 mAh, Fast Charging 25W
  • Screen resolution: 1080 x 2400 (FHD+) 
  • Network: 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
  • Camera: Back 64.0 MP + 12.0 MP + 5.0 MP + 5.0 MP, Front 32.0 MP
  • Dimensions size: 164.0mm (6.5" full rectangle) / 160.9mm (6.3" rounded corners) Super AMOLED
  • Weight: 189 g
  • Other features: Accelerometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Virtual Proximity Sensing
  • Price: $433.37


In our opinion, the Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G device offers quality products with the best features in Samsung middle-class series. Of course, this must be paid at a price that is not cheap compared to its competitors.

But for consumers who are familiar with the quality of Samsung devices and they're after sales services, of course, the Samsung Galaxy A52S 5G can be the best choice if you don't have enough funds to buy the Samsung Galaxy S21 Series.