Samsung Galaxy A52 5G Review: 2021 Best Seller?

Samsung A52 5G smartphone is freshly launched on 17th March 2021. This smartphone comes with a 6.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-O Display with a resolution of 1080 * 2400. Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is powered by Snapdragon 750G processor. It features a clock speed of 2.2GHz. It comes with RAM options of 6GB and 8GB as well. Samsung Galaxy A52 5G runs on the latest One UI 3.1 based on Android 11.

As we know, Samsung Galaxy A51 was the best-selling Android smartphone in 2020, with more than 23 million units shipped over worldwide. This success is solid proof that most of the users go for mid-range, Well-balanced feature phones.

So, is the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is going to be the best value smartphone of 2021 with this strangely attractive price point? Let’s find out.

Design and Build:

The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G comes with a pretty plain plastic back and holographic design just as we have seen on previous A-series Galaxy smartphones. Its shares the same – or vastly similar- design as the Galaxy S21 Ultra. But the plastic material frame feels durable. It provides solid durability with tanky all around.

The bezels of the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G are reasonably thin at the side of the display. The top and bottom are a little bit thicker. But overall bezels look clean. Samsung provides a dynamic 120 Hz Refresh Rate with this smartphone. so instead of just maintaining a high refresh rate all the time. It’s able to lower the clock speed to preserve battery life. The silver ring on the front-facing camera is visually distracting. But we can ignore this tiny-white circle at this price point. 

It comes in 4 trendsetting colors: Awesome Black, Awesome Blue, Awesome Violet, and Awesome White.

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Display and Fingerprint scanner:

The Galaxy A Series Smartphones have always a Super AMOLED display. This trend continues with the Galaxy A52 5G. This smartphone comes with a 6.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-O Display with a resolution of 1080 * 2400 with a 120Hz Refresh Rate. So, the display of this phone is very fast and fluid. If you’re scrolling through stuff. It has a bright screen and Samsung claims the display can reach a peak brightness of 800nits. Besides, Samsung A52 5G supports HDR10+ content playback on YouTube.

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G features an optical in-display fingerprint scanner. It is faster and more accurate than the previous A-Series.


Samsung A52 5G features a quad camera setup, including a 64MP OIS AF (F1.8) Main Camera, 12MP FF(F2.2) Ultra-Wide, 5MP FF(F2.4) Macro, and 5MP FF(F2.4) Depth Camera with 32MP FF (F2.2) front camera for beautiful selfies. 

The main camera of this smartphone features Optical Image Stabilization for shake-free video recording. This year Samsung has packed a very well-rounded camera system on this Galaxy A52 5G smartphone. 

Galaxy A52 5G
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One UI 3.1 With Guaranteed four years of updates:

Another promising feature that can makes the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G best seller of 2021 is its promised 4 years of updates. A four-year security update guarantee from the company is very special when we are trying to hold on to a device for 3-4 years then the software support is very valuable over time.

However, Samsung is providing long-term support for this device. But when it comes to the user experience on a mid-range device like that. These include a lot of bloatware or pre-installed applications as part of some partnerships with these companies. So, the “Awesome” experience with this device that Samsung has vouched for could hamper from these unwanted notifications send by this bloatware.


Samsung Galaxy A52 5G comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G Chipset. It features 2 cores clocked at 2.2GHz and 6 cores clocked at 1.8GHz. Samsung A52 5G comes with 2 RAM Variants: 6 GB and 8GB. The overall performance is good but there are some noticeable shutters through the UI, and some slowdowns when compares to high-end Snapdragon chipsets. But these are occasional shutters. And we are not going to notice with everyday usages.


In terms of battery life. Samsung A52 5G has a 4500 mAh battery capacity. It’s kind to be expected for a Samsung phone of this size. In our battery test, The screen-on time of the Samsung A52 5G is seven and half hours with a dynamically refreshed rate.

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Okay, Let’s conclude the review now. Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is a well-featured smartphone of Samsung A Series. It’s got a 120Hz dynamically refreshed display, IP 67 Certified water resistance, A Very solid camera system, and 4 years of security updates promised from Samsung.

So, there is no doubt Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is going to the best seller of Samsung A-Series smartphones of 2021.