RANK #36

Samsung Galaxy A52

"An excellent mid-range phone, packed with a great display, plenty of power, and waterproofing to help it stand out from the crowd. Running Samsung's latest software, it's an affordable way to get the latest Samsung experience with little major compromise. "
As posted by pocket-lint.com

Pros

  • Decent battery life
  • 120Hz Super AMOLED display
  • IP67 rating for dust/water resistance
  • MicroSD card slot and 3.5mm headset jack
  • Good primary 64MP camera with OIS

Cons

  • Plasticky body
  • Mediocre power
  • Extra cameras are only okay
  • Unreliable fingerprint sensor
  • No wireless charging

Product Details

Date First Available:
January 1, 2021

Overall Rating

84.9%
The overall rating was calculated based on 8149 customer and expert reviews from 52 review sites and 5 stores.
We analyzed the sentiments related to these top topics for Mobile Phones:
  • 91.1%
    Design
  • 91.4%
    Performance
  • 92.3%
    Camera
  • 90.1%
    Battery
  • 84.6%
    Charging
  • 90.9%
    Display
  • 84.9%
    Durability / Build Quality

Expert Reviews Rating

Excellent
12
Good
39
Fair
0
Poor
0
Bad
0

Customer reviews by store

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Expert Reviews

It’s not the cheapest budget phone, but it will go the distance

Read more on theverge.com

Pros

  • Great screen with fast refresh rate
  • Good-quality stabilized main camera
  • Healthy device support with four years of security updates guaranteed

Cons

  • Plasticky body
  • Too many pre-downloaded apps and software with ads
  • Photos can look unnaturally saturated

Samsung’s latest Galaxy A-series phone offers a lot of basics, and that may be enough for most people.

Read more on techradar.com

Pros

  • Solidly built
  • A good display
  • Decent battery life

Cons

  • Mediocre power
  • Extra cameras are only okay
  • Lacks exciting features

The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is a solid mid-range entry. It offers excellent core experiences with only a few shortcomings holding it back

Read more on androidauthority.com

Samsung's 6.5-inch Galaxy A52 5G offers a good set of features at an attractive price point, including a 120Hz Super-AMOLED screen, but only two of the four rear cameras really pull their weight.

Read more on zdnet.com

Pros

  • 120Hz Super AMOLED display
  • Distinctive design
  • IP67 rating for dust/water resistance
  • MicroSD card slot and 3.5mm headset jack
  • Good primary 64MP camera with OIS

Cons

  • Disappointing macro and depth cameras
  • Digital zoom only

The new $500 Android handset does everything a phone needs to do, though it's plagued by the same flaws as its predecessor.

Read more on wired.com

Samsung’s latest mid-ranger offers reassuring solidity at almost every turn and a display that dazzles but lacks the value for money of its rivals

Read more on techadvisor.com

Pros

  • Excellent 120Hz AMOLED display
  • Decent camera with OIS
  • IP67 rating

Cons

  • Weak performance for the money
  • Unreliable fingerprint sensor
  • Uninspiring plastic design

The Samsung Galaxy A52 performs as well as more expensive models, costs half as much, and it has double the battery life in some cases.

Read more on reviews.org

Pros

  • Great two day battery life
  • Excellent Samsung screen
  • Decent camera

Cons

  • No wireless charging
  • Bloatware apps preinstalled

An excellent mid-range phone, packed with a great display, plenty of power, and waterproofing to help it stand out from the crowd. Running Samsung's latest software, it's an affordable way to get the latest Samsung experience with little major compromise.Read full verdict

Read more on pocket-lint.com

Pros

  • Great display
  • Plenty of power
  • IP67 dust/waterproofing
  • 3.5mm headphone socket and microSD expansion
  • Refined software

Cons

  • No HDR (high dynamic range) for the display
  • Spurge of camera lenses a little oversold - the macro and depth sensors of little use

The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is a handsome and durable phone with a gorgeous 120Hz AMOLED display, but its slack performance makes it a hard sell.

Read more on pcmag.com

Pros

  • Durable design
  • Crisp 120Hz AMOLED display
  • All-day battery life
  • Three years of Android upgrades

Cons

  • Sluggish performance
  • Slow and inaccurate fingerprint sensor

The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is an Android handset with an excellent main camera, it has a large display with a 120Hz refresh rate, water-resistance and a long-lasting 4,500mAh battery. Granted its performance won’t blow you away but you get what you pay for there.

Read more on t3.com

Pros

  • 5G support
  • 120Hz FHD+ display
  • 64MP main camera is excellent

Cons

  • Thick design
  • 10x digital zoom is very grainy
  • Slower than expensive handsets

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