The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is one wonderful cellphone, however in our assessment we famous that the chipset (Snapdragon 750G) is a little bit of a disappointment for the worth and that the 15W charger velocity is previous information. Properly, right here comes an “s” model of the cellphone to repair each of these points.
The brand new Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G arrives with a Snapdragon 778G, a 6nm chipset fabbed in TSMC’s foundries that options 4 Kryo 670 cores (based mostly on the Cortex-A78), with a excessive finish Adreno 642L GPU and an X53 5G modem (as much as 3.3 Gbps downlink speeds). That’s fairly a step up from the 2 A77-derived cores and Adreno 619 within the Snapdragon 750G that’s being changed (to not point out that one is fabbed on a much less superior 8 nm course of on the Samsung foundries).
The brand new chipset doesn’t include a reminiscence improve, however you continue to get truthful quantity of flexibility. The bottom configuration has 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage. You may get 8/128GB and eight/256GB too, topic to native availability. Understand that there’s a microSD slot in case you discover out that you simply want extra storage in a while.
The second main improve introduced on by the Galaxy A52s 5G over the unique mannequin is the 25W quick charger. Technically, the A52 5G additionally helps 25W charging, however arrives solely with a 15W adapter. Not so with the “s” mannequin – you get the 25W charger, similar to with the A72 5G.
Battery capability remains to be at 4,500 mAh, which Samsung claims is sufficient for 2 days of use. The non-s mannequin received a superb 111h Endurance ranking in our check, however how this new mannequin performs is a query of the 750G vs. 778G.
It is because the show is identical, a 6.5” Tremendous AMOLED panel with 120Hz refresh fee and 1080p+ decision. As earlier than, there’s a fingerprint reader embedded into the show together with a 32MP selfie digital camera with a fixed-focus f/2.2 lens (alas, this was one of many not-so-great options of the A52 5G).
The rear digital camera stays unchanged too, with a 64MP principal sensor (f/1.8 lens with OIS), 12MP extremely vast (f/2.2 FF) unit, in addition to 5MP macro digital camera and 5MP depth sensor. There’s no telephoto digital camera right here like on the A72 5G, nonetheless.
Anyway, the cellphone is rated IP67 for mud and water resistance (it may be submerged in as much as 1m of recent water for half-hour).
Within the UK the Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G can be obtainable from September 3 (pre-orders start on August 24, i.e. subsequent Tuesday). The beginning value is £410, which is only a tenner greater than the A52 5G (6/128 GB). The cellphone can be obtainable in 4 colours: Superior Black, Superior White, Superior Violet and Superior Mint.