The Samsung Galaxy A52 is an attractive option for those of you who are looking for a mid-range phone with quite complete features and a waterproof body. You could say, its resistance to water and dust is at the same time a differentiator with most other devices in the same price class.
Well, if you are interested in making the Samsung Galaxy A52 your shopping target this year, it’s a good idea to listen first to what the advantages and disadvantages are.
The advantages of the Samsung Galaxy A52
1. Stylish design with IP67 . rating
Galaxy A52 looks more fresh and stylish in Awesome Blue, Awesome Violet, Awesome Black, and Awesome White colors. This smartphone carries a polycarbonate material with a matte finish that makes it feel comfortable when in contact with the skin. The body is also not slippery and not easily dirty by finger marks.
What makes it interesting in its class, the Samsung Galaxy A52 already has an IP67 rating which means it is water resistant to a depth of 1 meter for 30 minutes. As is known, some phones in the same price range are mostly not waterproof.
2. Super AMOLED 90Hz screen
The Samsung Galaxy A52 is equipped with an Infinity-O Super AMOLED screen measuring 6.5 inches Full HD + with a brightness level of up to 800 nits. Interestingly, Samsung is now using a screen with a 90Hz refresh rate. A combination that is quite tempting to provide content that spoils the eyes.
3. The photos and videos of the main camera are quite good
This smartphone relies on a 64-megapixel f/1.8 main camera complete with OIS, accompanied by a 12-megapixel ultra-wide camera, a 5-megapixel macro camera, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor.
The results of the main camera photos are quite good in their class, with a wide dynamic range and sharp image capture thanks to OIS support. The colors also look vibrant with the saturation lifted a little but not too much.
For low light, if you use the main camera with night mode, the photos are still okay for you to show off on social media. Regarding video recording, the Galaxy A52 camera supports up to 4K 30fps resolution. But if you want a more stable recording, use 1080p resolution. If you’re going to shoot with slightly extreme motion, turn on Super Steady.
4. Ultra-wide camera supported Night Mode
As mentioned above, the Samsung Galaxy A52 has a 12 megapixel ultra-wide camera. Interestingly, this camera is also supported by Night Mode to improve the quality of the photos when shooting at night. It’s not as good as the main camera, but at least, there is an improvement compared to without Night Mode.
5. Selfie camera is okay, can record 4K 30fps video
For those who like selfies, the 32 megapixel front camera is able to capture sharp and natural images. For videos, it’s okay and can be up to 4K resolution at 30fps.
6. Smooth performance
The performance of the Samsung Galaxy A52 is supported by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chipset with 8 GB of RAM, and 128 GB or 256 GB of storage. The combination is sufficient to support various needs, including playing games.
7. Long battery life
For the battery, Samsung has buried a capacity of 4,500 mAh and doesn’t forget to include 25W fast charging technology. Battery life is quite good and can accompany full day activities.
8. There is NFC
Need NFC? There is!
Disadvantages of Samsung Galaxy A52
1. Hybrid slots
Although it is available up to 256 GB capacity, it would be more interesting if Samsung still provided a separate microSD slot, not a hybrid aka having to sacrifice SIM-2. With a separate slot, users can more freely manage data storage as needed while still activating both SIM card numbers.
2. Built-in charger only 15W
Although it supports 25W, unfortunately the default charger in the sales package is only 15W. With this built-in charger, it takes about 2 hours to fully charge 100 percent.
3. The chipset is not as fast as its competitors
Although in terms of performance it can still be relied on for various things, in its price class the Galaxy A52 chipset is still lagging behind some of its competitors. So if you are looking for the fastest performance in the range of 5 million rupiah, the Galaxy A52 is not one of them.
Those are some of the advantages and disadvantages of the Samsung Galaxy A52. The smartphone is sold at a price of Rp. 4,999,000 for the 8/128 GB variant, and Rp. 5,399,000 for the 8/256 GB variant.