|Samsung Galaxy A52 5G||Samsung Galaxy M52 5G|
|Screen||6.5 inches of Super AMOLED technology, 20: 9 aspect ratio, FullHD + resolution of 2,400 x 1,080 pixels and 120 Hz refresh rate||6.7 inches of Super AMOLED Plus technology, 20: 9 aspect ratio, FullHD + resolution of 2,400 x 1,080 pixels and 120 Hz refresh rate|
|Main chamber||– 64 megapixel main sensor with f / 1.8 focal aperture
– Secondary sensor with 12 megapixel wide angle lens with f / 2.2 focal aperture
– Tertiary sensor with 5 megapixel bokeh lens with f / 2.4 focal aperture
– Quaternary sensor with macro lens of 5 megapixels with f / 2.4 focal aperture
|– 64 megapixel main sensor with f / 1.8 focal aperture
– Secondary sensor with 12 megapixel wide-angle lens with f / 2.2 focal aperture
– Tertiary sensor with 5 megapixel macro lens with f / 2.4 focal aperture
|Selfie camera||32 megapixel main sensor with f / 2.2 focal aperture||32 megapixel main sensor with f / 2.2 focal aperture|
|Internal memory||128 and 256 GB||128 GB|
|Extension||Available via microSD card||Available via microSD card|
|Processor and RAM||Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
6 or 8 GB of RAM
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
6 or 8 GB of RAM
|Battery||4,500 mAh with 25 W fast charge||5,000 mAh with 25 W fast charge|
|OS||Android 11 under One UI 3.1||Android 11 under One UI 3.1|
|Connections||5G, 4G LTE, NFC for contactless payments, Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac dual band, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS + GLONASS and USB Type-C||5G, 4G LTE, NFC for contactless payments, Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac / 6 dual band, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS + GLONASS and USB Type-C|
|SIM||Dual nano SIM||Dual nano SIM|
|Design||Colors: black, white, purple and blue||Colors: blue, black and white|
|Dimensions and weight||159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm and 189 grams||164.2 x 76.4 x 7.4 mm and 173 grams|
|Featured Features||Under-display fingerprint sensor, stereo speakers, IP67-grade water resistance, and 3.5mm headphone jack input||Fingerprint sensor on the side|
|Price||From 430 euros||From 370 euros in launch promotion and 450 euros in regular price|
Two of the mobiles that currently present better characteristics and technical specifications within Samsung’s mid-range are the Galaxy A52 5G and Galaxy M52 5G. The first became official in March of this year, while the second arrived this month, being launched in Spain a couple of days ago. They both share many qualities and are priced similarly, which is why we are now comparing them thoroughly, in order to determine which one is better and why, based on their main differences and everything they have to offer.
The prices indicated in the article could vary over time, so, from tuexperto.com, we limit ourselves to analyzing the differences at the date of publication.
IDENTICAL DESIGNS, SAVE FOR SOME DETAILS, AND SCREENS OF DIFFERENT SIZES
To begin with, the South Korean manufacturer has not wanted to differentiate the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G and Galaxy M52 5G from each other, at least not in terms of appearance on the front. And it is that in this section we find screens on both mobiles that have reduced frames and a hole for the selfie camera that is located in the upper central part.
Things change when we go behind the backs of these mobiles, which, if it were not for the camera module of each one, would not have differences either. In this sense, the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G, having a four-camera photographic configuration, has a different sensor organization , compared to the Galaxy M52 5G, which has a triple camera.
On the other hand, this pair has 120 Hz refresh rate screens and FullHD + resolution of 2,400 x 1,080 pixels. Of course, the screen of the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is smaller, with a diagonal of 6.5 inches , while that of the Samsung Galaxy M52 5G measures 6.7 inches. The other thing is that the panel of the Galaxy A52 5G is of Super AMOLED technology and not Super AMOLED Plus like that of the Galaxy M52 5G.
DIFFERENCES IN PERFORMANCE, BUT WITH SNAPDRAGON PROCESSORS PRESENT IN BOTH CASES
Samsung is not a brand that likes Mediatek very much. Your main options are usually Qualcomm or Exynos processor chipsets, the firm’s own.
Now, for the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G he has chosen the Snapdragon 750G , a piece that is capable of working at a maximum clock frequency of 2.2 GHz. For the Galaxy M52 5G, instead, he preferred to use a more powerful model, and is there when we are faced with the Snapdragon 778G, which works at a higher clock frequency of 2.4 GHz and has a more advanced core configuration. That is why the latter presents better performance when opening and running apps, games and tasks of all kinds. In addition to this, the two mobiles offer support for 5G networks and connectivity thanks to both processors, something that can already be deduced from their names.
The RAM options for these two devices are the same, 6 GB and 8 GB. However, the internal storage space is not, because for the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G we have 128 or 256 GB available , unlike its rival, which only has 128 GB of internal memory. Of course, both come with support for ROM memory expansion through a microSD card.
SAME CAMERAS, BUT THE GALAXY A52 5G HAS ONE MORE
The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G and Galaxy M52 5G have a fairly decent camera pack, with a 64 megapixel main lens that offers high quality photos , as well as the rest of the sensors of both phones. The first consists of a quadruple combo, in which, in addition to the aforementioned main sensor, it has a 12-megapixel wide-angle shooter and two other 5-megapixel cameras for macro and bokeh photos.
The Samsung Galaxy M52 5G, meanwhile, features a triple camera , in which the other two remaining sensors are a 12-megapixel wide-angle and a 5-megapixel macro. This phone only lacks the 5-megapixel bokeh, but otherwise it has the same lenses as its rival, and this also applies in the selfie section, as it comes with a 32-megapixel shooter, just like the Galaxy A52 5G.
BATTERIES AND OTHER FEATURES
Another difference between these mid-range has to do with the battery, which is 4,500 mAh capacity in the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G and 5,000 mAh in the Samsung Galaxy M52 5G. However, both come with 25W fast charging support and charge through a USB-C port.
Otherwise, the Galaxy A52 5G features IP67-grade water resistance , something the Galaxy M52 5G lacks. This one also has a fingerprint reader under the screen, while the second has it on the side. In addition, it has a stereo speaker and a 3.5 mm jack input for headphones, other details that the Galaxy M52 5G does not have, it is worth noting. However, something that the Galaxy M52 5G does and the A52 5G does not have is Wi-Fi 6. Of the rest, the two come with Android 11 under One UI 3.1.
PRICES, CONCLUSIONS AND OPINION: WHICH IS BETTER IN 2021, THE SAMSUNG GALAXY A52 5G OR GALAXY M52 5G IN 2021?
The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G today can be obtained with a sale price that starts at 430 euros in the market. The Galaxy M52 5G, meanwhile, has been launched with a pre-order promotional price of 370 euros, although its regular advertised price is 450 euros.
Now, in terms of displays there is no clear winner, beyond the fact that the Samsung Galaxy M52 5G has a larger screen; both have FHD + panels with 120 Hz refresh rate and similar technologies. Of course, with regard to performance and autonomy, the Galaxy M52 5G is superior , having a more advanced processor and larger battery, although in the camera department it falls a bit short, having one less sensor than the Galaxy A52 5G.
The other thing is that the A52 5G comes with an in-display fingerprint reader, a 3.5 headphone jack port, and IP67 water resistance – three things the M52 5G lacks. With the latter, generally speaking, the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is the best mobile in 2021, as well as for its price, which is cheaper.