Galaxy A52 and Galaxy A72

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G and Galaxy A72 unveiled

The A52 and A72 run on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 720G chips, while the A52 5G has the 5G-enabled 750G.

Samsung has unveiled three new models for the lower-cost Galaxy A lineup, the A52, A52 5G, and A72.S7. All three models include higher-end features like Super AMOLED displays (6.7-inch for the A72 and 6.5-inch for the others), a quad camera on the back, headphone jacks, two-day battery life, and MicroSD slots that can increase memory up to 1TB. Samsung is continuing to include a charger in the device boxes.

The A52 and A72 run on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 720G chips, while the A52 5G has the 5G-enabled 750G. All models are all available with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM and the standard A52 throws in a lower 4GB option.

For cameras, all models have a 64MP f/1.8 primary camera, a 12MP f/2.2 ultra-wide camera, and a 5MP f/2.4 macro camera. The A52s throw on a depth camera as the fourth and the A72 has an 8 megapixel 3x telephoto lens.

Galaxy A52

“At Samsung, we strive to provide our customers with innovative, industry-leading products at all price points, which is why we are delighted to launch the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G and Samsung Galaxy A72 as stellar additions to our smartphone portfolio” said Conor Pierce, Corporate Vice President for Samsung Electronics UK & Ireland.

“The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G offers cutting-edge features, including a vivid and smoother display, long-lasting battery and cameras designed to keep up with the demands of content creators. All this is powered by 5G, putting innovation in the hands of the next generation”.

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G

Samsung has set the bar high for camera quality, and the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is no different. By making exciting camera innovations available, you can enjoy more fun and versatile photos and videos.

Shoot vivid and crisp photos and videos with ease thanks to a versatile quad camera with 64MP high-resolution. Instantly turn your favourite moments from 4K videos into 8MP high-resolution images with 4K Video Snap. Scene Optimiser uses AI to shoot with optimal settings for 30 categories of images and backgrounds such as food, landscapes, and pets.

Whether filming the latest dance trend or capturing a new skateboard trick, OIS (optical image stabilisation) ensures pictures and videos come out sharp and steady. No need to miss an important moment anymore because of low lighting. Night mode uses multi-frame processing, resulting in a bright and crisp image even in the dark.

Add style and unique flair to content using AR Emoji and My Filter.

Samsung enhances experiences and style with a vivid display and sophisticated design to fit and reflect your life. Enjoy your favourite show on Samsung’s beloved Super AMOLED display. Now with a 120Hz refresh rate, the scrolling experience is even smoother. Keep watching and scrolling social media posts even when outside thanks to an increased 800nits luminance.

The new Samsung Galaxy A52 5G features a refreshed design that is simple yet purposeful with a soft-edge design and minimal camera housing.

The new Samsung Galaxy A52 5G experience is enhanced by the seamless connections and new opportunities offered through the Samsung Galaxy ecosystem.

SmartThings connects to and controls thousands of devices in a smart home environment right from the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G —including wearables, tablets, PCs and TVs. Additionally, SmartThings Find locates your paired devices with more intuitive and detailed directions, and Samsung Galaxy SmartTag Bluetooth locator can find non-connected devices or belongings by attaching it to what matters most. So you can connect and control thousands of devices from your Samsung Galaxy A52 5G.

Whether participating in a joint workout at home or catching up on the latest podcast with friends, connect and listen to music together. Music Share simply syncs a phone with a friend’s device to share music without speaker pairing. Also, pair phones with two sets of Samsung Galaxy Buds devices and listen together with Buds Together.

Quick Share lets you easily send pictures and videos without size limitation to nearby Samsung Galaxy devices so you can get quick approval before posting a group selfie. With Private Share, you can change your mind whom to share with, or revoke the photos and videos even after sharing with just one tap.

The new Samsung Galaxy A52 5G comes with the essentials that all Samsung Galaxy users deserve to have.

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is water and dust resistant with an IP67 rating. Protect the things that matter with built-in Samsung Knox—Samsung’s defense-grade security system that safeguards personal information and data in real-time.

Capture, create, and stream without slowing down with a long-lasting 4,500mAh battery capacity, while the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G makes 5G connectivity accessible.

The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is equipped with the Samsung Galaxy essentials including stereo speakers and external memory up to 1TB. the stereo speakers experience with Dolby Atmos for a rich soundscape filled with up-levelled depth and detail. Also, the redesigned One UI 3 helps enable more intuitive experiences and consistent interactions by increasing speed, reducing distractions and highlighting important information.

Samsung always aims to provide Galaxy users with an up –to-date mobile OS, and this is now expanded to the A Series. The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G will support software upgrades for three generations, and regular security updates for a minimum of four years.

Galaxy A72

Samsung Galaxy A72

Alongside the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G, Samsung unveiled the Samsung Galaxy A72, packing a long-lasting 5,000mAh battery, a large immersive Super AMOLED display and a smooth scrolling experience with a 90Hz refresh rate.

With the Samsung Galaxy A72, enjoy a versatile quad camera array with 64MP high-resolution, complete with 4K Video Snap so you can turn special moments from 4K videos into 8MP high-resolution images. 

Scene Optimiser also uses AI to shoot with optimal settings for 30 categories of images and backgrounds such as food, landscapes, and pets. What’s more, ensure total peace of mind with water and dust resistance with an IP67 rating.

The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is widely available to buy now in Samsung channels and major UK retailers, available in Awesome Violet, Awesome Blue, Awesome Black, and Awesome White

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is starts at £399.99. Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy A72 is available to buy now in Samsung channels, available in Awesome Violet, Awesome Blue, Awesome Black, and Awesome White starting at £419.

Galaxy A72

Galaxy A52, A52 5G and Galaxy A72 Specifications

Galaxy A52 5GGalaxy A52Galaxy A72
Display6.5” FHD+ Super AMOLED
Infinity-O Display (1080 x 2400), 407 ppi
120 Hz refresh rate
* Infinity-O Display: a near bezel-less, full-frontal screen.
6.5” FHD+ Super AMOLED
Infinity-O Display (1080 x 2400), 407 ppi
90 Hz refresh rate
* Infinity-O Display: a near bezel-less, full-frontal screen.
6.7” FHD+ Super AMOLED
Infinity-O Display (1080 x 2400), 394 ppi
90 Hz refresh rate
* Infinity-O Display: a near bezel-less, full-frontal screen.
Dimension75.1 x 159.9 x 8.4mm75.1 x 159.9 x 8.4mm77.4 x 165.0 x 8.4mm
Weight189g189g203g
Camera[Front]
32MP FF (F2.2, 0.8µm)
[Rear]
Main: 64MP OIS AF (F1.8, 0.8µm)
Ultra Wide: 12MP FF (F2.2, 1.12µm)
Macro: 5MP FF (F2.4, 1.12µm)
Depth: 5MP FF (F2.4, 1.12µm)
Zoom
Digital Zoom up to 10X
[Front]
32MP FF (F2.2, 0.8µm)
[Rear]
Main: 64MP OIS AF (F1.8, 0.8µm)
Ultra Wide: 12MP FF (F2.2, 1.12µm)
Macro: 5MP FF (F2.4, 1.12µm)
Depth: 5MP FF (F2.4, 1.12µm)
Zoom
Digital Zoom up to 10X
[Front]
32MP FF (F2.2, 0.8µm)
[Rear]
Main: 64MP OIS AF (F1.8, 0.8µm)
Ultra Wide: 12MP FF (F2.2, 1.12µm)
Macro: 5MP FF (F2.4, 1.12µm)
Tele(3x): 8MP OIS AF (F2.4, 1.0µm)
Zoom
Digital Zoom up to 30X, Optical Zoom at 3X
APOcta-Core (2×2.2 ㎓ + 6×1.8 ㎓)Octa-Core (2×2.3 ㎓ + 6×1.8 ㎓)Octa-Core (2×2.3 ㎓ + 6×1.8 ㎓)
MemoryRAM: 6GB / 8GB
ROM: 128GB​ / 256GB
RAM: 4Gb / 6GB / 8GB
ROM: 128GB​ / 256GB
RAM: 6GB / 8GB
ROM: 128GB​ / 256GB
Expandable Memory & SIM Card2 slots (SIM 1 + Hybrid)
Micro SD: Up to 1TB
2 slots (SIM 1 + Hybrid)
Micro SD: Up to 1TB
2 slots (SIM 1 + Hybrid)
Micro SD: Up to 1TB
Battery4,500 mAh ​(typical)4,500 mAh ​(typical)5,000 mAh (typical)
Charging25W Super Fast Charging
15W Adaptive Fast Charging provided in A52 5G box
25W Super Fast Charging
25W Super Fast Charging
OSAndroid 11Android 11Android 11
Network5G Sub6 FDD,5G Sub6 TDDLTELTE
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4G+5GHz)
Bluetooth® v 5.0
USB Type-C 2.0
Location (GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo)
Galileo and BeiDou coverage may be limited. BeiDou may not be available for certain countries.
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4G+5GHz)
Bluetooth® v 5.0
USB Type-C 2.0
Location (GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo)
Galileo and BeiDou coverage may be limited. BeiDou may not be available for certain countries.
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4G+5GHz)
Bluetooth® v 5.0
USB Type-C 2.0
Location (GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo)
Galileo and BeiDou coverage may be limited. BeiDou may not be available for certain countries.
PaymentNFC Samsung Pay
MST
NFC Samsung Pay
MST
NFC Samsung Pay
MST
SensorsAccelerometer, Under-Screen Fingerprint sensor, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor, Light sensor, Virtual Proximity sensorAccelerometer, Under-Screen Fingerprint sensor, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor, Light sensor, Virtual Proximity sensorAccelerometer, Under-Screen Fingerprint sensor, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor, Light sensor, Virtual Proximity sensor
AuthenticationLock type: Pattern, PIN, password
Biometric lock type: Face Recognition, Fingerprint sensor
Lock type: Pattern, PIN, password
Biometric lock type: Face Recognition, Fingerprint sensor
Lock type: Pattern, PIN, password
Biometric lock type: Face Recognition, Fingerprint sensor
Audio[Stereo speakers sound by AKG]
Surround sound with Dolby Atmos technology
[Ultra high quality audio playback]
UHQ 24-bit
PCM: Up to 24 bits
[Audio playback format]
MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
Scalable Codec: Enhanced Bluetooth connection under ambient radio frequency interference.
[Bluetooth]
Dual Audio: Connect two Bluetooth devices to the Galaxy A52, A52 5G and A72 to play audio through the two devices simultaneously.
[Stereo speakers sound by AKG]
Surround sound with Dolby Atmos technology
[Ultra high quality audio playback]
UHQ 24-bit
PCM: Up to 24 bits
[Audio playback format]
MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
Scalable Codec: Enhanced Bluetooth connection under ambient radio frequency interference.
[Bluetooth]
Dual Audio: Connect two Bluetooth devices to the Galaxy A52, A52 5G and A72 to play audio through the two devices simultaneously.
[Stereo speakers sound by AKG]
Surround sound with Dolby Atmos technology
[Ultra high quality audio playback]
UHQ 24-bit
PCM: Up to 24 bits
[Audio playback format]
MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
Scalable Codec: Enhanced Bluetooth connection under ambient radio frequency interference.
[Bluetooth]
Dual Audio: Connect two Bluetooth devices to the Galaxy A52, A52 5G and A72 to play audio through the two devices simultaneously.
Video[Video playback format]
MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
[TV connection]
Wireless: Smart View (screen mirroring 1080p at 30fps)
[Video playback format]
MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
[TV connection]
Wireless: Smart View (screen mirroring 1080p at 30fps)
[Video playback format]
MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
[TV connection]
Wireless: Smart View (screen mirroring 1080p at 30fps)
Water ResistanceIP67IP67IP67

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