London, Gizmologi – After the release of a flagship with folding screen technology, the multinational electronics manufacturer from South Korea, Samsung apparently still wants to present a more affordable 5G smartphone option for its consumers. More targeting the mid-range segment, the Galaxy A52s 5G was introduced with minor changes.
Yes, the Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G is the twin brother of the two previously introduced series, namely the Galaxy A52 & A52 5G. In this series, Samsung finally returned to using the “s” appendage after previously skipping it on the Galaxy A51, and indeed had time to use it on the Galaxy A50s. So what is updated in this refresh?
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If you look for the official releases released by Samsung, there are at least four new improvements, namely the chipset used, software features, charging and new color options. In addition to Awesome Black, Awesome White and Awesome Violet, the Galaxy A52s 5G looks fresh in a new option, Awesome Mint.
Galaxy A52s 5G Brings New “RAM Plus” Feature
While other physical factors are exactly the same. It weighs 189 grams, is 8.4mm thick, and has IP67 certification which makes it dust and water resistant to a depth of 1 meter in 30 minutes.
The previous series, the Galaxy A52 5G, has been released since last March. Although not officially present in Indonesia, some outside reviewers regretted Samsung’s decision to use the Snapdragon 750G chipset which was felt to be underpowered. This is immediately fixed on the Galaxy A52s 5G.
Bringing the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G chipset, the performance goes up significantly with four supreme Kryo 670 cores based on ARM Cortex-A78, plus an Adreno 642L GPU and a more power efficient 6nm fabrication. This will make for a smoother multitasking and gaming experience of course.
In addition, what is interesting is that Samsung brings a new feature that is gaining popularity on other Android smartphones. Named RAM Plus, this feature is said to be able to provide memory expansion, expanding the capacity of 6/8GB RAM which is present as an option, from its 128/256GB internal storage.
Both the Galaxy A52 5G & Galaxy A52s 5G both support 25W fast charging like the flagship, but between the two, only the latest series includes a default adapter with maximum speed in its sales package. While older series users have to buy separately, because it only comes with a 15W adapter.
The price of the Galaxy A52s 5G is more expensive than the Galaxy A72
Other specifications of the Galaxy A52s 5G are still made exactly the same. The flat screen in front uses a Super AMOLED panel, has a 6.5-inch area with a 120Hz refresh rate and an Infinity-O camera design. The camera has a resolution of 32MP.
While the rear camera setup is also quite complete. In addition to the 64MP main sensor that is equipped with OIS, there is also a 12MP ultra wide-angle sensor and two 5MP sensors for macro & depth. Equipped with extra camera features such as Single Take and Fun Mode that takes advantage of augmented reality, in collaboration with Snapchat.
The 4,500 mAh battery capacity is considered sufficient to enjoy multimedia and play games. With the latest One UI 3.0, Samsung gives the Galaxy A52s 5G capabilities such as AI Game Booster that ensures every frame runs smoothly while playing.
Also the stereo speaker setup is amplified with Dolby Atmos support. And the Quick Share feature to share files without an internet connection to other devices in the Samsung ecosystem, to make it easy to share documents and other types quickly.
Samsung first sold the Galaxy A52s 5G in the UK, with new pre-orders starting on August 24, followed by the first sale on September 3. Price? Starting from 409 Pounds Sterling, or around Rp. 8 million.