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Galaxy A52 Vs A72: What’s the Difference and Which Should You Buy?

Samsung is a household name for high-quality phones and devices. They have continuously created a long list of high-end smartphones that have shown new technological possibilities. Recently, Samsung released a trio of mid-range smartphones to improve on their previous work; the Samsung Galaxy A52, Galaxy A52 5G and Galaxy A72. These new models boast better batteries, clearer cameras and impressive touch-display screens than previous midrange phones.

Without any serious analysis, it’s obvious that the Samsung Galaxy A52, Galaxy A52 5G and Galaxy A72 are quite similar. These phones are affordable and reliable options for people who don’t want to pay through their nose for a new smartphone. Despite being affordable, there is still a lot of quality to enjoy from any of the new releases.

When you take a closer at the A52 and compare it with the A72, some differences become notable. It becomes clearer that each phone has its unique identity but also possess some general features of Samsung’s Galaxy A series.

Samsung Galaxy A52 Vs. Galaxy A72 Specs And Info

Galaxy A52 Galaxy A72
Price €349 €479
Display 6.5-inch FHD+ AMOLED (1080 x 2400) 6.7-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED (1080 x 2400)
Display Refresh Rate 90Hz 90Hz
Rear Cameras 64MP main (f1.8), 12MP ultrawide (f2.2), 5MP macro (f2.4), 5MP depth sensor (f2.4) 64MP (f1/.8), 12MP ultrawide (f/2.2), 8MP telephoto w/ 3x optical (f/2.4), 5MP macro (f/2.4)
Front Camera 32MP (f2.2) 32MP (f2.2)
RAM 4GB/6GB/8GB 6GB/8GB
CPU Snapdragon 720G Snapdragon 720G
microSD expansion capacity Up to 1TB Up to 1TB
Storage 128GB/256GB 128GB/256GB
Battery 4,500 mAh 5,000 mAh
Colours Awesome Violet, Awesome Blue, Awesome Black, Awesome White Awesome Violet, Awesome Blue, Awesome Black, Awesome White
Operating System Android 11 Android 11
Charging 25W wired 25W wired
Dimensions 6.3 x 2.9 x 0.3 inches (6.7 ounces) 6.5 x 3.05 x 0.33 inches (7.16 ounces)
Water / Dust Resistance IP67 IP67
Connectivity LTE LTE

Galaxy A52 Vs. Galaxy A72 Specs

Samsung Galaxy A52 Vs. Galaxy A72 Cameras

Both new phones are designed to have four (4) rear cameras, but there’s a clear difference between the components of these two models. To start with, Galaxy A72 features a telephoto lens that is capable of 3X lossless zoom while Galaxy A52 doesn’t feature the lens and is replaced with a depth sensor. If you are the type of person that enjoys zooming in to take pictures, the Galaxy A72 may be more suitable.

Asides from this, the other camera components of both phones are the same. The Galaxy A52 and A72 feature a 64MP main camera with optical image stabilization, a 12MP ultrawide angle sensor and a 5MP macro camera. Both devices have a 32MP selfie cam.

The camera modes and features for new Samsung phones in the Galaxy A series are the same, including Single Take mode.

Samsung Galaxy A52 Vs. Galaxy A72 Displays

The Galaxy A72 has a larger display than the A52, with a 6.7 inch AMOLED panel. On the other hand, the Galaxy A52 features a 6.5-inch screen. Both phones have the same 2400 x 1080p resolution, but the A52 has more resolutions per inch – 407 PPI when compared to the 394 PPI of the A72.

To accommodate the bigger screen, the Galaxy A72 is a little bigger than the A52. The A72 also weighs a little more than the A52.

Samsung Galaxy A52 Vs. Galaxy A72 Battery Sizes

A bigger phone would allow for more battery space, and the Galaxy A72 is a good example. The bigger sibling of the Galaxy A52 has a battery capacity of 5,000 mAh while the A52 itself has a battery capacity of 4,500 mAh.

Both phones have different battery sizes but similar charging speeds. Both phones are powered by 25W charging and Samsung has included chargers in their packaging.

Galaxy A52 Vs. Galaxy A72 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A52 Vs. Samsung Galaxy A72 Processors And Connectivity

Samsung has adopted Qualcomm’s 7 series of Silicon to power these new smartphones which don’t come as a surprise considering their prices. The renowned phone manufacturer has chosen to adopt the same chipsets for their phones.

The Galaxy A52 and A72 feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 720G. Both phones do not have 5G connectivity; LTE only.

Samsung Galaxy A52 Vs. Samsung Galaxy A72 Prices

We now have a clearer picture of how Samsung prices are after their launch event, though we are still expecting U.S price listings. As expected, both phones have varying prices though the range isn’t too wide.

The Galaxy A52 is the cheaper model with a price of  €349 in Europe, while the A72 model costs €479. Straight currency conversions may be inaccurate but the phones are expected to cost between $349 – $499 in the US.

Samsung Galaxy A52 Vs. Galaxy A72: What are the similarities?

Despite all of the differences listed above, both phones have quite several similarities. Except for the 4GB variant, the Galaxy A52 and A72 offer similar RAM (6GB/8GB) and storage (128GB/256GB) capacities. They are both capable of microSD expansion of up to 1TB.

Both phone models have similar color variants. Whether you pick the A52 or A72, you will be able to pick from Awesome Violet, Awesome Blue, Awesome Black, and Awesome White. Both phones also offer IP67 water/dust resistance ratings. This means they can survive a plunge in 1m of water for about 30 minutes.

Another important similarity between both phone models is the level of support offered on these devices. It doesn’t matter if you have got the A52 or A72, Samsung will allow you receive up to three generations of Android updates and regular security updates for 4 years.

Samsung Galaxy A52 Vs Samsung Galaxy A72: Which is right for you?

We’ll have the final word on which device tops between the Samsung Galaxy A52 and A72. The Samsung Galaxy A52 would be the choice of those looking for cheap bargains or anyone who wants a screen with a fast refresh rate while the A72 will be the choice of those who prefer a high-end camera.

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Adam
Adam
I am a super enthusiast of electronic products and often experience various electronic accessories. I hope what I shared is helpful to everyone!

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