Samsung finally unveiled the Samsung Galaxy A72, Galaxy A52 5G, and Galaxy A52. Announced alongside the two devices is also the Samsung Galaxy A32. As the successor to the A31, A51, and A71, these devices received major upgrades all around to make them worthy successors. We’ve already got our hands on the Samsung Galaxy A72, so check out our first impressions of the device here.
Samsung Galaxy A72
The Samsung Galaxy A72 features a 6.7-inch FHD+ screen with a Super AMOLED panel. On the top, there’s an Infinity-O notch which houses the selfie camera. It also has a 90Hz refresh rate, which is a welcome feature from the standard 60Hz.
The Samsung Galaxy A72 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G processor, paired with 8GB RAM and 256GB of storage. Storage can be expanded up to 1TB via the microSD card slot within the SIM tray. Do note that if you’re using a dual-SIM setup, that would take up the microSD slot too.
In the camera department, the Samsung Galaxy A72 has a 64MP main sensor with OIS capabilities, 12MP ultra-wide sensor, 5MP macro sensor, and an 8MP telephoto sensor. The telephoto sensor supports Space Zoom up to 30X, while optical zoom can reach up to 3X. On the front, there’s a 32MP main sensor in charge of selfies and video calls.
Connectivity wise, the Samsung Galaxy A72 has Wi-Fi 5, with Bluetooth 5.0, as well as a 3.5mm audio jack for those of you who still prefer a wired earphone. Powering the device is a 5,000mAh battery that supports 25W fast charging via USB Type-C. Another thing to note is that the device also supports NFC, so you can use Samsung Pay with it.
Running on Samsung’s One UI 3.0, the Samsung Galaxy A72 has also been fitted with IP67 dust and water resistance, which allows it to stay under fresh water up to 1m for 30 minutes. There’s also a dual speaker system that supports Dolby Atmos.
Samsung Galaxy A52
As for the Samsung Galaxy A52, it is running on the Qualcomm Snapdragon xxx processor, paired with the same memory configuration as the A72 (8GB + 256GB). Display wise, it does have a smaller 6.5-inch FHD+ display with a Super AMOLED panel. It also enjoys the 90Hz refresh rate for smoother navigation and transitions.
It shares almost the same camera setup as the A72, with the 64MP main sensor with OIS, 12MP ultra-wide angle sensor, 5MP macro sensor. Instead of the 8MP telephoto sensor, it gets replaced with a 5MP depth sensor. The A52 also supports digital zoom up to 10X. And on the front, it also has a 32MP selfie sensor.
Battery wise, the Samsung Galaxy A52 has a 4,500mAh battery that supports 25W fast charging via USB Type-C. There’s also Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, as well as IP67 dust and water resistance rating.
Pricing And Availability
Both the Samsung Galaxy A52 and A72 will be available in four colours – Awesome Black, Awesome White, Awesome Violet, and Awesome Blue. The Galaxy A52 will be priced from 349 Euros, while the 5G variant of the A52 will be priced at 429 Euros. As for the Samsung Galaxy A72, it will be priced at 449 Euros.
There has been no mention of pricing or availability for the Malaysian market as of this writing, but do stay tuned as we will definitely update you once that information has been made available to us.