We know bits about what the Galaxy A52s could have in store for us thanks to its FCC listing, some leaked renders, and benchmark listings. Its approximate price is out there, too, along with some features that it could (or could not) bring to the table. A new report from renowned leaker Ronald Quandt now tells us pretty much everything we need to know about the Galaxy A52s.
A faster and more efficient Snapdragon chip is the key upgrade
For starters, the Galaxy A52s will reuse its predecessor’s 6.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED screen, complete with a hole-punch cutout for the phone’s 32MP selfie camera and an under-display fingerprint sensor. Its rear camera array will consist of a 64MP primary sensor, 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 5MP macro lens and 5MP depth sensor. The lack of a telephoto lens is disappointing, but an earlier leak already prophesized it. Both the rear and front-facing cameras can record 4K video at 30 fps.
Moving on to the Galaxy A52s’ innards, we get a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G chipset with 6GB RAM and up to 256GB of storage. Quandt adds that the European Galaxy A52s variant will limit the internal storage capacity to 128GB. Further expansion via a micro SD card is possible, though. Lastly, the smartphone will draw power from a 4,500mAh battery that supports 25W fast charging, which is par-for-the-course for any Samsung mid-ranger.
Other Galaxy A52s features include Bluetooth 5.0, 802.11 b/g/n/ Wi-Fi, two nano-SIM card slots, and IP67 water and dust resistance. It will run Android 11 with One UI 3.1 out of the box. Although it is not official yet, Samsung will sell the Galaxy A52s sometime at the end of August 2021 for €449 a pop. Looking at the spec sheet, the Galaxy A52s is an incremental upgrade over its predecessor. However, its objectively faster SoC should turn some heads and incentivize people to buy it, especially for its relatively cheap asking price.