OnePlus Nord CE 5G vs Samsung Galaxy A52 5G – Review, specifications and prices

The new OnePlus Nord CE 5G handset has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature OnePlus Nord CE 5G Samsung Galaxy A52 5G
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.43 in (inches) 6.46 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
Operating System OxygenOS 11 (Android 11) OxygenOS 11 (Android 11)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/8/2 MP 64/8/5/2 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 32 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 4500 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The OnePlus Nord CE 5G runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A77 and 6 cores of 1.85 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2200 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on OxygenOS 11 (Android 11) operating system.

Both phones are using the same processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G..

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A77 and 6 cores of 1.85 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2200 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on OxygenOS 11 (Android 11) OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The OnePlus Nord CE 5G is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 619 gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G has the Qualcomm Adreno 619 graphics processor.

Battery

The OnePlus Nord CE 5G battery capacity is 4500 mAh, which is the same as Samsung Galaxy A52 5G. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and Warp Charge 30T+.
The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The device is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.43 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is featuring a Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.46 in (inches).

As we can see here, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G is a 0.4% smaller than Samsung Galaxy A52 5G screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

OnePlus Nord CE 5G Samsung Galaxy A52 5G
90 Hz refresh rate 90 Hz refresh rate
Capacitive Capacitive
Multi-touch Infinity-O Display
Scratch resistant Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the OnePlus Nord CE 5G is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is coming with a 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 6 gigabytes.

The maximum capacity offered by the OnePlus Nord CE 5G is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 50% bigger than the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G with 8 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The OnePlus Nord CE 5G comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:256 gigabytes.

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The OnePlus Nord CE 5G rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 64/8/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length and 35 mm:26 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX471 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.7 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.3 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 64/8/5/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

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OnePlus Nord CE 5G Samsung Galaxy A52 5G
5-element lens (#2) Autofocus
Angle of view – 119° (#2) Continuous shooting
Aperture size – f/2.25 (#2) Digital image stabilization
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Digital zoom
Autofocus Exposure compensation
Continuous autofocus Face detection
Continuous shooting Fourth rear camera
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Geotagging
Digital image stabilization HDR
Digital zoom ISO settings
Exposure compensation Panorama
Face detection Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Geotagging Scene mode
HDR Secondary rear camera
ISO settings Self-timer
Macro mode Third rear camera
Panorama Touch focus
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) White balance settings
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The OnePlus Nord CE 5G comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

OnePlus Nord CE 5G Samsung Galaxy A52 5G
16 MP 32 MP
Aperture:f/2.5 Aperture:f/2.2
Digital image stabilization Face unlock
Face unlock Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm
Sensor model:Sony IMX471 Exmor RS

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

OnePlus Nord CE 5G Samsung Galaxy A52 5G
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+ HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE LTE
TD-SCDMA UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The OnePlus Nord CE 5G price is $450 and the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G price tag is $500

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