Samsung Galaxy A52 5G vs Samsung Galaxy A12 – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy A52 5G handset has a 4 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 A12 also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy A52 5G Samsung Galaxy A12
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.46 in (inches) 6.5 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765)
Operating System One UI 3.0 One UI 3.0
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 720 x 1560 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) 3 GB (gigabytes) or 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 32 GB (gigabytes),64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/8/5/2 MP 48/5/2/2 MP
Front Camera 32 MP 8 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy A52 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 One UI 3.0 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G is a better chipset processor than the MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765).

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy A12 has a MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765), the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2300 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on One UI 3.0 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 619 gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy A12 has the PowerVR GE8320,680 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 11.1% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy A12. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Samsung Galaxy A12 battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The mobile phone is using a Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.46 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A12 is featuring a TFT display with 720 x 1560 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is a 0.6% smaller than Samsung Galaxy A12 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G Samsung Galaxy A12
90 Hz refresh rate Capacitive
Capacitive Infinity-V display
Infinity-O Display Multi-touch
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Samsung Galaxy A12 is coming with a 3 GB (gigabytes) or 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like .
In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G gives a 100% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy A12.

The maximum capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% bigger than the Samsung Galaxy A12 with 6 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G gives a 300% more storage memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy A12.

The max storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Samsung Galaxy A12 with 128 gigabytes.

Samsung Galaxy A12 gets you or 32 GB (gigabytes) or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G rear camera setup is composed by 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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Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A12 rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/5/2/2 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/2.4 respectively.

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G Samsung Galaxy A12
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3)
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Digital zoom Autofocus
Exposure compensation Continuous shooting
Face detection Digital zoom
Fourth rear camera Exposure compensation
Geotagging Face detection
HDR Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
ISO settings Geotagging
Panorama HDR
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) ISO settings
Scene mode Panorama
Secondary rear camera Scene mode
Self-timer Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (depth sensing)
Third rear camera Self-timer
Touch focus Third rear camera – 5 MP (ultra-wide angle)
White balance settings Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G comes with a 32 MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy A12 has a 8 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G Samsung Galaxy A12
32 MP 8 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.2
Face unlock Face unlock
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

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.

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G Samsung Galaxy A12
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA HSPA+
Built-in 5G modem LTE
EDGE UMTS(384 kbit/s)
GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G price is $500 and the Samsung Galaxy A12 price tag is $220

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