Samsung unveiled the Galaxy A52s 5G in August as an upgrade to the Galaxy A52 5G, which was first announced in March 2021 and released in March 2022. Both smartphones are priced below the Galaxy S21 range, but they provide some of the same important characteristics for a lower price – similar to what the Galaxy S20 FE offers as well.
What is the difference between the Galaxy A52s 5G and A52 5G and the 2020 Galaxy S20 FE? We’ve compared their specifications against one another to assist you in determining which one could be the best fit for you.
Galaxy A52s 5G/A52 5G Dimensions: 159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4mm, 189g Dimensions: 159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4mm Dimensions: 159.9 x 8.4mm Dimensions: 159.9 x 8.4mm Dimensions: 159.9 x 8.4mm Dimensions: 159.9 x 8.4mm Dimensions: 159.9 x 8.4mm Dimensions: 159.
The dimensions of the Galaxy S20 FE 5G are 159.8 x 74.5 x 8.4mm and the weight is 190g.
In addition to flat screens with a centred punch hole camera at the top, the Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G, A52 5G, and Galaxy S20 FE 5G all have polycarbonate casings, rather than glass, and they all have a fingerprint sensor.
In the upper left corner of the back panel, each of the three devices has a rectangular camera housing. However, when compared to the Galaxy S20 FE, the Galaxy A52s 5G and A52 5G have more prominent camera lenses, resulting in a more stunning rear panel.
They are essentially identical in terms of physical size and weight to the Galaxy S20 FE, and they are also virtually equal in terms of performance. The Galaxy A52s 5G and A52 5G are both water and dust resistant to IP67 standards, whereas the Galaxy S20 FE is water and dust resistant to IP68.
The Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G, A52 5G, and Galaxy S20 FE are available in a variety of vibrant colours. The A52s is available in four colours: mint, purple, black, and white. The A52 is available in four colours: blue, purple, black, and white. The S20 FE is available in a variety of colours, including blue, red, lavender, mint, white, and orange. The S20 FE has the impression of having a somewhat superior overall build quality to the other two.
- Galaxy A52s 5G/A52 5G: 6.5-inch Full HD+ display with 120Hz refresh rate.
- Galaxy S20 FE (Full HD+, 120Hz, HDR): 6.5-inch, Full HD+, 120Hz, HDR
In addition to the Galaxy A52s 5G, the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G and the Galaxy S20 FE all have a 6.5-inch display with a Full HD+ resolution, giving them a pixel density of 404ppi.
As previously stated, they all have flat panels and a 120Hz refresh rate, which is the industry standard. In addition, they are all Super AMOLED displays.
Samsung’s Galaxy A52s 5G and A52 5G smartphones have a maximum brightness of 800nits, although they do not support high dynamic range (HDR). The Galaxy S20 FE, on the other hand, does support HDR10+.
Hardware and Technical Specifications
- Galaxy A52s 5G has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 708 processor, 6/8GB of RAM, 128/256GB of storage, and a 4500mAh battery.
- Galaxy A52 5G has a Qualcomm SD750G processor, 6/8GB of RAM, 128/256GB of storage, microSD, and a 4500mAh battery.
- Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G specifications: Qualcomm SD865, 6GB RAM, 128GB storage, microSD, 4500mAh battery.
The Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G chipset, whereas the A52 5G is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G chipset. Both devices have 6GB of RAM and 128/256GB of storage, and the A52s 5G is an upgrade to the A52 5G. Both variants include support for microSD cards for storage extension up to 1TB in capacity.
For its part, the Galaxy S20 FE 5G is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, which is complemented by 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It, too, includes support for microSD cards for storage expansion.
The Galaxy A52s 5G, A52 5G, and Galaxy S20 FE are all powered by a 4500mAh lithium-ion battery. Samsung’s Galaxy A52s 5G and A52 5G smartphones both enable 25W fast charging, although none of them is equipped with wireless charging. It is possible to charge the Galaxy S20 FE at a rate of 15 watts per minute, and it supports wireless charging and reverses wireless charging.
The Galaxy S20 FE is the more powerful of the three devices, while the Galaxy A52s 5G is likely to be well worth considering after receiving a CPU update when compared to the A52 5G, which is the least powerful.
- Galaxy A52 5G has a quad-rear camera and a front-facing camera with 32MP.
- Galaxy S20 FE features a triple rear camera and a front-facing camera with 32MP.
The Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G and A52 5G are equipped with a quad-camera setup on the back. An optical image stabilisation system (OIS) and an aperture of f/1.8 are included in the primary camera, which also has a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens and an aperture of f/2.2, as well as a 5-megapixel depth lens with an aperture of f/2.4, and a 5-megapixel macro lens with an aperture of f/2.4.
The Galaxy S20 FE is equipped with a triple-lens rear camera. This consists of a 12-megapixel main camera with an f/1.8 aperture, optical image stabilisation, and 1.8-micron pixels, an 8-megapixel telephoto lens with an f/2.4 aperture, 1.0-micron pixels, optical image stabilisation, and 3x optical zoom, and a 12-megapixel ultra-wide lens with an f/2.2 aperture and 1.12-micron pixels.
The Galaxy A52s 5G, A52 5G, and Galaxy S20 FE all have a 32-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture on the front of their devices.
The Galaxy S20 FE has the best camera out of the bunch, and it is the most expensive.
- Galaxy A52s 5G costs £409 in the UK.
- The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G costs £399.
- Galaxy S20 FE (Full-Fledged Edition): £699
In the United Kingdom, the Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G costs £409. It is currently available for presale and will go on sale on September 3rd.
The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is available for £399 in the United Kingdom and €429 in Europe.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G variant costs £699 in the United Kingdom, making it much more costly than the standard model.
In terms of specs, the Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G, A52 5G, and Galaxy S20 FE are all quite comparable to one another. They all have the same size and resolution display, as well as 120Hz refresh rates, the same size battery, microSD compatibility, and 5G capabilities, among other things.
The Galaxy A52s and A52 5G have a somewhat more distinctive look, as well as the possibility of additional RAM and more storage. However, the Galaxy S20 FE had superior camera performance in our testing, as well as HDR capability and wireless charging.
In terms of value for money, the Galaxy A52s 5G is likely to be the more appealing option for most people. However, it is worth noting that rumours of the Galaxy S21 FE have been circulating, so it may be worth waiting a few more months to see what that device provides.
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