Samsung Galaxy M52 5G Review: A Pretty Great All-round Smartphone | GadgetGuruBN

Last updated on 13/01/2022 12:35 PM IST.
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Samsung on 28/09/2021 launched the Galaxy M52 5G which is a upper mid-range android smartphone in India priced at Rs.29,999 & these are my honest thoughts about it. 
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1. Battery [8.7/10]
Device comes with Li-Po 5000 mAh battery which supports 25W fast charging. The battery life should be excellent as it features,
  • Bigger battery size.
  • 6nm fabrication of the SOC.
  • 25W fast charging.
Battery Life Stats
SOT [Screen on Time]: Upto 8:30 hrs average.
Battery Life: Upto 2 days average.

2. Performance [8.7/10]
Device comes with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 778G 6nm SOC & runs Android 11 OS with Samsung's One UI 3.1 interface on top. The overall performance should be excellent as it features,
  • 4 Kryo 670 Gold [ARM-Cortex A78] CPU clocked at 2.4 Ghz & 4 Kryo 670 Silver [ARM-Cortex A55] CPU clocked at 1.9 Ghz with Adreno 642L GPU. 
  • 6/8GB LPDDR4x RAM & 128GB UFS 2.1 Storage.
3. Features [8.6/10]
The device comes with excellent features which includes,
  • Important sensors: Fingerprint & Gyroscope.
  • Connectivity options: Dual-Band WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6), Bluetooth 5.0 (A2DP, LE & AAC), USB Type-C 2.0 port, NFC, 5G, GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS & Beidou), Hybrid Dual SIM (dual nano SIM, dual 4G, VoLTE & VoWiFi), Micro SD card slot. 
  • Audio features: Single speakers & 3.5mm headphone jack.
4. Display [8.6/10]
Device comes with 6.7 inch display which should offer excellent quality as it features,
  • Super AMOLED plus panel, 120Hz refresh rate & FHD+ [2400 X 1080 pixels] resolution.
  • Excellent 394 ppi sharpness, 800 nits brightness & 20:9 aspect ratio.
5. Camera [8.2/10]
Device comes with [3] rear cameras with LED & dual tone flash & [1] front camera. The overall The overall camera quality [image & video] should be excellent [8.6/10] in day & very good [7.4/10] in night as it features [camera features: 0.3],
  • Main: 64MP with f/1.8 aperture, 26mm wide-angle lens, 0.7 micron pixel, 1/1.97" sensor size, PDAF & auto HDR.
  • Ultrawide: 12MP with f/2.2 aperture, 123 degree FOV & 1.12 micron pixel.
  • Macro: 5MP with f/2.4 aperture.
  • Video recording options include 4K [2160p@30fps], FHD [1080p@30/60fps] with gyro-EIS image stabilization option. It features Dual video recording, Macro Video, Movie Frame, Pro Mode, Night Mode & more.
  • Front: 32MP with f/2.2 Aperture, 26mm wide-angle lens & auto HDR.
  • Video recording options include 4K [2160p@30fps] & FHD [1080p@30fps].
6. Form Factor [8.3/10]
  • Dimensions: 164.2 x 76.4 x 7.4 mm & Weight: 173 gms.
  • Build: Corning Gorilla Glass 5 with plastic back & frame. 
7. Box Contents: Samsung Galaxy M52 5G [Device itself], 25W Adapter, Type-C cable, Guides / Paper work, Warranty card & SIM tool.

8. Price, Variants, Colors & Availability
2 Price: Rs.29,999 & Rs.31,999.
2 Variants: 6+128GB & 8+128GB. 
2 Colors: Blazing Black & Icy Blue.
Availability: Available from 02/10/2021 via,
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Launch Offer: Rs.3000 Off as Introductory price.  

9. Pros, Cons, GadgetGuruBN Product Rating & VFM Rating
Pros Cons
 + Excellent battery   - Camera quality could be even better 
 + Excellent performance   - No OIS & dual speakers
 + Excellent features   
 + Excellent display    
 + Great camera    
 + Great build    

1. Product Rating: 8.51/10.
2. VFM Rating: 7.3/10. 
3. GadgetGuruBN Rating: 7.90/10.

10. Final Words
Summing up my thoughts the Samsung Galaxy M52 5G is an great smartphone at a very good price, Also do let me know your thoughts in the comments below. 

11. Why you should buy this smartphone?
If you are looking for a pretty great smartphone all-round smartphone in the 30K budget than this smartphone might be the best option for you.
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