Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G vs S20 FE: Which must you purchase?

(Pocket-lint) – Samsung revealed the Galaxy A52s 5G in August 2021 as an replace to the Galaxy A52 5G introduced in March 2021. Each gadgets sit beneath the Galaxy S21 vary, however function a few of its key specs for much less cash – very similar to the Galaxy S20 FE does.

How does the Galaxy A52s 5G and A52 5G evaluate to the 2020 Galaxy S20 FE? We have put their specs up in opposition to one another that will help you work out which one may be the proper one for you when you’re in search of a extra inexpensive Samsung cellphone.

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Design

  • Galaxy A52s 5G/A52 5G: 159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4mm, 189g
  • Galaxy S20 FE 5G: 159.8 x 74.5 x 8.4mm, 190g

The Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G, A52 5G and Galaxy S20 FE 5G all provide flat shows with a centralised punch gap digital camera on the high and so they additionally additionally provide plastic our bodies quite than glass. 

All three have an oblong digital camera housing within the high left on the again, although the Galaxy A52s 5G and A52 5G have extra outstanding digital camera lenses in comparison with the Galaxy S20 FE, making for a extra placing rear panel.

When it comes to bodily dimension, the Galaxy A52s 5G and A52 5G are nearly similar to the Galaxy S20 FE, and so they weigh just about the identical too. The Galaxy A52s 5G and A52 5G are IP67 water and mud resistant, whereas the Galaxy S20 FE is IP68.

The Galaxy A52s 5G, A52 5G and the Galaxy S20 FE are available a spread of brilliant colors. The A52s is available in mint, purple, black and white. The A52 is available in blue, purple, black and white. The S20 FE is available in blue, purple, lavender, mint, white, orange. Of the three, the S20 FE appears like barely larger high quality of construct, as we found in our evaluation.

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Show

  • Galaxy A52s 5G/A52 5G: 6.5-inch, Full HD+, 120Hz
  • Galaxy S20 FE: 6.5-inch, Full HD+, 120Hz, HDR

The Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G, A52 5G and the Galaxy S20 FE have a 6.5-inch show with a Full HD+ decision that places their pixel densities at 404ppi. 

All of them provide flat shows – as we talked about – and so they all have a 120Hz refresh charge. They’re additionally all Tremendous AMOLED panels. 

The Galaxy A52s 5G and A52 5G have a most brightness of 800nits however they do not help HDR. The Galaxy S20 FE does help HDR10+ nevertheless, so can look just a little higher on supporting content material.

{Hardware} and specs

  • Galaxy A52s 5G: Qualcomm SD778, 6/8GB RAM, 128/256GB storage, microSD, 4500mAh
  • Galaxy A52 5G: Qualcomm SD750G, 6/8GB RAM, 128/256GB storage, microSD, 4500mAh
  • Galaxy S20 FE 5G: Qualcomm SD865, 6GB RAM, 128GB storage, microSD, 4500mAh

The Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G runs on the Snapdragon 778G chipset, an improve to the A52 5G that runs on the Snapdragon 750G chipset, with 6/GB of RAM and 128/256GB of storage. There may be microSD help for storage enlargement as much as 1TB on each fashions. That makes the A52s just a bit extra highly effective.

The Galaxy S20 FE 5G in the meantime, runs on the Snapdragon 865 chipset, supported by 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It too has microSD help for storage enlargement. It is a tier about of the {hardware} within the Galaxy A fashions, so it is a greater performer general.

The Galaxy A52s 5G, A52 5G and the Galaxy S20 FE all have a 4500mAh battery. The Galaxy A52s 5G and A52 5G help 25W quick charging, however they do not provide wi-fi charging. The Galaxy S20 FE has 15W quick charging, together with wi-fi charging and reverse wi-fi charging.

Of the three, the Galaxy S20 FE is probably the most highly effective gadget, although the Galaxy A52s 5G is more likely to be effectively price contemplating after its processor improve in comparison with the A52 5G.

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Digicam

  • Galaxy A52 5G: Quad rear, 32MP entrance
  • Galaxy S20 FE: Triple rear, 32MP entrance

The Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G and A52 5G include a quad rear digital camera. That is made up of a 64-megapixel important digital camera with optical picture stabilisation (OIS) and an aperture of f/1.8, together with a 12-megapixel ultrawide lens with f/2.2, a 5-megapixel depth lens with f/2.4 and a 5-megapixel macro lens with f/2.4. 

The Galaxy S20 FE has a triple rear digital camera. That is made up of 12-megapixel important digital camera with an f/1.8 aperture, OIS and 1.8µm pixels, an 8-megapixel telephoto lens with f/2.4, 1.0µm, OIS and 3x optical, and a 12-megapixel extremely extensive lens with f/2.2 and 1.12µm pixels. 

On the entrance of the Galaxy A52s 5G, A52 5G and Galaxy S20 FE, there’s a 32-megapixel digital camera with f/2.2 aperture.

Of those digital camera choices, the Galaxy S20 FE sits within the larger place, pushing higher high quality by the primary digital camera and with that helpful optical telephoto. 

Value

  • Galaxy A52s 5G: £409
  • Galaxy A52 5G: £399
  • Galaxy S20 FE: £699

The Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G prices £409 within the UK. The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G prices £399 within the UK and €429 in Europe. The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G mannequin prices £699 within the UK, making it fairly a bit dearer.

These had been the launch costs for these gadgets, however now all promote with fairly the low cost. The Galaxy S20 FE is the dearer, however you do get extra to your cash.

Conclusion

The Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G, A52 5G and the Galaxy S20 FE are very related by way of specs. All of them provide the identical dimension and backbone show, 120Hz refresh charges, the identical dimension battery, microSD help and 5G capabilities.

The Galaxy A52s and A52 5G provide a barely extra stand out design, extra RAM and extra storage as an choice, however the Galaxy S20 FE affords higher digital camera ends in our expertise, together with HDR help and wi-fi charging. 

For the distinction in worth, the Galaxy A52s 5G is more likely to be the winner for many, however there’s now a more moderen Samsung Galaxy S21 FE in addition to replacements within the Galaxy A collection too, with the Galaxy A53 5G.

Writing by Britta O’Boyle. Modifying by Chris Corridor.