Samsung is hosting a Galaxy Awesome Unpacked event on March 17, its second such event in 2021. The company has not exactly revealed what it will announce at the event, and it’s anyone’s guess right now. Having said that, there has been a lot of chatter going online about the launch of the Galaxy A52 and Galaxy A72 mid-range smartphones.
Both phones have been leaked in the past few weeks giving us a look at the specifications and features on offer. The support pages for the Galaxy A52 and Galaxy A72 have also gone live on Samsung’s official website hinting at an imminent launch.
Samsung has scheduled its next Unpacked event for March 17 from 8:30 PM IST (10 AM ET/3 PM GMT). The launch event will be live-streamed across Samsung India’s social channels and on YouTube.
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Samsung is rumoured to launch a 5G and a 4G variant of the Galaxy A52 with a similar feature set. The Galaxy A52 5G is expected to have an aluminium-glass build measuring 8.4 millimetres in thickness and weighing 187 grams. It is also rumoured to be IP67 certified making it resistant to dust and water ingress. The 4G variant of the Galaxy A52 is also expected to have the same build as its 5G sibling.
The Galaxy A52 has been leaked featuring a 6.5-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) resolution Super AMOLED display with a punch-hole cutout in the centre for the selfie camera. The 5G variant has support for upto 120Hz refresh rate while the 4G variant will have to make do with a 90Hz refresh rate. The screen is also protected with a layer of Gorilla Glass.
The Galaxy A52 5G is likely powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 619 GPU. Meanwhile, the 4G variant is expected to have a Snapdragon 720G under the hood with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 618 GPU. This is paired with upto 8GB RAM and upto 256GB storage options to choose from. The phones will likely run on Android 11 based One UI 3.0 and has a microSD card slot for storage expansion.
Samsung has equipped the Galaxy A52 with quad cameras that consists of a primary 64MP camera with an f/2.0 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with 123-degree field-of-view, 5MP macro camera and 2MP depth sensor. The rear cameras can record in 4K UHD at 30FPS and 1080p at 120FPS. Additionally, there’s a 32MP selfie camera on the front housed within the notch cutout.
The screen is also home to a fingerprint reader and the phone is equipped with a 4,500mAh battery that supports 25W fast charging out-of-the-box.