Samsung has unveiled the A52 and A72 midrange smartphones boasting flagship features as the tech giant looks to appeal to younger users.
The Galaxy A52 is also available in a 5G model
The devices are the latest phones in the Korean firm’s A Series range, which focus on offering better cameras, a high-quality screen and battery life to appeal to content creators and frequent social media users.
Samsung says the latest Galaxy A series lets you communicate and express yourself with an awesome camera, immerse yourself in a clear viewing experience with a smooth scrolling display, and enjoy greater peace of mind with innovative Galaxy foundation features including water resistance and a long-lasting battery.
“The Galaxy A series will also expand your mobile experience by providing access to the wider Galaxy ecosystem of connected devices, such as Galaxy Buds Pro, Galaxy SmartTag, and Galaxy Tab.”
Samsung’s newest additions both have a full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-O display and quad rear camera system, with 64MP primary sensors including a 32-megapixel selfie camera. The Samsung Galaxy A72 comes with 3x optical zoom, 30x digital zoom.
The camera array support 4K video recording and intelligent optical image stabilisation for high-resolution photos and videos, including excellent night shooting capabilities.
Samsung Galaxy A52 5G features 120 Hz refresh rate display, the Galaxy A72 and Galaxy A52 come with a 90 Hz refresh rate display.
The A52 5G has a 4,500 mAh battery and the A72 a slightly larger 5,000 mAh battery, but both support 25W super-fast charging.
The Samsung Galaxy A52 and Galaxy A72 also boast stereo speakers and come with up to 256 GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded to up to 1 TB using a microSD card.
Both devices have an IP67 rating, which means they can withstand up to 30 minutes in 1 meter water, and are dust,spill and splash resistant.
The new Galaxy A Series will be available in four colours: Awesome Violet, Awesome Blue, Awesome Black, and Awesome White.
While there is currently no information on availability or pricing for South Africa Samsung gave an indication that internationally the devices will be available today at the following prices:
Samsung Galaxy A52 – €349 (R6 180)
Samsung Galaxy A52 5G – €429 (R7597) (In selected markets)
Samsung Galaxy A72 – €449 (R7951)