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Samsung launches the affordable Galaxy A72 and Galaxy A52 phones in the UAE with flagship features

Samsung Galaxy A52 and A72
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Samsung has added three new mid-range phones in the Galaxy A series with the launch of Samsung Galaxy A52, Samsung Galaxy A52 5G and Samsung Galaxy A72 today at the Galaxy Awesome Unpacked. 

The Galaxy A52 4G is the cheapest among the three phones, but it packs in different specs as compared to the Galaxy A52 5G variant. The Galaxy A72 is the highest-end of the three. Here is what the new Galaxy A series devices bring to the table. 

For starters, all three phones are IP67-certified dust and water-resistant, they feature stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support and also features and each feature microSD support up to 1TB. These phones support 25W fast charging as well, but won't come with a charger in some regions. 

They come with a plastic build and are available in Awesome Blue, Awesome White, Awesome Violet or Awesome Black colourways. 

Samsung Galaxy A72 specs

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The Samsung Galaxy A72 only comes in a 4G variant and is powered by Snapdragon 720G processor that's paired with 8GB RAM and 128GB or 256GB of internal storage. The device comes with a large 6.7-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate. 

Samsung has promised 3 major Android upgrades and 4 years of security updates.

In terms of optics, the device will pack in a quad-camera setup with a 64MP main camera, a 12MP ultra-wide lens, an 8MP telephoto lens and a 5MP macro shooter. Selfies are handled by a 32MP shooter. There is a 5,000mAh battery unit that the inside, it is said to have a 5,000mAh, but the company is not providing a charger in the box. The device will run on One UI 3.1 out of the box based on Android 11.

Samsung Galaxy A52 specs

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The Samsung Galaxy A52 comes in two variants. The 4G variant is powered by Snapdragon 720G while the 5G variant is powered by Snapdragon 750G processor. Both variants come with a 6.5-inch display Full HD+ AMOLED display - the 5G variant comes with 120Hz refresh rate while the 4G variants has a 90Hz screen.  

In the camera department, both phones feature same 64MP main camera with OIS, a 12MP ultra-wide shooter, a 5MP depth shooters and 5MP macro cameras too. There is a 32MP selfie camera onboard. The devices pack in a 4,500mAh battery, however there will be no in-box charger provided. The phone runs on One UI 3.1 based on Android 11. 

Samsung Galaxy A72, A52 price and availability in UAE

The UAE price for the phones is yet to be announced. Ther Galaxy A52 4G and Galaxy A52 5G will come with 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage. The Galaxy A72 will be available in two variants - 8GB/128GB and 8GB/256GB. 

The Samsung Galaxy A52 4G model with 8GB/128GB is priced at AED 1,299 while the Galaxt A52 5G model with the same config is priced at AED 1,649. The Samsung Galaxy A72 is priced at AED 1,599 for the 8GB/128GB model and AED 1,749 for the 8GB/256GB model.

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Abbas Jaffar Ali

Abbas has been living and breathing technology before phones became smart or clouds started storing data. He also has commitment issues towards mobile phones.

Driven by tech and passion, he has successfully negotiated into bringing the largest gaming and tech publications to the Middle East that include IGN, CNET and TechRadar.