Samsung Electronics Singapore today announced the newest additions to the Galaxy A series family in Singapore – the Galaxy A52 5G and Galaxy A32 5G.

The Galaxy A52 5G and Galaxy A32 5G, Samsung’s most affordable 5G smartphone to date, lets users communicate and express themselves with an awesome camera, immerse in a clear viewing experience with a smooth scrolling display, and enjoy greater peace of mind with innovative Galaxy foundation features. The Galaxy A series will also expand the mobile experience by providing access to the wider Galaxy ecosystem of connected devices.

Shoot vivid and crisp photos and videos with ease thanks to a versatile quad camera system on both the Galaxy A52 5G and A32 5G. The Galaxy A52 5G features a 64MP high-resolution Main camera, a 12MP Ultra-wide camera, a 5MP Depth camera to provide a touch to portrait photography, and a 5MP Macro camera to pick up the most minute of details in close-up shots; while the A32 5G boasts similar camera configurations with a 48MP Main camera, 8MP Ultra-wide camera with 123-degree field of view, 2MP Depth camera, and a 5MP Macro camera. Both smartphones also come with high resolution front camera for users to capture eye-catching selfies in high clarity – perfect for high-quality social media content.

With Scene Optimiser2, the Galaxy A52 5G uses AI to optimise all shots with optimal settings for 30 categories of images and backgrounds such as food, landscapes, and pets. Users can also instantly turn favourite moments from 4K videos into 8MP high-resolution images with 4K Video Snap.

Whether filming the latest dance challenges or capturing a new skateboard trick, OIS[2] (optical image stabilisation) on the Galaxy A52 5G ensures pictures and videos come out sharp and steady. No need to miss any important moment because of low lighting anymore – Night mode uses multi-frame processing to combine 12 images into one, resulting in a bright and crisp image even in the dark.

For creative individuals, the Galaxy A52 5G features AR Emoji2 and My Filter2 to allow you to add style and unique flair to your content.

See and be seen with an awesome display and refined design

Samsung enhances experiences and style with a vivid display and sophisticated design to fit and reflect your life.

Enjoy your favourite shows on Samsung’s beloved Super AMOLED display of the Galaxy A52 5G. Now with 120Hz refresh rates on the Galaxy A52 5G, and 60Hz on the Galaxy A32 5G, the scrolling experience is even smoother. Keep watching and scrolling social media posts even when outside thanks to an increased 800nits luminance.

The display is also ‘Eye Care’ certified[3], and automatically adjusts the display’s colour temperature based on smartphone usage patterns to reduce eye fatigue with ‘Eye Comfort Shield[4]’. 

The new Galaxy A series also features a refreshed design that is simple yet purposeful with a soft-edge design and minimal camera housing.

Experience the awesome Galaxy ecosystem with the Galaxy A52 5G

Expand your experiences thanks to the power of the awesome Galaxy ecosystem

The new Galaxy A series experience is enhanced by the seamless connections and new opportunities offered through the Samsung Galaxy ecosystem.

SmartThings connects to thousands of devices to give users the control in a smart home environment right from the Galaxy A series – including wearables, tablets, PCs, and TVs.Additionally, SmartThings Find locates your paired devices with more intuitive and detailed directions, and Galaxy SmartTag[5] Bluetooth locator can find non-connected devices or belongings by attaching it to what matters most.

Whether participating in a joint workout at home or catching up on the latest podcast with friends, Music Share enables the smartphone to sync with a friend’s device to share music without speaker pairing.Also, pair phones with two sets of Galaxy Buds devices and listen together with Buds Together.

In the spirit of sharing, Quick Share lets you easily send pictures and videos without size limitation to nearby Galaxy devices. With Private Share[6]you can change your mind whom to share with, or revoke the photos and videos even after sharing with just one tap.

Expect more and get more with awesome Galaxy foundation

The new Galaxy A series comes with the Galaxy essentials that all Galaxy users deserve to have.

  • A peace of mind: Take the chance with your Galaxy A52 5G and get messy without worry. The Galaxy A52 5G is water and dust resistant[7] with an IP67 rating. By adding Samsung Care+[8], you can experience total peace of mind with worry-free total care service, including always-on service care 24/7 via Samsung Hotline and Live Chat, 50% savings on an out-of-warranty repair[9] and more[10]. Protect the things that matter with the built-in Samsung Knox[11] – Samsung’s defence-grade security system that safeguards personal information and data in real-time.
  • Long-lasting battery and hyper-fast connectivity: Capture, create, and consume without slowing down with a large battery capacity that lasts two days[12] with the Galaxy A52 5G’s 4,500mAh and A32 5G’s 5,000mAh battery capacity. With power, hyper-fast speeds and strong performance, the Galaxy A52 5G and A32 5G make 5G connectivity[13] accessible for everyone to enjoy the most from their device.
  • Enjoy premium essentials – The Galaxy A52 5G and Galaxy A32 5G are equipped with the Galaxy essentials including stereo speakers and external memoryup to 1TB[14]. Enhance the stereo speakers experience with Dolby Atmos for a rich soundscape filled with up-leveled depth and detail.
  • Premium mobile experience: The redesigned One UI 3 enables more intuitive experiences and consistent interactions by increasing speed, reducing distractions and highlighting important information. In addition, the in-built Game Booster software offers a fast and powerful gaming experience with improved network connectivity and lower latency by automatically adjusting settings such as battery life, temperature and memory usage for the best gaming experience. 
  • Support sustainability: The Galaxy A52 5G and A32 5G use pulp mold and paper to minimise unused space and material use for the packaging[15].
  • Software updates: Samsung always aims to provide Galaxy users with an up-to-date mobile OS, and this is now expanded to the A series. The Galaxy A52 5G and A32 5G will support software upgrades for three generations, and regular security updates for a minimum of four years[16].

The new Galaxy A series also features a refreshed design that is simple yet purposeful with a soft-edge design and minimal camera housing, available in 4 new Awesome colours – Awesome Black, Awesome Blue, Awesome Violet and Awesome White.

Local Availability and Pricing

The Galaxy A52 5G will be available in Singapore from 27 March, at the following recommended retail prices:

  • Galaxy A52 5G (8GB/256GB): $648
  • Galaxy A52 5G (8GB/128GB): $548

In conjunction with Lazada’s 8th birthday celebration, the Galaxy A52 5G will be available for order via Lazada from 17 March, 10pm. For a limited time only, consumers who order the Galaxy A52 5G from Lazada will be entitled to a complimentary Galaxy Buds+ in Black (worth $268).

Meanwhile the Galaxy A32 5G will be available in Singapore from 2 April, at the following recommended retail prices:

  • Galaxy A32 5G (8GB/128GB): $428
  • Galaxy A32 5G (4GB/128GB): $348
SpecificationGalaxy A32 5GGalaxy A52 5G
Display6.5” HD+ PLS TFT LCDInfinity-V Display (720x 1600), 270 ppi60 Hz refresh rate6.5” FHD+ Super AMOLED,Infinity-O Display (1080 x2400), 407 ppi 120 Hz refresh rate
* Infinity-O Display: a near bezel-less, full-frontal screen.* Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners. The actual viewable area is smaller due to the rounded corners and camera hole. 
& Weight
76,1 x 164.2 x 9.1mm205g75.1 x 159.9 x 8.4mm189g
Camera [Front]13MP FF (F2.2, 0.8µm)[Front]32MP FF (F2.2, 0.8µm)
[Rear]Main: 48MP AF (F1.8, 0.8µm)Ultra Wide: 8MP FF (F2.2, 1.12µm)Macro: 5MP FF (F2.4, 1.12µm)Depth: 2MP FF (F2.4, 1.75µm) *ZoomDigital Zoom up to 10X[Rear]Main: 64MP OIS AF (F1.8, 0.8µm)Ultra Wide: 12MP FF (F2.2, 1.12µm)Macro: 5MP FF (F2.4, 1.12µm)Depth: 5MP FF (F2.4, 1.12µm) *ZoomDigital Zoom up to 10X
APOcta-Core (2×2.0 ㎓ + 6×2.0 ㎓)Octa-Core (2×2.2 ㎓ + 6×1.8 ㎓)
MemoryRAM: 4/8GB ROM: 128GB RAM: 8GBROM: 128/256GB​
* May differ by model, colour, market, and carrier.
*Actual storage available may depend on pre-installed software. 
Expandable Memory
& SIM Card
2 slots (SIM 1 + Hybrid)Micro SD: Up to 1TB
* MicroSD card sold separately. Availability may vary depending on manufacturer.* SIM card sold separately. Availability may vary depending on carrier. 
Battery5,000 mAh (typical)4,500 mAh ​(typical)
* Typical value tested under third-party laboratory condition. Typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard. Rated (minimum) capacity is 4,860mAh for A32 5G, and 4,370mAh for Galaxy A52 5G, respectively. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns, and other factors. 
Charging15W Fast Charging – A32 5G25W Fast Charging – A52 5G
* Wired charging compatible with QC2.0 and AFC.
OSAndroid 11
Network5G Sub6 FDD,5G Sub6 TDD5G Sub6 FDD,5G Sub6 TDD
* Actual speed dependent on 5G network supported and may vary for countries. SIM card upgrade and/or software update may be required. Data subscription fees apply.
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4G+5GHz)Bluetooth® v 5.0USB Type 2.0-CLocation (GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo) 
* Galileo and BeiDou coverage may be limited. BeiDou may not be available for certain countries. 
PaymentNFCMST (A52 5G KOR Only)
* Available in select markets. Payment solutions and available features may vary depending on market, carrier, and service providers.
SensorsAccelerometer, Fingerprint sensor, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor, Light sensor, Virtual Proximity sensor
AuthenticationLock type: Pattern, PIN, password Biometric lock type: Face Recognition, Side Fingerprint sensorLock type: Pattern, PIN, password Biometric lock type: Face Recognition, On-Screen Fingerprint sensor
Audio[Stereo speakers sound by AKG]Surround sound with Dolby Atmos technology [Ultra high quality audio playback]UHQ 24-bit [Audio playback format]MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA[Bluetooth]Dual Audio: Connect two Bluetooth devices to the Galaxy A52 5G, and A32 5G to play audio through the two devices simultaneously.* The two connected devices may exhibit a slight difference in sound output. Scalable Codec: Enhanced Bluetooth connection under ambient radio frequency interference.* Available only for certain accessories made by Samsung.
* The two connected devices may exhibit a slight difference in sound output. * Available only for certain accessories made by Samsung and AKG. 
Video[Video playback format]MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM  [TV connection]Wireless: Smart View (screen mirroring 1080p at 30fps) 
Water ResistanceN/AIP67* Based on test conditions for submersion in up to 1 metre of freshwater for up to 30 minutes. Rinse residue/dry if wet. Not advised for beach, pool use and soapy water. 

By Harry