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Compare Samsung Galaxy A52 5G and Apple iPhone 12

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Samsung Galaxy A52 5G

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G

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Apple iPhone 12

Apple iPhone 12

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Samsung Galaxy A52 5G vs Apple iPhone 12

What is the difference between the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G and Apple iPhone 12? Which one is better? The answers to these questions and many more can be found here in this detailed comparison of the two phones. Discover the differences in specs between these two desirable devices, from screen size to battery life, in the table below. We have all the information you need to choose the best phone for you.


Common specs

Brand and model Samsung Galaxy A52 5G Apple iPhone 12
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Review Samsung Galaxy A52 5G Review Apple iPhone 12 Review
Release date 2021, March 17 2020, October 13
Dimensions (HxWxD) 159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm | 6.3 x 6.3 x 2.96 in 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm | 5.78 x 5.78 x 2.81 in
Weight 189 g | 6.67 oz 164 g | 5.78 oz
Body Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic back Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), aluminum frame
Colors Awesome Black, Awesome White, Awesome Violet, Awesome Blue Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
Battery 4500 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable 2815 mAh, Li-Ion, non-removable
Battery life Stand by time - Up to 17 h (multimedia)
Music play - Up to 65 h
Approximate price 410 EUR 880 EUR


Technology Super AMOLED Super Retina XDR OLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.5" inc 6.1" inc
Screen area 101 cm2 90.2 cm2
Screen format 20:9 (height:width) 19.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 84,1% 86.0%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2400 px 1170 x 2532 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 407 PPI 460 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
Other specs - 120Hz
-800 nits (peak)
- Dolby Vision
-Wide color gamut
-625 nits (typ)
-1200 nits (peak)

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 64 MP, Quad 12 MP, Dual
Camera specs -64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.7X'', 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
-12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1.12µm
-5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
-5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
-12 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
-12 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.6''
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps; gyro-EIS 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 30fps), stereo sound rec.
DxOMark Main Score 102 122
DxOMark Photo 107 132
DxOMark Video 90 112
Front camera, selfie 32 MP, Single 12 MP, Dual
Specifications 32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8'', 0.8µm 12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6''
SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
Functions HDR HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS
DxOMark Selfie Score 98
DxOMark Photo 101
DxOMark Video 93


Operating system - OS Android 11, One UI 3.1 iOS 14.1
Chipset - Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G (8 nm) - Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570) - Hexa-core (2x3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4x1.8 GHz Icestorm)
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 619 Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
External memory microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot) No
Internal memory 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 256GB 4GB RAM


Antutu 10 Total 1070567
Antutu 10 CPU 281737
Antutu 10 GPU 326234
Antutu 10 Mem 170150
Antutu 10 UX 281737
Antutu 9 Total 384321
Antutu 8 Total 598478
GeekBench 6 Single Core 762 1998
GeekBench 6 Multi Core 1869 4418
GeekBench 6 OpenCL 1183
GeekBench 6 Vulkan 1150
GeekBench 6 Metal 15923
GeekBench 5 Single Core 584 1580
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 1771 3920

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot
NFC Yes (market/region dependent) Yes
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go Lightning, USB 2.0
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 1.05 W/kg (head)     1.42 W/kg (body)    

SAR EU - 0.99 W/kg (head) 0.99 W/kg (body)

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack Yes No

Other features

Sensors - Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass - Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Other extras
- ANT+
- Fast charging 25W, 50% in 30 min
- IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)

- Siri natural language commands and dictation
- Fast charging 20W, 50% in 30 min
-USB Power Delivery 2.0
-Qi fast wireless charging 15W
- IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 6m for 30 mins)
-Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
- Versions: A2399 (International); A2176 (USA); A2398 (Canada, Japan); A2400 (China); A2399 (Hong Kong)

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