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Asus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Asus Zenfone 8 vs Samsung Galaxy A52 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A52 5G XAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)13Points
Asus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)
5.9"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

12mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsSamsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Compare Asus Zenfone 8 X
Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)13 Advantages Asus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)vsGalaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core25%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR5Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.1
+169 grams (5.92 ounces)12%
Lighter
vs189 grams (6.62 ounces)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+446 PPI10%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs405 PPI
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs4K UHD (3840x2160)
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+30W20%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs25W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)6%
Thinner
5.9"vs+6.5"10%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 64MP + 12MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP13%
Higher resolution main camera
1/1.73" inchesvs+1/1.72" inches1%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 12MPvs+(front) 32MP166%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4000 mAhvs+4500 mAh13%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use

37 Common items in both devices
128GB (107GB available) / 128GB (102GB available)
Super AMOLED
120Hz
16 million
1080x2400 pixels
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+30 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
ModelZenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
Other model namesAsus Zenfone 8 (ZS590KS, ZS590KS-2A007EU)Galaxy A52 5G SM-A526B/Dual-SIM (128GB + 6GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
BrandAsusSamsung
Release dateMay, 2021March, 2021
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)68.5 x 148 millimeters (2.7 x 5.83 in)75.1 x 159.9 millimeters (2.96 x 6.3 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)189 grams (6.62 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Asus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225 (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 680
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 680
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 570
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 570
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 660 840MhzQualcomm Adreno 619
RAM memory6GB LPDDR56GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (107GB available)
UFS 3.1
128GB (102GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.9" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)446 PPI405 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusGorilla Glass 5
Display features120Hz, 1100 nits, HDR10+120Hz, 800 nits
Mobile networksAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE
America version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
Global version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
LTE Cat12 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkAmerica version:
SA/NSA (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 38, 40, 66, 71, 77, 78)
Global version:
SA/NSA (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 38, 77, 78)
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
CallingAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2112º14mm1/2.55"1.4µmPDAF
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2123º1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.73" inches1/1.72" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)12 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.93" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel0.8µm pixel
MultimediaAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavICA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Obsidian Black, Horizon Silver
- ZenUI 8
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Awesome Black, White, Violet, Blue
- One UI 3.1
- 2 stereo speakers
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts30W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
25W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered2100 minutes | 35 hours | 1.5 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateAsus Zenfone 8 (128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1.055W/kg (head) | 1.42W/kg (body)
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