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Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB) vs Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A52 5G vs Apple iPhone 12 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 12 XSamsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)14Points
Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
6.1"
AMOLED

1170x2532

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2815
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)

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!

Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)14 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)vsiPhone 12 (64GB)17 Advantages Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+128GB (102GB available)108%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (49GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+6.5"7%
Larger screen
vs6.1"
+(quad camera) 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP
+(front) 32MP160%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MP
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh60%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2815 mAh
+25W25%
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.
vs20W
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3.1Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core16%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
UFS 2.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
189 grams (6.62 ounces)vs+164 grams (5.74 ounces)15%
Lighter
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)14%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
Not supportedvs+Dolby Vision/HDR10Advantage
The Dolby Vision/HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
1080x2400 pixelsvs+1170x2532 pixels14%
Higher resolution screen
405 PPIvs+457 PPI13%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.6 (aperture)13%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
5G SA/NSAvs+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbpsvs+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster

28 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+21 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
ModelGalaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)iPhone 12 (64GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A52 5G SM-A526B/Dual-SIM (128GB + 6GB RAM)iPhone 12 A2172, A2402, A2403, A2404
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release dateMarch, 2021October, 2020
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)75.1 x 159.9 millimeters (2.96 x 6.3 in)71.5 x 146.7 millimeters (2.81 x 5.78 in)
Weight189 grams (6.62 ounces)164 grams (5.74 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 11iOS 14
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 15
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225 (8nm)64bit - Apple A14 Bionic (5nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 570
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 570
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
3.1Ghz Dual-Core Firestorm
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Icestorm
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 619Apple GPU MP4
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (102GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (49GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1170x2532 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)405 PPI457 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Ceramic Shield
Display features120Hz, 800 nits60Hz, 625 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR10
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps5000/200 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20
VoLTE

A2172 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2402 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2403, A2404 versions:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 78)A2172 version:
Sub6/mmWave (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261)

A2402, A2403, A2404 versions:
Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NR
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+Not supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2123º1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.4120º13mm1/3.6"
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.6 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.72" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP SL 3D
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Proprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Awesome Black, White, Violet, Blue
- One UI 3.1
- 2 stereo speakers
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
AnTuTu: 568674 (v8)
Geekbench: 4067 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 58fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh2815 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging20W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomy2100 minutes | 35 hours | 1.5 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1.055W/kg (head) | 1.42W/kg (body)0.99W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)
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