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Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A52 vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra XSamsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)04Points
Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
27PointsSamsung Galaxy S21 UltraCompare Samsung Galaxy A52 X
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
6.8"
AMOLED

1440x3200

108
MP

40mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

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 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)4 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)vsGalaxy S21 Ultra27 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+189 grams (6.62 ounces)20%
Lighter
vs227 grams (7.95 ounces)
+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)6%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.9Ghz 64bit Octa-Core29%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
6GB LPDDR4Xvs+12GB LPDDR5100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
UFS 2.1vs+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
Not supportedvs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
90Hzvs+120Hz33%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
1080x2400 pixelsvs+1440x3200 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
405 PPIvs+516 PPI27%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.5"vs+6.8"5%
Larger screen
(quad camera) 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MPvs+(quad camera) 108MP + 10MP + 10MP + 12MP63%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/1.72" inchesvs+1/1.33" inches29%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 32MPvs+(front) 40MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps7 times
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+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
4500 mAhvs+5000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
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
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.

30 Common items in both devices
128GB (102GB available) / 128GB (104GB available)
Super AMOLED / Dynamic AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
+23 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
ModelGalaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)Galaxy S21 Ultra
Other model namesGalaxy A52 (4G) SM-A525F/Dual-SIM (128GB + 6GB RAM)Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G SM-G998B/DS
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2021January, 2021
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75.1 x 159.9 millimeters (2.96 x 6.3 in)75.6 x 165.1 millimeters (2.98 x 6.5 in)
Weight189 grams (6.62 ounces)227 grams (7.95 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: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125 (8nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 2100 (5nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 465 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 465 Silver
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.9Ghz Single-Core ARM Cortex-X1
2.8Ghz 3-Cores ARM Cortex-A78
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 618ARM Mali-G78 MP14
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X12GB LPDDR5
Internal storage128GB (102GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
Display typeSuper AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches6.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~89.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1440x3200 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)405 PPI516 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass Victus
Display features90Hz, 800 nits(peak)120Hz, 1500 nits(peak), HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
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)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload600/100 Mbps5000/1920 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 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 Cat24 ()
TD-LTE ()
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 ()
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
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 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2123º1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
(quad camera)
108 megapixels
10MP periscope telephotof/4.9240mm1/3.24"1.22µmPDAFOIS10x-optical-zoom
10MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.24"1.22µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/2.55"1.4µmPDAFSuper-Steady-video
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.72" inches1/1.33" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical 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 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels40 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels7296x5472 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 lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.7µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.2 + 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 supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
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
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Awesome Black, White, Violet, Blue
- One UI 3.1
- 2 stereo speakers
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Phantom Black, Silver, Titanium, Navy, Brown
- One UI 3.1
- Always-on display
- Tuned by AKG
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- Samsung DeX
- Stylus pen support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy2100 minutes | 35 hours | 1.5 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A52 (SM-A525F/DS 128GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.348W/kg (head) | 0.844W/kg (body)0.714W/kg (head) | 1.58W/kg (body)
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