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Xiaomi Poco C3 (32GB) vs Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Poco C3 vs Samsung Galaxy M52 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Xiaomi Poco C3 (32GB)
6.43"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
25PointsSamsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)Compare Xiaomi Poco C3 X
Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 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!

Poco C3 (32GB)4 Advantages Xiaomi Poco C3 (32GB)vsGalaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)25 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+Panda King GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+P2i certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.4GHz 64bit Octa-Core18%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (20GB available)vs+128GB (101GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
194 grams (6.79 ounces)vs+173 grams (6.06 ounces)12%
Lighter
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)22%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLED PlusAdvantage
Super AMOLED Plus display is brighter and more vivid
60Hzvs+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
273 PPIvs+393 PPI44%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.43"vs+6.7"4%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 13MP + 2MP + 2MPvs+(triple camera) 64MP + 12MP + 5MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 32MP6 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
10Wvs+25W150%
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.
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+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+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

28 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+21 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Poco C3 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
ModelPoco C3 (32GB)Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Poco C3 (M2006C3MII, MZB07RIIN, MZB07RJIN, MZB07QAIN)Galaxy M52 5G SM-M526B/Dual-SIM 128GB+6GB RAM
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)(Global, International)
(Latin America), (Global, International)
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release date10/16/2020, Announced: 10/6/202010/2/2021, Announced: 9/24/2021
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)77.1 x 164.9 millimeters (3.04 x 6.49 in)76.4 x 164.2 millimeters (3.01 x 6.46 in)
Weight194 grams (6.79 ounces)173 grams (6.06 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Poco C3 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 11
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
User InterfaceMIUI 12.5One UI 3.1

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Poco C3 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G35 (MT6765V) (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G (SM7325) (6nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.4GHz Quad-Core Kryo 670
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 670
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 MP2 (680MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 642L (550MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Poco C3 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (20GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (101GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi Poco C3 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED Plus
Screen size6.43" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~78.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~86.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)273 PPI393 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassPanda King GlassNot supported
Display features60Hz, 400nits[typ]120Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Poco C3 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-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/upload300/50 Mbps2000/1024 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 40, 41, 66, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Poco C3 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
13 megapixels
2MP macrof/2.41.75µm
2MP depthf/2.41.75µm
(triple camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2123°1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.72" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registered1080p@30fps

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Poco C3 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.8µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Poco C3 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Mono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
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

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Poco C3 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
TV outputMicro-B USB SlimPortUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Poco C3 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Poco C3 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts10W Standard charging25W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
Talk time autonomy31 hours (1.3 days)48 hours (2 days)
Standby586 hours (24.4 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Poco C3 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Matte Black, Arctic Blue, Lime Green- Colors: Blazing Black, White, Icy Blue

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Poco C3 (32GB)Samsung Galaxy M52 (SM-M526B/DS 128GB/6GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.51W/kg (head), 0.83W/kg (body)0.77W/kg (head), 0.8W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.789W/kg (head), 1.4W/kg (body)
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