Samsung Galaxy A52 and Galaxy A72 launch date might have been revealed by the company in a live stream video for the Galaxy Unpacked March 2021 event. A Twitter user @FrontTron (via SamMobile) captured a screenshot of the unlisted video, which has now been taken down by the company. Also Read - Samsung opens Galaxy Upcycling beta to turn old Galaxy phones into IoT devices
As per the video, the launch event is scheduled for March 17 at 22:30 KST, which is 7 PM IST. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 4G variant also gets Snapdragon 865 chip, will sell alongside 5G variant
Samsung Galaxy A52 and Galaxy A72 are the company’s upcoming mid-range A-series smartphones, which are expected to launch in 4G LTE as well as variants. Ahead of the official launch, several specifications of the two devices have leaked online such as a SNapdragon 750G processor, 120Hz refresh rate display, and more. We take a look at what we know so far: Also Read - Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 specifications leak again, hint at a compact design
Samsung Galaxy A52, Galaxy A72 could launch on March 17
Samsung Galaxy A52 and Galaxy A72 will likely be made official on March 17, as per the livestream video screenshot. The date falls in line with the previously speculated launch timeline of mid-March. However, do note that the company itself has not made a launch date for the two phones official yet.
Samsung Galaxy A52, Galaxy A72: Price of the 4G, 5G variants (Expected)
Samsung Galaxy A52 and Galaxy A72 were recently spotted on Jarir.com and the listing reveals that the Galaxy A52 5G will come at SAR 1,649, which is approximately Rs 32,100 on conversion for the 8GB + 128GB storage model.
A previous leak hinted at a price between VND 9.3 million and 9.5 million (around Rs 30,000) for the 4G LTE variant, and around VND 11 million (around Rs 35,000) for the 5G variant.
The Galaxy A72 4G variant could be priced at Euro 449 (approximately Rs 39,800) for the 6GB RAM+128GB storage option, according to the German website Galaxy Club. The 8GB RAM+256GB storage option will cost Euro 509 (approx around Rs 45,100). It remains to be seen how Samsung decides to price the Galaxy A72 5G model.
Samsung Galaxy A52, Galaxy A72 specifications (Expected)
Samsung Galaxy A52 and Galaxy A72 will sport a 90Hz refresh rate display, according to a SamMobile report. Meanwhile, the 5G model of Galaxy A52 will come with a 120Hz refresh rate.
Both smartphones will get an Infinity-O display with punch-hole on the top center of the screen. The Galaxy A52 5G is expected to come with a 6.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED screen.
A more powerful Snapdragon 750G processor could be seen on the 5G models of Galaxy A52 and Galaxy A72. Meanwhile, the 4G models of the Galaxy A52 and Galaxy A72 smartphones are said to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor.
According to Twitter user @chunvn8888, Samsung could stick to a single 8GB RAM+128GB storage variant for the Galaxy A52 4G. Further, the device is said to come with a quad rear camera setup including a 64-megapixel main camera along with a 12-megapixel ultra-wide camera and two 5-megapixel cameras as well. The front camera is said to be a 32-megapixel sensor. The device could be powered by a 4500mAh battery with support for 25W charging.
Samsung Galaxy A52 4G is said to be available in Blue, Lavender, Black, and White colour options.
Samsung Galaxy A72 4G will come with 8GB of RAM. There could be another storage variant as well, though details are unclear at this point. The screen size could be a bigger 6.7-inch. The Galaxy A72 will also sport four cameras at the back. It will run Google’s latest Android 11 out-of-the-box.
The device could come in four colour options including Black, Blue, White, and Violet.