Samsung held a virtual event today to introduce 3 phones. They are the Samsung Galaxy A72, A52, and A32. Only Galaxy A52 5G and Galaxy A32 5G are available in Singapore. There is no news of when the Galaxy A72 will be available in Singapore (I have checked with the PR).
Based on traditional, the Galaxy A series are always the more affordable phones compared to the Galaxy S series. In this case, they are priced at a very nice price range, and surprisingly, the specs are good. Both phones are 5G enabled.
The Galaxy A52 has a better specs and is IP67 certified. Both have expandable memory (up to 1 TB) and SIM card slot.
Read on to check out the full specs, local pricing, and Press Release for more details.
Local Availability and Pricing
The Galaxy A52 5G will be available in Singapore from 27th March, at the following recommended retail prices:
- Galaxy A52 5G (8GB/256GB): $648
- Galaxy A52 5G (8GB/128GB): $548
In conjunction with Lazada’s 8th birthday celebration, the Galaxy A52 5G will be available for order via Lazada from 17th March, 10pm. For a limited time only, consumers who order the Galaxy A52 5G from Lazada will be entitled to a complimentary Galaxy Buds+ in Black (worth $268).
Meanwhile the Galaxy A32 5G will be available in Singapore from 2nd April, at the following recommended retail prices:
- Galaxy A32 5G (8GB/128GB): $428
- Galaxy A32 5G (4GB/128GB): $348
This might be one of the few times (or first time) that a manufacturer shows you the actual internal structure of its latest phone. Check out the assembly process of Samsung Galaxy A52.
And here is the specifications of both the Samsung Galaxy A32 and Galaxy A52.
Here is the Press Release
Samsung Introduces Galaxy A52 5G and A32 5G in Singapore:
Making Innovation Accessible to All
The new Samsung Galaxy A series enables everyone to experience awesome technology at a price that suits their needs
SINGAPORE, 17 March 2021 – Samsung ElectronicsSingapore today announced that the newest additions to the Galaxy A series family, Galaxy A52 5G and Galaxy A32 5G, will be available from 27 March and 2 April respectively.
The Galaxy A52 5G and Galaxy A32 5G, Samsung’s most affordable 5G smartphone to date, lets you communicate and express yourself with an awesome camera, immerse yourself in a clear viewing experience with a smooth scrolling display, and enjoy greater peace of mind with innovative Galaxy foundation features. The Galaxy A series will also expand your mobile experience by providing access to the wider Galaxy ecosystem of connected devices, such as Galaxy Buds Pro, Galaxy SmartTag, and Galaxy Tab.
“Our newest A series smartphones are designed with millennial creators in mind, especially those who rely on their devices for personal expression and to capture every moment of their lives. We have packed the devices with amazing innovation, including enhanced camera functionalities and performance, along with a sleek and aesthetically pleasing design with various colour options to choose from. The best part – both Galaxy A52 5G and Galaxy A32 5G are priced affordably so that more consumers can have access to our cutting-edge features,” said Sarah Chua, Vice President of IT and Mobile, Samsung Electronics Singapore.
Create, communicate and express yourself with an awesome camera
Samsung has set the bar high for camera quality, and the Galaxy A52 5G and A32 5G are no different. By making exciting camera innovations available for the new Galaxy A series, you can enjoy more fun and versatile photos and videos.
Shoot vivid and crisp photos and videos with ease thanks to a versatile quad camera system on both the Galaxy A52 5G and A32 5G. The Galaxy A52 5G features a 64MP high-resolution Main camera, a 12MP Ultra-wide camera, a 5MP Depth camera to provide a touch to portrait photography, and a 5MP Macro camera to pick up the most minute of details in close-up shots; while the A32 5G boasts similar camera configurations with a 48MP Main camera, 8MP Ultra-wide camera with 123-degree field of view, 2MP Depth camera, and a 5MP Macro camera. Both smartphones also come with high resolution front camera for users to capture eye-catching selfies in high clarity – perfect for high-quality social media content.
With Scene Optimiser2, the Galaxy A52 5G uses AI to optimise all shots with optimal settings for 30 categories of images and backgrounds such as food, landscapes, and pets. Users can also instantly turn favourite moments from 4K videos into 8MP high-resolution images with 4K Video Snap.
Whether filming the latest dance challenges or capturing a new skateboard trick, OIS (optical image stabilisation) on the Galaxy A52 5G ensures pictures and videos come out sharp and steady. No need to miss any important moment because of low lighting anymore – Night mode uses multi-frame processing to combine 12 images into one, resulting in a bright and crisp image even in the dark.
For creative individuals, the Galaxy A52 5G features AR Emoji2 and My Filter2 to allow you to add style and unique flair to your content.
See and be seen with an awesome display and refined design
Samsung enhances experiences and style with a vivid display and sophisticated design to fit and reflect your life.
Enjoy your favourite shows on Samsung’s beloved Super AMOLED display of the Galaxy A52 5G. Now with 120Hz refresh rates on the Galaxy A52 5G, and 60Hz on the Galaxy A32 5G, the scrolling experience is even smoother. Keep watching and scrolling social media posts even when outside thanks to an increased 800nits luminance.
The display is also ‘Eye Care’ certified, and automatically adjusts the display’s colour temperature based on smartphone usage patterns to reduce eye fatigue with ‘Eye Comfort Shield’.
The new Galaxy A series also features a refreshed design that is simple yet purposeful with a soft-edge design and minimal camera housing.
Expand your experiences thanks to the power of the awesome Galaxy ecosystem
The new Galaxy A series experience is enhanced by the seamless connections and new opportunities offered through the Samsung Galaxy ecosystem.
SmartThings connects to thousands of devices to give users the control in a smart home environment right from the Galaxy A series – including wearables, tablets, PCs, and TVs.Additionally, SmartThings Find locates your paired devices with more intuitive and detailed directions, and Galaxy SmartTag Bluetooth locator can find non-connected devices or belongings by attaching it to what matters most.
Whether participating in a joint workout at home or catching up on the latest podcast with friends, Music Share enables the smartphone to sync with a friend’s device to share music without speaker pairing.Also, pair phones with two sets of Galaxy Buds devices and listen together with Buds Together.
In the spirit of sharing, Quick Share lets you easily send pictures and videos without size limitation to nearby Galaxy devices. With Private Share, you can change your mind whom to share with, or revoke the photos and videos even after sharing with just one tap.
Expect more and get more with awesome Galaxy foundation
The new Galaxy A series comes with the Galaxy essentials that all Galaxy users deserve to have.
- A peace of mind: Take the chance with your Galaxy A52 5G and get messy without worry. The Galaxy A52 5G is water and dust resistant with an IP67 rating. By adding Samsung Care+, you can experience total peace of mind with worry-free total care service, including always-on service care 24/7 via Samsung Hotline and Live Chat, 50% savings on an out-of-warranty repair and more. Protect the things that matter with the built-in Samsung Knox – Samsung’s defence-grade security system that safeguards personal information and data in real-time.
- Long-lasting battery and hyper-fast connectivity: Capture, create, and consume without slowing down with a large battery capacity that lasts two days with the Galaxy A52 5G’s 4,500mAh and A32 5G’s 5,000mAh battery capacity. With power, hyper-fast speeds and strong performance, the Galaxy A52 5G and A32 5G make 5G connectivity accessible for everyone to enjoy the most from their device.
- Enjoy premium essentials – The Galaxy A52 5G and Galaxy A32 5G are equipped with the Galaxy essentials including stereo speakers and external memoryup to 1TB. Enhance the stereo speakers experience with Dolby Atmos for a rich soundscape filled with up-leveled depth and detail.
- Premium mobile experience: The redesigned One UI 3 enables more intuitive experiences and consistent interactions by increasing speed, reducing distractions and highlighting important information. In addition, the in-built Game Booster software offers a fast and powerful gaming experience with improved network connectivity and lower latency by automatically adjusting settings such as battery life, temperature and memory usage for the best gaming experience.
- Support sustainability: The Galaxy A52 5G and A32 5G use pulp mold and paper to minimise unused space and material use for the packaging.
- Software updates: Samsung always aims to provide Galaxy users with an up-to-date mobile OS, and this is now expanded to the A series. The Galaxy A52 5G and A32 5G will support software upgrades for three generations, and regular security updates for a minimum of four years.
Local Pricing and Availability
In conjunction with Lazada’s 8th birthday celebration, the Galaxy A52 5G will be available for order via Lazada from 17 March, 10pm. For a limited time only, consumers who order the Galaxy A52 5G from Lazada will be entitled to a complimentary Galaxy Buds+ in Black (worth $268).
The Galaxy A52 5G will be available in Singapore from 27 March, while the Galaxy A32 5G will be available from 2 April. Both devices will be available at local telecommunication operators (M1, Singtel and StarHub), Samsung Online Store, Samsung Experience Stores, Samsung Official Store in Lazada and Shopee, Amazon, KrisShop, Zalora, Takashimaya Department Store, major consumer electronics & IT stores, and selected authorised mobile retailers.
The respective recommended retail prices for the devices are as follows:
From 27 March to 30 April, consumers who purchase the Galaxy A52 5G will receive a complimentary16 Smart View Cover in White (worth $68). While stocks last; terms & conditions apply.
For more information about the Galaxy A52 5G and Galaxy A32 5G, visit samsung.com/sg.
 Galaxy Buds Pro, Galaxy SmartTag, and Galaxy Tab sold separately.
 Only available on the Galaxy A52 5G.
 SGS, the world’s leading certification company, awarded Galaxy A series’ display the Eye Care Certification based on its ability to reduce the blue light. This certification can be found on www.sgs.com.
 Eye Comfort Shield is ‘off’ by default, and must be turned on in Settings.
 Galaxy SmartTag sold separately.
 Private Share enables more secure sharing with blockchain-based encryption technology and works between Galaxy smartphones with Android P or later. App download required to send/receive Private Share link. After sharing, senders can revoke the files from receivers.
 Galaxy A52 is rated as IP67. Based on test conditions for submersion in up to 1 metre of freshwater for up to 30 minutes. Not advised for beach, pool use and soapy water. In case you spill liquids containing sugar on the phone, please rinse the device in clean, stagnant water while clicking keys. Safe against low water pressure only. High water pressure such as running tap water or shower may damage the device.
 For more information, visit https://www.samsung.com/sg/offer/samsung-care-plus/.
 Limited to one-time for Samsung Care+ (12-months) and two-time for Samsung Care+ (24-months).
 With Samsung Care+, Galaxy A series devices are covered with 50% savings on out-of-warranty repairs, personalised assistance and repair at your doorstep, hassle-free data transfer, 24/7 remote support and extended warranty.
 Availability varies by device.
 Estimated against the usage profile of an average/typical user Independently assessed by Strategy Analytics between 2021.01.20-01.31 in UK with pre-release versions of SM-A725, SM-A525, SM-A526, SM-A325, SM-A326 under default setting using LTE and 5G Sub6 networks (NOT tested under 5G mmWave network). Actual battery life varies by network environment, features and apps used, frequency of calls and messages, number of times charged, and many other factors.
 5G network availability and actual speed may vary depending on network provider and user environment.
 SD Card sold separately.
 These materials are PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification), SFI (Sustainable Forestry Initiative) and FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified.
 After the initial phone release. Availability of security updates may vary by device and market. The lists of security update models are subject to change and will be reviewed on a periodic basis. For further details, please refer to Samsung Mobile “Security Updates” https://security.samsungmobile.com/workScope.smsb.
 Complimentary gifts are while stocks last, and not exchangeable for cash or other items. Samsung reserves the right to substitute the gifts at its sole discretion without prior notice. Other terms & conditions apply; please refer to pre-order terms & conditions for more details.
 Display measurements are diagonal, and actual viewable area is less due to rounded corners and camera hole punch.
 Actual user-accessible internal memory is less than specified total memory due to storage of the operating system, the software used to operate device features, and other built-in applications, and may vary after software updates/upgrades.