Samsung Galaxy A52s BIG price cut in stores! Better deal than Galaxy M52 5G now?
The Galaxy A52s is reported to have its price cut by Rs. 5000 in stores. Is it now a better deal than the Galaxy M52 5G?
It is that time of the year when Samsung comes up with massive generational upgrades for its S and A series phones. With rumours of a new Galaxy A53 around, Samsung India has reportedly started lowering prices on the current model. The Galaxy A52s 5G, which launched in August 2021, is reportedly enjoying a massive price cut when bought from brick-and-mortar stores. A price cut of Rs. 5,000 is said to be offered on the Galaxy A52s 5G.
This information comes via a report from 91Mobiles, suggesting that several Samsung stores in the offline market have slashed prices of the Galaxy A52s 5G by of Rs. 5,000. This makes it substantially more affordable and a much better deal than ever. The base version with 6GB RAM of the Galaxy A52s 5G originally sold at ₹35,999 but with the price cut, it is now down to Rs. 30,999. The 8GB RAM variant is down to Rs. 32,499 from the previous Rs. 37,499.
Note that Samsung India hasn't confirmed these price cuts officially. Additionally, the online stores continue to sell the Galaxy A52s 5G at older prices.
Galaxy A52s 5G new price: Which phones compete with it now
At its new starting price of Rs. 30,999, the phone directly competes with Samsung's ow Galaxy M52 5G, which itself is a watered-down variant of the A52s 5G. Additionally, Galaxy A52s 5G also comes as an alternative to phones such as Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge, Motorola Edge 20, Realme GT Master Edition, Oppo Reno 6, and Vivo V23 5G.
Galaxy A52s 5G: Should you buy it now?
The Galaxy A52s 5G is a much better built phone than the M52 5G and also brings IP ratings for water and dust resistance. Compared to most other phones at this price, the Galaxy A52s excels with its 120Hz FHD+ AMOLED display, a 64MP quad rear camera setup, a 4500mAh battery, and a 25W fast wired charging solution. It is also one of the very few phones in its price to get the Android 12 update.
That said, those looking for superior gaming performance should still go for the iQOO 7 or Xiaomi Mi 11X, since both of these offer the Snapdragon 870 chip. The Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge is the fastest charging phone in this segment. The Galaxy A52s 5G, however, rules in terms of overall camera performance.