Realme 8 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy A52: Which Snapdragon 720G phone is better

Realme 8 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy A52: Which Snapdragon 720G phone is betterAfter Samsung launched Galaxy A52, the successor of the world’s most popular Android phone in 2020– Galaxy A51, Realme has introduced the Realme 8 series– Realme 8 and Realme 8 Pro smartphones. Realme 8 Pro and Samsung Galaxy A52 both share the same chipset– Snapdragon 720G. However, other specifications like camera, display, battery and fast charging are different.

Another crucial difference is that while the Realme 8 Pro starts at Rs 17,999, the Samsung Galaxy A52 has a starting price of Rs 26,499. Both the phones are dual SIM and support 4G networks only. Also, while Realme 8 Pro offers a separate microSD card slot, the Galaxy A52 has a hybrid dual SIM-microSD card slot. Having said that Samsung Galaxy A52 lets you put 1TB microSD cards while Realme 8 Pro supports up to 256GB external memory. Samsung Galaxy A52 and Realme 8 Pro both have a plastic body but flaunt different textures.


WATCH VIDEO: Realme 8 Pro quick look

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Samsung has promised to provide three years of Android version updates along with four years of software updates. The Galaxy A52 offers, 90Hz refresh rate display, IP67 rating and support for NFC. These are missing in the Realme 8 Pro. But Realme is offering better fast charging and 108MP quad cameras.

Here’s a spec-by-spec comparison between the Realme 8 Pro and Samsung Galaxy A52:

Specifications

Realme 8 Pro

Samsung Galaxy A52

Price
Starts at Rs 17,999
Starts at Rs 26,499

Display

6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Fullscreen

6.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED; 90Hz refresh rate

Processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
CPU:8nm, Octa-core, Up to 2.3GHz
GPU:Adreno 618
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
CPU:8nm, Octa-core, Up to 2.3GHz
GPU:Adreno 618

RAM
6GB/8GB
4GB/6GB /8GB RAM

Storage
128GB (up to 256GB)
128GB (up to 1TB)

Front camera
16MP in-display camera with f/2.45 aperture
32MP in-display fixed focus, F2.2

Rear camera

Main: 108MP primary sensor (f/1.88 aperture) + 8MP ultra-wide angle lens (f/2.25 aperture) + 2MP macro lens (f/2.4 aperture) + 2MP B&W lens (f/2.4 aperture)
Main: 64MP OIS AF (F1.8, 0.8µm) + Ultra Wide: 12MP FF (F2.2, 1.12µm) + Macro: 5MP FF (F2.4, 1.12µm) + Depth: 5MP FF (F2.4, 1.12µm)

Operating system
Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11
One UI 3.1 based on Android 11

Battery
4500mAh with 50W Dart Charge
4,500mAh (25W fast charging)

WATCH VIDEO: Samsung Galaxy A52 first look
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