Comparison: Motorola Edge (2021) vs Samsung Galaxy A52s!

Samsung has recently refreshed its ‘A’ series with the Samsung Galaxy A52s. It is a mid-range and premium mid-range series offering affordable smartphones. The latest smartphone is an upgrade for the Galaxy A52 5G that was unveiled in 2020. However, the new device comes with an upgraded chipset and a better display. Other specifications of the device remain the same as its predecessor. We will be comparing Galaxy A52s with Motorla Edge (2021), which was announced back in August 2021. Both carry some common specifications, and there are some differences too. So, let us compare the similarities between Motorola Edge (2021) vs Samsung Galaxy A52s.

motorola edge 2020 vs samsung galaxy a52s

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Both smartphones come with the same processor, i.e. with the latest Snapdragon 778G chipset. The chipset is built on the 6nm process and pairs with the Adreno 642L GPU. Both have a top-end model with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. However, the top-end model of Samsung is limited to few parts of the world. Samsung allows expanding the storage while Motorola doesn’t. The Motorola Edge (2021) and Samsung Galaxy A52s runs on Android 11 out of the box. However, the Motorola smartphone runs on Stock Android while the latter runs on OneUI 3.1. Both devices also come with a plastic back and have Corning Gorilla Glass protection to the front. But it’s Samsung which leads here by providing an IP67 rating. Further, both devices boast the same connectivity options: WiFi, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, USB Type-C 2.0, NFC, and much more.

Differences between Motorola Edge (2021) vs Samsung Galaxy A52s

Both these devices have more differences than similarities. Say for the display,  Motorola features a 6.8″ LCD display with a massive refresh rate of 144Hz, while, the Korean Giant brings a 6.5″ Super AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120Hz and can blow up to 800 nits brightness. To the biometrics, Moto has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and Samsung features an in-display fingerprint scanner. Other differences are listed in the below table.

Basis of DifferenceMotorola Edge (2021)Samsung Galaxy A52s
Display6.8 inch FHD+ LCD Display
144Hz refresh rate
20.5:9 aspect ratio
Screen to body ratio of 90.6%
401 PPI density
6.5 inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Display
120Hz refresh rate
800 nits peak brightness
405 ppi density
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC

Android 11, OneUI 3.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC

Android 11, Stock Android
Camera108MP primary sensor
8MP ultra-wide-angel sensor
2MP depth sensor

Front Camera

32MP sensor
64MP OIS primary sensor
12MP ultra-wide-angle sensor
5MP macro sensor
5MP depth sensor

Front Camera

32MP sensor
Battery5000 mAh battery
30W TurboPower fast charging
4500 mAh battery
25W fast charging
Variants8 / 256GB6 / 128GB
8 / 128GB
8 / 256GB
5G / 4G
Dimensions and Weight169 x 75.6 x 8.99 mm
200 grams
159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm
189 grams
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Biometric optionsSide-mounted fingerprint sensor
Face unlock
In-display fingerprint scanner
Face unlock
Ambient light Accelerometer
Magnetometer (compass)
ColorsNebula BlueAwesome Black
Awesome White
Awesome Purple
Awesome Mint

As you can see, we have listed all the differences between both these devices. We hope that you can make a decision on buying either of these smartphones. Share the article with your friends who plan to purchase either Motorola Edge (2021) or Samsung Galaxy A52s.

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Basith Rahman PP
Basith Rahman PP
Basith is a CA student who is also a tech evangelist and an auto lover who works with and talks about latest news in tech and auto industry. Apart from this, Basith is a traveller, foodie and a movie buff.


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