Tecno Camon 18 Premier & Samsung Galaxy A52 Comparison

Tecno Camon 18 Premier Vs. Samsung Galaxy A52, Spec & Price Comparison

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The Tecno Camon 18 Premier and Samsung Galaxy A52 smartphones have a lot of similar specifications. Both have 1080X2400 Full HD AMOLED screens, 64MP cameras and are both USB Type C devices. In this article you’ll learn about all the similarities and differences between these two smartphones. Let us take a look at the Tecno Camon 18 Premier first.

Tecno Camon 18 Premier

The Tecno Camon 18 Premier is a 6.7″ (170mm) screen device with a 64MP Triple rear camera setup that includes a 60X Hyper Zoom lens and a Gimbal Camera. It has a 4750mAh battery with 33 Watt fast charging and an impressive 256GB+8GB Memory. There are no other memory variations of the Camon 18 Premier but there are two other phones in the Camon 18 Series line up. These include the Tecno Camon 18 and Camon 18P.

Tecno Camon 18 Premier
Camon 18 Premier

The cost of the Tecno Camon 18 Premier is KES39,099 (USD360) in Kenya. The Camon 18P goes for Ksh27,699 (USD250) while the Camon 18 with 4GB+128GB goes for Ksh22,199 (USD200).

Meanwhile you can read my  Tecno Camon 18 Premier Camera Review and Gaming & Battery review here.

Tecno Camon 18 Premier Colours
Tecno Camon 18 Premier Colours

The Camon 18 Premier is available in only two colours. From the left in the image above we have Ocean Moonlight and Summer Breeze.

Here is my unboxing video of the Tecno Camon 18 Premier.

Unboxing

Samsung Galaxy A52

Samsung Galaxy A52 smartphone
Samsung Galaxy A52

The Galaxy A52 on the other hand is smaller in size with a 6.5 Inch/165mm screen. This screen is also an AMOLED Full HD screen but this phone has generally a lower screen to body ratio coming in at 84.1%. This is in comparison the the Camon 18’s 87.2% screen to body ratio.

The A52 features 3 lenses at the rear with the 64MP lens having Optical Image stabilization built in. The front camera is 32MP but without flash.

There are quite a number of memory versions of the Galaxy A52 as follows

  • 128GB+4GB RAM
  • 128GB+6GB RAM
  • 128GB+8GB RAM
  • 256GB+6GB RAM
  • 256GB+8GB

There are aloe versions with 5G capabilities in the 256+8GB line up too.

Samsung Galaxy A52 Colours
Samsung Galaxy A52 Colours

The Samsung A52 is available in Awesome Blue, Awesome White, Awesome Violet and Awesome Black. And Yes those are the official colours from Samsung.

Table Comparison

I have compiled a list of all the important specifications for a one on one easy comparison between the Tecno Camon 18 Premier and Samsung Galaxy A52. The bold specifications denotes that the spec is bigger or higher or a low price.

Spec/PhoneTecno Camon 18 PremierSamsung Galaxy A52
Screen Size6.7 Inch/170mm6.5 Inch/165mm
Resolution1080X2400 Full HD+ AMOLED 1080X2400 Full HD+ AMOLED
Screen To Body Ratio~87.2%~84.1%
Refresh Rate120Hz90Hz
RAM8GB8GB
ROM256GB128GB+4GB RAM, 128GB+6GB RAM, 128GB+8GB RAM, 256GB+6GB RAM, 256GB+8GB
CPUHelio G96 ProcessorQualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G
Android VersionAndroid 11/Android 12 Coming SoonAndroid 11/ Android 12 To be Released in Feb 2022
Font Camera32MP With Dual Flash32MP Without Flash
Rear Camera64MP Triple Rear Camera + 12MP Gimbal Camera + 8MP 60X Hyper Zoom with Quad Flash64MP+12MP Ultrawide + 5MP Macro + 5MP Depth with Flash
Video Quality2K (1440p) @30fps, 1080p@30FPS, 720p @30fps4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps
Battery4750mAh4500mAh
Charger33 Watt25Watt
USB InterfaceUSB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
SoundSingle Speaker + Audio JackStereo Speakers + Audio Jack
Network4G/3G/2G5G/4G/3G/3G (not all have 5G)
SIM TrayTwo Nano SIM & SD cardSIM 1 + Hybrid (SIM or MicroSD)
External Memory SupportUp to 1TB
PriceKES39,099KES57,999 for 256+8GB Version
Table Comparison

Out of 18 Categories, the Camon 19 Premier scored 8 while the Samsung Galaxy A52 scored 6. The smartphones were evenly matched in 4 categories.

Conclusion

Both smartphones are very similar but you can point out the differences in the table above. Two of the biggest downsides of the Samsung Galaxy A52 is that the front camera doesn’t have flash and the SIM Tray forced you to choose between a 2nd SIM or an SD card.

The Tecno Camon 18 Premier on the other hand cannot shoot 4K videos although it has quite impressive Gimbal Camera and 60X Zoom capabilities that include the Super Moon feature. But its considerably cheaper than the A52.

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