Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021 in 3 minutes

At its second Unpacked event of the year, Samsung officially unveiled three of its next A-series phones: the Galaxy A52, A52 5G, and A72. Key specs across the board include IP67 water and dust resistance, brighter screens with faster refresh rates, and a 64-megapixel main camera with optical image stabilization. All three models include a microSD card slot for expandable storage and will ship with a charging brick in the box - features that you won’t find in the S21-series flagships. While the company isn’t sharing US pricing or availability yet, it has confirmed European pricing: €349 for the A52 (about $415), €429 for the A52 5G (about $510), and €449 for the A72 ($534).
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  1. The Verge

    The Verge29 days ago

    What phone are you looking forward to this year?

  2. bruh

    bruh19 days ago

    @Shane Willbur OnePlus 9 pro is a bust.

  3. PSYCHO

    PSYCHO22 days ago

    @QuitePurple QUESTION: If you could have ANY phone in the world for free, what phone would you pick???

  4. PSYCHO

    PSYCHO22 days ago

    Z Fold 3 😎

  5. Pralhad Tarde

    Pralhad Tarde27 days ago

    @Robert Wisdom yeah but atleast we have the note line up alive. 🎊🎉

  6. Irawan Adinugraha

    Irawan Adinugraha27 days ago

    a52 4g bc apparently i needed a a stablle 4k footage on a cheap price (also since the redmi note 10 pro doesn’t have like what), also the 90 hz screen, and the matte back since it has grip and the samsung one ui since i like it.

  7. Curtiss Kluczinske

    Curtiss Kluczinske16 days ago

    So these phones are better than S21s. Awesome.

  8. PaperRoman

    PaperRoman21 day ago

    Why the heck ain't anyone talking about the new Chrome 89 update !? It's a a huge jump in browsing!

  9. zahra mahmoodi

    zahra mahmoodi22 days ago

    3 years of major updates. Companies LEARN !!!

  10. Matthias Rambally

    Matthias Rambally23 days ago

    A52 and A72 ....A52 and A72

  11. ayb studio

    ayb studio23 days ago

    Check my studio

  12. A

    A23 days ago

    Samsung should learn from Apple. Apple never sell their products. People love them. Lot of people working with Android and Samsung use iPhones and macs everyday unlike Apple employees. It’s high yield stuff

  13. Brian D'Souza

    Brian D'Souza23 days ago

    Thanks Becca!

  14. notanewbie dude

    notanewbie dude24 days ago

    Ah yes, because we all use Snapchat to show how we're REALLY feeling...

  15. Socializing Sucks

    Socializing Sucks25 days ago

    Are these the idiots who built a pure fire hazard

  16. User1010

    User101025 days ago

    Galaxy A series better than S10 😒😒😒🙄🙄🙄 Getting Android flagships is worthless

  17. WesternUranus

    WesternUranus25 days ago

    Samsung A series FTW Good features making up a great, balanced package, nothing over-the-top that you will never use and an unbeatable value for the money

  18. Rudra

    Rudra26 days ago

    Holy sh** I thought she was being dubbed

  19. Kid flash 2001

    Kid flash 200126 days ago

    Nice video

  20. Onpassive Today

    Onpassive Today26 days ago

    🤠👩‍🦰 THANKS for your technical info

  21. Rupesh

    Rupesh26 days ago

    Expandable storage ftw!

  22. Tech & Komsan

    Tech & Komsan26 days ago

    I'm still using Note 9 😂😂😂

  23. Kevin Lenyatsa

    Kevin Lenyatsa26 days ago

    Their answer to the pixel

  24. Scott R

    Scott R27 days ago

    This phone actually looks really good? A mild improvement over my S10 that I've been holding out on. Not sure if it's quite enough to make me want to upgrade just yet but next year, maybe!

  25. Andrew D

    Andrew D27 days ago

    What are the SoCs being used?

  26. Arbaaz Khatib

    Arbaaz Khatib27 days ago

    4 years of upgrades on a mid range android phone with great specs. Good going Samsung!

  27. supadorian

    supadorian27 days ago

    No one: The captions: "Galaxy 852"

  28. Nathan Goddard

    Nathan Goddard27 days ago

    One UI is objectively terrible. Using it is like having an argument with your phone.

  29. Praveen Kumar

    Praveen Kumar27 days ago

    Ads. What about ads?

  30. Deathisonlyme

    Deathisonlyme27 days ago

    Wtf this phone gets expanded storage and the s21 series don't 😑

  31. Rusydi Didi Vlog and gaming

    Rusydi Didi Vlog and gaming27 days ago

    Non flagship samsung phone on A52 Flagship phone S21

  32. arman nasr

    arman nasr27 days ago

    Finally I can get my creative "juices" flowing.

  33. Christine Roy

    Christine Roy27 days ago

    Phones around $500usd or less are so good now. I may want to buy the top of the line phone to make a statement, but I don't really need an expensive phone any more.

  34. KoDjo Agyemang

    KoDjo Agyemang27 days ago

    There comes Samsung once again making better "iPhones".

  35. KNAX_NO4H

    KNAX_NO4H27 days ago

    1:20 nice Apple copy

  36. KNAX_NO4H

    KNAX_NO4H27 days ago

    Security updates for only 4 years?

  37. Saketh Desai

    Saketh Desai27 days ago

    Samsung 🤦🏻‍♂️ it’s not working dude🤮

  38. Nabeel Shariff

    Nabeel Shariff28 days ago

    Wherever there’s Redmi Note 10 Pro This phone is just irrelevant

  39. Prashant Sharma

    Prashant Sharma28 days ago

    Which processor does these phones have ?

  40. geronimo

    geronimo28 days ago

    Everything is Awesome

  41. Laone Kwati

    Laone Kwati28 days ago

    No word on the processor

  42. n.d.10

    n.d.1028 days ago

    did they just advertise an industry standard feature... its industry standard.... you shouldn't have removed it in the first place...

  43. Oliver Rider

    Oliver Rider28 days ago

    A52, a72...a52 a72.... a52 a72.... and on and on and eat sleep rave repeat

  44. John K

    John K28 days ago

    This makes Zero Sense they axed expandable storage on the S21 series even the Ultra but kept it on the budget phones, power users are a Lot more likely to use expandable storage than a budget buyer 🤨

  45. Kittenmittens

    Kittenmittens28 days ago

    Sure did feel that “excitement” when announcing the galaxy Aonethousandfivehundred&seventynine

  46. algebralineare1

    algebralineare128 days ago

    A52 top

  47. Eveline Caroline Lienhua MingMei FenFang Huang

    Eveline Caroline Lienhua MingMei FenFang Huang28 days ago

    Samsung is the Best!!! 😍😍😍

  48. idan mualem

    idan mualem28 days ago

    watching this with my broken a71 :(

  49. WNH Evenhuis

    WNH Evenhuis28 days ago

    A52, the "new" but more expensive A71. A72, the upgraded A71, but disappointing camera specs for the price, and still no wireless charging, huh? Nope, its better to stick with a more affordable, fine and cheaper A71 this year. Both A52 and A72 don't make sense to me as an A70 and A71 owner. Looking ahead to the A73. Fingers crossed.

  50. nissa mokoginta

    nissa mokoginta28 days ago

    Iam glad i canceled my s21+ for the A72

  51. Saul Goodman

    Saul Goodman28 days ago

    And receive no OS updates.

  52. iSprint4GEyes

    iSprint4GEyes28 days ago

    when do these tech companies slow down.. I can't keep buying the latest and the "greatest" phones

  53. BigLama

    BigLama28 days ago

    Wait! They had an event yesterday!

  54. Master Blaster

    Master Blaster28 days ago

    horrible video

  55. Vinay Goswami

    Vinay Goswami28 days ago

    Anyone saw somi or is it me only

  56. Nick Syahril Storror

    Nick Syahril Storror28 days ago

    damn it kept better n better the other days😍😍😍

  57. EnemyofHK

    EnemyofHK28 days ago

    RIP software update

  58. Floating Peaks

    Floating Peaks28 days ago

    Is this series suppose to be a watered down galaxy series.

  59. jeremiah mugabi

    jeremiah mugabi28 days ago

    Galax note

  60. Haris Laghari

    Haris Laghari28 days ago

    they should have focused on better perfomance instead of Awsome OIS and Awsome colors.

  61. Unknown Productions

    Unknown Productions28 days ago

    And a decent camera too. I would rather have a neutral engine in that processor for way better photos and videos than a 5MP macro and an 8MP telephoto.

  62. Striker 50

    Striker 5028 days ago

    Since the S8, nothing has been exciting

  63. Untitled 1

    Untitled 129 days ago

    Its a boring product. Might as well just buy an apple product that will last me for years.

  64. Jelle

    Jelle29 days ago

    wow that is some value right there

  65. Shubham Pawar

    Shubham Pawar29 days ago

    The pastel blue colour looks good after all these shiny rainbow puke glass back designs.

  66. Yusuf Bektaş

    Yusuf Bektaş29 days ago

    what is aefty two. lady at the start invented a new word

  67. Tom B

    Tom B29 days ago

    I miss smaller phones. The S10e had the perfect size.

  68. Zeus Starfall

    Zeus Starfall29 days ago

    👍💥😁😉👻😘❣ i love it even i have a galaxy a21s

  69. The Thriller

    The Thriller29 days ago

    Looking forward to buy one of these. Quality matters over specs on paper. Liked the software update support.

  70. Unknown Productions

    Unknown Productions28 days ago

    Me as well. They still need to work on their flagships. I have a Tab S6 I got around Christmas and Android 11 is the last update it gets as well as me not being able to update to Android 11 because of fragmented updates. Edit: I finally got it but it is the most underwhelming update I have ever seen.

  71. The Thriller

    The Thriller28 days ago

    @leonellthelion I'd really like to see the 5g version of a72 with 750g and 120hz display. What would be the ideal one. Maybe he will come up with that soon.

  72. leonellthelion

    leonellthelion29 days ago

    Same. I appreciate Samsung providing extra software services to its phones like Knox Security, Samsung Pass, and Secure Folder.

  73. Ashish Sunny

    Ashish Sunny29 days ago

    It's impressive what they have offered. But the software update reliablity will be yet to be seen. The recent partnership with Google might help Sam.

  74. Quayledant

    Quayledant27 days ago

    one ui 3.0 is coming to my A50. it's just a matter of when. samsung has a LOT of phones to take care of

  75. userfern

    userfern29 days ago

    This sounds and feels like an Apple event.. yikes

  76. Mobile User

    Mobile User29 days ago

    What's the processor of the a72?

  77. Unknown Productions

    Unknown Productions28 days ago

    @Mobile User Exactly. OnePlus gives you just below flagship with their Nord.

  78. leonellthelion

    leonellthelion28 days ago

    @Mobile User IKR. The A52 5G at least has a SD 750G.

  79. Mobile User

    Mobile User29 days ago

    @leonellthelion Really? Damn thats a rip off

  80. leonellthelion

    leonellthelion29 days ago

    SD 720G.

  81. Alan

    Alan29 days ago

    man they really pushing these mid phones while there flagships are boring.

  82. Brajesh

    Brajesh29 days ago

    How many phones will you release this year ? Samsung : Yes.

  83. Awesome Brotherhood

    Awesome Brotherhood29 days ago

    What the hell is going on?

  84. Benjii Bee

    Benjii Bee29 days ago

    Would these be an upgrade from a note 8?

  85. Zafiz Hafiz

    Zafiz Hafiz29 days ago

    wait until you use instagram story.. all the magic is gone.. 🤣

  86. Yaseen Muhammed

    Yaseen Muhammed29 days ago

    I hope Samsung is trying to increase the longevity of their products. The last few slides gave some hope. My Galaxy S8 is 2.5 years old. It's so slow, now. (It's lost its smoothness after like 1 year) I'm disappointed. Apple products released in that era is still blazing fast and getting the latest software. I wont even get Android 10!

  87. Yaseen Muhammed

    Yaseen Muhammed28 days ago

    @Unknown Productions Hm.. I've also noticed performance difference for Samsung phones bought from different regions. Like Europe and North America vs Asia and Middle East.

  88. Unknown Productions

    Unknown Productions28 days ago

    My Tab S6 hasn't lost much performance yet but Android 11 is the last it's gonna get.

  89. Kirk R

    Kirk R29 days ago

    How much would that be in 'Murcan Dollars?

  90. AceChampElite

    AceChampElite29 days ago

    I’m more interested in the presenters, more specifically their English. How many people do you think did not get this job just because they’re English was ever so slightly worse. They have really good English but you can tell the slight accents are not entirely gone. How much training do you think they underwent to perfect the language in a country where English is not a primary language. The hustle in this type of profession must be extremely cutthroat.

  91. C7

    C729 days ago

    All these STUPID mid-range camera Hype LOL. They must think consumers are idiots

  92. Scarl3T SkY

    Scarl3T SkY29 days ago

    Next people should make a comparison between a72 and samsung fe. Wow. The pricing and the chipset. Now im thinking if i should just get the samsung fe with SD 865.

  93. Mark Lezzy

    Mark Lezzy29 days ago

    Watching this from s21

  94. KingRiz

    KingRiz29 days ago

    I would be pissed if I payed $800 for same thing that I could get it for $400

  95. Alex Prevost

    Alex Prevost29 days ago

    How do you do, fellow squads?

  96. Incognito

    Incognito29 days ago

    They should've made the sides matte instead of that shiny metallic

  97. Yongky Siaw

    Yongky Siaw29 days ago

    This is tempting me to upgrade from A71

  98. Awais Yousaf

    Awais Yousaf29 days ago

    Is this an apple launch event? Cause sounds like one...

  99. norcey

    norcey29 days ago

    A72 or S20 FE?

  100. cowegg

    cowegg23 days ago

    @OXIR Same here. I was waiting for the S20 Lite/FE ever since the S10 Lite launched. I was really hoping they’d launch it with SD here in India but they did not. I’m sick and tired of waiting for Samsung to not screw things but they keep doing it. I was hoping to get A72 had they launched it in December or January with SD765/SD750. I ended up with an iPhone 11. I went over twice my budget but I’m happy. It has A13 bionic with twice the benchmark scores and will stay up to date for 4 more years.

  101. Unknown Productions

    Unknown Productions28 days ago

    FE for sure

  102. OXIR

    OXIR28 days ago

    S20 FE (5G) To be honest the only reason I didn't get the S20 FE was because of Exynos 990. I heard so bad things about it and was scared of the performance. The 5G model which uses Snapdragon 865 was not available in my country.

  103. leonellthelion

    leonellthelion29 days ago

    S20FE has a better processor (SD 865) and a better array of rear camera. Plus, its an S-Series phone, a flagship.

  104. Edwin Ng

    Edwin Ng29 days ago

    i ALReADY Have THE Samsung A71 5G thAT COST $600 SO THESE PHONES are irrelevANT.

  105. I.R.

    I.R.29 days ago

    is it me or does it look dubbed? or just audio sync issues?

  106. I.R.

    I.R.29 days ago

    the fact that the higher end models dont have a depth camera proves that it's completely useless and unnecessary

  107. janska

    janska29 days ago

    the a52 is definitely going to be the new most favorite android device

  108. Zenith Quasar

    Zenith Quasar27 days ago

    Yeah, it is pretty amazing for what it is!

  109. Tomer Nahum

    Tomer Nahum29 days ago

    4 Years?!

  110. mluu510

    mluu51029 days ago

    samsung makes too many phones. why can't they just make a budget, mid and high end?

  111. lighttigerXIV

    lighttigerXIV29 days ago

    So, nothing new

  112. Fernando Necceri

    Fernando Necceri29 days ago

    Awesome. The price Could be worth less.

  113. NOURISH CHERISH

    NOURISH CHERISH29 days ago

    lol OIS is not a new feature. its not a big thing. this is the best budget phone tho. so happy with my A71

  114. Unknown Productions

    Unknown Productions28 days ago

    I know right. They don't even need great OIS just OIS and it took them this long.

  115. mikyosie17

    mikyosie1729 days ago

    Never heard an IP rating since Galaxy A8 2018 til now

  116. Buff Barnaby

    Buff Barnaby29 days ago

    I wanna be excited but Covid-era : (

  117. Mr.Noodles

    Mr.Noodles29 days ago

    3 years of updates, as well as 4 years of security updates!!?? Watch out Apple!!

  118. Alturo Chen

    Alturo Chen28 days ago

    I never saw the day that Samsung would have good software support

  119. Unknown Productions

    Unknown Productions28 days ago

    Apple actually knows how to optimize their phones. I have a family member with an iPad Mini 4 and it got iPad OS 14 and it runs smoothly. My Tab S6 is about to get it's last year of updates. Samsung still has no Android 11 for my Tab S6. Edit: I just got it today. Lol. It needs some performance issues to be ironed out but it was a very underwhelming update.

  120. Quiller 101

    Quiller 10129 days ago

    The unlocked 5G versions of the A51 and A71 are not compatible with Verizon's 5G networks. I use a carrier that uses the Verizon network at a lower cost. Anyone know if the A52 and A72 unlocked versions will work with the Verizon's 5G network?

  121. charles Lineage

    charles Lineage29 days ago

    nobody mentioned what material is made the frame and back of A72 and headphone jack. the catch there probably there going to release the A72 5G on a later date probably with a higher chipset.. marketing strat ei?

  122. Sean Hean

    Sean Hean29 days ago

    Is charging brick included?

  123. Recycle Bin

    Recycle Bin29 days ago

    fun mode space mode and gimmick mode

  124. Unknown Productions

    Unknown Productions28 days ago

    The end is the whole idea of half the features they add to the A series phones. Lol.

  125. Ag3nt0fCha0s

    Ag3nt0fCha0s29 days ago

    Why can't I find a mini android?

  126. Paul Lasky

    Paul Lasky29 days ago

    In other news....FIFA 2021....players can do a step over again....