Samsung Galaxy A51 5G

Specifications
Samsung Galaxy A51 5G
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  • 6.5" 1080x2400 pixels
  • 48MP 2160p
  • 6/8GB RAM Exynos 980
  • 4500mAh 15W
Released 2020, April 29 187g, 8.7mm thickness Android 10, up to Android 13, One UI 5 128GB storage, microSDXC
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Also available with 4G/LTE only
Versions: SM-A516B/DS (International), SM-A516U (USA), SM-A516F/DSN, SM-A516N (South Korea)

Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - SM-A516B/DS
  HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41 - SM-A516B/DS
  2, 4, 5, 12, 13, 25, 26, 41, 66, 71 - SM-A516U
5G bands 41, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 - SM-A516B/DS
Speed HSPA, LTE, 5G
Launch
Announced 2020, April 08
Status Available. Released 2020, April 29
Body
Dimensions 158.9 x 73.6 x 8.7 mm (6.26 x 2.90 x 0.34 in)
Weight 187 g (6.60 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display
Type Super AMOLED
Size 6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~87.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~405 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Platform
OS Android 10, upgradable to Android 13, One UI 5
Chipset Exynos 980 (8 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A77 & 6x1.8 GHz Cortex A55)
GPU Mali-G76 MP5
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
 UFS 2.1
Main Camera
Quad 48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF
12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide)
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
5 MP, f/2.2, (depth)
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/120fps; gyro-EIS
Selfie Camera
Single 32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.8µm
Features HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps
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Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Positioning GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio, RDS, recording
USB USB Type-C 2.0, OTG
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
 ANT+
Battery
Type Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable
Charging 15W wired
Misc
Colors Prism Cube Black, Prism Cube White, Prism Cube Pink
Models SM-A516F, SM-A516F/DSN, SM-A516N, SM-A516B/DS, SM-A516B, SM-A516U, SC-54A, SM-A516U1, SCG07, SM-A5160
SAR EU 0.50 W/kg (head)     1.55 W/kg (body)    
Price $ 110.00 / C$ 179.99 / £ 116.97 / € 299.99
Tests
Performance AnTuTu: 316007 (v8)
GeekBench: 1867(v5.1)
GFXBench: 17fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -29.5 LUFS (Average)
Battery (old) Endurance rating 90h
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User opinions and reviews

  • thegeek
  • 25 Apr 2024
  • 8IW

Move to another country ;)

  • Anonymous
  • 14 Feb 2024
  • X@}

I am in India and unable to use 5g in this phone

For me the camera is not working well. Weird gray/midnight blue effect on the camera even though there's no effects turned on. I'd rate the camera 3/10. Performance is great, but games that take lots of mobile data/performance are not good ...

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