Samsung Galaxy A51 5G

Description

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G is powered by Exynos 980 processor, 6/8GB RAM with 128GB internal storage, and 4500mAh battery. A 6.5-inch S-AMOLED display with 2400x1080 px resolution is situated at the front, as well as a 32MP selfie shooter. A quad-camera setup with a 48MP main sensor is presented on the back. The phone comes with Android 10.

This device is also known as Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW, Samsung SM-A516U, Samsung SM-A516V

Pros

  • 5G ready
  • High screen-to-body ratio (87.37 %)

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Display

Size: 6.5 inches
Resolution: 2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI
Technology: Super AMOLED
Screen-to-body: 87.37 %
Features: 60Hz refresh rate, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip: Samsung Exynos 980
Processor: Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A77 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 8 nm
GPU: Mali-G76 MP5
RAM: 6GB LPDDR4
Internal storage: 128GB, available to use: 105.3 GB
Storage expansion: microSDXC up to 1000 GB
Device type: Smartphone
OS: Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity: 4500 mAh
Type: Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Charging: Fast charging
Max charge speed: Wired: 25.0W

Camera

Rear: Quad camera
Main camera: 48 MP (PDAF)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Second camera: 12 MP (Ultra-wide)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Third camera: 5 MP (Macro)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 40 mm
Fourth camera: 5 MP (Depth information)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Video recording: 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)
Features: Hyperlapse, EIS
Front: 32 MP (HDR)
Video capture: 1920x1080 (Full HD)
Dimensions: 6.26 x 2.90 x 0.34 inches (158.9 x 73.6 x 8.7 mm)
Weight: 6.60 oz (187.0 g)
Materials: Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Biometrics: 2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
Keys: Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Colors: Prism cube black

Cellular

5G: n41, n71, SA, NSA
LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
LTE (TDD): Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
UMTS: Bands 5(850), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Data Speed: LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
HD Voice: Yes

Multimedia

Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Dolby Atmos
Screen mirroring: Wireless screen share
Radio: FM
Additional microphone(s): for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 5.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
USB: Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Features: Charging, OTG
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Other: NFC, ANT+
Hearing aid compatible: M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Jul 15, 2020
FCC ID value: A3LSMA516U link
Measured SAR:
Head: 1.18 W/kg
Body: 1.20 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 3.25 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.37 W/kg

Buyers information

Price: $ 500
User Manual: This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A51 5G User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
In The Box: A to C USB Cable, Wall Adapter, SIM Pin/Ejector, Quick Start Guide, Terms & Conditions

Availability

Officially announced: Apr 08, 2020
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Alternative variants

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G

with 8GB RAM

Differences from the main variant:
RAM: 8GB

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G

SM-A516B/DS for Europe

Differences from the main variant:
Colors: Prism cube black, Prism cube white
5G: n41, n78, SA, NSA
LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
LTE (TDD): Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
UMTS: Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Dual SIM: Shared with microSD
SIM type: Nano SIM

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW

SM-A516V for Verizon

Differences from the main variant:
System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB
Processor: Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm
GPU: Adreno 620
Colors: Prism bricks blue
5G: n260, n261, mmWave
LTE (FDD): Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
UMTS: Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
FCC approval:
Date approved: Jul 20, 2020
FCC ID value: A3LSMA516V link
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.32 W/kg
Body: 1.32 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 3.01 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.37 W/kg
Phablet: 3.91 W/kg
Price: $ 550

Carrier Availability

Available

Verizon Since Aug 14, 2020
Metro by T-Mobile Since Aug 14, 2020
Cricket Since Apr 16, 2021

Discontinued

T-Mobile

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