Apple iPhone 7 vs Samsung Galaxy A51 5G vs Apple iPhone 12

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Display

Size:

4.7 inches
6.5 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution:

1334 x 750 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 326 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI
2532 x 1170 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 457 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

65.71 %
87.37 %
87.24 %

Peak brightness:

625 cd/m2 (nit)
1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24
Samsung Exynos 980
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor:

Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A77 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 8 nm
Hexa-core, 3100 MHz, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus
Mali-G76 MP5
Yes

RAM:

2GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
4GB

Internal storage:

256GB, not expandable
128GB, available to use: 105.3 GB
64GB (NVMe), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)
Android (10), Samsung One UI
iOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

1960 mAh
4500 mAh
2815 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Fast charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W
Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Quad camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)
48 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

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) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features:

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, EIS
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

7 MP (HDR)
32 MP (HDR)
12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)
6.26 x 2.90 x 0.34 inches (158.9 x 73.6 x 8.7 mm)
5.78 x 2.81 x 0.29 inches (146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm)

Weight:

4.87 oz (138.0 g)
6.60 oz (187.0 g)
5.78 oz (164.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
3D Face unlock

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Gold, Silver, Red, Rose gold, Jet black
Prism cube black
Black, White, Red, Green, Blue

Cellular

5G:

n41, n71, SA, NSA
n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning

Features:

Charging, Headphones port, Mass storage device
Charging, OTG
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

T4
M3, T3
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 07, 2016
Jul 15, 2020

FCC ID value:

BCG-E3091A link
A3LSMA516U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.19 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Body:

1.09 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg
3.25 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.14 W/kg
1.37 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 849
$ 500
$ 829

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
USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 07, 2016
Apr 08, 2020
Oct 13, 2020
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