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Display

Size

6.2 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

3040 x 1440 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
543 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
405 PPI

Technology

OLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

79.62 %
87.37 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB
Samsung Exynos 980

Processor

Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A77 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU

Adreno 620
Mali-G76 MP5

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB (UFS 2.1), not expandable
128GB, available to use: 105.3 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (11)
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3800 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 25.0W

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

16 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 45 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
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) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features

OIS, Time-lapse video, EIS
Hyperlapse, EIS

Front

8 MP (Dual-Camera, Time-of-Flight (ToF))
32 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.06 x 2.91 x 0.37 inches (153.9 x 74.0 x 9.5 mm)
6.26 x 2.90 x 0.34 inches (158.9 x 73.6 x 8.7 mm)

Weight

6.81 oz (193.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.60 oz (187.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

 
Prism cube black

Cellular

5G

SA, NSA
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

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A, 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

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
 

HD Voice

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Charging
Charging, OTG

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

NFC
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

 
Download the Samsu​ng Galaxy A51 5G Manual as a PDF file.

In The Box

 
A to C USB Cable, Wall Adapter, SIM Pin/Ejector, Quick Start Guide, Terms & Conditions

Availability

Officially announced

 
Apr 08, 2020

Expected Announcement

Sep 30, 2020
 
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