Samsung Galaxy A51 vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max

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Display

Size:

6.5 inches
6.7 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI
2778 x 1284 pixels, 458 PPI
2688 x 1242 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 456 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

87.37 %
87.45 %
84.52 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)
800 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 9611
Apple A14 Bionic
Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85

Processor:

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm
Hexa-core, 2650 MHz, Lightning and Thunder, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Mali-G72 MP3
Yes
Apple-designed 4 core

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR5
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB, available to use: 105.9 GB
128GB (NVMe), not expandable
64GB (NVMe), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
3687 mAh
3969 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 18.0W; Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

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; Pixel size: 1.7 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 65 mm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 40 mm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 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) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

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

Front:

32 MP (HDR)
12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF), EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.24 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (158.5 x 73.6 x 7.9 mm)
6.33 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (160.84 x 78.09 x 7.39 mm)
6.22 x 3.06 x 0.32 inches (158 x 77.8 x 8.1 mm)

Weight:

6.07 oz (172.0 g)
8.03 oz (228.0 g)
7.97 oz (226.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Materials & Colors:

Pacific blue, Gold, Silver, Graphite

Resistance:

Water, Splash, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
3D Face unlock
3D Face unlock

Keys:

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

Colors:

Prism Crush black, Prism Crush white, Prism Crush pink, Prism Crush blue
Gold, Silver, Space gray, Midnight green

Cellular

5G:

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), 14(700 PS), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 19 (1600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning
Lightning

Features:

Charging, OTG
Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 28, 2019
Sep 25, 2019

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA515FN link
BCG-E3306A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.89 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Body:

1.18 W/kg
0.99 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg
1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.12 W/kg
0.99 W/kg

Phablet:

2.76 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 400
$ 1100
$ 1099

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A51 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

USB‑C to Lightning Cable, Documentation
EarPods with Lightning connector, USB-C to Lightning cable 18W USB-C power adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Dec 12, 2019
Oct 13, 2020
Sep 10, 2019
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