Samsung Galaxy A51 vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus

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Display

Size:

6.5 inches
6.7 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI
2778 x 1284 pixels, 458 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 401 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
OLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

87.37 %
87.45 %
67.58 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)
625 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
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 9611
Apple A14 Bionic
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor:

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU:

Mali-G72 MP3
Yes
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR5
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB, available to use: 105.9 GB
128GB (NVMe), not expandable
256GB, 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, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
3687 mAh
2900 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

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

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

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: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Second camera:

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

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: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Macro)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 40 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) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

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

Video capture:

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

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)
6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight:

6.07 oz (172.0 g)
8.03 oz (228.0 g)
6.63 oz (188.0 g)

Materials:

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

Materials & Colors:

Pacific blue, Gold, Silver, Graphite

Resistance:

Water, Splash, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Prism Crush black, Prism Crush white, Prism Crush pink, Prism Crush blue
Black, Gold, Silver, Red, Rose gold, Jet black

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), 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)

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 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900 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 Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

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
Album art cover, Background playback

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
4.2

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, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning
Lightning

Features:

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

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, 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), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 28, 2019
Sep 07, 2016

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA515FN link
BCG-E3087A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.89 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Body:

1.18 W/kg
1.10 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg
1.52 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.12 W/kg
1.13 W/kg

Phablet:

2.76 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 400
$ 1100
$ 969

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Dec 12, 2019
Oct 13, 2020
Sep 07, 2016
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