Samsung Galaxy A51 vs Motorola edge

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Display

Size

6.5 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
405 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
385 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

87.37 %
95.91 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Samsung Exynos 9611
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 SM7250-AA

Processor

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-G72 MP3
Adreno 620

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, available to use: 105.9 GB
256GB (UFS 2.1)

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

Charging

Fast charging
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera

48 MP (PDAF)
64 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

12 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Telephoto)

Specifications

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

Third camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 40 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Fourth camera

5 MP (Depth information)
ToF 3D depth sensing

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) (60 fps)

Features

Hyperlapse, EIS
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS

Front

32 MP (HDR)
25 MP (EIS, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.24 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (158.5 x 73.6 x 7.9 mm)
6.36 x 2.80 x 0.37 inches (161.64 x 71.1 x 9.29 mm)

Weight

6.07 oz (172.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.63 oz (188.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Splash; IP 52

Biometrics

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

Keys

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

Colors

Prism Crush black, Prism Crush white, Prism Crush pink, Prism Crush blue
Solar black, Midnight magenta

Cellular

5G

 
n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, Sub-6

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), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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 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
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Dolby Atmos
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Charging, OTG
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+
NFC

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 28, 2019
Jun 18, 2020

FCC ID value: A3LSMA515FN link
FCC ID value: IHDT56YU1 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.89 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Body

1.18 W/kg
1.45 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.12 W/kg
1.48 W/kg

Phablet

2.76 W/kg
3.36 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

$ 400
$ 700

User Manual

Download the Samsu​ng Galaxy A51 Manual as a PDF file.
Download the Motor​​ola edge Manual as a PDF file.

In The Box

 
Headset, 15W charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool, Protective back cover

Availability

Officially announced

Dec 12, 2019
Apr 22, 2020
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