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Samsung Galaxy A51 vs Samsung Galaxy M31

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

6.5 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 403 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

87.37 %
83.97 %

Peak brightness:

420 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

60Hz refresh rate, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 9611
Exynos 9611

Processor:

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Arm Cortex-A73 and Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Mali-G72 MP3
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB, available to use: 105.9 GB
64GB (UFS 2.1), available to use: 49 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
6000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Fast charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

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; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Macro)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 40 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Depth information)
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2

Video recording:

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

Features:

Hyperlapse, EIS
Hyperlapse, EIS

Front:

32 MP (HDR)
32 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.24 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (158.5 x 73.6 x 7.9 mm)
6.27 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches (159.2 x 75.1 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

6.07 oz (172.0 g)
6.74 oz (191.0 g)

Materials:

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

Biometrics:

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

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
Blue, Black, Red

Cellular

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), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 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, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Dolby Atmos
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
5.0

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 28, 2019
Feb 07, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA515FN link
A3LSMM315F link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.89 W/kg
0.42 W/kg

Body:

1.18 W/kg
0.41 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg
1.54 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.12 W/kg
0.74 W/kg

Phablet:

2.76 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 400
€ 240

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A51 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy M31 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

15W fast charger, Data cable, Ejection pin, User Manual

Availability

Officially announced:

Dec 12, 2019
Feb 25, 2020
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