Samsung Galaxy Note3 vs Samsung Galaxy A51

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Display

Size

5.7 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
386 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
405 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

74.78 %
87.37 %

Features

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

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Samsung Exynos 9611

Processor

Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
128GB, available to use: 105.9 GB

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3)
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3200 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

 

Charging

 
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera

13 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

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

Features

Continuous autofocus, Video light, EIS, Video calling
Hyperlapse, EIS

Front

2 MP
32 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm)
6.24 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (158.5 x 73.6 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.93 oz (168.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.07 oz (172.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Stylus, Interchangeable covers
 

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Pink, White
Prism Crush black, Prism Crush white, Prism Crush pink, Prism Crush blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower)
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)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

DLNA, MHL
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
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

microUSB, USB 3.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Charging, OTG, Video out, Mass storage device
Charging, OTG

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible

T3
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 07, 2013
Nov 28, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMN9005 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA515FN link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.24 W/kg
0.89 W/kg

Body

0.72 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.07 W/kg
1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
1.12 W/kg

Phablet

 
2.76 W/kg

EU SAR

 
 

Head

0.29 W/kg
 

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 400

In The Box

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

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 04, 2013
Dec 12, 2019
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