Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note3 vs Samsung Galaxy A51

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Display

Size:

5.1 inches
5.7 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 432 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 386 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

69.76 %
74.78 %
87.37 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Samsung Exynos 9611

Processor:

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm
Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 330
Adreno 330
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
64GB
128GB, available to use: 105.9 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDHC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3)
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

2800 mAh
3200 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
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)
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:

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

Front:

2.1 MP
2 MP
32 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)
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:

5.11 oz (145.0 g)
5.93 oz (168.0 g)
6.07 oz (172.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers, Notification light
Stylus, Interchangeable covers

Keys:

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

Colors:

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
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:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
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
Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

MHL
DLNA, MHL
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
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
microUSB, USB 3.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

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

HDMI:

Yes
Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
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+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 07, 2013
Nov 28, 2019

FCC ID value:

A3LSMN9005
A3LSMA515FN

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

User Manual:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 24, 2014
Sep 04, 2013
Dec 12, 2019
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