Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Motorola Moto G Play vs Samsung Galaxy A51

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Display

Size:

5.1 inches
6.5 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 576 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

72.30 %
80.61 %
87.37 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
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 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 SM4250-AA
Samsung Exynos 9611

Processor:

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 240, 64-bit, 11 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 530
Adreno 610
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
3GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 24.5 GB
32GB
128GB, available to use: 105.9 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (10)
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
5000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Fast charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 10.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
13 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

2 MP (Depth information)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
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) (240 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

HDR, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, EIS

Front:

5 MP (HDR)
5 MP (HDR)
32 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm)
6.56 x 2.99 x 0.37 inches (166.59 x 75.99 x 9.36 mm)
6.24 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (158.5 x 73.6 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

5.36 oz (152.0 g)
7.20 oz (204.0 g)
6.07 oz (172.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Splash

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, White, Pink gold
Misty blue
Prism Crush black, Prism Crush white, Prism Crush pink, Prism Crush blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
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), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 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), 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+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 13/5 (400/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

Features:

Charging, OTG, Mass storage device
Charging
Charging, OTG

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 12, 2016
Nov 28, 2019

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG930F link
A3LSMA515FN link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.43 W/kg
0.89 W/kg

Body:

1.06 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.03 W/kg
1.12 W/kg

Phablet:

2.76 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 699
$ 170
$ 400

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

Charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 21, 2016
Jan 08, 2021
Dec 12, 2019
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