Samsung Galaxy A51

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Samsung Galaxy A51
Samsung Galaxy A51 5G
ManufacturerSamsung Electronics
SeriesSamsung Galaxy A series
ModelInternational models:
SM-A515x (4G)
SM-A516x (5G)
(last letter varies by carrier and international models)
Japanese models:
SCG07 (au, 5G)
SC-54A (NTT Docomo, 5G)
First released4G: 16 December 2019; 4 years ago (2019-12-16)
5G: 29 April 2020; 4 years ago (2020-04-29)
5G UW: 14 August 2020; 3 years ago (2020-08-14)
PredecessorSamsung Galaxy A50
SuccessorSamsung Galaxy A52
RelatedSamsung Galaxy A31
Samsung Galaxy A71
158.5 mm (6.24 in) H
73.6 mm (2.90 in) W
7.9 mm (0.31 in) D
158.9 mm (6.26 in) H
73.6 mm (2.90 in) W
8.7 mm (0.34 in) D
5G UW:
158.8 mm (6.25 in) H
73.4 mm (2.89 in) W
8.6 mm (0.34 in) D
Mass4G: 172 g (6.1 oz)
5G: 187 g (6.6 oz)
5G UW: 188.8 g (6.66 oz)
Operating systemOriginal: Android 10 with One UI 2.0
Current: Android 13 with One UI 5.1
System-on-chip4G: Exynos 9611
5G (International): Exynos 980
5G (Japan)/5G UW: Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
4G: 4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53
5G (International): 2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A77 & 6x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55
5G (Japan)/5G UW: 1x2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1x2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver
GPU4G: Mali-G72 MP3
5G (International): Mali-G76 MP5
5G (Japan)/5G UW: Adreno 620
Memory4G: 4, 6, or 8 GB RAM
5G: 6 or 8 GB RAM
Storage4G: 64, 128, or 256[1] GB
5G: 128 GB
Removable storagemicroSDXC
4G: Expandable up to 512 GB
5G: Expandable up to 1 TB
BatteryLithium polymer (non-removable)
4G: 4000 mAh
5G: 4500 mAh
Charging15W Fast Charging
Display6.5 in (17 cm) Super AMOLED FHD+ 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~405 ppi density)
SoundLoudspeaker, 3.5 mm auxiliary (headphone jack)
Rear camera48 MP wide, 12 MP ultrawide, 5 MP macro, 5 MP depth
Front camera32 MP
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0
FeliCa (Japanese models only)
Data inputsUSB Type-C
OtherOptical fingerprint sensor (in display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • 0.80 W/kg (head)
  • 0.67 W/kg (body)

The Samsung Galaxy A51 is an Android smartphone manufactured by Samsung Electronics as part of its Galaxy A series. It was announced and released in December 2019. The phone has a Super AMOLED FHD+ 6.5in display, a 48MP wide, 12 MP ultrawide, 5MP depth, and 5MP macro camera, a 4000mAh battery, and an optical in-screen fingerprint sensor.[5]



The Galaxy A51 has a 6.5 in Super AMOLED Infinity O display with an FHD+ 1080 × 2400 pixel resolution, a 20:9 aspect ratio, and a pixel density of ~405 ppi. The front glass is constructed of Corning Gorilla Glass 3.[6] The phone itself measures 158.5 mm (6.24 in) × 73.6 mm (2.90 in) × 7.9 mm (0.31 in) and weighs 172 g (6.1 oz). The phone is powered by an Exynos 9611 (10 nm) octa-core (4 × 2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4 × 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) chip and a Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. At release, it came with either 4 GB or 6 GB RAM and either 64 GB or 128GB internal storage, which can be expanded with a microSD card up to 512 GB. Newer variants of the phone can come with up to 8 GB RAM.[7] It comes with a non-removable 4000 mAh lithium polymer battery. It also has an in-display optical fingerprint sensor.[2][8]


The Samsung Galaxy A51 has a four camera setup arranged in an "L" shape located in the corner with a rectangular protrusion similar to that of the iPhone 11 and the Pixel 4. The array consists of a 48 MP wide angle camera, a 12 MP ultrawide camera, a 5 MP macro camera, and a 5 MP depth sensor. It also has a single 32 MP front facing camera, which sits in a small punch hole on the front of the screen. Both the front and rear facing cameras can record video up to 4K in 30 fps, as well as 1080p in 30 and 120 fps. The rear cameras also have Super Steady.[9][10]


The Galaxy A51 originally came with Android 10 and One UI 2 (Currently One UI 5.1 based on Android 13). This phone has Samsung Knox for added system security.[9]


The Galaxy A51 comes in Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush White, and Prism Crush Blue,[11] while the 5G variant comes in Prism Cube Black, Prism Cube White, and Prism Cube Pink.[12]


The Samsung Galaxy A51 was announced and released in December 2019 along with the Galaxy A71.[13] Samsung later announced a 5G variant in April 2020 featuring a larger 4500mAh battery and an Exynos 9811 SoC.[14] A 5G ultra-wideband version with mmWave support is exclusive to Verizon powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G.[15]

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ a b "Samsung Galaxy A51". GSMArena.
  3. ^ "Samsung Announces New Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51". Retrieved 2020-02-24.
  4. ^ "Galaxy A51". Samsung Mobile Press | Samsung Mobile press Official website. Retrieved 2020-02-25.
  5. ^ January 2020, John McCann 07. "Hands on: Samsung Galaxy A51 review". TechRadar. Retrieved 2020-02-24.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  6. ^ Khan, Sana. "Samsung Galaxy A51 - Full Specification, price, review, compare". Gizmochina. Retrieved 2020-02-24.
  7. ^ "Galaxy A51 8GB/128GB Black - Price & Specs". Samsung India. Retrieved 2020-10-05.
  8. ^ "Samsung Galaxy A51 review". Retrieved 2020-02-25.
  9. ^ a b "Galaxy A51 | SM-A515FZKWINS | IN". Samsung in. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  10. ^ Sushant Talwar Adoor (January 29, 2020). "Samsung Galaxy A51 India launch: Price, specs and features". India Today. Retrieved 2020-02-25.
  11. ^ "A Splash of Color and Samsung Premium Care Come to Galaxy A51". Samsung US Newsroom. 2020-06-22. Retrieved 2020-10-27.
  12. ^ "Samsung Galaxy A51 5G - Full phone specifications". Retrieved 2020-10-27.
  13. ^ SamMobile. "Samsung Galaxy A51 SM-A515F full specifications". SamMobile. Retrieved 2020-02-24.
  14. ^ de Looper, Christian (8 April 2020). "Samsung's Galaxy A71 and A51 pack 5G, starting at just $500". Digital Trends. Retrieved 8 April 2020.
  15. ^ "Samsung's most affordable 5G phone, the Galaxy A51, is now available on Verizon". The Verge. 13 August 2020. Retrieved 13 August 2020.