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Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N) vs Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A51 5G vs Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018) XSamsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)29Points
Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
03PointsSamsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)Compare Samsung Galaxy A51 5G X
Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)29 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)vsGalaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core85%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+128GB (105GB available)11 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (9GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.0
+8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)3%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1080x2400 pixels181%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+405 PPI38%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs294 PPI
+6.5"30%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP8 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+(front) 32MP6 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G LTE
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh73%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2600 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
187 grams (6.55 ounces)vs+152 grams (5.32 ounces)23%
Lighter
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)5%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

20 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC / Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Capacitive
+13 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
ModelGalaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
Other model names갤럭시 A51 5G SM-A516NZWMKOOGalaxy J3 (2018) Unlocked SM-J337UZKAXAA
Country or region availableSouth Korea
South Korea
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateApril, 2020May, 2018
Depth8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)73.6 x 158.9 millimeters (2.9 x 6.26 in)70.2 x 142.8 millimeters (2.76 x 5.62 in)
Weight187 grams (6.55 ounces)152 grams (5.32 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 980 Octa (8nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A77
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP5ARM Mali-T720 MP2
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (105GB available)
UFS 2.1
16GB (9GB available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)405 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/200 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.12µm
5MP telephotof/2.440mm
5MP depthf/2.21/5.0"1.12µm
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Prism Cube Black, Prism Cube White, Prism Cube Pink
- One UI 2
- Always On Display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh2600 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)Samsung Galaxy J3 2018 (SM-J337U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.497W/kg (head) | 1.22W/kg (body)1.2W/kg (head) | 1.58W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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