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Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS) vs Apple iPhone XR (64GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A51 vs Apple iPhone XR phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone XR XSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)22Points
Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

32mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple iPhone XR (64GB)
6.1"
IPS

828x1792

12
MP

7.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2942
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)

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 (SM-A515F/DS)22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)vsiPhone XR (64GB)11 Advantages Apple iPhone XR (64GB)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core4%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.25Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4X
+128GB (107GB available)98%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (54GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+172 grams (6.02 ounces)13%
Lighter
vs194 grams (6.79 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
+1080x2400 pixels75%
Higher resolution screen
vs828x1792 pixels
+405 PPI25%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs324 PPI
+6.5"7%
Larger screen
vs6.1"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+(front) 32MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 7.1MP
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
vs2300000 apps (App Store)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh36%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2942 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
eMMC 5.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
LED flashvs+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps71%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

27 Common items in both devices
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
4G+ LTE-A
+20 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (64GB)
ModelGalaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)iPhone XR (64GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy A51 SM-A515F/DSiPhone XR A1984, A2105, A2106, A2107, A2108
Country or region available(Latin America)
(Latin America)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release dateDecember, 2019October, 2018
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)73.6 x 158.5 millimeters (2.9 x 6.24 in)75.7 x 150.9 millimeters (2.98 x 5.94 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)194 grams (6.79 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10iOS 12
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 15
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (64GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 (10nm)64bit - Apple A12 Bionic (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.25Ghz Dual-Core Vortex
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Tempest
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP3Apple GPU MP4
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (107GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (54GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (64GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~80% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)828x1792 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)405 PPI324 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Scratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hz60Hz, 625 nits
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (64GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
VoLTE
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (64GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (64GB)
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
12 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels3072x2304 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 lens32mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (64GB)
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (64GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
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
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Prism, Crush Black, White, Blue, Pink
- One UI 2
- Always On Display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Blue, Black, White, Yellow, Red, Coral
- Face ID
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- Apple Pay
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh2942 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1500 minutes | 25 hours | 1 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)Apple iPhone XR (64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.369W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)feature not registered
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