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Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB) vs Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A51 vs Xiaomi Pocophone F1 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Xiaomi Pocophone F1 XSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)13Points
Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
08PointsXiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A51 X
Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)
6.18"
IPS

1080x2246

12
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!

Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)vsPocophone F1 (128GB)8 Advantages Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+172 grams (6.02 ounces)6%
Lighter
vs182 grams (6.37 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)11%
Thinner
vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD IPS
+1080x2400 pixels7%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2246 pixels
+405 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs403 PPI
+6.5"5%
Larger screen
vs6.18"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP
+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
vs1/2.55" inches
+(front) 32MP61%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 20MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)Advantage
With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core15%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
LED flashvs+Dual LED flashAdvantage
The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
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
(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+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device

33 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (107GB user free) / 128GB (109GB user free)
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+26 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)
ModelGalaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)Pocophone F1 (128GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy A51 SM-A515F/DSMXiaomi Poco F1 (6GB RAM), M1805E10A, Pocofone
Country or region availableKazakhstanRussia
Kazakhstan, Russia
(Global, International)BrazilEuropeHong Kong
(Global, International), Brazil, Europe, Hong Kong
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release dateDecember, 2019August, 2018
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)73.6 x 158.5 millimeters (2.9 x 6.24 in)75.2 x 155.5 millimeters (2.96 x 6.12 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)182 grams (6.37 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP3Qualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (107GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (109GB user free)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.5" inches6.18" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels1080x2246 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)405 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat16 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)
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 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
12MP ultrawide (f/2.2 13mm 1.12µm)
5MP telephoto (f/2.4 40mm)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2 1/5.0" 1.12µm)
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP f/2.0 1.12µm depth sensor
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
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 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 on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.9µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Prism, Crush Black, White, Blue, Pink
- One UI 2
- Always On Display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Graphite Black, Steel Blue, Red
- MIUI 9.6 (POCO customization)
- AI camera
- Quick Charge 3.0
- LiquidCool technology
- WiFi display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15W9V/2A=18W
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (128GB)
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