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Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN) vs Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A51 vs Apple iPhone 7 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 7 XSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)21Points
Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
4.7"
IPS

750x1334

12
MP

7.1mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

1960
mAh

(Non removable)

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

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/DSN)21 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)vsiPhone 7 (128GB)11 Advantages Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core25%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.34Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR4
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
+1080x2400 pixels159%
Higher resolution screen
vs750x1334 pixels
+405 PPI24%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs326 PPI
+6.5"38%
Larger screen
vs4.7"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+1/2" inches50%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3" 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)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps33%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh104%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1960 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
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
128GB (107GB available)vs+128GB (119GB available)11%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
172 grams (6.02 ounces)vs+138 grams (4.83 ounces)25%
Lighter
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)11%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
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.
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

26 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
+19 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 (SM-A515F/DSN)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
ModelGalaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)iPhone 7 (128GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy A51 SM-A515F/DSNiPhone 7 A1660 CDMA, iPhone 7 A1778
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)United Arab EmiratesPakistanTaiwan
(Europe), (Global, International), United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, Taiwan
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release dateDecember, 2019September, 2016
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)73.6 x 158.5 millimeters (2.9 x 6.24 in)67.1 x 138.3 millimeters (2.64 x 5.44 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)138 grams (4.83 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10iOS 10
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 15
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 (10nm)64bit - Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24 (16nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.34Ghz Dual-Core Hurricane
2Ghz Dual-Core Zephyr
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP3PowerVR Series7XT Plus MP6
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (107GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (119GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches4.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)750x1334 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)405 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Sapphire Glass
Display features60Hz60Hz, 625 nits
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
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 Mbps450/50 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, CDMA 800/1900/2100 (A1660)
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100A1660 model:
CDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
A1778 model:
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)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat9 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,27,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, 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/DSN)Apple iPhone 7 (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, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
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 pixels4608x2592 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.22µm 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/DSN)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
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/DSN)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
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, AAC, eAAC, M4A
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
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/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
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
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Prism, Crush Black, White, Blue, Pink
- One UI 2
- Always On Display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
- Oleophobic coating
- Simultaneous video and image recording
- 3D Touch display
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- NFC Apple Pay only
- New stereo dual-speaker system
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Apple iPhone 7 (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh1960 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registered14400 minutes | 240 hours | 10 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Apple iPhone 7 (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
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