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Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN) vs Nokia 8 128GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A51 vs Nokia 8 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Nokia 8 X11Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Nokia 8 128GB
5.3"
IPS

1440x2560

13
MP

13mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3090
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Nokia 8 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!


11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)vs8 128GB
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 23%23%
+Larger screen
6.5"vs5.3"
 172%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(quad camera) 48MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MPvs(dual camera) 13MP + 13MP
 150%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 32MPvs(front) 13MP
Advantage
+Android 10 is newer and safer
Android 10vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
 33%33%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ANT+vsNot supported
 29%29%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3090 mAh
Advantage
+With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)

14 Advantages Nokia 8 128GB
8 128GBvsGalaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
 9%9%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.45Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
UFS 2.1vseMMC 5.1
 8%8%
+Lighter
160 grams (5.6 ounces)vs172 grams (6.02 ounces)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum body, front glassvsPlastic body, front glass
 42%42%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2560 pixelsvs1080x2400 pixels
 37%37%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
554 PPIvs405 PPI
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasvsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorvsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP54 certifiedvsNot supported

29 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (107GB user available) / 128GB (114GB user available)
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
16 million
Only digital zoom
HDR photo on both cameras
f/2.0 (aperture)
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (under display) / Fingerprint
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 3 / Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Nokia 8 128GB
ModelGalaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)8 128GB
Also known asSamsung Galaxy A51 SM-A515F/DSNNokia 8 (6GB RAM)
Country or region availableUnited Arab EmiratesEuropePakistanTaiwanVarious (International)Various (International)
BrandSamsungNokia
Release dateDecember, 2019September, 2017
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)73.6 x 158.5 millimeters (2.9 x 6.24 in)73.7 x 151.5 millimeters (2.9 x 5.96 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)160 grams (5.6 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassAluminum body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP54 certified: protection against dust and splashing
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Nokia 8 128GB
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Nokia 8 128GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 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:
2.45Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP3Qualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (107GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (114GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Nokia 8 128GB
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.5" inches5.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels1440x2560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)405 PPI554 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Nokia 8 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)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 EV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G 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 Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, 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
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Nokia 8 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
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Nokia 8 128GB
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)
13 megapixels
13MP mono (f/2.0 1.12µm PDAF Laser AF)
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical 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
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Nokia 8 128GB
Front camera32 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
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 pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Nokia 8 128GB
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Nokia 8 128GB
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
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 supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Nokia 8 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
Fingerprint
Heart rate
Other features- Colors: Prism, Crush Black, White, Blue, Pink
- One UI 2
- Always On Display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Blue, Polished Blue, Steel, Polished Copper
- 2.5D glass screen
- Carl Zeiss camera optics
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Nokia OZO audio
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Nokia 8 128GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4000 mAh3090 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15W18W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Nokia 8 128GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.369 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)feature not registered