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Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN) vs Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B/DS)

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A51 5G XSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)04Points
Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

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06PointsSamsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B/DS)Compare Samsung Galaxy A51 X
Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B/DS)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B/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!


45 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (107GB available) / 128GB (105GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Super AMOLED
60Hz
16 million
1080x2400 pixels
+38 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B/DS)
ModelGalaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B/DS)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy A51 SM-A515F/DSNGalaxy A51 SM-A516B
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)United Arab EmiratesPakistanTaiwan
(Europe), (Global, International), United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, Taiwan
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date12/16/2019, Announced: 12/12/20194/29/2020, Announced: 4/8/2020
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)73.6 x 158.5 millimeters (2.9 x 6.24 in)73.6 x 158.9 millimeters (2.9 x 6.26 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)187 grams (6.55 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B/DS)
System versionAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B/DS)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9611 (10nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 980 (8nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A77
1.8GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP3 (850MHz)ARM Mali-G76 MP5 (728MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 316007 (v8)
Geekbench: 1867(v5.1)
GFXBench: 17fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B/DS)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (107GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (105GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B/DS)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)405 PPI405 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B/DS)
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 Mbps2000/200 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12/13 (1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 (41, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
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

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B/DS)
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
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.12µm
5MP telephotof/2.440mm
5MP depthf/2.21/5.0"1.12µm
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm 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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B/DS)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B/DS)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFM (RDS)FM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B/DS)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B/DS)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Virtual proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B/DS)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B/DS)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Prism, Crush Black, White, Blue, Pink
- One UI 2/3.1
- Always On Display
- Colors: Prism Cube Black, Prism Cube White, Prism Cube Pink
- One UI 2
- Always On Display

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516B/DS)
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)0.496W/kg (head), 1.555W/kg (body)
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