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Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN) vs Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A51 vs Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) X20Samsung 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)

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A51 X05Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
6"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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

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!


20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)vsGalaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
 38%38%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR3
 3 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (107GB user available)vs32GB (24GB user available)
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 22%22%
+Lighter
172 grams (6.02 ounces)vs210 grams (7.35 ounces)
 25%25%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2400 pixelsvs1080x1920 pixels
 10%10%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
405 PPIvs367 PPI
 8%8%
+Larger screen
6.5"vs6"
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(quad camera) 48MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MPvs(back) 16MP
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 40%40%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2" inchesvs1/2.8" inches
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 32MPvs(front) 8MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 10 is newer and safer
Android 10vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ANT+vsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP

05 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DSvsGalaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
 5%5%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.9 (aperture)vsf/2.0 (aperture)
 25%25%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5000 mAhvs4000 mAh
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FM with RDSvsNot supported

27 Common items in both devices
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint (under display) / Fingerprint (front-mounted)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
NFC
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 3 / Gorilla Glass 4
+ COMMON ITEMS

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
ModelGalaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
Also known asSamsung Galaxy A51 SM-A515F/DSNGalaxy A9 2016 A910F/Dual-Sim, Galaxy A9 Pro Duos
Country or region availableUnited Arab EmiratesEuropePakistanTaiwanVarious (International)Latin AmericaBrazilPhilippinesMalaysiaSingaporeThailandVarious (International)Vietnam
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateDecember, 2019May, 2016
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)80.9 x 161.7 millimeters (3.19 x 6.37 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)210 grams (7.35 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP3Qualcomm Adreno 510 600Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (107GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (24GB user available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)405 PPI367 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 4
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
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 Cat6 700/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2600 (Bands 38,40)
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
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
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)Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
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)
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
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 only main camera
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
Front camera32 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
RadioNot supportedFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
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
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
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
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Prism, Crush Black, White, Blue, Pink
- One UI 2
- Always On Display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Gold
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Pay
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4000 mAh5000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered2100 minutes | 35 hours | 1.5 days
Standbyfeature not registered25740 minutes | 429 hours | 17.9 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 SM-A910F/DS
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.369 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)0.62 W/Kg (head) | 1.32 W/Kg (body)