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Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710F vs Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A51 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A51 X05Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710F
Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710F
5.5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) X21Samsung 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)

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!


05 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710F
Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710FvsGalaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
 8%8%
+Thinner
7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
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)
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported

21 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)vsGalaxy A7 2016 SM-A710F
 38%38%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs3GB LPDDR3
 10 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (107GB user available)vs16GB (10GB user available)
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 25%25%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2400 pixelsvs1080x1920 pixels
 1%1%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
405 PPIvs401 PPI
 18%18%
+Larger screen
6.5"vs5.5"
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(quad camera) 48MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MPvs(back) 13MP
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
 5 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 32MPvs(front) 5MP
 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 7.0 Nougat
 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
 21%21%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3300 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.1 version A2DP

25 Common items in both devices
172 grams (6.02 ounces)
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 (front-mounted) / Fingerprint (under display)
Li-Ion (Non removable) / LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFC
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 4 / Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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

Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710FSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
ModelGalaxy A7 2016 SM-A710FGalaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
Also known asGalaxy A7 2016 4G Single-Sim, Galaxy A7 6Samsung Galaxy A51 SM-A515F/DSN
Country or region availableSouth AfricaEuropeUnited Arab EmiratesEuropePakistanTaiwanVarious (International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateJanuary, 2016December, 2019
Depth7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)74.1 x 151.5 millimeters (2.92 x 5.96 in)73.6 x 158.5 millimeters (2.9 x 6.24 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)172 grams (6.02 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710FSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 Nougatfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710FSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 (10nm)
CPU processor1.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2ARM Mali-G72 MP3
RAM memory3GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (10GB user available)128GB (107GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710FSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.5" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~74.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x2400 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI405 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710FSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
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 Cat6 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 40)
LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
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 networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710FSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710FSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
Main camera13 megapixels(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)
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710FSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
Front camera5 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710FSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710FSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710FSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
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
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Pink
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Prism, Crush Black, White, Blue, Pink
- One UI 2
- Always On Display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710FSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3300 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered15W
Talk time1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 SM-A710FSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSN)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.139 W/Kg (head) | 1.144 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.414 W/Kg (head) | 0.589 W/Kg (body)0.369 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)