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Samsung Galaxy A9 2016 (SM-A9000) vs Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A51 XSamsung Galaxy A9 2016 (SM-A9000)06Points
Samsung Galaxy A9 2016 (SM-A9000)
6"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
20PointsSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)Compare Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) X
Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

32mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

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

Galaxy A9 2016 (SM-A9000)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A9 2016 (SM-A9000)vsGalaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)7%
Thinner
vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+f/1.9 (aperture)5%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core38%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (24GB available)vs+128GB (107GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
200 grams (7 ounces)vs+172 grams (6.02 ounces)16%
Lighter
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
367 PPIvs+405 PPI10%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6"vs+6.5"8%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/3" inchesvs+1/2" inches50%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 32MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallowvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
4.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

27 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
+20 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 A9 2016 (SM-A9000)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
ModelGalaxy A9 2016 (SM-A9000)Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
Other model namesGalaxy A9 Duos A9000, Galaxy A9-6Samsung Galaxy A51 SM-A515F/DS
Country or region availableChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
(Latin America)
(Latin America)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateJanuary, 2016December, 2019
Depth7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)80.9 x 161.7 millimeters (3.19 x 6.37 in)73.6 x 158.5 millimeters (2.9 x 6.24 in)
Weight200 grams (7 ounces)172 grams (6.02 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A9 2016 (SM-A9000)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallowfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A9 2016 (SM-A9000)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 510 600MhzARM Mali-G72 MP3
RAM memory3GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (24GB available)128GB (107GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A9 2016 (SM-A9000)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)367 PPI405 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A9 2016 (SM-A9000)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/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)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps600/150 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 networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy A9 2016 (SM-A9000)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy A9 2016 (SM-A9000)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
Back camera (main camera)13 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) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.8µm 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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A9 2016 (SM-A9000)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A9 2016 (SM-A9000)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
RadioFM (RDS)Not 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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A9 2016 (SM-A9000)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
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 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A9 2016 (SM-A9000)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Pink
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Pay
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Prism, Crush Black, White, Blue, Pink
- One UI 2
- Always On Display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A9 2016 (SM-A9000)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• 15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1920 minutes | 32 hours | 1.3 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A9 2016 (SM-A9000)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.19W/kg (head) | 1.33W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.183W/kg (head) | 0.548W/kg (body)0.369W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)
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