Samsung is bolstering its A-series lineup with brand new models, starting with the Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51, which it announced earlier this month. The Galaxy A51 has already been launched in India at a starting price of Rs. 23,999. This new smartphone brings some iterative updates to the current Galaxy A50s (Review) in order to keep the series fresh and relevant.
The Samsung Galaxy A51 is one of the first budget phones to sport Samsung's flagship-grade Infinity-O display cutout. It's a light phone and easy to handle too. It features a Super AMOLED panel for bright and punchy colours.
The phone is powered by the Exynos 9611 octa-core SoC, which is a little dated and not too powerful for a mid-range phone in 2020. You do get One UI 2.0, based on Android 10, along with some India-specific features such as the ability to organise your SMS messages in the form of visual cards, multilingual predictive typing, and Smart Crop, which claims to detect the most relevant part of a screenshot and lets you crop it with a single tap.
Overall performance is decent but could be better, had Samsung used a more powerful chip. This is also one of the first Samsung phones to have a dedicated macro camera. We found the image quality to be good. Low light image quality was a little dissapointing and so was the quality of the front camera in less than ideal light. The 4,000mAh battery offers a decent day-long battery life and there's 15W fast charging too.
|Product Name||Price in India|
|Samsung Galaxy A51 (6GB RAM, 128GB) - Prism Crush Blue||₹ 19,490|
|Samsung Galaxy A51 (8GB RAM, 128GB) - Blue||₹ 23,990|
|Samsung Galaxy A51 (6GB RAM, 128GB) - Prism Crush Black||₹ 25,999|
|Samsung Galaxy A51 (6GB RAM, 128GB) - Haze Crush Silver||₹ 25,999|
|Samsung Galaxy A51 (8GB RAM, 128GB) - Prism Crush Blue||₹ 26,300|
|Samsung Galaxy A51 (8GB RAM, 128GB) - Prism Crush Black||₹ 29,999|
|Samsung Galaxy A51 (8GB RAM, 128GB) - Haze Crush Silver||₹ 29,999|
Samsung Galaxy A51 price in India starts from ₹ 19,490. The lowest price of Samsung Galaxy A51 is ₹ 19,490 at Amazon on 1st April 2023.
|Price in India||₹19,490|
|Release date||January 2020|
|Launched in India||Yes|
|Dimensions (mm)||158.50 x 73.60 x 7.90|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||4000|
|Colours||Prism Crush Blue, Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush Pink, Prism Crush White|
|Screen size (inches)||6.50|
|Processor make||Samsung Exynos 9611|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||512|
|Dedicated microSD slot||Yes|
|Rear camera||48-megapixel (f/2.0) + 12-megapixel (f/2.2) + 5-megapixel (f/2.2) + 5-megapixel (f/2.4)|
|Front camera||32-megapixel (f/2.2)|
|Operating system||Android 10|
|Skin||One UI 2.0|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.00|
|Number of SIMs||2|
|Active 4G on both SIM cards||Yes|
|In-Display Fingerprint Sensor||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|