Samsung Galaxy A51 : Our Hands-On Preview!


Samsung just sent us their new Galaxy A51 smartphone, and here is our hands-on preview of their latest mid-range smartphone with four cameras!

Samsung Galaxy A51 Preview : At A Glance!

The Samsung Galaxy A51 (MY|SG|US|UK|AU) comes with a large 6.5-inch edge-to-edge Infinity-O display, with a Super AMOLED panel.

Samsung Galaxy A51 Hands-On Preview!

It is powered by the Samsung Exynos 9611 mobile platform, and comes with 6 GB LPDDR4x memory, and 128 GB internal storage.

It has a 32 MP front camera, and a quad-camera system at the back, which consists of :

  • a 48 MP main camera (f/2.0 aperture)
  • a 12 MP ultra-wide camera (f/2.2 aperture)
  • a 5 MP macro camera (f/2.4)
  • a 5 MP depth sensor (f/2.2)

Discounting the depth sensor, that’s four cameras in a really affordable mid-range smartphone!

Samsung Galaxy A51 : Our Hands-On Preview!

After unboxing it, here is our hands-on preview of the new Samsung Galaxy A51 (MY|SG|US|UK|AU) smartphone!

You will find its triple card tray, which supports two nano SIM cards and a microSD card, on the left side.

Samsung Galaxy A51 left side

The only buttons on the Galaxy A51 (MY|SG|US|UK|AU) – the Volume controls and Power button – are located on the right edge.

Samsung Galaxy A51 right side

The only thing you will find at the top is a second microphone (for noise cancellation).

Samsung Galaxy A51 top

The Samsung Galaxy A51 (MY|SG|US|UK|AU) comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack, located at the bottom, next to the USB Type C port and the microphone and speaker ports.

Samsung Galaxy A51 bottom

It has an Infinity-O display, which basically replaces the notch with a tiny punch hole for its high-resolution 32 MP front camera.

Samsung Galaxy A51 front camera

The Samsung Galaxy A51 (MY|SG|US|UK|AU) adopts a Galaxy S20-like design for its quad-camera system, and the single LED flash, at the back.

Samsung Galaxy A51 rear cameras

Samsung Galaxy A51 Specifications

Specifications Samsung Galaxy A51
Display 6.5-inch Infinity-O display
– Super AMOLED
– 1080 x 2400 pixels (~394 ppi)
Operating System Android 10 Q
System Platform Samsung Exynos 9611
Processor 4 x ARM Cortex-A73 cores (2.3 GHz)
4 x ARM Cortex-A53 cores (1.7 GHz)
GPU ARM Mali-G72 MP3
Storage 128 GB internal storage
microSD slot (512 GB)
Front Camera 32 MP sensor with f/2.2 aperture
Rear Cameras Quad Camera System
– 48 MP main camera (f/2.0)
– 12 MP ultra-wide camera (f/2.2)
– 5 MP macro camera (f/2.4)
– 5 MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
Connectivity 4G : LTE
Wi-Fi : 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth : BT5.0
USB : USB Type C 2.0
Fingerprint Sensor Yes, In-Display
Battery 4,000 mAh battery
15W fast charging
Dimensions 73.6 mm wide
158.5 mm tall
7.9 mm thick
Weight 172 g

Samsung Galaxy A51 Price + Availability

The Samsung Galaxy A51 is available in three colour options – Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush White and Prism Crush Blue, with a fourth colour option of Prism Crush Pink in some countries.

It has a recommended retail price of RM 1,299 / ~S$436 / ~US$314 / ~£242 / ~A$467. Here are online purchase options :

  • Malaysia : RM 1,299 | RM 1,299
  • Singapore : S$425.60 | S$428
  • United States : $288.99
  • United Kingdom : £319 | £329
  • Australia : A$525 | A$525 | A$525

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