Galaxy A51 is the first A series smartphone from Samsung for 2020 and here is its price in Nigeria and specs.
It was launched in December last year and it comes as a direct successor to the Galaxy A50s which was released in August last year.
Samsung has been known for producing flagship smartphones.
But last year, they decided to jump into the midrange smartphones market to compete. Funny enough, they really succeeded.
They introduced the A series smartphones ranging from A10 to A90 that last year and they later proceeded it with A10s, A20s and so on.
2020 has come and they are quite ready for a new year midrange competition. They released the A51 and the A71 in December to mark their first A series devices 2020.
Right now, they have released the Galaxy M31 which comes with a pretty good specifications.
Samsung Galaxy A51 Price in Nigeria
The Galaxy A51 is priced at $290 USD which converts to N104,000 Naira in Nigeria and this Samsung phone is available now in Nigeria
If you don’t have the time to visit a mobile store near you, you can always place order on jumia and get it delivered to your door step.
Key Specs & Features
- 6.5 inches Super AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~405 ppi density)
- Android 10.0; One UI 2
- Octa-core Exynos 9611 (10 nm)
- 4GB/4GB/6GB RAM
- 64GB/128GB/128GB Built-in Storage up to 512GB Memory Card
- 48 MP + 12 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP Quad Rear Camera
- 32 MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE Network
- Fingerprint Scanner (Under display)
- Fast Charging 15W
- Non-Removable Li-Ion 4,000mAh battery.
The Galaxy A51 comes with a really nice design with that square shaped camera module which looks attractive.
Comparing the design to the last year’s A50s, you can see that the A51 is much better. The last year variant comes with a vertical module which houses triple rear cameras.
While this new A51 comes with a vertical rectangular module housing four whooping cameras which is a step in the right direction.
There is a Samsung branding at the bottom of the A51 to remind you that it belongs to Samsung.
It has curved edges which helps in a comfortable grip unlike the last year’s A50s which comes with a flat back.
The back of the device is made from plastic but you can’t tell that unless you hold it. It’s quite a premium plastic material.
The frame is also made from plastic. It weighs 172grams with a dimension of 158.5 x 73.6 x 7.9 mm.
It has a slot for dual Nano SIMS and one SD card at the left spine while the right spine houses the volume rockers and power button.
The bottom houses a speaker grills, micro phone hole, USB C-port and a 3.5mm head jack. At the top there is a second micro phone.
It is available in four colours which are Prism Crush Black, White, Blue and Pink.
Coming to the front side of things, the first thing you will notice is that punch hole cut-out for the selfie camera which looks really tiny.
The punch hole makes it to look like the Galaxy Note 10 smartphone because this is how it’s punch hole looks like.
Comparing with the older A50s, it uses a waterdrop notch cut-out for it’s own selfie camera which Samsung calls an Infinity V display.
Placing the older version with this newer version, you would notice that the chin and bezels on the newer version is pretty small than the older version.
The Galaxy A51 uses a Super AMOLED display which measures 6.5inches diagonally with a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 by 2400 pixels.
Because the chin and bezels size has been lowered, it now has a screen to body ratio of 87.4% compared to it’s older brother which has 85.1% screen to body ratio.
The presence of that Super AMOLED panel and the 405 ppi density will enable the display on the A51 to bring out vibrant colours and deeper blacks which everyone loves.
For Samsung to wrap it up in terms of display, they put a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on it for protection.
Hardware and Software
In terms of hardware and software, this is where Samsung kind of like left the hardware and software features of the A50s to the new A51.
It is powered by an Exynos 9611 chipset which is present on the older A50s.
The chipset uses an Octa core processor with a speed of 2.3GHz for the first four cores and 1.7GHz for the last four cores.
It is running on Android 10 but the older version is running on Android 9 Pie. Hopefully, the A50s will soon gets it’s Android 10 update and still get the hardware features that the A51 flaunts.
For graphics or gaming, there is a Mali-G72 MP3 GPU taking responsibility.
The Galaxy A51 comes in three storage configurations which is same as the older Samsung Galaxy A50s.
The three storage configurations includes; 4-giga byte of RAM and 64-giga byte of ROM, 4-giga byte of RAM and 128-giga byte of ROM and 6-giga byte of RAM and 128-giga byte of ROM.
It uses a UFS 2.0 storage which helps in fast file transfers and this is also the storage configurations present in the A50s.
Moving to the photography department, Galaxy A51 comes with a quad rear cameras which is on a vertical rectangular module with a single led flash for low light capturing.
For comparison, triple rear cameras is what’s present on the A50s.
The quad rear cameras of the Galaxy A51 includes a 48-mega pixels main camera with f/2.0 aperture, 12-mega pixels ultra wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 5-mega pixels camera with f/2.4 aperture and a 5-mega pixels depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture.
On the front, it has a 32-mega pixels camera for selfies or video calls with f/2.2 aperture.
There is an upgrade here, the older A50s only comes with a triple rear cameras which includes a 48-mega pixels main camera, 8-mega pixels ultra wide and a 5-mega pixels depth sensor.
If you noticed, the A51 brought a macro camera and a bigger ultra wide lens of 12-mega pixels compared to the 8-mega pixels on the A50s.
The rear camera of the Galaxy A51 can shoot videos in 4K at 30fps and 1080p videos at 30 to 120fps and it supports electronic image stabilization.
Its front camera can only shoot videos in 1080p at 30fps and it is same with the older A50s.
The front camera doesn’t support electronic image stabilization, it is only the rear camera that supports it.
Though, Galaxy A50s rear camera doesn’t support this image stabilization, nice upgrade from the A51.
Battery and Connectivity
Coming to the power source, what is keeping the light on is a 4,000mAh battery which supports 15W fast charging.
Same battery capacity present on the Galaxy A50s with same 15W fast charging.
For security, it has an under display fingerprint scanner which is very easy to get access to compared to the rear fingerprint scanner.
Connectivity options includes Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC and FM Radio.
The Galaxy A51 is a pretty decent Samsung smartphone to get if you want a super fast midrange device and an impressive camera.
It uses a Super AMOLED display plus a Full HD+ resolution and a ppi of 405 density, i tell you, the display is very clean and sharp with good details.
The under display fingerprint scanner is pretty fast and it has an NFC support.
With the 48-mega pixels main camera, picture taken with this device are sharp with lots of details and if you are selfie lover, the 32-mega pixels up front will satisfy you.
The 4,000mAh battery promises to take you on a full day and you can recharge it quickly since it supports 15W fast charging.
All in all, A51 is a phone to get, it has all the features you want in a smartphone.