Samsung keeps expanding its 5G portfolio, this time with the Galaxy A51 5G UW which was released on August 14, 2020. The Galaxy M series is Samsung’s mid-ranged and budget devices especially designed for the millennial users.
This range of mobile phones comes with a large and attractive display and a more than capable processor. Below are the A51 5G UW specs and features:
|Dimensions||158.8 x 73.4 x 8.6 mm (6.25 x 2.89 x 0.34 in)|
|Weight||188.8 g (6.67 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, aluminum frame|
|Display||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Screen Size||6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~87.5% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~405 ppi density)|
|Glass Type||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|OS||Android 10, One UI 2|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)|
|Card Slot||microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)|
|Main Camera||48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide)
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
5 MP, f/2.2, (depth)
|Video||4K@30fps, 1080p@30/120fps; gyro-EIS|
|Selfie Camera||32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 0.8µm|
|Sound||Yes, with 3.5MM jack|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|Radio||FM radio, RDS, recording|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass ANT+|
|Battery||Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable|
|Charging||Fast charging 15W|
|Colors||Prism Bricks Blue|
Anyone looking for an affordable 5G capable smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy A51 UW is one that could make your list of options. UW stands for Ultrawideband 5G network which supports ultra-high speeds, ultra low lag and supports multiple devices at the same time. It’s the fastest 5g available and will have low availability.
Design and Display
The Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW is a large device measuring dimensions of 158.8 x 73.4 x 8.6 mm (6.25 x 2.89 x 0.34 in) and weighs 188.8g. The device has a Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back and an aluminum frame built.
It features a roomy 6.5-inch AMOLED display with 2,400 x 1,080 resolution, with an aspect ratio of 20:9 and 405ppi density. The display houses a notch at the top center which is home to the 32MP selfie camera. A flat display design with an even boarder of bezels around it. At the rear of the phone you will notice the less protruding camera bump housing a quad camera array. There is a bottom firing speaker and a headphone jack at the bottom alongside the USB-C.
Internals and Camera
The smartphone boots with Android 10, One UI 2 and is powered by the Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G processor and is coupled with the Adreno 620. It comes in a single storage option of 128GB with 6GB of RAM. Thankfully though, there’s provision of expandable storage for all those looking extra storage.
The Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW features a quad camera setup, with the main camera being a wide 48 MP snapper, second is the 12 MP ultrawide camera, thirdly is a 5 MP macro lense, and finally the fourth being a 5 MP depth sensor. The camera setup features LED flash, panorama, and HDR. Selfie camera-wise is a 32MP wide snapper for your best moments and good side.
Powering the device is a 4500mAh battery which features 15W fast charging. Unfortunately, the device doesn’t have an IP rating for water and dust resistance. The device can be purchased from the following online stores: