Samsung Galaxy A51 with quad-rear cam and Infinity-O display launched in India for 23,999 INR
Samsung today launched the Galaxy A51, the successor of the Galaxy A50, in the Indian market. The smartphone was first launched in Vietnam earlier in 2019. The Galaxy A51 is a mid-range offering but prominently comes with punch-hole Infinity-O display and quad-rear camera setup.
The smartphone is launched for INR23,999 for the sole 6GB RAM+128GB storage variant. In Vietnam, however, a second 8GB RAM variant was also shown the light. The Galaxy A51 will go on sale beginning January 31 via both offline and online channels across the country.
As far as the color options are concerned, the device will be available in Prism Crush Blue, Prism Crush White, Prism Crush Pink, and Prism Crush Black hues. The smartphone is bundled with a 15W fast charger, a silicon case, as well as a set of earphones.
In terms of specs, the Galaxy A51 features a 6.5-inch Super AMOLED full HD+ Infinity-O display, which means there is a hole-punch cutout for a selfie camera in the middle of the upper portion of the Gorilla Glass 3 protected screen.
The display is taller with a 20:9 aspect ratio compared to the 19.5:9 aspect ratio of its predecessor. The screen is also embedded with an in-display fingerprint scanner for biometrics.
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Under the hood, there is an Exynos 9611 octa-core SoC (versus Galaxy A50’s Exynos9610 SoC) that powers the device, ticking alongside 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage, which can further be expanded up to 512GB via a dedicated microSD card slot.
As against the Galaxy A50’s triple-rear camera setup, the Galaxy A51 features a quad-rear camera setup with a 48MP primary sensor leading the pack, which also includes a 12MP ultra-wide sensor, 5MP macro sensor, and a 5MP depth sensor. The front camera is ratcheted up to 32MP resolution from the 25MP selfie camera present on its predecessor.
The smartphone, on the software front, runs One UI 2.0 on top of Android 10. And for fuel, the device depends on a 4,000mAh battery that derives charge via USB Type-C port.
Other important stuff includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, NFC support, and Dolby Atmos Sound. The phone tips the scales at 172 grams and dimension wise measures 158.5×73.6×7.9mm.
Considering the specs and the pricing, the Galaxy A51 appears to be ready to take on the likes of the Realme X2, the Redmi K20, the Vivo V17, etc.