Samsung Galaxy A51
Samsung’s Galaxy A51 packs a great screen, a handful of cameras, and a big battery -- what more could you ask from a mid-range smartphone? Well, more consistent performance, for one. Despite using a reasonably powerful chipset, the A51 is often plagued by slow app launches and laggy animations, to the point when it sometimes feels like a device that costs much less. Battery life wasn’t as good as we had hoped for, either. While Samsung got a lot right with the Galaxy A51, it never feels as consistently nice to use as some of truly great devices available in its price range.
- Excellent design
- Big and beautiful AMOLED screen
- Flexible multi-camera system
- Laggy performance
- Camera quality is largely unremarkable
- Mediocre battery life
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- 74AVERAGE CRITIC SCORE10 ReviewsTech Advisor70Samsung Galaxy A51 reviewThe A51 proves Samsung can make solid mid-range phones. Its flagship-esque design and solid cameras provide the foundations for an excellent handset, while One UI provides an excellent user experience. However, performance is less than impressive, while the poor in-display fingerprint scanner is a big letdown.Android Central70Old wine in a shiny new bottleThe Galaxy A51 shares the same fundamentals of last year's A50 and A50s. The 48MP camera takes decent shots during the day, you get all-day battery life, a vibrant AMOLED display, 3.5mm jack, and Android 10. But the hardware just doesn't hold up in 2020, and there are much better alternatives available at the same price point.Mashable India70A Stellar Refresh With One Major LetdownIf you aren't too bothered about gaming and just want a great everyday driver which is sleek and lasts through the day on a single charge, the Galaxy A51 will certainly not disappoint. But ... you can't really discard the competition either and almost all of the other phones competing against the Galaxy A51, do manage to trump it in one way or the other.phoneArena70Samsung Galaxy A51 ReviewAt the end of the day, the Galaxy A51 is merely a decent mid-range phone that feels a bit pricey for what it is and definitely not a threat to the Pixel 3a.TrustedReviews80Samsung Galaxy A51 ReviewThe Samsung Galaxy A51 is a good, solid mid-range effort. There are no major flaws, but the processor and battery weren't quite as good as we'd been expecting.Neowin70A mid-range phone that doesn't justify its priceThe Samsung Galaxy A51 isn't necessarily a bad phone, but it's a phone that I feel does very little to justify the ... price tag that it commands. In my (admittedly short) experience with reviewing phones, I've never been so thoroughly disappointed with so many aspects of a phone.Stuff80Fully featured, at a nice priceOthers may offer stronger performance, battery life and camera results, but the Galaxy A51 is bursting with great features and excels for movies and music.Notebookcheck80Dedicated to successThe Galaxy A51 is a mid-range smartphone that does a good job in all areas and takes good photos.BGR India80Samsung Galaxy A51 ReviewThe Samsung Galaxy A51 seems like a worth upgrade over its predecessor. The smartphone features an excellent display which is backed up by solid battery life under heavy duress. It has cameras that perform well, but is not much different from the other smartphones in this segment. Samsung seems to be sticking to its guns when it comes to the design aspects of it mid-rangers.NDTV Gadgets70Samsung Galaxy A51 ReviewThere is something quite likeable about the Galaxy A51, and despite its not-so-great pricing, it will appeal to those looking for a polished experience. ...We would have preferred a more powerful processor at this price; the biometric sensors aren't the quickest and the overall camera performance is a little underwhelming.
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