Compare the Samsung Galaxy A51 to the Samsung A71
Comparison of the Samsung A51 and A71
|Samsung Galaxy A51||Samsung Galaxy A71|
|Screen||6.5-inch Full HD||6.7-inch Full HD|
|Cameras||48-megapixel standard lens, 12-megapixel wide-angle lens, 5-megapixel macro lens, and depth sensor||64-megapixel standard lens, 12-megapixel wide-angle lens, 5-megapixel macro lens, and depth sensor|
|Battery||4000mAh, 15W fast charging||4500mAh, 25W fast charging|
|Processor||Samsung Exynos 9611||Qualcomm Snapdragon 730|
Screen and design
A51: 6.5-inch Full HD screen
The Samsung Galaxy A51 has a 6.5-inch, Full HD screen. It provides enough space for your favorite movies, series, and games. The device is quite large, so it doesn't fit in every pocket or hand. The selfie camera is integrated in a hole in the screen. That means you won't see a notch, just like its predecessor (the A50). As a result, the screen is virtually bezel-less. The fingerprint scanner is also integrated in the screen. The back of the device is divided into different panels, each with its own color.
A71: 6.7-inch Full HD screen
Because of its 6.7-inch, Full HD screen, the A71 is a bit bigger than the A51. As a result, it's difficult to operate the device with one hand or to put it in your pocket. The selfie camera of the A71 is also integrated in the screen, so the bezels are thin. In addition, the fingerprint sensor of the A71 is also integrated in the screen. The back has a pattern with different panels and vertical stripes.
Speed and memory
Samsung A51: daily use without lags
The Samsung A51 is powered by a Samsung Exynos 9611 processor. This processor is quite powerful compared to comparable devices. You can open apps like YouTube or simple games without hitches. Due to the 4GB RAM, the device can sometimes lag if you switch between different apps a lot. You'll notice it less during normal, everyday use. The 128GB storage space offers enough room for all your apps and files. Do you need more space? You can expand the memory with a micro SD card up to 512GB.
Samsung A71: suitable for more demanding tasks
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 processor of the A71 is one of the better mid-range processors. In combination with the 6GB RAM, this device is suitable for somewhat demanding tasks. You can easily multitask and start a demanding game. The Samsung Galaxy A71 also has 128GB storage space, which is enough for all your photos and apps. Do you need more space? You can expand the memory with a memory card up to 512GB.
A51: 4 cameras on the back of the device
The Samsung A51 has 4 cameras on the back. That's striking for a smartphone in this price range. In addition to a 48-megapixel standard lens, the device also has a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens. This allows you to easily capture large groups and buildings. You can use the 5-megapixel macro lens for capture objects from very close range. Thanks to the depth sensor, you can create a depth of field effect for portrait photos.
A71: 4 cameras, better photos in low light
The camera island of the Samsung A71 also contains 4 cameras. Especially the 64-megapixel standard lens is better than the A51, but you'll hardly notice the difference. The aperture of the A71 is larger, on the othe rhand. This allows you to take better photos in low light than with the A51. The A71 also has a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens, a 5-megapixel macro lens, and a depth sensor.
A51: 4000mAh battery, 15W charging
The A51 has a 4000mAh battery. If it's fully charged, you can usually get through the day without having to recharge the device. If the battery is empty, you can use the included 15W fast charger. This allows you to fully charge the Samsung A51 within 2 hours. This device doesn't support wireless charging.
A71: 4500mAh battery, 25W charging
The Samsung Galaxy A71 has a huge 4500mAh battery. That's more than 25% bigger than the one in the Samsung S10. You can easily get through the day without having to recharge your phone. If you use a regular charger, it takes a bit longer for the battery to charge. That's why Samsung includes a 25W fast charger. With this charger, you can charge the battery in less than 2 hours. This device can't be charged wirelessly.
Conclusion Even though the A71 is 0.2 inches larger, the A51 and A71 look very similar. If we look at what's inside, we find a number of differences. For example, the A71 can handle slightly more demanding tasks. In additon, the battery lasts longer than the battery of the A51. Both devices have the same cameras, but the ones on the A71 are slightly better. You'll especially be able to notice in in low light.