World A51 audit: Samsung beats the iPhone SE
How great can a $400 telephone truly be? At the point when the gadget being referred to is the Samsung World A51, the appropriate response is basic: excellent. As the principal genuine agent of the Universe A family in the US, the A51 is a persuading exertion that demonstrates Samsung can make a decent midprice telephone that merits purchasing. Indeed, Samsung’s spending telephone (£329 in the UK and AU$599 in Australia) even outperforms the iPhone SE (what begins at $399, £419 and AU$749), in some particular, and huge, ways. With regards to screen size and clearness, telephone highlights, camera quality and execution, the World A51 conveys where it really matters, with one exemption.
The World A51 is sold at Verizon, AT&T, Run, Amazon and as a component of a bundle group at Samsung.com.
It’s the speed of its Samsung-made Exynos 9611 processor that is the World A51’s weak spot. Execution feels languid dealing with everyday exercises like trusting that a site will stack or for applications to revive. Benchmarking tests support that true perception.
The World A51 surely slacks contrasted with top-level telephones, for example, the Cosmic system S20, yet additionally when held facing the A51’s principle rival. That is on the grounds that Apple gave the iPhone SE a similar A13 Bionic chipset as its most costly iPhone 11, so Apple’s spending gadget moves quick. The iPhone SE additionally jumps the A51 with regards to water opposition and remote charging, the two highlights that Samsung’s less expensive telephone needs. (For a full examination of the World A51 and iPhone SE’s specs, see the table toward the finish of this survey.)
However, the System A51 has its own charms. It duplicates the iPhone SE’s ready stockpiling at the SE’s beginning cost, giving you 128GB out of the door contrasted with the SE’s 64GB for its least expensive model – and it upholds outside capacity, as well. The Samsung screen is a lot bigger, with thin bezels that cause the telephone to feel current and focused on minimal squandered space. Battery life is likewise on par between the two telephones. Both come to around 16 hours in a circling video test in flight mode, with more lab tests on their way. The Universe A51 endured around 20 minutes longer than the SE in this test.
The System A51 additionally perseveres on the camera front in the run of the mill ways that Samsung telephones and iPhones look at: World photographs are more soaked contrasted with the iPhone’s more regular tones. The iPhone SE profits by optical picture adjustment, however the A51’s four cameras likewise give you more shooting alternatives than the iPhone SE. Wide-point focal point is the one I care about most, which is missing from the SE. In any case, in any remaining regards, photograph quality is genuinely close, with one edging the other in either situation. For additional, my partner, Lexy Savvides, made this awesome and inside and out System A51 versus iPhone SE camera examination.
Galaxy A51 vs iPhone SE
|Samsung Galaxy A51 (4G)||Apple iPhone SE (2020)|
|Display size, resolution||6.5-inch FHD AMOLED; 2,400×1,080 pixels||4.7-inch Retina HD; 1,334×750 pixels|
|Dimensions (Inches)||6.24×2.90×0.31 inches||5.45×2.65×0.29 inches|
|Dimensions (Millimeters)||158.5×73.6×7.9 mm||138.4×67.3×7.3 mm|
|Weight (Ounces, Grams)||6.07 oz; 172g||5.22 oz; 148g|
|Mobile software||Android 10||iOS 13|
|Camera||48-megapizel (standard), 12-megapixel (wide-angle), 5-megapixel (macro), 5-megapixel (depth sensing)||12-megapixel|
|Processor||Samsung Exynos 9611 processor (Octa-core)||Apple A13 Bionic|
|Storage||128GB||64GB, 128GB, 256GB|
|Expandable storage||Up to 512GB||No|
|Battery||4,000 mAh||Not disclosed, but Apple claims it has the same battery life as iPhone 8|
|Fingerprint sensor||In-screen optical reader||Home button|
|Special features||15W fast charging||Water resistant (IP67); dual-SIM capabilities (nano-SIM and e-SIM); wireless charging|
|Price off-contract (USD)||$400||$399 (64GB), $449 (128GB), $549 (256GB)|
|Price (GBP)||£329||£419 (64GB), £469 (128GB), £569 (256GB)|
|Price (AUD)||AU$599||AU$749 (64GB), AU$829 (128GB), AU$999 (256GB)|