Samsung is reinforcing its A-series lineup with the brand new models, starting with the company with the Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51 series, which announced earlier in January. The Galaxy A51 series has been launched in India on 6th February 2020 at a starting price of Rs. 23,999 on Amazon. This new smartphone brings some new updates to the current Galaxy A50s to keep the series fresh and relevant.
The phone comes with a large 6.50-inch touchscreen display that has a resolution of 1080x2400 pixels. It comes with 6GB of RAM variant. The Samsung Galaxy A51 runs on Android 10 and the smartphone is powered by a 4000mAh battery. The Samsung Galaxy A51 supports exclusive fast charging.
This smartphone comes with a four-camera module at the back, the specs of the camera at the back 48-megapixel primary camera with an f/2.0 aperture; a second camera comes with a 12-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture; the third camera of a 5-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture and the fourth one consist of a 5-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture. It has a 32-megapixel camera lens on the front for selfies, with an f/2.2 aperture.
The Samsung Galaxy A51 runs the own One UI 2.0 which is based on Android 10 and packs 128GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 512GB) with a dedicated slot. The smartphone is a dual-SIM which is both GSM that accepts Nano-SIM cards.
The Connectivity options on the smartphone include Wi-Fi with 802.11 ac, Bluetooth v5.00, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C, USB OTG, FM radio, Wi-Fi Direct, 3G, and 4G with active 4G on both SIM cards. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and in-display fingerprint sensor. The Samsung Galaxy A51 also supports face unlock.
The smartphone measures 158.50 x 73.60 x 7.90mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 172.00 grams. The smartphone was launched in Prism Crush Blue by the company but it also comes in many other colors that are Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush Pink, and Prism Crush White colors.
Samsung has Allegedly started the rollout of a new software update for the Galaxy A51 in some markets that brings camera Stability improvements. To recall, the Galaxy A51 went official late last year and was launched in India back in January this year. The change in the new software update mentions camera stability enhancement. Additionally, the update also brings the December security patch of the Android to the Galaxy A51 in the European markets where it has been released. However, the update does not mention the arrival of any new features.
As per a report from SamMobile, the latest software update carries the build number of A515FXXU1ASL6. The company said that it is currently available only for Galaxy A51 users in France, Italy, Germany, Luxembourg, Poland, the UK, Slovenia, Spain, and a few other European countries. There is no announcement from Samsung when the rollout will begin in other markets where the smartphone has been launched. In case you haven't received the OTA notification yet, you can manually check for its availability in the software update section in the app Settings. The update is of 223.98MB in size and is now being rolled out via the stable OTA channel.
It seems that the new update is only being rolled out in markets where the phone runs on the older security version out of the box. In markets like India, where the smartphone was launched in January, the Samsung Galaxy A51 already had the December Android patch running and it is now ready to receive the January security patch. As we mentioned above, the new update only brings camera stability improvement but it doesn't specify whether it is about the whole camera or its only for video and image stabilization abilities.
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