Samsung Galaxy A51 review: almost

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Samsung's new Galaxy A51 costs $399 and makes a big 6.5-inch screen affordable. It has a 48-megapixel camera, 4,000mAh battery, and is part of a big push to make Samsung's most popular phone line worldwide more common in the US. Samsung's mantra is that it has an "awesome screen, awesome camera, long-lasting battery life," but not all of those claims are true, as you'll see in this review.
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The Verge
The Verge 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
What's your #1 priority in a low-cost phone?
Chris Hamel
Chris Hamel 5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
@Aldwin Paguirigan o
Vihaan Desai
Vihaan Desai 24 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
gaming
Steam Mate
Steam Mate ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Hardware. I skipped on the A51 because it was too weak for the price.
Rebeca Melissa
Rebeca Melissa 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
RAM.
Lee. Elli
Lee. Elli 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
@6y where did u get it, isn't it the used one
Matthew Lemmers
Matthew Lemmers 2 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Samsung launches entirely too many devices per year. I guess for other parts of the world people buy these lesser devices. I don't know a single person who owns one of these in the US.
Patrick Hoffman
Patrick Hoffman 5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Wait so you say you think one of those cheap phones is good, but didn't say which one?
Jupiter Bright
Jupiter Bright 5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The a51 camera is terrible. I bought this for my wife and camera always blurry, it's really difficult to install google camera on this too. Awesome screen, poor camera to be exact
Jerfas abdul Latheef
Jerfas abdul Latheef 8 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Hey the a51 amoled display lol
Kian Marandi
Kian Marandi 10 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
A51 IS WAY BETTER
fizixx
fizixx 16 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Maybe the Samsung idiots should tell people that their A51 POS needs a GD heat-gun and a special thin, rigid plastic card to remove the back in order to change/check the battery or do anything with the SIM card.
Mr. Grotto
Mr. Grotto 17 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
You folks thinking he did it from the wrong perspective. For me, the advertising IS the perspective that uninformed buyers will go from and seeing a critical review on those overpromises is what we need to keep companies honest. Some of the other fluff asinine, like the carrier, because most of us buying a 200.00 phone (right now) will be using pay as you go carriers.
V PeRK V
V PeRK V 17 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Anyone know if a unlocked will work for BOOST MOBILE
SuperSix Delta
SuperSix Delta 19 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
It's my opinion that no cell phone should ever cost more than $400.00...ever.
Rocco R
Rocco R 20 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The camera is fine unless you are trying to use your phone as a professional camera.
FootBob
FootBob 22 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
But does it make phooone calls?
nazrol zainal
nazrol zainal 27 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
not a good comment
Jahid Sarkar
Jahid Sarkar 27 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Samsung and Apple make exact opposite $400 phones. Everything you hate about the SE is there and better in A51, better screen, better battery Also, Everything you hate about the camera is there in the SE, better camera, way better processor Its wierd
Senan Miland
Senan Miland 28 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Ok honest opinion.This is my first phone is it good?
MUNDO MAXIMO
MUNDO MAXIMO ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
That's great you just sound negative About this cell phone I believe its a great phone for the price its a very smrt buy
Chhim Chhim
Chhim Chhim ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Samsung s10 or Samsung a15
Jayson Owen
Jayson Owen ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
an I use a pattern lock instead of fingerprinton Samsung galaxy51
Jayson Owen
Jayson Owen ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
can I use a pattern lock instead of a fingerprint
Gold_Movie
Gold_Movie ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Best review!
DreamieFantasy
DreamieFantasy ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I don't still get why this dude is trying to make Samsung look bad. What do you want a cheap phone to be? Like iPhone 12 Pro? If you do any video on any other phone such as iPhone or Google Pixel, you would be like: "AMAZING, IT'S EVERYTHING." You literally compared this awesome phone with an iPhone SE that lasts for 3-5 hours. Are you kidding me? And most of all, having fingerprinters on the screen is still a new thing so don't expect mobile companies to make it great. Having it failed once is pretty okay for me. I still don't get why this channel has no reviewer who said, "I like this Samsung". I've never heard a single reviewer say that. Here's my advice. Never expect a 400 dollar Samsung to be like iPhone 12 or Samsung s20. This is the most disappointing review ever reviewed on this phone. :/
Eric Adams
Eric Adams ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Can you do an unbiased review for once in your life?
Daniel Zimmerman
Daniel Zimmerman ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Phone costs about $260 on Amazon now sooo
Mucic Selecta555
Mucic Selecta555 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Plastic body, plastic frame - no thanks!
Sarah Corbo
Sarah Corbo ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Am I the only one watching this on my Samsung A51?
Em Pl
Em Pl ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I might get this phone just to avoid the other 5g phones
Em Pl
Em Pl ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I’m not confident in the safety of 5g
Saad Jameel
Saad Jameel ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Very good review. Many thanks!
Johnny Saint
Johnny Saint ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Moto g stylus 6 has 48 pixel cam under 300 dollar . Come snap dragon cpu . Too much a51 over rated
Desert Doggie
Desert Doggie ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
So, you expect camera performance of a $4000 Nikon and 1ms reaction time to touching the screen? C'mon, man!
sallak
sallak ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
got this for my moms bday and it was for 219 € german store, cant get any better
sharkeahia
sharkeahia ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
i'm getting the phone bc of blackpink
Rizin' Phoenix
Rizin' Phoenix ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Played around with the camera and was actually impressed. I'm getting my soon-to-be 12yr old son this phone .
lamba dic
lamba dic ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
i didnt see anything wrong with the pictures......this guy is so bad at making phones look bad
Eric and Emily somers
Eric and Emily somers ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Hmmm
adrian r
adrian r ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
How much is apple paying this dude?
Maddie plays games
Maddie plays games ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I'm getting a samsung galaxy a51 in a couple days and I'm just watching all the rating videos 💀
Maddie plays games
Maddie plays games ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I'm just excited for a phone that works 🧍
lokingloking
lokingloking ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
November 2020... a51 is 270$... for this money you cannot ask more from this phone...
R D
R D ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Less talking and more showing the actual phone
Joe Gates
Joe Gates ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
You can tell this guy is spoiled and only likes $1000 phones.
USNStalion
USNStalion ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This the kind of guy that goes to store and complain about why the hotdog bread isn't in the same place as the hotdogs. Relax dude. It's a $350 phone
uzzie88
uzzie88 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I was about to get this phone next week. But the fingerprint unlock speed put me off. I'm a heavy user, so that would irritate me, especially when I'm rushing with work.
Dylan Brassel
Dylan Brassel ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The battery on this phone is terrible! Not sure why they even speak to battery in their advertisements. On a full charge, you probably only get about 5.5 to 6 hours of moderate usage. Quite disappointed to be honest.
SovL:Remedy
SovL:Remedy ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Haha, the Verge really has to give up reviews, they are fkn horrible! How is this company still alive in 2020?
Xavier Martin
Xavier Martin ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
They actually fixed the software like the portrait mode and the low light camera processing so its much much better
Anode Gaming
Anode Gaming ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I still have my s7 edge:( But I think I'll get this now
Felix Scholz
Felix Scholz 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Got it for 290$
Luis Gonzalez
Luis Gonzalez 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I have the galaxy A51 with Tmobile and works great is not slow at all maybe is ur verizon the problem. Picture quality and video is very good too. 🤷‍♂️
Christopher Blake
Christopher Blake 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Awesome phone. Had the A50 and loved it, this is just a bump better. Awesome screen. Awesome battery, good camera. Its perfect for media consumption. I got mine at Walmart during a promo for $199!! Super pleased all around...
Luisiana Caldera
Luisiana Caldera 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Is a good idea if I buy it from Amazon???
Sarah Pinhas
Sarah Pinhas 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I hate to be a "that" blink but has he not herd the Blackpink version
Ryan Locklear
Ryan Locklear 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This review would have been better without the cut Out for the stupid commercial about the phone, I’m here for a review not cut scenes
Shamar Goodwill
Shamar Goodwill 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Would like to see you make something better
Nitin Bahl
Nitin Bahl 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I think you should NOT review low-cost phones... we all know it is a cheap phone then why you need to mention it 1000 times and make other people feel that you are a super-rich guy who only uses flagship phones and forced to review a low-cost phone...
Torian Martin Sutton
Torian Martin Sutton 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I have this phone lmao
Barrcell Johnson
Barrcell Johnson 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
damn he did this phone like its really bad.....,its a god phone tbh
Alexandre
Alexandre 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
First World iPhone user review of a phone for third World country.
inski
inski 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Actually the back camera when taking pics in GOOD light is very good. But the front camera... well... hehe. When there are shadows, like you said, the pics wont come out so good.
trafficUk76
trafficUk76 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Worst phone I ever bought, I have relied on the reviews read but never again. Camera lag, no audio on calls...
opollo
opollo 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I was gonna buy this, but now no chance. The camera in the screen already bothers me and the software even more. More negatives than positives
Pranav Choudhary
Pranav Choudhary 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I hate note 10 and 20 series. Note 9 was the best.
dreamland
dreamland 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
thanks for the info. but why are you pledging allegiance to the NWO?
Michael Fitzgerald
Michael Fitzgerald 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I like the presentation.. I hate the commercial noise songs or devil noises.. I really need a great camera phone that is cheap like me.. Apparently the software sucls to support the camera..Thanks
RadeTcg
RadeTcg 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Amoled screen plus all day battery is only good but LCD screen with 4 hour battery life on iphone se is great. Please stop reviewing phones
FA DarkSoul YT
FA DarkSoul YT 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Just found out that the comments on the a51 are where they used to be
Thenappy Headskater
Thenappy Headskater 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
So is this better then my iPhone 8plus?
Dylan Power
Dylan Power 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
No
Ajit Singh
Ajit Singh 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I can do the finger print in 1 try
n1k3il
n1k3il 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Can you do a giveaway on the phone please
Bill Tanno
Bill Tanno 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Wears mask while alone outside..
Breane Bednash
Breane Bednash 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I literally never noticed the chrome ring on the selfish camera until he mentioned it lol
clickclick vroom
clickclick vroom 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Good camera but the S8 is better want to sell the A51
Just Another Random Disney Fanatic
Just Another Random Disney Fanatic 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I think if you're in that price range already it's older brother the A71 is better if your willing to shed a little more for a little more perks yet still not pay much
Zackary Hall
Zackary Hall 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
kiwiz
KaranGrewal _
KaranGrewal _ 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I really don't think it has 4gb RAM
Sam
Sam 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Yay
alexis curioso
alexis curioso 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
have a review for the samsung a71, note 10 lite and the s10 lite the verge thankyousomuch keepsafe to the verge team
Brian Gregory
Brian Gregory 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The fingerprint reader is utterly hopeless. You might as well disable it.
Dawit Jember
Dawit Jember 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
He's also wrong about the part that he can't trust samsung to update this phone for 2-3 years but when this phone launched samsung promised 3 years of updates so he is wrong on that depart
CHI Nation
CHI Nation 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
It's a good Samsung phone for a cheap price FYI you can increase the speed of the Galaxy A51 by turning on your developer options go to all three animation speeds & select .5x for each one & the phone will be super fast
JustAverage
JustAverage 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This dude complains about it having only a 1080p amoled screen and lasting all day but at the same time he raves about how the iPhone SE lasts 3 hours and has a 720p IPS screen and calls it "great"
Onebucks
Onebucks 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I take super amazing pictures with a Huaweii honor 7A , you are just comparing this phone to an iphone or something this phone for it's price is amazing!
Stw_WIZARD
Stw_WIZARD 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
you crushed my hope about getting it.
Ramiro Garcia
Ramiro Garcia 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
my next phone without a doubt
Lucien Rout
Lucien Rout 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I have a Samsung Galaxy A51 and I like it very much! :)
April Privott
April Privott 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I have the samsung galaxy a51 in blue and I absolutely love it. It's a great phone.
Koda
Koda 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
What is the refresh rate, I googled it before and one source said 90Hz and another said 60Hz. 60 is good enough but 90 would be better.
JoshB
JoshB 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
It's evident that you guys are paid by Apple. I have the 6GB A51 and it's amazing.
Debojit Rabha
Debojit Rabha 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Look like your brain cells are smaller than that battery. Biased review.
Brick Arias
Brick Arias 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Ok if i guide myself for this vídeo im ready to throw mi A51 to WC...🤮😓💩
Himani Valani
Himani Valani 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
THIS GUY JUST DOESNT LOVE SAMSUNGS SHUT UP FOR GODS SAKE no hate wellllll...maybe a little
suchismita jena
suchismita jena 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Woow
Peter Parka
Peter Parka 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
How would this compare to iPhone XR?
Blue Diamond
Blue Diamond 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
i will never buy samsung again , need to say more?
Waldemar Santos
Waldemar Santos 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
What an obvious bias review! Meh, nothing to learn about the phone here. Next review.
Rutu Kedar Bhagwat
Rutu Kedar Bhagwat 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Is glasstic is not good at all. Scratch a lot
Rutu Kedar Bhagwat
Rutu Kedar Bhagwat 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Thats exactly what i felt
GamingFreako
GamingFreako 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Did you just complain about the battery lasting MORE than a day???? I am so confused as to why that is a complaint and not a positive.
Davisha Bonnie
Davisha Bonnie 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I feel like you did samsung bad. Some of these things arent as bad as you've mad it seem.
Tahsan
Tahsan 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Why is it that all the reviews I saw for A51 is 4 gigs of ram (We only 6 gigs A51 in my country)
Jerian
Jerian 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Nice review ... I can tell that either you or your editor loves Reggae / Dancehall music
ken clarkson
ken clarkson 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Its not oled
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