The Samsung Galaxy M51 debuted in India on Thursday. The South Korean giant’s new smartphone has a large 7,000 mAh battery that can rival the competition. The Samsung Galaxy M51 also features a hole display design as well as quad rear cameras. The handset also offers up to 8 GB of RAM. All of this makes the Galaxy M51 a strong competitor in its price segment. The hardware of the Samsung Galaxy M51 brings it up against the OnePlus Nord, which debuted in the country in July.
In this article, we compare the Samsung Galaxy M51 price and specifications in India to the OnePlus Nord so you can decide which one to choose.
Samsung Galaxy M51
versus OnePlus Nord: Price in India
Samsung Galaxy M51 carries a price of Rs. 24,999 for the 6 GB RAM variant while the 8 GB RAM option comes in at Rs. 26,999. Both variants have 128 GB of onboard storage. The phone is available in Celestial Black and Electric Blue color options and will first hit stores on September 18 at 12 noon (12 noon).
Similar to the Galaxy M51, the OnePlus Nord also comes with a starting price of Rs. 24,999 for the 6 GB + 64 GB storage variant. However, the phone also has an 8GB + 128GB storage option that comes in at Rs. 27,999. The first-class storage variant with 12 GB + 256 GB costs Rs. 29,999. Color options include Blue Marble and Gray Onyx for the 8GB and 12GB RAM options, while the base variant is only available in a Gray Onyx shade. The basic variant will be available later this month, although the 8GB and 12GB RAM options are already available through Amazon.
Samsung Galaxy M51 versus OnePlus Nord: Technical data
The Samsung Galaxy M51 and OnePlus Nord are both supported with dual SIM support (Nano) and run on Android 10. However, the Samsung model has One UI Core, while the OnePlus phone has OxygenOS 10.5 on the Android operating system . The Galaxy M51 has a 6.7-inch Full HD + Super AMOLED Plus Infinity-O display with an aspect ratio of 20: 9. In contrast, the OnePlus Nord has a 6.44-inch Full HD + -Display (1,080 x 2,400 pixels) with smooth AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 90 Hz and an aspect ratio of 20: 9.
Under the hood, the Samsung Galaxy M51 is powered by an octa-core SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G with up to 8 GB of RAM. The OnePlus Nord, on the other hand, has an octa-core SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G and up to 12 GB LPDDR4x RAM. The Galaxy M51 also has 128 GB of onboard storage, which can be expanded via a microSD card (up to 512 GB) via a dedicated slot. The OnePlus Nord offers up to 256 GB UFS 2.1 storage, which cannot be expanded using a microSD card.
The Samsung Galaxy M51 has a quad rear camera setup that includes a primary 64-megapixel Sony IMX682 sensor with a f / 1.8 lens, as well as a 12-megapixel sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens and a 5-megapixel sensor with a lens includes macro lens and a 5 megapixel depth sensor. The OnePlus Nord is also equipped with a quad rear view camera. However, it does include a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 primary sensor with a f / 1.75 lens, as well as an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with a f / 2.25 ultra-wide-angle lens. a 2 megapixel macro shooter and a 5 megapixel depth sensor.
For selfies and video chats, the Samsung Galaxy M51 has a single 32-megapixel selfie camera sensor with a 1: 2.2 lens. The OnePlus Nord offers a dual selfie camera setup that includes a 32-megapixel Sony IMX616 primary sensor with a f / 2.45 lens and an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with a f / 2.45 ultra-wide-angle lens.
The connectivity options of the Samsung Galaxy M51 include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS / A-GPS, USB Type C and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The OnePlus Nord, on the other hand, has 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS / A-GPS / NavIC, NFC and a USB Type-C port.
The Samsung Galaxy M51 is equipped with a fingerprint sensor attached to the side. This is different from the OnePlus Nord, which has a built-in fingerprint sensor.
Samsung has provided the 7,000 mAh battery for the Galaxy M51, which supports 25 W fast charging. The OnePlus Nord has a 4,115 mAh battery with Warp Charge 30T fast charging. The Samsung phone weighs 213 grams, while the OnePlus Nord weighs 184 grams.
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Samsung Galaxy M51 vs. OnePlus North comparison
|Overall NDTV Rating||– –|
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|Release date||August 31, 2020||July 21, 2020|
|Introduced in India||Yes||Yes|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||7000||4115|
|Colours||Electric Blue, Celestial Black||Blue marble, gray onyx|
|Dimensions (mm)||– –||158.30 x 73.30 x 8.20|
|Removable battery||– –||No|
|Wireless charging||– –||No|
|Screen size (inch)||6.70||6.44|
|Protection class||Gorilla glass||Gorilla glass|
|resolution||– –||1080 x 2400 pixels|
|Aspect ratio||– –||20: 9|
|processor||Octa core||2.4 GHz octa-core|
|Make processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G||Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G|
|R.A.M.||6 GB||12 GB|
|Internal memory||128 GB||256 GB|
|Expandable storage type||microSD||– –|
|Expandable memory up to (GB)||512||– –|
|Dedicated microSD slot||Yes||– –|
|backup camera||64 megapixels (f / 1.8) + 12 megapixels (f / 2.2) + 5 megapixels (f / 2.4) + 5 megapixels (f / 2.4)||48 megapixels (f / 1.75, 0.8 micron) + 8 megapixels (f / 2.25) + 5 megapixels (f / 2.4) + 2 megapixels (f / 2.4)|
|Rear auto focus||Yes||Yes|
|Front camera||32 megapixels (f / 2.2)||32 megapixels (f / 2.45, 0.8 micron) + 8 megapixels (f / 2.45)|
|Pop-up camera||– –||No|
|Auto focus in front||– –||No|
|Front flash||– –||No|
|operating system||Android 10||Android 10|
|skin||A UI core 2.1||OxygenOS 10.5|
|Wi-Fi standards are supported||802.11 a / b / g / n / ac / Yes||802.11 a / b / g / n / ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.00||Yes, v 5.10|
|USB type C.||Yes||Yes|
|Number of SIMs||2||2|
|Active 4G on both SIM cards||– –||Yes|
|SIM type||Nano SIM||Nano SIM|
|4G / LTE||Yes||Yes|
|SIM type||Nano SIM||Nano SIM|
|4G / LTE||Yes||Yes|
|In-display fingerprint sensor||Yes||Yes|
|Compass / magnetometer||Yes||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes|