Samsung Galaxy M51 Review

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Samsung’s Galaxy M collection has one more addition within the type of the Galaxy M51. The Galaxy M collection has not just grown in dimension but in addition in value. With the Galaxy M51, the M collection now has an providing priced above Rs. 25,000. While most producers have been chasing efficiency, Samsung is working a distinct race with the Galaxy M51 — this model packs a 7,000mAh battery which is big in comparison with all its opponents. Does that imply this cellphone is barely good at one factor, although? I overview the Galaxy M51 to search out out.

Samsung Galaxy M51 design: Glossy fingerprint magnet

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I did spend a while with the Galaxy M51 when the smartphone was first launched, and wrote my first impressions of it. I did have just a few issues about its dimension and weight, however after utilizing this smartphone for just a few days I can say that it’s simple to stay with. One would possibly assume {that a} 7,000mAh battery would make a cellphone very cumbersome, however that is not the case right here. Samsung has managed to distribute the burden fairly nicely, and the cellphone does not really feel prefer it’ll tip over. However, it weighs 213g and you’ll really feel this after utilizing it for some time.

Samsung has gone with an Infinity-O display, which suggests there is a pit on the centre of the highest of the display for the entrance camera. The display borders are skinny throughout. The display measures 6.7 inches and has a tall 20:9 facet ratio. This makes it arduous to succeed in the highest of the display whereas holding the smartphone in a single hand. There is Corning Gorilla Glass Three safety on the display.

Samsung has gone with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner embedded into the ability button. It’s nicely positioned and I might unlock the smartphone fairly simply whereas holding it in both hand. The vol buttons are additionally on the similar aspect however sit greater, making them a bit of robust to succeed in. You still get a 3.5mm headphone jack on the Galaxy M51, and it is positioned on the backside together with the USB Type-C port and speaker.

The “Glasstic” back on the Galaxy M51 could be very shiny

 

The Galaxy M51 has a ‘Glasstic’ back and I would not be shocked if people mistake it for a smartphone from the Galaxy A collection. I had the Celestial Black color which is tremendous shiny and picks smudges up very simply. There was no protecting case within the pack so I needed to maintain wiping the cellphone to take care of that shiny shine. The quad-camera module sits within the nook virtually flush with the back of the cellphone.

Samsung ships a 25W charger within the pack, one thing I additionally noticed with the Galaxy M31s. This ought to assist charge the large battery comparatively rapidly.

Samsung Galaxy M51 specs: Battery Monster

While many models within the Galaxy M collection have been powered by the Exynos 9611 SoC, Samsung has used the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G for the Galaxy M51. This is a big bump by way of {hardware} and provides the Galaxy M51 an edge. Samsung presents 6GB RAM and 8GB RAM variants, priced at Rs. 24,999 and Rs. 26,999 respectively. Storage is identical for each at 128GB however you do have the choice to develop that utilizing the devoted microSD card slot.

Samsung’s 6.7-inch Infinity-O display has a full-HD+ decision but it surely doesn’t have a excessive refresh rate. Some of its direct opponents such because the OnePlus Nord and the Realme X3 do supply this contemporary function. That apart, the Super AMOLED display on the Galaxy M51 is beautiful. You can tweak the color output via the Settings app, and it will get sufficiently shiny when open air.

Samsung ships the Galaxy M51 with One UI Core 2.1 on prime of Android 10

 

The Galaxy M51 ships with Android 10 and Samsung’s OneUI Core 2.1 on prime. My unit was working the August Security patch which is current. Having used loads of Samsung mobile not too long ago, the UI was very simple to navigate round. Samsung has added a bunch of helpful customisations to Android 10. The Samsung Galaxy M51 additionally will get the brand new Nearby Share function which makes transferring information between supported gadgets very simple.

The smartphone additionally has functions corresponding to Dual Messenger, gesture navigation, Game Launcher, and further. Since the highest of the tall display is difficult to succeed in, Samsung has additionally added a gesture that permits you to pull down the notification shade and fast toggles by swiping down on the fingerprint sensor, which could be very useful.

The Galaxy M51 comes with a number of preinstalled apps

 

Samsung does preinstall just a few Microsoft and Google apps, in addition to Dailyhunt, Chingari, MX TakaTak, Moj, Snapchat, Candy Crush Saga, and Amazon. Dailyhunt and Chingari push notifications aggressively after being launched. If you do not use these apps I might suggest that you simply uninstall them from the system. Samsung’s My Galaxy app additionally pushes notifications for Covid updates in addition to promotional content.

Samsung Galaxy M51 efficiency: Good performer

The Samsung Galaxy M51 presents snappy efficiency and it by no means confirmed any signal of slowing down whereas I used to be utilizing it. I discovered the fingerprint scanner to be fast to unlock the smartphone, and it by no means actually wanted greater than a single try. The face recognition function additionally had the similar velocity and accuracy. I loved watching movies on the Galaxy M51 because of the display’s punchy output. Since the entrance camera pit is within the centre, some people would possibly discover it distracting.

I ran a few benchmarks to see where the Galaxy M51 stands in comparison with a number of the competition. In AnTuTu, the Galaxy M51 managed to attain 2,64,696 factors. In Geekbench 5’s single-core and multi-core checks, it returned 548 and 1782 factors respectively. The OnePlus Nord (Review) which is priced in the similar vary scored a bit of greater in these benchmarks. As for graphics efficiency, the Galaxy M51 managed 59fps and 27fps in GFXBench’s T-Rex and Manhattan 3.1 benchmarks respectively.

The side-mounted fingerprint scanner is handy to make use of

 

Asphalt 9 ran nicely on the Default high quality setting and bumping the graphics as much as High didn’t trigger stutters both. The Galaxy M51 might run this game with none lag. Playing for 15 minutes resulted in a two % drop within the battery stage. The cellphone didn’t get heat to the contact even after this.

I do know lots of people shall be curious concerning the battery life, simply as I used to be, since you do not see a cellphone with a 7,000mAh battery day-after-day. With my fundamental utilization working benchmarks, taking images and making just a few calls, the cellphone lasted me for over two days on a single charge. In our HD video loop take a look at, the cellphone managed to go on for 32 hours, which is the very best efficiency we have seen in an extended whereas from any cellphone at any value. The equipped 25W charger is fast, and it took just round two hours to charge the cellphone utterly.

Samsung Galaxy M51 cameras: Good for images

Samsung has gone with a quad-camera setup on the Galaxy M51 and the configuration is sort of just like what we noticed on the Galaxy M31s (Review). There’s a 64-megapixel major camera with an f/1.eight aperture, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide angle camera with a 123-degree field of view, a 5-megapixel macro camera, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. There have been no important modifications to the camera app both. The default picture mode has Scene Optimiser enabled by default however you may disable it.

The quad-camera setup on the Galaxy M51 has a 64-megapixel major camera

 

The Galaxy M
51 was fast to lock focus, and the Scene Optimiser might rapidly recognise what the camera was pointed at. Photos taken in daylight turned out nicely with good particulars and respectable dynamic vary. Objects at a distance have been recognisable and a few textual content was legible. The Galaxy M51 additionally allows HDR routinely in shiny scenes, leading to good shots. I discovered the wide-angle camera to be helpful for capturing a large field of view, however there was noticeable distortion on the edges of images. The decrease decision wide-angle camera additionally doesn’t seize the similar stage of element as the first sensor.

Samsung Galaxy M51 daylight camera pattern (faucet to see full-size picture)

Samsung Galaxy M51 daylight wide-angle camera pattern (faucet to see full-size picture)

 

You get 16-megapixel shots by default from the Galaxy M51, however you do have the choice to take images on the full 64-megapixel decision. Photos shot on the full decision had higher particulars however lacked sharpness in addition to dynamic vary. The Single Take function works precisely prefer it does on the Galaxy M31s and presents a number of output choices after recording a 15 second clip.

Samsung Galaxy M51 close-up camera pattern (faucet to see full-size picture)

 

Samsung Galaxy M51 portrait pattern (faucet to see full-size picture)

 

Closeup shots taken with the Galaxy M51 have been sharp and had a tender depth impact for the background. Samsung’s Live Focus mode permits you to shoot portraits and even preview the extent of blur within the viewfinder earlier than taking a shot. The output had respectable edge detection so long as the topic was still. You even have the choice to alter the extent of blur after a shot is taken, in addition to change the kind of blur. The 5-megapixel macro camera permits you to get near a topic and captures ample particulars.

Samsung Galaxy M51 low-light camera pattern (faucet to see full-size picture)

Samsung Galaxy M51 Night mode camera pattern (faucet to see full-size picture)

 

Low mild camera efficiency was respectable and images regarded good as is, however you’ll discover high-quality grain on zooming in. There is a Night mode which crops the first sensor’s output to minimise shakes and delivers barely brighter images with higher particulars. Night mode is accessible for the wide-angle camera as nicely, and delivers comparable outcomes.

Samsung Galaxy M51 daylight selfie camera pattern (faucet to see full-size picture)

Samsung Galaxy M51 selfie portrait camera pattern (faucet to see full-size picture)

 

Selfies taken with the Galaxy M51 have been superb, and the cellphone smoothens them by default. Photos are shot at eight megapixels by default however you may change to a wider 12-megapixel decision. You even have the choice to seize 32-megapixel full decision selfies. In low mild, the selfie camera carried out nicely and managed to seize good particulars. You can even take selfie portraits utilizing the Live Focus mode. With a masks on, the AI didn’t recognise my face and failed to blur the background, but it surely performed as anticipated with out the masks. This is one thing Samsung would possibly be capable of repair with a small reform.

Samsung Galaxy M51 low-light selfie camera pattern (faucet to see full-size picture)

Video recording tops out at 4K for the first in addition to the selfie cameras. There is a slight shimmer impact at 1080p in addition to 4K when the smartphone tries to stabilise footage. This is seen whereas shooting in daylight in addition to in low mild. Samsung does supply a Super regular mode which makes use of the ultra-wide angle camera and does a a lot better job. However, it just shoots at 1080p just and the output is darker.

Verdict

With the Samsung Galaxy M51, the Galaxy M collection now caters to a a lot wider vary of costs. I’m certain the Galaxy M51 has grabbed loads of consideration due to its huge 7,000mAh battery, and it actually does ship superb battery life. The Snapdragon 730G SoC additionally presents good efficiency and can maintain people pleased at this value level.

The cameras are good however video stabilisation might do with some tweaks to enhance efficiency. The Galaxy M51 will simply outlast a lot of the competition with every charge, and if battery life is excessive in your precedence record then the Galaxy M51 ought to be a robust contender. The OnePlus Nord (Review) could be an appropriate different in case you are further targeted on common efficiency.

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