Samsung’s Galaxy M collection has one more addition within the type of the Galaxy M51. The Galaxy M collection has not solely grown in dimension but additionally in value. With the Galaxy M51, the M collection now has an providing priced above Rs. 25,000. Whereas most producers have been chasing efficiency, Samsung is working a unique race with the Galaxy M51 — this mannequin packs a 7,000mAh battery which is large in comparison with all its opponents. Does that imply this telephone is simply good at one factor, although? I overview the Galaxy M51 to seek out out.

Samsung Galaxy M51 design: Shiny fingerprint magnet

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 a number of issues about its dimension and weight, however after utilizing this smartphone for a number of days I can say that it’s simple to reside with. One may assume {that a} 7,000mAh battery would make a telephone very cumbersome, however that is not the case right here. Samsung has managed to distribute the load fairly properly, and the telephone would not really feel prefer it’ll tip over. Nevertheless, it weighs 213g and you’ll really feel this after utilizing it for some time.

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

Samsung has gone with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner embedded into the facility button. It is properly positioned and I might unlock the smartphone fairly simply whereas holding it in both hand. The amount buttons are additionally on the identical facet however sit increased, making them a little bit robust to succeed in. You continue to get a 3.5mm headphone jack on the Galaxy M51, and it is positioned on the backside together with the USB Kind-C port and speaker.

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

 

The Galaxy M51 has a ‘Glasstic’ again and I would not be shocked if folks 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 field so I needed to hold wiping the telephone to keep up that shiny shine. The quad-camera module sits within the nook virtually flush with the again of the telephone.

Samsung ships a 25W charger within the field, one thing I additionally noticed with the Galaxy M31s. This could assist cost the large battery comparatively rapidly.

Samsung Galaxy M51 specs: Battery Monster

Whereas many fashions 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 can be a vital bump by way of {hardware} and offers the Galaxy M51 an edge. Samsung gives 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 show has a full-HD+ decision however it doesn’t have a excessive refresh fee. A few of its direct opponents such because the OnePlus Nord and the Realme X3 do provide this contemporary characteristic. That apart, the Tremendous AMOLED show on the Galaxy M51 is beautiful. You may tweak the color output by way of the Settings app, and it will get sufficiently vibrant when outdoor.

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

 

The Galaxy M51 ships with Android 10 and Samsung’s OneUI Core 2.1 on high. My unit was working the August Safety patch which is latest. Having used a variety of Samsung telephones just lately, 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 Close by Share characteristic which makes transferring recordsdata between supported units very simple.

The smartphone additionally has options equivalent to Twin Messenger, gesture navigation, Sport Launcher, and extra. Because the high of the tall show is tough 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.

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The Galaxy M51 comes with a number of preinstalled apps

 

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

Samsung Galaxy M51 efficiency: Good performer

The Samsung Galaxy M51 gives 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 characteristic additionally had the identical velocity and accuracy. I loved watching movies on the Galaxy M51 due to the show’s punchy output. Because the entrance digital camera gap is within the centre, some folks may discover it distracting.

I ran a few benchmarks to see the place the Galaxy M51 stands in comparison with a number of the competitors. 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 (Evaluation) which is priced in the identical vary scored a little bit increased 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.

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

 

Asphalt 9 ran properly on the Default high quality setting and bumping the graphics as much as Excessive didn’t trigger stutters both. The Galaxy M51 might run this sport with none lag. Taking part in for 15 minutes resulted in a two p.c drop within the battery stage. The telephone didn’t get heat to the contact even after this.

I do know lots of people might be curious in regards to the battery life, simply as I used to be, since you do not see a telephone with a 7,000mAh battery on daily basis. With my primary utilization working benchmarks, taking images and making a number of calls, the telephone lasted me for over two days on a single cost. In our HD video loop check, the telephone managed to go on for 32 hours, which is the best efficiency we have seen in an extended whereas from any telephone at any value. The equipped 25W charger is fast, and it took solely round two hours to cost the telephone fully.

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 much like what we noticed on the Galaxy M31s (Evaluation). There is a 64-megapixel major digital camera with an f/1.eight aperture, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide angle digital camera with a 123-degree subject of view, a 5-megapixel macro digital camera, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. There have been no vital adjustments to the digital camera app both. The default picture mode has Scene Optimiser enabled by default however you may disable it.

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

 

The Galaxy M51 was fast to lock focus, and the Scene Optimiser might rapidly recognise what the digital camera was pointed at. Images taken in daylight turned out properly with good particulars and first rate dynamic vary. Objects at a distance had been recognisable and a few textual content was legible. The Galaxy M51 additionally permits HDR mechanically in vibrant scenes, leading to good pictures. I discovered the wide-angle digital camera to be helpful for capturing a large subject of view, however there was noticeable distortion on the edges of images. The decrease decision wide-angle digital camera additionally doesn’t seize the identical stage of element as the first sensor.

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

 

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

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

 

Closeup pictures taken with the Galaxy M51 had been sharp and had a comfortable depth impact for the background. Samsung’s Stay 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 first rate edge detection so long as the topic was nonetheless. You even have the choice to vary the extent of blur after a shot is taken, in addition to change the kind of blur. The 5-megapixel macro digital camera permits you to get near a topic and captures sufficient particulars.

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

 

Low mild digital camera efficiency was first rate and images appeared good as is, however you’ll discover nice grain on zooming in. There’s a Night time mode which crops the first sensor’s output to minimise shakes and delivers barely brighter images with higher particulars. Night time mode is out there for the wide-angle digital camera as properly, and delivers comparable outcomes.

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

 

Selfies taken with the Galaxy M51 had been superb, and the telephone smoothens them by default. Images 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 digital camera carried out properly and managed to seize good particulars. You may as well take selfie portraits utilizing the Stay Focus mode. With a masks on, the AI didn’t recognise my face and didn’t blur the background, however it labored as anticipated with out the masks. That is one thing Samsung may have the ability to repair with a small replace.

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Video recording tops out at 4K for the first in addition to the selfie cameras. There’s a slight shimmer impact at 1080p in addition to 4K when the smartphone tries to stabilise footage. That is seen whereas capturing in daylight in addition to in low mild. Samsung does provide a Tremendous regular mode which makes use of the ultra-wide angle digital camera and does a significantly better job. Nevertheless, it solely shoots at 1080p solely 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 positive the Galaxy M51 has grabbed a variety of consideration due to its massive 7,000mAh battery, and it actually does ship superb battery life. The Snapdragon 730G SoC additionally gives good efficiency and can hold folks blissful 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 competitors with every cost, and if battery life is excessive in your precedence listing then the Galaxy M51 must be a robust contender. The OnePlus Nord (Evaluation) could be an acceptable different in case you are extra centered on normal efficiency.

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