Samsung Galaxy A51 Set to Launch in India on January 29: All You Need to Know

Samsung India Twitter account has released a 10-second video to announce the Galaxy A51 launch.

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Samsung Galaxy A51 Set to Launch in India on January 29: All You Need to Know

Samsung Galaxy A51 comes with a hole-punch display design

Highlights
  • Samsung has announced Galaxy A51 launch date through the video
  • Samsung Galaxy A71 launch is expected next month
  • Samsung Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71 debuted in Vietnam last month

Samsung Galaxy A51 is set to launch in India on Wednesday, January 29. The South Korean giant has announced the launch schedule through a social media post on Monday. To recall, the Samsung Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71 were unveiled in Vietnam last month. Both new Galaxy A-series phones come with an Infinity-O Display (the company speak for the hole-punch display design) and feature a quad rear camera setup. The Galaxy A51 comes as the successor to the Galaxy A50, whereas the Galaxy A71 is the descendant of the Galaxy A71.

To announce the official launch of the Samsung Galaxy A51, Samsung India Twitter account posted a 10-second video on Monday. The teaser video mentions that the Galaxy A51 launch is just two days away. However, the link provided in the teaser contains a URL extension that reads “galaxy-a5171,” suggesting the launch of both the Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71. However, Samsung India has confirmed to Gadgets 360 that it plans to launch just the Galaxy A51 on January 29. 

samsung galaxy a51 a71 launch date india screenshot gadgets 360 Samsung Galaxy A51  Samsung Galaxy A71

Samsung Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71 launch in India has been hinted through an official link

 

Samsung may initially bring the Galaxy A51 to the Indian market, while the Galaxy A71 would debut sometime next month, if we believe a recent rumour. Moreover, the company is already taking registrations of interest for both Galaxy A-series phones.

Samsung Galaxy A51 (rumoured)

The Samsung Galaxy A51 price in India is said to be around Rs. 22,990. However, the company is yet to announce the official India price of the phone. In Vietnam, Samsung brought the Galaxy A51 at VND 7,990,000 (roughly Rs. 24,600) for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. The phone comes in Prism Crush Black, White, Blue, and Pink colour options.

Samsung Galaxy A51 specifications

The dual-SIM (Nano) Samsung Galaxy A51 runs Android 10 with One UI 2.0 on top and features a 6.5-inch full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity-O Display. The phone is powered by an octa-core SoC, paired with up to 8GB of RAM. Further, its quad rear camera setup has a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/2.0 lens, along with a 12-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.0 ultra-wide-angle lens and a 5-megapixel sensor with an f/2.4 macro lens as well as a 5-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.2 lens. There is also a 32-megapixel selfie camera along with an f/2.2 lens.

Samsung has offered 128GB of onboard storage on the Galaxy A51 that is expandable via microSD card (up to 512GB). Connectivity options on the phone include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C port. There is also an in-display fingerprint sensor. Besides, the phone packs a 4,000mAh battery that supports 15W fast charging.

Editor's Note: The report has updated to include the confirmation from Samsung India that it only plans to launch the Galaxy A51 on Wednesday.  


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  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Bright, vivid display
  • Clean, feature-rich software
  • Good battery life
  • Bad
  • Biometric authentication isn’t very quick
  • Underwhelming performance for the price
  • Average low-light camera performance
Display 6.50-inch
Front Camera 32-megapixel
Rear Camera 48-megapixel + 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel + 5-megapixel
RAM 6GB
Storage 128GB
Battery Capacity 4000mAh
OS Android 10
Resolution 1080x2400 pixels
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Jagmeet Singh Jagmeet Singh writes about consumer technology for Gadgets 360, out of New Delhi. Jagmeet is a senior reporter for Gadgets 360, and has frequently written about apps, computer security, Internet services, and telecom developments. Jagmeet is available on Twitter at @JagmeetS13 or Email at jagmeets@ndtv.com. Please send in your leads and tips. More
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