The cheapest 5G smartphone on Verizon is now available from the carrier. The Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW supports Verizon’s mmWave network and will eventually support the carrier’s lowband 5G network, expected to launch later this year.

The Galaxy A51 5G UW is powered by the Snapdragon 765G chipset and paired with 6GB of RAM. There’s 128GB of base storage on board, expandable up to 1TB via a microSD card. The midrange Samsung phone has a 6.5-inch FHD Super AMOLED screen with FHD+ resolution and features a punch hole cutout with a 32MP selfie camera.

Samsung Galaxy A51
Samsung Galaxy A51

Around back, the main quad-camera setup consists of a 48MP main camera, 12MP ultra wide camera, 5MP depth sensor, and a 5MP macro camera. The phone is powered by a 4,500 mAh battery with support for fast charging.

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: 2, 4, 5, 13, 66
  • 5G bands: 260, 261 mmWave
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G

Launch

  • Announced: 2020, August 14
  • Status: Available. Released 2020, August 14

Design

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  • Dimensions: 158.8 x 73.4 x 8.6 mm (6.25 x 2.89 x 0.34 in)
  • Weight: 188.8 g (6.67 oz)
  • Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, aluminum frame
  • Colors: Prism Bricks Blue
  • SIM: Pre-installed Nano-SIM

Display

  • Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~87.5% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~405 ppi density)
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Operating System

  • Android 10, One UI 2

Hardware

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 620
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Internal Storage: 128GB
  • Memory Card slot: microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
  • UFS 2.1
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Cameras

  • Main Camera: Quad
    • 48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
    • 12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide)
    • 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
    • 5 MP, f/2.2, (depth)
  • Features: LED flash, panorama, HDR
  • Video: [email protected], [email protected]/120fps; gyro-EIS
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 0.8µm
  • Features: HDR
  • Video: [email protected]

Multimedia

  • Radio: FM radio, RDS, recording
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
  • NFC: Yes
  • USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • ANT+

Battery

  • Battery Type & Capacity: Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery
  • Charging: Fast charging 15W

Models: SM-A516V

Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW Price and Availability

 

The phone is now available from Verizon for a full price of $550. The device can be had for a promotional price of $360 after monthly statement credits when you activate it on a select Unlimited plan. The phone is only available in “Prism Bricks Blue”.

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