Differences between Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71 (2020 phones)

Last Update date : Oct 02. 2020
Differences among 2020 Galaxy A series phones

The Galaxy A series is back and even better. It even has a brand new addition for 2020! Now you have not three but five awesome phone options to choose from. If you aren’t sure which one to get, we have all the information you need right here. Each 2020 Galaxy A has different options, such as size, battery capacity, and cameras so there's something for everyone.

Information provided applies to devices sold in Canada. Available screens and settings may vary for smartphones sold in other countries.

Getting an A series phone doesn't mean you need to compromise on screen size. All five models have a large display, though some are a little bigger than others.

Screen size

Here are the different sizes:

  • A51: screen size is 6.5 inches.
  • A71: screen size is 6.7 inches.

All 2020 Galaxy A phones have a great battery that will last and last. However, the battery capacity will vary depending on the model you get.

Battery power

Here are the differing battery capacities - the bigger the number, the more powerful the battery.

  • A51: 4,000 mAh (typical) battery with Fast Charging.
  • A71: 4,500 mAh (typical) battery with Super Fast Charging.

Typical value is tested under third-party laboratory conditions. Typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors.

The amazing Samsung cameras you have heard so much about are also available on Galaxy A series phones! However, each model has something a little different.


Here's what comes on the various models:

  • A51: high definition quad rear camera with an Ultra wide lens.
  • A71: higher definition quad rear camera (compare to A51) with an Ultra wide lens.

Learn more about the different cameras on the 2020 Galaxy A series.

Almost all of the 2020 Galaxy A series phones come with a fingerprint scanner! Some even have one embedded in the screen.

Fingerprint scanner

Check out the different models below:

  • A51: in-display fingerprint scanner.
  • A71: in-display fingerprint scanner.

We may not always think about it, but a phone's performance specs and storage capabilities are very important. Galaxy A phones come with different amounts of RAM and storage, which can make a big difference.

Performance and memory

Before buying a new Galaxy A phone, you should see which one works best for you.

  • A51: 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage.
  • A71: 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage.

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