Samsung unveiled its Costliest “M-Series” Smartphone, Samsung Galaxy M51 at the starting price at Rs.24,999. the device seems all-rounder package from Samsung. However, in this price range, we already have one of the most hyped smartphone of the year, Which is Oneplus Nord. Oneplus Nord also one of the well-balanced smartphone with Powerful specs and future-proof 5G Capabilities. So, Now at Rs.25,000 price, we have two Best in segment smartphone, which one should you buy? Here’s a detailed Comparision of Samsung Galaxy M51 vs Oneplus Nord.
Samsung Galaxy M51 vs Oneplus Nord: Design & Display
Samsung Galaxy M51 comes with a Plastic Build and Quad-camera set-up at the rear, whereas Oneplus Nord comes with more Premium Glass-sandwich design and Verticle Quad-camera set-up at the rear. Well, Design is a personal preference but I personally think Oneplus Nord will have More premium In-hand feel than the Galaxy M51. Samsung Galaxy M51 weighs over 200+ grams, whereas Oneplus Nord weighs just around 185grams. So, if you want Compact Smartphone then the Oneplus Nord will be the better option, whereas If you’re Someone who wants a smartphone for Media Consumption then Galaxy M51 is better. Galaxy M51 comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, whereas Oneplus Nord comes with In-display fingerprint sensor.
Coming to Front, Samsung Galaxy M51 features a 6.7-inch FullHD+ Super AMOLED Display with Standard 60Hz Refresh rate. On the other hand, Oneplus Nord features a smaller 6.44-inch FullHD+ Fluid AMOLED Display with 90Hz Screen Refresh rate. So, I think Oneplus Nord takes lead with the 90Hz Screen Refresh rate. Galaxy M51’s Display comes with a Protection of Gorilla Glass 3, whereas Oneplus Nord comes with a protection of Gorilla Glass 5.
Samsung Galaxy M51 vs Oneplus Nord: Hardware & Software
Talking about Hardware, Samsung Galaxy M51 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G Soc coupled with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of Built-in Storage. On the other side, Oneplus Nord is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G Soc coupled with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of Built-in Storage. So, Yes Oneplus Nord again takes lead in terms of Hardware with more powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G Soc.
Coming to Software, Samsung Galaxy M51 runs on OneUI based on Android 10. On the other hand, Oneplus Nord runs on OxygenOS based on Android 10. Well, I think you should not make a buying decision When it comes to OneUI and OxygenOS because both of the User Interfaces are the best in almost every aspect. However, if you’re concerned about Software updates, Oneplus promised two major Android updates and three years of Security updates on the Nord.
Samsung Galaxy M51 vs Oneplus Nord: Camera
Talking about Optics, Samsung Galaxy M51 features Quad-camera set-up at the rear, Which includes 64MP Sony IMX682 primary sensor paired with 12MP Ultra wide-angle lens, 5MP Macro-lens and a 5MP Depth-sensor. On the front side, the device comes with 32MP Selfie-shooter, houses in a Centre-aligned Punch-hole.
On the other hand, Oneplus Nord also features Quad-camera set-up at the rear, Which includes 48MP Sony IMX586 primary sensor paired with 8MP Ultra wide-angle lens, 5MP Depth-sensor and a 2MP Macro-lens. One the front, The device comes with Dual-camera set-up, which includes 32MP Primary sensor and an 8MP ultra wide-angle lens.
I think Both of the Camera set-ups should perform well But Oneplus Nord is having an Advantage of Optical Stabilisation and Dual Selfie-camera.
Samsung Galaxy M51 vs Oneplus Nord: Battery & Connectivity
Under the Hood, Samsung Galaxy M51 is Equipped with a Massive 7000mAh Battery with the support of 25W Fast-charging. On the other side, Oneplus Nord is equipped with 4115mAh Battery with the support of 30W Fast-charging. So, yes Galaxy M51 definitely takes a strong lead against Oneplus Nord But it may lack when it comes to Charging time.
In terms of Connectivity, Both of the devices comes with USB Type-c Port and a single speaker. However, one thing is missing in Oneplus Nord, which is 3.5mm Headphone jack. at the same time, Oneplus Nord may get the advantage of 5G being a Capable device.
Samsung Galaxy M51 vs Oneplus Nord: Price
Samsung Galaxy M51 comes in two configurations:
Oneplus Nord comes in three configurations:
6GB+64GB- Rs.24,999 (available starting from 21st September)
Samsung Galaxy M51 vs Oneplus Nord: Conclusion:
Well, I think Oneplus Nord seems overall better device with Nothing Extra-ordinary in it. But if you’re who is looking for a Non-Chinese option this price range than Samsung Galaxy M51 is just an awesome deal.