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  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Excellent phone for the money

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    Posted .
    Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Pros mentioned:
    Battery, Camera, Photo quality
    Cons mentioned:
    Buttons, Use with case

    I bought the Galaxy A51 after my Galaxy S5 Active all of the sudden died (after at least 5 years). I did not want to pay $1K for one of the flagship Samsung phones, so I bought the Galaxy A51 outright (AT&T). I was back & forth between the Galaxy A51 and the Google Pixel 4a (same price $349). After looking at both, I went with the Samsung - the Pixel 4a doesn't allow for a MicroSD card, and per reviews doesn't have a dedicated "back" button. Also, there's an obvious size difference. Pros: - Supports a MicroSD card (the Pixel 4a does not) and the phone comes with a SIM/MicroSD card slot tool, for replacement. Which was a nice touch, not having to dig for a paper clip or thumb tack. - Battery life -- I've seen some reviews critical of the battery life, but to me the battery has been exceptional. I get at least 24 hours on my battery (screen brightness at 30% which is well enough for me & have the "dark theme/mode" enabled, I also am not utilizing Samsung apps: Bixby/Free/Edge). And I'm on Twitter/Email/Slack constantly. - Camera -- Great main camera... great resolution on regular pics & excellent zoom, great panoramic pics, decent resolution on videos. The front facing (selfie) camera is also good - good resolution & has easy selfie picture function. - It does have an earphone jack (as does the Pixel 4a), which is a must for me. More on that below. Cons: - No "hard" buttons at the bottom for: apps/home/back, like my previous Galaxy S5 Active had. For me personally, the soft/touch screen buttons will take some getting used to, but for others it's probably not a big deal. Just my personal preference. (To note: I've read reviews where the Pixel 4a does not have a back button, you have to swipe) - The default wallpaper and icons (phone/text/camera/pics) are quite "cartoonish" or childish looking (pictures attached). The app icons looked nothing like my 5 year old Galaxy S5 icons & wallpaper. There are free themes/wallpapers/icons you can download, but out of the box it's a disappointment. But, for a budget phone I can live with it. Other observations: - Obviously, it comes preloaded with all of the Google apps, some Microsoft Office apps, which I use. And of course some of the Samsung bloatware apps, but that hasn't been a problem for my usage or battery life. I had to set Chrome as the default browser, instead of Samsung's native browser. - On phone calls, unless you hold the phone close to your ear/face in "just the right way"... the touchscreen will re-engage - which could have the potential for your cheek to hang up on the call. It hasn't happened to me yet, but I've noticed it's very particular about how you hold the phone while on a call. - The earphone jack is located on the bottom (versus at the top for my previous Galaxy S5 & the Pixel 4a). First phone I've had that had it at the bottom... but after some usage, I'm getting used to it - if you have headphones wired in & put your phone in your pocket "top down" it makes sense. - I've already dropped the phone onto concrete from about 2 feet high, luckily no damage. I have the $20 UAG case from Best Buy, which is more firm rubber than the $30 UAG case. The $20 UAG case makes it a bit harder to press the volume & 'action' buttons on the side, so consider the $30 UAG case which is softer & should allow for easier pressing of the side buttons. All in all, this is an excellent phone for the money. I would definitely buy again, and recommend to anyone not wanting to drop $1K on a phone.

    Features

    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great phone

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    Owned for 4 months when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    I bought this phone for my husband, was a gift, and he is love it.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Impressive machine.

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    Posted .
    Owned for 1 week when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    I broke my Galaxy S10+ and I wanted to go crazy. Prices skyrocketed for some reason and I had to go through insurance which took a while. I went and purchased this phone and I do not regret it at all. Honestly, with phones like this, there may never be a need to buy flagships again. It does only have 4gb RAM and it can be noticeable especially with the apps I pack and "multitasking" I do being a full-time student with a small business. I was able to get a replacement for my original phone, but if I hadn't I wouldn't have been mad. This phone is beautiful on the outside, and impressive on the inside. An almost comparable battery to the S10+, a decent sized screen, with the upgraded cameras, at the incredible price?! Tired of ridiculously priced phones? Want something affordable without feeling embarrassed? Buy this phone.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Fantastic Phone for Beginners!

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    Posted .
    Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    I bought this phone for my mom last week when her old Motorola suddenly stopped working. She did not need too many functions but likes to take pictures so I picked this phone. I was a bit hesitant to begin with since there's only 1 five-star review at the time but I'm glad I decided to take the risk. The phone is very slim, classy in appearance, and easy to setup and use. Also, the current sale price accompanied by 128GB is phenomenal. Overall, my mom loves her new phone. My only complaint is the dimension of the phone is longer than my current S7 and I worry it might drop out of my pocket since I have a habit of using it as a wallet instead of carrying a purse. It's a tough decision.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    This is a great phone.

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    Posted .
    Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    If you are looking for a flagship quality phone for around $500 less this is your phone. I would warn that it is thin, slippery, and somewhat fragile, so don't go crazy with it until you have a good quality case and a tempered glass screen protector installed. speakers are so-so but does sound great with headphones. so far as i can tell the only things a flagship phone will do that this won't is to wireless charge, or drop in 5 feet of water. if you can live with that, save your money and get this phone.

    Features

    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great mid level phone

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    For the first time I don't have to deal with all the bloatware that the major carriers install on the phones bought through them, this unlocked phone is awesome. My previous phone was an S7 Active which served me well but I wanted to upgrade to an unlocked phone to switch to Mint Mobile(which was an excellent choice) from AT&T. Since I had a Samsung account it was easy to transfer everything over through the cloud, same thing with Google transferring stuff over as well. I would recommend getting an ArmadilloTek case for it off of Amazon, it's a nicely designed case and the material has good grip so it stays in your hands. It does NOT come with a screen protector though so that will need to be purchased as well.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great phone for boyfriend

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    Posted .
    Owned for 1 week when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    I had a time looking for a new phone for my boyfriend. Nick the salesman helped me out to get exactly what i was looking for. My boyfriend absolutely loves this phone. Its easy for him to use as he has arthritis and the fingers dont move easy.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Phone that meets my needs

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    Posted .
    Owned for 1 week when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    This phone meets all my needs. It has everything my older model had, and has a better camera. People I talk to say they can hear me much better. A great phone that is budget friendly.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    A51 Unlocked phone

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    This is a great phone. Upgraded from an S8. However, I bought this as a gift and the price was lowered immediately after the return date so I could not get the price match. Rather disappointing. Service was great though. Rep switched data and recipient is thrilled with the phone :)

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Best unlocked phone

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    Posted .
    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Great phone, really well priced for an unlocked Samsung. I had no issue getting it connected with my cell service provider. Love the size and all the new features, especially the extra camera lens. It takes amazing pictures!! I highly recommend this phone to anyone that loves Androids.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great Unlocked Phone

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    I love my Samsung Galaxy A51 phone. I wanted a new phone, but didn't want to finance it or pay an awful lot for it. I like that it has 128GB memory, because I like to use a lot of apps. The battery life seems to be doing very well. Since it is unlocked, we can change carriers if we decide to. It is only a 4G phone, but that doesn't bother me at all.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Cell phone

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    Posted .
    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    3 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    So far, so good. I purchased this phone because of the 128G, im hoping it will last a few years into the future before it become obsolete. Best buy was very helpful and transferred the data from my old phone. they did a great job.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    3 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Good overall

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    Posted .
    Owned for 1 week when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    I got these phones for an uncle that likes Androids and is used them. He is very happy with his phone so far. He says it takes very good pictures, has a lot of memory and is fast. I put 4 stars just because is not a personal experienced.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Good phone for the price

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    Posted .

    Features

    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Bought this phone for a family member. Didn't want to spend the price of higher quality phone. Turned out to pretty a pretty good phone after all.

    Features

    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great phone for price

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    Posted .
    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    This phone works great and has many good features. The photos are clear and crisp. Very easy to use phone. The size of the phone is not too big. Overall the phone is good for the price.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Reliable affordable

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Bought this without knowing a few days later they released the newer version. I wish the bestbuy employee could have informed me about it. Product wise i am satisfied

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Good value

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    Owned for 2 months when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    For an inexpensive phone it has a lot of storage and is reasonably fast. Advanced features are somewhat limited so be careful that it does everything you need it to

    Features

    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great phone for the price

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    Posted .
    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Works great but you might want to get a case or it may not last long. Phone is pretty big but manageable. Display is very nice and battery lasts pretty long.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    New phone

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    Posted .
    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    I really love this phone. I'm having fun getting familiar with the features. My other phone I'd had for 8 yrs so this one is so much faster & the features are excellent.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great phone!

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    Posted .
    Owned for 9 months when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    I've had this phone for almost a year now. And still no complaints at all. Battery life is great. The reception is great. I haven't had a single problem with it at all.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
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