The Vivo X51 5G comes in as a reincarnation of the Vivo X50 5G‘s smartphone hardware, wrapped in the chassis bearing the same design, as what we got on the Vivo X50 Pro. So in summary, enthusiats will be dealing with a very familiar package, that leaves enthusiats few reasons to upgrade from the preceding Vivo X50 5G. To further butress this point, we explore its specs and price.
Vivo X51 5G Key Specs & Features
- 6.56 inches AMOLED Display, 2376 × 1080 Pixels, 90Hz Refresh Rate (398 ppi)
- Android 10, Funtouch 10.5
- Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G (7 nm)
- 8GB RAM
- 256GB Built-in Storage
- 48MP + 13MP + 8MP + 8MP Quad Rear Cameras
- 32 MP Front Camera
- 5G Support
- Fast Charging (33W Capacity)
- 4315 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
Design and Display
In line with what was discussed on the introductory paragraph, The Vivo X51 5G is basically a mirrored image of the previously released Vivo X50 Pro, as well as the Vivo X50 Pro plus. These smartphones bear the same the some chassis design, with different internals.
For starters we have got Gorilla glass upfront, glass on the rear and an Aluminuim frame, which is pretty much the same setup on the Vivo X50 Pro.
Perusing the Vivo X51 5G’s chassis placements, will find on the rear, a camera module housing four cameras. Beside that camera module is an LED flash and beneath it as the Vivo branding, which indicates its a Vivo smartphone.
Upfront we have got a 6.56-inch AMOLED display which is home to a punch hole camera. This display bears a resolution of 2376 × 1080 Pixels, a 90Hz refresh rate and a density of 398 PPI.
Enthusiats who chose to purchase this smartphone, will have restricted color option, as it comes only in Alpha grey, which is sort of a bummer.
The cameras aren’t left out for sure, as they are also a reminiscence of what we had on the Vivo X50 5G. This is evident on the rear and front camera setup.
On the rear, we have got 48MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.6, an 8MP periscope telephoto camera with an aperture of f/3.4 and 5x optical zoom. We also have an 8MP ultrawide camera with an aperture of f/2.2 and a 120 degree field of view. Last we have a 13MP portrait camera with an aperture of f/2.5.
This rear camera setup is capable of recording videos capped at 4k 30fps. It can also record 1080p videos capped at 30fps.
Upfront, we have a 32MP shooter with an aperture of f/2.45. This camera is capable of shooting videos capped at 1080p @ 30fps.
Hardware and Software
On the performance hardware sheet, we have got matching DNA with the Vivo X50 5G. Infact the only difference here is the battery capacity, as the Vivo X51 5G features a 4315 mAh battery, as opposed to a 4200mAh on the former.
The other performance facilitators include an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor with a 7nm process, an Adreno 620 GPU, 8GB RAM, 256GB of internal storage.
On the software side, we have got the Funtouch OS 10 global user interface running on the Android 10 operating system.
The Vivo X51 5G features a USB Type-C port, low energy Bluetooth 5.1, and dual band Wifi.
Internet connectivity is capped at 5G, which means enthusiats can utilize 5G for downloads, uploads and streaming.
Vivo X51 5G Pricing and Availablility
The price of the Vivo X51 5G is around $980, which translates to 378,044 Naira in Nigeria, 106,664 KHS in Kenya and 5,706 GHC in Ghana.
The Vivo X51 5G was announced on October 21st 2020 and released for purchase on October 23rd 2020.
Vivo X51 5G Specs
Here are a few specs of the Vivo X51 5G:
- Platform: Android 10 (Funtouch OS 10 Global)
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 (1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 620
- Memory: 8GB RAM
- Colours: Alpha Grey
- Dimension: 158.46 × 72.80 × 8.04mm
- Weight: 181.5g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 6.56 inches AMOLED Display, 2376 × 1080 Pixels, 90Hz Refresh Rate (398 PPI)
- Screen Protection: Gorilla Glass
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48MP (Primary) f/1.6 + 8MP (Periscope Telephoto) f/3.4 + 13MP (Potrait) f/2.46 + 8MP (Ultrawide) 120˚, f/2.2
- Rear Camera Features: Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, Panorama, [email protected], [email protected], gyro-EIS
- Front Camera: 32MP Camera, f/2.45, HDR, [email protected]
- Built-in Storage: 256GB
- Memory Card Support: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850/900/1800/1900
- 2G CDMA 1X: BC0
- 3G WCDMA: B1/B2/B4/B5/B8
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B12/B17/B18/B19/B20/B26/B28/B32/B38/B39/B40/B41B66
- 5G: n1/n3/n7/n8/n28/n38/n41/n77/n78
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: 2.4G + 5G Wi-Fi MIMO
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
- NFC: –
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: USB Type-C
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: –
- Push Emails: –
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: WAV, MP3, MP2, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MIDI, Vorbis, APE, FLAC
- Video Player: MP4, 3GP, AVI, MKV, TS
- FM Radio: –
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: No
- Navigation: A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- Maps: Yes (Google Map)
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: (Under display, Optical)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: Yes
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes (Google Assistant)
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: –
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Non-Removable 4315 mAh Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Vivo FlashCharge 2.0 (33W Capacity)