Apple iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy A50

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Display

Display size

4.0 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

640 x 1136 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

60.82 %
85.24 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A6
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610

Processor

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Apple Swift, 32 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

PowerVR SGX543MP3
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

1 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB, not expandable
128 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

iOS (10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

1440 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Phase detection autofocus

Second camera

 
8 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Third camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization

Front

1.2 megapixels
25 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Colors

Black, White
Black, Coral, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 13(700 c)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
 

MSRP price

 
$ 350
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