HTC U Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy A50

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

513 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

S-LCD 5
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

69.19 %
85.24 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Additional display

IPS LCD
 

Resolution

1040 x 160 pixels
 

Physical Size

2.05-inch
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
25 megapixels

Hardware Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm

Second camera

 
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

6.39 x 3.14 x 0.31 inches (162.41 x 79.79 x 7.99 mm)
6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

6.00 oz (170 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Pink, Blue, White
Black, Pink, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro-AB
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610

Processor

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
107 GB

Storage expansion

up to 2000 GB
up to 512 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4000 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

26.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
 

Talk time (4G)

26 hours
 

Stand-by time (4G)

13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 26 days (627 h)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
12 hours

LTE

 
14 hours

Wi-Fi

 
15 hours

Music playback

 
92.00 hours

Video playback

 
19.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 3.1
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
Mass storage device

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 02, 2017
Feb 11, 2019

FCC ID value: NM82PZF100 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA505F link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.03 W/kg
0.34 W/kg

Body

0.22 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.26 W/kg
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.54 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Phablet

 
1.07 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 749
$ 350
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