Nokia 8 vs Samsung Galaxy A50

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Display

Display size

5.3 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

554 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

69.44 %
85.24 %

Peak brightness

700 cd/m2 (nit)
 

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
25 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm

Second camera

13 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
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) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

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

Front

13 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle
 

Design

Dimensions

5.96 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm)
6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.64 oz (160 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash; IP 54
 

Biometrics

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

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Silver, Brown, Blue
Black, Pink, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610

Processor

Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
107 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 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

Data

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 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

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3090 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

 
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

 
92.00 hours

Video playback

 
19.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 11, 2019

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMA505F link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.34 W/kg

Body

 
0.45 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.20 W/kg

Phablet

 
1.07 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, Data cable, Headset, Quick Start Guide, SIM door key
 

MSRP price

 
$ 350
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