Nokia N8 vs Samsung Galaxy A50

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Display

Display size

3.5 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

360 x 640 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
19.5:9

Pixel density

210 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

50.47 %
85.24 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12.1 megapixels
25 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.8; Focal length: 28.00 mm
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

Xenon
LED

Software Features

Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Exposure compensation, Self-timer, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Recording format

MPEG4, H.264
 

Features

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

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
25 megapixels

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

4.47 x 2.32 x 0.51 inches (113.5 x 59 x 12.9 mm)
6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Keys

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Gray, Pink, Orange, Green, Blue
Black, Pink, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

 
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610

Processor

Single core, 680 MHz, ARM11
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Yes
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

0.25 GB
4 GB

ROM

512 MB
 

Internal storage

16 GB
128 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
107 GB

Storage expansion

up to 32 GB
up to 512 GB

Slot Type

microSDHC, microSD
microSDXC, microSDHC, microSD

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Symbian (Belle, Anna, Symbian^3)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

1200 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

User replaceable, Li - Ion
Not user replaceable, Li - Ion

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time

12.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)
 

Stand-by time

16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

5.83 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
12 hours

LTE

 
14 hours

Wi-Fi

 
15 hours

Music playback

50.00 hours
92.00 hours

Video playback

6.00 hours
19.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, XHTML, Flash Lite (4.0), RSS, CSS, WML
 

Built-in online services support

Facebook, OVI, Twitter
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

 
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

HSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

3.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Basic Imaging (BIP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), SIM Access (SAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

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

Mobile hotspot

 
Yes

Wi-Fi Direct

 
Yes

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG
Mass storage device

HDMI

Mini HDMI (Type C)
 

Charging connector

Proprietary
USB Type-C (reversible)

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, AMR), Video ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer, Calculator, World clock
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Push e-mail
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

AIM, Windows Live / MSN, Yahoo!, Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

JAVA

Midp 2.1
 

API

JSR-75, JSR-82, JSR-118, JSR-135, JSR-139, JSR-172, JSR-177, JSR-179, JSR-184, JSR-205, JSR-226, JSR-234, JSR-248, JSR-256, IAP Info API, eSWT UI API 1.0.3, Nokia UI API 1.4
 

Adjustable interface text size

Yes
 

Games

Yes
 

Other features

Voice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

MirrorLink, TV-out
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Features

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

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, AMR
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, XviD, WMV, RealVideo 10
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS, FM Transmiter
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Apr 26, 2010
Feb 11, 2019

FCC ID value: PDNRM-596 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA505F link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.03 W/kg
0.34 W/kg

Measured in

1900 MHz
 

Body

0.75 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Measured in

1700 MHz
 

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.20 W/kg

Phablet

 
1.07 W/kg

EU SAR

 
 

Head

1.02 W/kg
 

Availability

Officially announced

Apr 27, 2010
Feb 25, 2019

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 350
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