Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy A50

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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

312 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

67.85 %
85.24 %

Features

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

13 megapixels
25 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9
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

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization

Front

8 megapixels
25 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.33 x 2.61 x 0.31 inches (135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm)
6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, 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
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610

Processor

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
128 GB

Available to use

9.7 GB
107 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
 

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
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

Battery

Capacity

2350 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Internet use

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 17 hours
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

41.00 hours
92.00 hours

Video playback

17.00 hours
19.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Dec 21, 2016
Feb 11, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMA320F link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA505F link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.45 W/kg
0.34 W/kg

Body

0.74 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.94 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Phablet

 
1.07 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 350
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