Samsung Galaxy A50 vs LG Velvet

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from $270
from $945

Display

Size

6.4 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
403 PPI
2460 x 1080 pixels, 20.5:9 ratio,
395 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
P-OLED

Screen-to-body

85.24 %
88.89 %

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB

Processor

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-G72 MP3
Adreno 620

RAM

4GB
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, available to use: 107 GB
128GB (UFS 2.1), available to use: 95.4 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
4300 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 9.0W

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera

25 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 15 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

5 MP (Depth information)
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

Hyperlapse, EIS
EIS

Front

25 MP
16 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)
6.58 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (167.2 x 74 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.86 oz (166.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.35 oz (180.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
In-screen fingerprint

Features

 
Notification light

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Coral, Blue, White
Aurora white, Aurora green, Aurora gray, Illusion sunset, Aurora silver

Cellular

5G

 
SA, NSA

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 14(700 PS), 20(800 DD), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Dolby Atmos
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Charging
Charging, OTG, Video out

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

 
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 11, 2019
Jun 30, 2020

FCC ID value: A3LSMA505F link
FCC ID value: ZNFG900UM link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.34 W/kg
0.23 W/kg

Body

0.45 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.44 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.20 W/kg
1.12 W/kg

Phablet

1.07 W/kg
3.85 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

$ 350
$ 600

User Manual

 
Download the LG Velvet Manual as a PDF file.

In The Box

 
Quick Charging Block, USB-C cable, SIM Tray Eject Tool, Quick Start Guide, Product Safety and Warranty Information

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 25, 2019
May 07, 2020
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