Samsung Galaxy A50 vs Samsung Galaxy A72

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Display

Size:

6.4 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 403 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

85.24 %
84.74 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125

Processor:

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 465, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Mali-G72 MP3
Adreno 618

RAM:

4GB
6GB

Internal storage:

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

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
Android (11), One UI 3.0 UI

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

25 MP (PDAF)
64 MP (OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications:

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

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.0 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Depth information)
5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

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

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

Hyperlapse, EIS
Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

25 MP
32 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)
6.50 x 3.05 x (165 x 77.4 x 8.4 mm)

Weight:

5.86 oz (166.0 g)
7.16 oz (203.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Materials & Colors:

Black, Blue, White, Violet

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Coral, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Yes
Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

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, 802.1x; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Charging
Charging, OTG

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, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 11, 2019

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA505F link

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

Buyers information

Price:

$ 350
€ 449

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 25, 2019
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