Samsung Galaxy A50 vs Samsung Galaxy M40

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Display

Display size

6.4 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

403 ppi
409 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

85.24 %
84.94 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera

25 megapixels
32 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

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

Second camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Ultra-wide, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; 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
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

Depth information
Depth information

Specifications

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

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

25 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)
6.11 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (155.3 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Pink, Blue, White
 

Colors

 
Midnight blue, Seawater blue

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Dolby Atmos
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SM6150

Processor

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 460, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Mali-G72 MP3
Adreno 612

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB

Available to use

107 GB
105 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

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

Features

 
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 13/5 (400/75 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

4000 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Talk time (4G)

 
29 hours

Internet use

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

Music playback

92.00 hours
49.00 hours

Video playback

19.00 hours
12.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

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
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Type-C earphones, Data cable, 15W charger, User manual, Ejection pin

MSRP price

$ 350
 
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