Samsung Galaxy A50 vs Sony Xperia 5

$275 VIEW ON AMAZON
$689 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

6.4 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
403 PPI
2520 x 1080 pixels, 21:9 ratio,
449 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

85.24 %
80.52 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-G72 MP3
Adreno 640

RAM

4GB
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
3140 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera

25 MP (PDAF)
 

 
OIS, PDAF

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

Hyperlapse, EIS
OIS, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS

Front

25 MP
8 MP (OIS, EIS, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)
6.22 x 2.68 x 0.32 inches (158 x 68 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
5.78 oz (164 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 65/68

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Coral, Blue, White
Black, Grey, Blue, Red

Cellular

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), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1800, 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 19 (1600/150 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
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

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; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other

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

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 350
 
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