Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy A50

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Display

Display size

6.0 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2220 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9
19.5:9

Pixel density

411 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

74.55 %
85.24 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera

24 megapixels
25 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 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: 0.9 μm

Second camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide, Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 18 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

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

24 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

Flash
 

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.29 x 3.02 x 0.30 inches (159.8 x 76.8 x 7.5 mm)
6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
 

Keys

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

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
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-G71 MP2
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

6 GB LPDDR4
4 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB

Available to use

 
107 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device

Charging connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
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
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, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

19.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Internet use

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

Music playback

74.00 hours
92.00 hours

Video playback

17.00 hours
19.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 13, 2018
Feb 11, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMA750FN link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA505F link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.50 W/kg
0.34 W/kg

Body

0.39 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.05 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Phablet

 
1.07 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, microUSB cable, Headphones, SIM Removal Tool, Documentation
 

MSRP price

 
$ 350

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 20, 2018
Feb 25, 2019
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