Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Samsung Galaxy A50s

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

518 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

76.62 %
85.24 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 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-T760 MP8
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
48 megapixels

Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Phase detection autofocus

Second camera

 
8 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Third camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Digital image stabilization

Front

5 megapixels
32 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.03 x 3.00 x 0.30 inches (153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm)
6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.5 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

6.03 oz (171 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Features

Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black sapphire, Gold platinum, Silver titan, White pearl
Prism crush black, Prism crush white, Prism crush violet, Prism crush green

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, OTG

Sensors

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

Other

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