Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy A50

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.91 %
85.24 %

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

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
25 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.14 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm

Second camera

 
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

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

Video recording

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

Features

Digital image stabilization
Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization

Front

2 megapixels
25 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)
6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Blue, Red, White
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

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610

Processor

Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 320
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Available to use

 
107 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out
 

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

13.3 days (320 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Internet use

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

Music playback

62.00 hours
92.00 hours

Video playback

11.00 hours
19.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 14, 2013
Feb 11, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LGTI9505 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA505F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.50 W/kg
0.34 W/kg

Body

0.65 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.17 W/kg
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.67 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Phablet

 
1.07 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 350
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