Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ vs Samsung Galaxy A50

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
19.5:9

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 LPDDR4
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB, not expandable
128 GB

Available to use

 
107 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time

28.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1141 min)
 

Stand-by time

14.0 days (336 hours)
the average is 21 days (505 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

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

Internet use

3G: 10 hours; LTE: 11 hours; Wi-Fi: 12 hours
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

66.00 hours
92.00 hours

Video playback

15.00 hours
19.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm

Second camera

 
8 megapixels

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

Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Digital image stabilization, Manual focus, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, 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

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps), 640x480 (VGA)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization

Front

5 megapixels
25 megapixels

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.08 x 2.98 x 0.27 inches (154.4 x 75.8 x 6.9 mm)
6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.40 oz (153 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

Biometrics

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

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Keys

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

Colors

Black sapphire, Gold platinum, Silver titan, White pearl, Pink
Black, Coral, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

GSM

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
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

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), 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)
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; 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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Samsung Pay

Other

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 15, 2015
Feb 11, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMG928A link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA505F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.23 W/kg
0.34 W/kg

Body

1.03 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.45 W/kg
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.05 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Phablet

 
1.07 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 350

Availability

Officially announced

Aug 13, 2015
Feb 25, 2019
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