Samsung Galaxy S7 Active vs Samsung Galaxy A50

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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

576 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

64.29 %
85.24 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
 

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
25 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.4 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

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

5.86 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches (148.8 x 75.0 x 9.9 mm)
6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust, Shock, Temperature
 

IP certified

IP 68
 

MIL-STD-810 certified

Yes
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

Gold, Gray, Green
Black, Pink, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610

Processor

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB

Maximum User Storage

23 GB
107 GB

Storage expansion

up to 200 GB
up to 512 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
4000 mAh

Charging

Yes
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

 
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
12 hours

LTE

 
14 hours

Wi-Fi

 
15 hours

Music playback

 
92.00 hours

Video playback

 
19.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

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

Data

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Apr 22, 2016
Feb 11, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMG891A link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA505F link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.92 W/kg
0.34 W/kg

Body

0.75 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.55 W/kg
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.92 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Phablet

 
1.07 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 795
$ 350
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