Samsung Galaxy A50

Specifications
Samsung Galaxy A50
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  • 6.4" 1080x2340 pixels
  • 25MP 1080p
  • 4/6GB RAM Exynos 9610
  • 4000mAh 15W
Released 2019, March 18 166g, 7.7mm thickness Android 9.0, up to Android 11, One UI 3.0 64GB/128GB storage, microSDXC
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Versions: SM-A505F/DS, SM-A505FN/DS (Global); SM-A505GN/DS (APAC), SM-A505FM/DS (Russia), SM-A505YN (AU/NZ), SM-A505W (Canada); SM-A505GT/DS (Brazil); SM-A505U1 (USA unlocked); SM-A505U (USA); SM-A505G/DS (LATAM)

Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - SM-A505U
4G bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 38, 40, 41
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 29, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71 - SM-A505U
Speed HSPA, LTE
Launch
Announced 2019, February 25
Status Available. Released 2019, March 18
Body
Dimensions 158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm (6.24 x 2.94 x 0.30 in)
Weight 166 g (5.86 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, plastic frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display
Type Super AMOLED
Size 6.4 inches, 100.5 cm2 (~84.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Platform
OS Android 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.0
Chipset Exynos 9610 (10nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G72 MP3
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
 UFS 2.1
Main Camera
Triple 25 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.2, (depth)
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 25 MP, f/2.0, 25mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.9µm
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
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Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Positioning GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes (market dependent)
Radio FM radio
USB USB Type-C 2.0, OTG
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
 ANT+
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Battery
Type Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable
Charging 15W wired
Misc
Colors Black, White, Blue, Coral
Models SM-A505F, SM-A505FN, SM-A505GN, SM-A505G, SM-A505FM, SM-A505YN, SM-A505W, SM-A505X, SM-A505U, SM-A505GT, SM-A505U1, SM-A505G, SM-A505N, SM-S506DL
SAR 1.31 W/kg (head)     0.58 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.27 W/kg (head)     1.39 W/kg (body)    
Price About 270 EUR
Tests
Performance AnTuTu: 144574 (v7)
GeekBench: 5396 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 8fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 68dB / Noise 71dB / Ring 82dB
Audio quality Noise -93.4dB / Crosstalk -92.3dB
Battery (old) Endurance rating 98h

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User opinions and reviews

  • yyy
  • 06 Apr 2024
  • PG5

Though I'm not sure of its value today, my A50 is 5 years old (2019) and still works great for its price point. Minimal lag, long battery life and durable enough its actually holding up better than my S21 which has major screen issues right now....

I have been using my phone quite heavily for the five years I've owned it, and this last week I have noticed that it has started to lag at times. The first 4 years were a breeze to be sure, but not anymore. Additionally, the battery life has dec...

  • Anonymous
  • 28 Mar 2024
  • kTc

Purchased 2019, still going strong and in excellent condition for such an old phone. Cracked many screen protectors (looking at a cracked one right now) but the phone screen is mint, same with the back. No performance issues, battery still lasts all ...

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