Samsung Galaxy A50 is the latest addition to Samsung’s A-series. The Galaxy A50 comes with better specs and features than its A-series siblings. This phone is a must-have for users who want to own a Samsung flagship device but not with enough cash. For starters, the Galaxy A50 features a high-end Exynos 9610 chipset, 6GB of RAM and 4,000 mAh battery.
Galaxy A50 Design
Sadly, the back of the Galaxy A50 isn’t made of glass. The smartphone features a polymer back, plastic frame and a front Corning gorilla glass 5. The design is sleek tho and measures 7.7 mm in thickness. The Samsung Galaxy A50 comes with an IP68 water/dust resistance rating. There’s no visible fingerprint scanner. The scanner is featured inside the display.
The Galaxy A50 is available in Black, White, Blue and Coral body colours. The polymer back of the Galaxy A50 houses a triple rear camera at the top left corner in a horizontal direction with LED flash.
Dimensions: 158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm
Build: Front glass, plastic body
SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Colours: Black, White, Blue and Coral
3.5 mm jack: Yes
– IP68 ingress protection rating
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Galaxy A50 Display
The display of the Galaxy A50 is a 6.4 inches Super AMOLED touchscreen with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It features 1080 x 2340 pixels and 403 PPI density. This display is similar to what you see in most high-end smartphones.
Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Size: 6.4 inches (84.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (403 PPI density)
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Galaxy A50 Camera
The Samsung Galaxy A50 comes with impressive camera specs. The triple rear camera system features a 25 MP main sensor with f/1.7 aperture and PDAF, an 8 MP secondary ultrawide sensor with f/2.2 aperture and a 5 MP depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture and supports Live Focus portraits. The camera system of the Galaxy A50 is capable of recording 4K videos at 30fps. The selfie camera houses a 25 MP selfie snapper with f/2.0 aperture.
Triple: 25 MP, f/1.7, PDAF + 8 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide) + 5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor
Features: LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Single: 25 MP, f/2.0
Galaxy A50 Hardware
Underneath the Galaxy A50 is Exynos 9610 chipset with an 8-core processor clocking at 2.3 GHz. The chip comes with Mali-G72 MP3 graphics processing unit. The Galaxy A50 comes in two memory variants, the 4 GB RAM with 64 GB storage and the 6 GB RAM with 64 GB storage.
Chipset: Exynos 9610 (10nm)
CPU: Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU: Mali-G72 MP3
Memory: 4GB/64GB, 6GB/64GB
MicroSD: up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
Galaxy A50 Software
Running on the Galaxy A50 is Android 9.0 Pie with Samsung’s One UI custom skin on top. It comes with most of Samsung’s software like the Health apps, Bixby assistant and many more.
OS: Android 9.0 Pie
User Interface: One UI
Sensors: Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Galaxy A50 Battery
The Galaxy A50 packs a non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery and supports 15W fast battery charging.
Type: Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Charging: Fast battery charging 15W
Galaxy A50 Connectivity
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC: Yes (market dependent)
USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Galaxy A50 Price