Friday, 22 March 2019

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I can't believe it's on a budget | Samsung Galaxy A50

I can't believe it's on a budget | Samsung Galaxy A50


All the new flagships are out there including the new Samsung galaxy s10 series, there is no doubt that they are superb phones rich in ultra high-tech features. However, all the Awesomeness comes at a cost and a cost most of the general class could not afford. Well, there is a solution from Samsung, the galaxy A50, a midrange smartphone with tonnes of features. While staying cost-effective Samsung included most of the flagship comparable features in this phone. So, let us look at what we get with the all-new A50 package.

The Samsung Galaxy A50 has a great premium design with a cool Super AMOLED screen and an in-display fingerprint reader, a triple camera, and a large 4000Mah battery. The 6.4-inch Super AMOLED screen is with Full HD+ resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and a U-shaped notch. It features a 25MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. There is a 25MP selfie camera at the front. The Galaxy A50 runs Android 9 Pie-based on One UI and uses the Exons 9610 chipset. The phone has GPS, a dual-SIM card slot, 4G connectivity, dual-band Wi-Fi ac/b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, a USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.


A50 Major specifications

  • Super AMOLED screen and an in-display fingerprint reader
  • Large 4000Mah battery with long battery life and fast charging
  • 25MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture.
  • Triple-camera setup at the rear, a 25MP sensor, an 8MP sensor, and a 5MP sensor.
  • The Galaxy A50 runs Android 9 Pie-based on One UI
  • 64GB internal memory with 4GB RAM and 6GB Ram and expandable memory with microSD card slot.
  • Headphone jack
  • Dual Nano sim configuration. 

Detailed features and specifications


  • Body dimensions :- 158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm (6.24 x 2.94 x 0.30 in)
  • Build :- Front glass, plastic body
  • SIM :- Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Display Type :- Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • 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
  • OS :- Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • Chipset :- Exynos 9610 Octa (10nm)
  • CPU :- Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU :- Mali-G72 MP3
  • Memory Card slot :- microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
  • Internal :- 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • Camera :- Triple25 MP, f/1.7, PDAF, 8 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide), 5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor
  • Video :- 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
  • Front Camera :- Single25 MP, f/2.0




  • 3.5mm jack :- Yes
  • COMMS WLAN :- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth :- 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • NFC :- Yes (market dependent)
  • USB :- 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • Sensors :- Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Battery :- Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
  • Charging :- Fast battery charging 15W
  • Colors :- Black, White, Blue, Coral



Final verdict

Looking at the features it is clear that this phone is not too far from the 2019 flagships even though it lacks certain design features and capabilities. To my way of thinking, considering the price point performance and features this phone is a perfect fit for any general consumer in the market unless you are the one like me who always likes to try out the latest high-tech flagships.



























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