Samsung A50 Review

  • By: Jason Tidwell
  • 05 Aug, 2020

Samsung A50 Review

The Samsung Galaxy A50 is a smartphone which was launched on 25 February 2019, internationally. The device was manufactured by Samsung Electronics. It is a part of its fifth-generation Galaxy A-series lineup. The Samsung Galaxy A50 was the best-selling Android phone in 2019, according to the declaration of Samsung Company.  Samsung Galaxy A50s predecessors are Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018), Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018), and the successor is Samsung Galaxy A51. The slogan of the phone is “Built for the Era of Live.” Let’s find out more about this device in our Samsung a50 review.

Samsung A50 Specification

NetworkTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G BandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G BandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Bands1, 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
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
LaunchAnnounced2019, February 25
StatusAvailable. Released 2019, March 18
BodyDimensions158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm (6.24 x 2.94 x 0.30 in)
Weight166 g (5.86 oz)
BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, plastic frame
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DisplayTypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.4 inches, 100.5 cm2 (~84.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3
PlatformOSAndroid 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 10, One UI 2.0
ChipsetExynos 9610 (10nm)
CPUOcta-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUMali-G72 MP3
MemoryCard slotmicroSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
UFS 2.1
Main CameraTriple25 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)
FeaturesLED flash, panorama, HDR
Selfie cameraSingle25 MP, f/2.0, 25mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.9µm
3.5mm jackYes
CommsWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
NFCYes (market dependent)
RadioFM radio
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
FeaturesSensorsFingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
BatteryBatteryNon-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
ChargingFast charging 15W
MiscColorsBlack, White, Blue, Coral
ModelsSM-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

First, let’s talk about the most highlighting Samsung A50 specification, which is the display. The device has an eye-catching gradient design. It has a sleek, seamless frame. The front part of the device is protected through the Corning Gorilla Glass 5, and the back part of the device is made of plastic. The on-screen fingerprint sensor is hidden inside of the A50’s display for quick, secure success. Besides, facial recognition can be used to unlock the phone. There are three colors available of the device – black, blue and white.

Infinity U display is the latest addition of Samsung features with a dewdrop notch design. 6.4 inches (163mm) a Super AMOLED screen offers Full HD+ resolution, which fits into the pocket and in one hand easily.

The Samsung Galaxy A50 offers amazing cameras. There is a rear camera with 25MP Wide Angle Camera+5MP Depth Sensor Camera+8MP Ultra Wide Angle Camera (triple primary cameras) that has 5288*3968 pixels and LED flash. This camera has some features such as Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to Focus etc.  There is also a 25MP front camera with no flash. The video resolution is 1280*720 pixels.

The Samsung Galaxy A50 has a Li-Poly (lithium-polymer) battery with 4000mAh capacity and 23 hours of talk-time.

This device comes with 4GB or 6GB RAM and 64GB or 128GB internal storage, and both can be expanded up to 512GB via a microSD card. The massive storage of the device means there is a lot of room for your stuff, from contacts to apps. One can store photos up to 1000000 in this device.

The Samsung A50 has an Octa-core, 2300MHz, 64 bit, 10 nm CPU system, which is powered by Exynos 9610.

The Samsung Galaxy A50 price in Bangladesh is BDT 22990, and it was launched on 23 March 2019 here. The Samsung Galaxy A50 price in India is Rs 16990, and it was launched here on 2 March in 2019.

Jason Tidwell

Jason Tidwell

Passionate writer, work at Gadgetlooks Editorial team. I have a great addiction for writing about everything Tech realted. Over 8 Years+ Experience in this Teach Area.


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