Samsung Galaxy A50 vs Huawei P20 compare

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A50 and Huawei P20

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Smartphone 1

Samsung Galaxy A50

Samsung Galaxy A50

Smartphone 2

Huawei P20

Huawei P20

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Samsung Galaxy A50 vs Huawei P20

What is the difference between the Samsung Galaxy A50 and Huawei P20? Which one is better? The answers to these questions and many more can be found here in this detailed comparison of the two phones. Discover the differences in specs between these two desirable devices, from screen size to battery life, in the table below. We have all the information you need to choose the best phone for you.


Common specs

Brand and model Samsung Galaxy A50 Huawei P20
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Review Samsung Galaxy A50 Review Huawei P20 Review
Release date 2019, February 2018, March
Dimensions (HxWxD) 158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm | 6.24 x 6.24 x 2.94 in 149.1 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm | 5.87 x 5.87 x 2.79 in
Weight 166 g | 5.86 oz 165 g | 5.82 oz
Body Build Front glass, plastic body Front/back glass & aluminum frame
Colors Black, White, Blue, Coral Twilight, Black, Midnight Blue, Pink Gold
Battery 4000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 3400 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Approximate price 250 EUR 440 EUR


Technology Super AMOLED LTPS IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.4" inc 5.8" inc
Screen area 100.5 cm2 84.9 cm2
Screen format 19.5:9 (height:width) 18.7:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 84.9% 80.4%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2340 px 1080 x 2240 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 403 PPI 429 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 25 MP, Triple 12 MP, Dual
Camera specs -25 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide)
-5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor
-12 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/2.3'', 1.55µm, OIS, PDAF & laser AF
-20 MP B/W, f/1.6, 27mm (wide), 2x lossless zoom, PDAF
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR Leica optics, LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps
DxOMark Main Score 85 102
DxOMark Photo 88 107
DxOMark Video 79 94
Front camera, selfie 25 MP, Single 24 MP, Single
Specifications 25 MP, f/2.0 24 MP, f/2.0
Functions HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps


Operating system - OS Android 9.0 (Pie) Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 8.1
Chipset - Exynos 9610 Octa (10nm) - Hisilicon Kirin 970 (10 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) - Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G72 MP3 Mali-G72 MP12
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot) No
Internal memory 64/128 GB, 4/6 GB RAM 128 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu 8 175851 235257
Antutu 7
GeekBench 5 Single Core 336 346
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 1187 1743
GeekBench 4 Single Core 1648 1891
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 5155 6712
GeekBench 4 RenderScript 4754

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA, LTE-A HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
NFC Yes (market dependent) Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX HD
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.27 W/kg (head) 1.39 W/kg (body)

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio No
Headphone jack Yes No
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

Sensors - Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, color spectrum
Other extras
- ANT+
- Fast battery charging 15W

- Fast battery charging
- Dust and splash resistant
- Versions: SM-A505F/DS (Global)

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