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Meizu M8 16GB vs Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Meizu M8 vs Samsung Galaxy A50 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Meizu M8 16GB
3.4"
TFT

480x720

3.1
MP

256MB
RAM

32bit Single

1200
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Compare Meizu M8 X33Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

25
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


03 Advantages Meizu M8 16GB
M8 16GBvsGalaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
 41%41%
+Lighter
118 grams (4.13 ounces)vs166 grams (5.81 ounces)
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Proprietary TV-outvsNot supported

33 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)vsM8 16GB
 5 times100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs667Mhz 32bit Single-Core
 15 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4Xvs256MB LPDDR
 3 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (49GB user available)vs16GB (12GB user available)
 31 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
 56%56%
+Thinner
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs12 millimeters (0.47 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD
 6 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2340 pixelsvs480x720 pixels
 58%58%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
403 PPIvs255 PPI
 88%88%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs3.4"
 11 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 25MP + 8MP + 5MPvs(back) 3.1MP
Advantage
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
LED flashvsNot supported
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
EIS: Digital stabilizationvsNot supported
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsNot supported
Advantage
+With a secondary camera is easier to take selfies
(front) 25MPvsNot supported
 26 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsQVGA (320x240 pixels)
Advantage
+The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
4G+ LTE-Avs2G EDGE
 2541 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(2G EDGE) 0.236 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (under display)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ANT+vsNot supported
 2 times100%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs1200 mAh
Advantage
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Video callingvsNot supported
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs2.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+Better sites viewing on the internet
HTML, XHTML, HTML5vsWAP, HTML
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 3vsNot supported

11 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
Mini-USB 2.0 (Mini-B) / USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresMeizu M8 16GBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
ModelM8 16GBGalaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
Also known asMeizu M8 2G, Meizu M8 miniOneGalaxy A50 SM-A505U (64GB + 4GB RAM) NFC, SM-A505UZKNXAA
Country or region availableChinaHong KongUSA
BrandMeizuSamsung
Release dateJanuary, 2009March, 2019
Depth12 millimeters (0.47 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)59 x 108 millimeters (2.32 x 4.25 in)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight118 grams (4.13 ounces)166 grams (5.81 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Meizu M8 16GBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
Operating systemWindows CE 6.0 YamazakiAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareMeizu M8 16GBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
Architecture - Chipset32bit - ARM 1136JF-S64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610 (10nm)
CPU processor667Mhz Single-Core ARM11Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredARM Mali-G72 MP3
RAM memory256MB LPDDR4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (12GB user available)64GB (49GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMeizu M8 16GBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
Display typeTFT LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size3.4" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~54% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 2-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution480x720 pixels1080x2340 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)255 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataMeizu M8 16GBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandDual-Band 900/1800Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 900/1800GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supportedLTE Cat12/13 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 20, 28, 66)
Primary data networkCSD, GPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload0.236 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingMeizu M8 16GBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraMeizu M8 16GBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
Main camera3.1 megapixels(triple camera)
25 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 13mm)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
Main camera resolution2048x1536 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (primary)QVGA (320x240 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationNot supportedEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionNot supportedFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraMeizu M8 16GBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
Front cameraNot supported25 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMeizu M8 16GBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AMR, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesMeizu M8 16GBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
USBMini-USB 2.0 (Mini-B)USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.0 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMeizu M8 16GBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserWAP, HTMLHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerSupportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- USB OTG On-The-Go 1.2
- Meizu Mmobile GUI
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Coral
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyMeizu M8 16GBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity1200 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)BA120015W
Talk time360 minutes | 6 hours | 0.3 day1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standby10740 minutes | 179 hours | 7.5 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Meizu M8 16GBSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered1.31 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered