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Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100) vs Nokia G50 (128GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Nokia G50 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Nokia G50 XSamsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)08Points
Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)
5.2"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

Octa-core

2900
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Nokia G50 (128GB/4GB)
6.82"
IPS

720x1560

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Nokia G50 (128GB/4GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)vsG50 (128GB/4GB)22 Advantages Nokia G50 (128GB/4GB)
+155 grams (5.43 ounces)42%
Lighter
vs220 grams (7.7 ounces)
+7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)22%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1080x1920 pixels85%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1560 pixels
+424 PPI68%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs252 PPI
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
1.5GHz 64bit Octa-corevs+2GHz 64bit Octa-core (8nm)55%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (10GB available)vs+128GB (101GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 4.5vs+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
5.2"vs+6.82"31%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(triple camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 7.0 Nougatvs+Android 13Advantage
Android 13 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2900 mAhvs+5000 mAh72%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
10Wvs+18W80%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

26 Common items in both devices
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+19 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Nokia G50 (128GB/4GB)
ModelGalaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)G50 (128GB/4GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A5 Duos SM-A5100 Dual-Sim, Galaxy A5-6Nokia G50 5G TA-1358, TA-1390, TA-1370, TA-1367, TA-1361
Country or region availableChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungNokia
Release date1/8/201610/13/2021, Announced: 9/22/2021
Depth7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)71 x 144.8 millimeters (2.8 x 5.7 in)77.68 x 173.83 millimeters (3.06 x 6.84 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 ounces)220 grams (7.7 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Nokia G50 (128GB/4GB)
System versionAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 11
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 13
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Nokia G50 (128GB/4GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 (28nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 (SM4350) (8nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
4x 1.5GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-core)
4x 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
2x 2GHz Kryo 460 (Dual-core)
6x 1.8GHz Kryo 460 (Hexa-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 405 550MhzQualcomm Adreno 619 (650MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Nokia G50 (128GB/4GB)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 4.5
128GB (101GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Nokia G50 (128GB/4GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.2" inches6.82" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~72.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels (16:9)720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI252 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 3
Refresh rate60Hz60Hz
Display featuresNot supported450nits[typ]

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Nokia G50 (128GB/4GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload300/50 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Europa, China:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
America:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1,3,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat6
VoLTE
Europa, China:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
Latin America:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
USA:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedEuropa, China:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 28, 38, 40, 41, 78)
Latin America:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 28, 38, 41, 66, 78)
USA:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (2, 5, 7, 38, 41, 66, 71, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedEuropa, China:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
America:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat6
VoLTE
Europa, China:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
Latin America:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
USA:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Nokia G50 (128GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(triple camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawide
2MP depth
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Nokia G50 (128GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Nokia G50 (128GB/4GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Nokia G50 (128GB/4GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Nokia G50 (128GB/4GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Nokia G50 (128GB/4GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2900 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts10W Wired charging18W Wired fast charging
Talk time autonomy16 hoursfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Nokia G50 (128GB/4GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Pink
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Colors: Midnight Sun, Ocean Blue

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (SM-A5100)Nokia G50 (128GB/4GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.06W/kg (head), 1.31W/kg (body)0.79W/kg (head), 0.96W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.182W/kg (head), 0.72W/kg (body)1.15W/kg (head), 1.13W/kg (body)
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