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Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB) vs Vivo X50 5G (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Vivo X50 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Vivo X50 5G XSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)10Points
Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)
5.2"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Vivo X50 5G (128GB)
6.56"
AMOLED

1080x2376

48
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Vivo X50 5G (128GB)

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 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)vsX50 5G (128GB)24 Advantages Vivo X50 5G (128GB)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+157 grams (5.5 ounces)11%
Lighter
vs174 grams (6.09 ounces)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsAMOLED
+424 PPI7%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs398 PPI
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
1.9Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core30%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR4vs+8GB LPDDR4X167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (52GB available)vs+128GB (104GB available)100%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.55 millimeters (0.3 inches)5%
Thinner
Not supportedvs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1080x2376 pixels24%
Higher resolution screen
5.2"vs+6.56"26%
Larger screen
(back) 16MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 13MP + 8MP + 5MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
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/1.6 (aperture)19%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 16MPvs+(front) 32MP101%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 8.0 Oreovs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 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
3000 mAhvs+4200 mAh40%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
18Wvs+33W83%
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.
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

23 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+16 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Vivo X50 5G (128GB)
ModelGalaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)X50 5G (128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F/Dual-Simvivo X50 5G V2001A (128GB + 8GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)ChinaHong KongMalaysia
(Global, International), China, Hong Kong, Malaysia
BrandSamsungVivo
Release dateJanuary, 2017June, 2020
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.55 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)71.4 x 146.1 millimeters (2.81 x 5.75 in)75.39 x 159.54 millimeters (2.97 x 6.28 in)
Weight157 grams (5.5 ounces)174 grams (6.09 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Vivo X50 5G (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 Oreofeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Vivo X50 5G (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SDM765 (7nm)
CPU processor1.9Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.4Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Prime
2.2Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 475 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP3Qualcomm Adreno 620
RAM memory3GB LPDDR48GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (52GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Vivo X50 5G (128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches6.56" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~87% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels (16:9)1080x2376 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI398 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display features60Hz90Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Vivo X50 5G (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps2000/150 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)

China version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedGlobal version:
SA/NSA (1, 3, 28, 41, 77, 78, 79)

China version:
SA/NSA (1, 3, 41, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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 supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Vivo X50 5G (128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Vivo X50 5G (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels(quad camera)
48 megapixels
13MP portraitf/2.550mm1/2.8"0.8µmPDAF2x-optical-zoom
8MP ultrawidef/2.2120º16mm1/4"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.5
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.6 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Vivo X50 5G (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Vivo X50 5G (128GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Vivo X50 5G (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Vivo X50 5G (128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Glaze Black, Frost Blue, Pink
- Funtouch 10.5
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Vivo X50 5G (128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh4200 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging33W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS 64GB)Vivo X50 5G (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.522W/kg (head) | 1.39W/kg (body)feature not registered
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