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Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U) vs Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A50 vs Samsung Galaxy A20 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A20 X16Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

25
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy A50 X01Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)
Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

13
MP

8mp

3GB
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!


16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)vsGalaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)
 49%49%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 33%33%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4Xvs3GB LPDDR4X
 133%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (49GB user available)vs32GB (21GB user available)
 2%2%
+Lighter
166 grams (5.81 ounces)vs169 grams (5.92 ounces)
 1%1%
+Thinner
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
 125%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2340 pixelsvs720x1560 pixels
 50%50%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
403 PPIvs268 PPI
 113%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 25MP + 8MP + 5MPvs(dual camera) 13MP + 5MP
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
 12%12%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/1.9 (aperture)
 2 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 25MPvs(front) 8MP
 3 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Ambient LightvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ANT+vsNot 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/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 3vsNot supported

01 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)
Galaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)vsGalaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

34 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Plastic body, front glass
Super AMOLED
16 million
6.4"
LED flash
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (under display) / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Face unlock
4000 mAh
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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

Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)
ModelGalaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Galaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)
Also known asGalaxy A50 SM-A505U (64GB + 4GB RAM) NFC, SM-A505UZKNXAAGalaxy A20 SM-A205GN/Dual-Sim NFC
Country or region availableUSAPhilippinesHong KongTaiwan
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2019April, 2019
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)74.7 x 158.4 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight166 grams (5.81 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610 (10nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.6Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.35Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP3ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (49GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (21GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~85% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels720x1560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI268 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat12/13 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 20, 28, 66)LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)
Main camera(triple camera)
25 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 13mm)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm)
Main camera resolution5760x4320 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)
Front camera25 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution5760x4320 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Coral
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Deep Blue, Red, Coral Orange
- 19.5:9 display ratio HD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15W15W
Talk time1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day1560 minutes | 26 hours | 1.1 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205GN/DS)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.31 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.23 W/Kg (head) | 1.38 W/Kg (body)