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Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U) vs Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A50 vs Xiaomi Redmi 8 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8 XSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)19Points
Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

25
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
6.22"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)

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 A50 (SM-A505U)19 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)vsRedmi 8 (32GB)4 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
+2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core14%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+64GB (49GB available)133%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB available)
+166 grams (5.81 ounces)13%
Lighter
vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)22%
Thinner
vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1080x2340 pixels131%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1520 pixels
+403 PPI49%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs270 PPI
+6.4"3%
Larger screen
vs6.22"
+(triple camera) 25MP + 8MP + 5MP171%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 2MP
+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(front) 25MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
4000 mAhvs+5000 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+18W20%
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.
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+P2i certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

31 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC / Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+24 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
ModelGalaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Redmi 8 (32GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A50 SM-A505U (64GB + 4GB RAM) NFC, SM-A505UZKNXAAXiaomi Redmi 8 (3GB RAM + 32GB) M1908C3IC, MZB8255IN
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release date3/15/201910/1/2019
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)75.4 x 156.5 millimeters (2.97 x 6.16 in)
Weight166 grams (5.81 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedP2i certified: water repellent nano-coating

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP3Qualcomm Adreno 505 650Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.4" inches6.22" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)720x1520 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hzfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
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 850/900/1900/2100M1908C3IC version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
MZB8255IN version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/13 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 20, 28, 66)LTE Cat4
VoLTE
M1908C3IC version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
MZB8255IN version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
25 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm
5MP depthf/2.2
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
2MP depth
Main camera resolution5760x4320 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
Front camera (secondary)25 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution5760x4320 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
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 registered1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy23 hours28 hours (1.2 days)
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
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, Blue, Coral
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- One UI
- Colors: Onyx Black, Ruby Red, Sapphire Blue, Green
- MIUI 9

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U)Xiaomi Redmi 8 (32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.31W/kg (head), 1.59W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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