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Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321) vs Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505G)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia X Compact vs Samsung Galaxy A50 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A50 XSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)05Points
Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
4.6"
IPS

720x1280

23
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2700
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
19PointsSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505G)Compare Sony Xperia X Compact X
Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505G)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

25
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505G)

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!

Xperia X Compact (F5321)5 Advantages Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)vsGalaxy A50 (SM-A505G)19 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505G)
+135 grams (4.73 ounces)23%
Lighter
vs166 grams (5.81 ounces)
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
1.8Ghz 64bit Hexa-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core45%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (22GB available)vs+64GB (49GB available)123%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
9.5 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)23%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels174%
Higher resolution screen
319 PPIvs+403 PPI26%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.6"vs+6.4"39%
Larger screen
(back) 23MPvs+(triple camera) 25MP + 8MP + 5MP65%
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)18%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 25MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 7.0 Nougatvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2700 mAhvs+4000 mAh48%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

27 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A
+20 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 featuresSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505G)
ModelXperia X Compact (F5321)Galaxy A50 (SM-A505G)
Other model namesSony Xperia X Compact Single-Sim, Sony Kugo SSGalaxy A50 SM-A505G Single-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)ArgentinaMexico
(Latin America), Argentina, Mexico
BrandSonySamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2016March, 2019
Depth9.5 millimeters (0.37 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)65 x 129 millimeters (2.56 x 5.08 in)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight135 grams (4.73 ounces)166 grams (5.81 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505G)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 10
HardwareSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505G)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 MSM8956 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610 (10nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 510 600MhzARM Mali-G72 MP3
RAM memory3GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505G)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size4.6" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)319 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505G)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps600/150 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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,19,20,26,28)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 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, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505G)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505G)
Back camera (main camera)23 megapixels(triple camera)
25 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm
5MP depthf/2.2
Main camera resolution5536x4152 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505G)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels25 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
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
MultimediaSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505G)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505G)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505G)
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
Fingerprint sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Mist Blue
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Triluminos 2.5D curved display
- Oleophobic coating
- Fingerprint sensor
- PDAF on back camera
- Sony Exmor RS on back camera
- Sony Exmor R on front camera
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Sony ClearAudio+
- PS4 integration
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Coral
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505G)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2700 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standby45000 minutes | 750 hours | 31.3 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505G)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.86W/kg (head) | 0.53W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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