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Xiaomi Mi Max 128GB (Octa) vs Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A50 X06Xiaomi Mi Max 128GB (Octa)
Xiaomi Mi Max 128GB (Octa)
6.44"
IPS

1080x1920

16
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4850
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Xiaomi Mi Max X17Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)
Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

25
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)

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!


06 Advantages Xiaomi Mi Max 128GB (Octa)
Mi Max 128GB (Octa)vsGalaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)
 3%3%
+Thinner
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
 1%1%
+Larger screen
6.44"vs6.4"
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 21%21%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4850 mAhvs4000 mAh
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported

17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)
Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)vsMi Max 128GB (Octa)
 38%38%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 22%22%
+Lighter
166 grams (5.81 ounces)vs203 grams (7.11 ounces)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 22%22%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2340 pixelsvs1080x1920 pixels
 18%18%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
403 PPIvs342 PPI
 138%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 25MP + 8MP + 5MPvs(back) 16MP
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 18%18%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/2.0 (aperture)
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 25MPvs(front) 5MP
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ANT+vsNot supported
Advantage
+With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP

27 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR3
128GB (115GB user available) / 128GB (107GB user available)
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint / Fingerprint (under display)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
MicroUSB 2.0 / USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 4 / Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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

Model and physical featuresXiaomi Mi Max 128GB (Octa)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)
ModelMi Max 128GB (Octa)Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)
Also known as小米Max 2016007, Xiaomi Max Prime 4GB RAM, Xiaomi HeliumGalaxy A50 SM-A505F/Dual-Sim (128GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region availableChinaUnited Arab EmiratesEuropeHong KongIndiaSaudi ArabiaUnited Arab EmiratesPakistan
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateMay, 2016March, 2019
Depth7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)88.3 x 173.1 millimeters (3.48 x 6.81 in)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight203 grams (7.11 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
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Mi Max 128GB (Octa)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Mi Max 128GB (Octa)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-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 memory4GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (115GB user available)128GB (107GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Mi Max 128GB (Octa)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.44" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~74.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x2340 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)342 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Mi Max 128GB (Octa)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)
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
micro-SIM (3FF) and 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,7)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
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
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
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Mi Max 128GB (Octa)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 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
Primary / back cameraXiaomi Mi Max 128GB (Octa)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)
Main camera16 megapixels(triple camera)
25 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 13mm)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
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 only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Mi Max 128GB (Octa)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)
Front camera5 megapixels25 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Mi Max 128GB (Octa)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Mi Max 128GB (Octa)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi Max 128GB (Octa)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)
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
Fingerprint
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Gray, Silver, Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum body
- 2.5D glass screen
- MIUI 8.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Coral
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Mi Max 128GB (Octa)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4850 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered15W
Talk timefeature not registered1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Mi Max 128GB (Octa)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505F/DS 128GB)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.27 W/Kg (head) | 1.39 W/Kg (body)