Galaxy A50

SM-A505WZKAXAC
Galaxy A50 is rated 3.7 out of 5 by 35.
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Triple camera to capture your live moments

Triple camera

Your fingerprint is the key

On-screen fingerprint scanner

2.3GHz, 1.7GHz

CPU Speed

USB Type-C

USB Interface

Galaxy A50

Galaxy A50

The screen to see more of the world

Get closer to what matters to you with the 6.4-inch Infinity-U display on the Galaxy A50. The nearly bezel-less edge to edge display lets you see more of the action without any distractions. With a Super AMOLED display, you can dive deep into your favourite vlogs and livestreams for a premium viewing experience.

The screen to see more of the world

*Infinity-U Display: a near bezel-less, full-frontal glass, edge-to-edge screen. Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners. Actual viewable area is less due to the rounded corners and camera hole.

Premium design in amazing colours

Galaxy A50 is pure, premium aesthetics. Whether in modern white or black, the slim body with a 3D glasstic back fits comfortably in your hand. The sleek design and the On-Screen Fingerprint Sensor lets you quickly and securely access your device.

Premium design in amazing colours

Triple camera to capture your live moments

The Galaxy A50 Triple camera consists of a 25MP (F1.7) camera for bright, clear photos all day along. The Ultra Wide Camera with a 123-degree field of vision lets you capture panoramic shots with views similar to the human eye. The 5MP Depth Camera allows for adjusting depth of field, letting you take stunning photos using live focus.

Triple camera to capture your live moments
  • *Images simulated for illustrative purposes.
  • *Images simulated for illustrative purposes.
  • *Images simulated for illustrative purposes.
  • *20 modes available with Scene Optimizer: Food, Person, Flowers, Indoor, Dog, Scenery, Greenery, Trees, Sky, Mountain, Beaches, Sunset, Watersides, City Street, Night view, Waterfall, Snow, Bird, Text, Backlit. Accuracy of Scene Optimizer may differ depending on shooting conditions including multiple subjects, being out of focus, or moving subjects.
  • *20 modes available with Scene Optimizer: Food, Person, Flowers, Indoor, Dog, Scenery, Greenery, Trees, Sky, Mountain, Beaches, Sunset, Watersides, City Street, Night view, Waterfall, Snow, Bird, Text, Backlit. Accuracy of Scene Optimizer may differ depending on shooting conditions including multiple subjects, being out of focus, or moving subjects.
  • *Accuracy of Flaw Detection may differ depending on surrounding conditions or subject. Blink and blur detection works best when there are three or fewer people in the frame, 1.5 meters or closer to the camera. Backlighting detection notifies once every 24 hours if flaw is detected.
  • *Accuracy of Flaw Detection may differ depending on surrounding conditions or subject. Blink and blur detection works best when there are three or fewer people in the frame, 1.5 meters or closer to the camera. Backlighting detection notifies once every 24 hours if flaw is detected.
  • *Accuracy of Flaw Detection may differ depending on surrounding conditions or subject. Blink and blur detection works best when there are three or fewer people in the frame, 1.5 meters or closer to the camera. Backlighting detection notifies once every 24 hours if flaw is detected.

Capture more than your good side

Always capture your best self. The 25MP front camera gives you vivid day shots and draws in more light when it's dark for clear night shots. Selfie focus puts you in the limelight by gently blurring the background, keeping the focus on you.

Capture more than your good side

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Let your personality shine through

Now you have even more ways to express yourself. Make, personalize and send AR emojis to your friends to show how you feel. Play around with AR stickers, filters, and stamps for fun photos — no words needed.

Let your personality shine through

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Your fingerprint is the key

Galaxy A50 comes with high-tech biometric fingerprint scanner. The On-Screen Fingerprint scanner recognizes your unique fingerprint, so you can scan and unlock in one easy move.

Your fingerprint is the key

*If you use a screen protector, make sure it allows for use of the On-screen fingerprint sensor.

The battery that keeps you powered

You need a phone that can keep up with your busy life. The 4,000mAh (typical)¹ battery powers you through the day so you can stream, share, and game. If you did a little too much, just use the Galaxy A50 quick 15W Fast Charging function to keep going.

The battery that keeps you powered

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  • *Some Bixby features may not be available depending on country, region, devices, features or language. All specifications and descriptions provided herein may be different from the actual specifications and descriptions for the product. The contents within the screen and images are simulated for illustrative purposes only. All functionality, availability, features, specifications, GUIs and other product information provided herein are subject to change without notice or obligation.
  • *Some Bixby features may not be available depending on country, region, devices, features or language. All specifications and descriptions provided herein may be different from the actual specifications and descriptions for the product. The contents within the screen and images are simulated for illustrative purposes only. All functionality, availability, features, specifications, GUIs and other product information provided herein are subject to change without notice or obligation.
  • *Some Bixby features may not be available depending on country, region, devices, features or language. All specifications and descriptions provided herein may be different from the actual specifications and descriptions for the product. The contents within the screen and images are simulated for illustrative purposes only. All functionality, availability, features, specifications, GUIs and other product information provided herein are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Made to focus

One UI helps you focus on what really matters to you. Hardware and software work together, with content and features at your fingertips so you can get to them faster. Use Night Mode for a comfortable experience in the dark, and with clear and intuitive visuals using your phone is like second nature.

Made to focus

*Availability of One UI features, apps and services may vary depending on device, OS version and country. Device and screen images simulated for illustrative purposes.

Convenient mobile security

  • *The availability of this service may vary by country.
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  • 2.3GHz, 1.7GHz CPU Speed
  • USB Type-C USB Interface
  • 166 Weight (g)
  • Up to 92 Audio Playback Time (Hours)
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent for the Price Point If you've been looking for a great Samsung mid range phone, finally this is it! Honestly, as long as you can sacrifice a few milliseconds of performance, this phone comes jam packed with premium features only found on the S series - for a fraction of the price. My only gripe is that the in screen fingerprint sensor is a bit slow (it is a new technology, after all), but the facial recognition is superb. The screen is big and gorgeous and the interface is user friendly and well optimized for the small camera notch. Battery life is also a winner on this device. All in all, Samsung has really stepped their game up and this is a fantastic phone for those not willing to fork over $1000.
Date published: 2019-07-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Great power and screen. But insanely fragile I've had this phone for almost 2 months. The battery is amazing. The power and screen run and look great. For durability its garbage. The back of the phone if you run your finger down it with some pressure you can see the whole back warp. It slid out of my pocket while i sat on the ground. Instantly broke the glass on the camera. It fell maybe 2 inches.. The front screen,it was charging on my coffee table. And got knocked off ,less then 2 ft fall on to laminated floor. The screen broke in 3 .... this is the most fragile phone I've ever had. I had a galaxy note 3. It was a tank I used it until August 2019 it was tough went thru everything and it lasted years! The galaxy a50... I'll be surprised if it lasts a year. ... dont buy it unless you live in a bubble and it can't fall. It's like meth.. not even once... one single drop and it will break.
Date published: 2019-10-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Full of gimmicks with mediocre build quality I upgraded from Samsung A5 (2017), the A5 had a flagship build quality in a mid-range phone. With the A50 (2019) a lot of previous amenities were eliminated, such as MST payment, IP68, and a premium glass back. The Canadian version does support NFC but not MST, so it can't replace your wallet entirely. Pros: +OneUI +Depth Sensor +Video Stabilization +Battery Capacity +Performance I'm a huge fan of Samsung's OneUI, it's one of the main reason I stayed with Samsung. The rear depth sensor works perfectly, their algorithm was able to bring flawless live focus to the front camera. Additionally, the video stabilization is fantastic, it's definitely better than my A5 (2017).The battery capacity is great; with 4000mah, it easily last for over a day of usage. The performance is good too, I was able to run multiple apps at once without them closing. To summarize, this is a affordable phone with flag ship gimmicks. Cons: -Low MP wide angle camera -In-display fingerprint sensor -Poor panorama stitching -Plastic back cover After using it for a few days, the triple cameras and in display finger print sensor is only useful as a conversation starter. The ultra wide camera is 8mp, the bad photo quality is hard to justify it's use. The in-display fingerprint sensor is truly annoying, it takes around one second to register and only work 50% of the time (even though I registered the same fingerprint three times). Additionally, the panorama function on the phone is bordering useless, as the software stitching creates a strong globe effect. This never happened on my A5 (2017). Overall, the phone feels very weak with a plastic back cover, I recommend a strong case with screen protector. The legacy A5 (2017) felt like a premium smartphone on the outside, while the A50 (2019) is a strong performer on the inside. At the end, it's still a great mid range phone. It's fantastic for everyday users who doesn't need high quality cameras or IP68.
Date published: 2019-06-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good, but not indestructible I've had it a few weeks now, and really like it so far. Upgrade for me, from Galaxy J3. Nice camera. Like the previous comments, don't rely too much on the fingerprint scanner. I wonder if it's too sensitive, maybe picking up microscopic dirt, and moisture on the finger that maybe was, or wasn't there when you first register your finger print. The phone/screen, is not indestructible like a popular streaming website video depicts. I watched the video and decided to try using the phone without a screen protector or case. Guess what... it scratches, maybe not as easy as some other devices, but it does. Also noticed my camera glass has a small crack, thankfully not over the lenses. I bought screen protector and case after this.
Date published: 2019-07-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice phone Have had my phone a couple of weeks. Upgraded from S6 which I had for years. A few new things to learn. I thought the fingerprint id unlock feature would be good, but as other reviewers noted, it is way too slow to recognize me and that is super frustrating. I'm trying to find out if I can adjust the touch screen sensitivity as I the phone answer buttons don't seem to work properly.
Date published: 2019-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great device I bought this phone 2 months ago and it is still holding up just like new it is also very durable I dropped on cement once and it was completely fine
Date published: 2019-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from amazing screen and face id time I recently bought this and I am in love, the screen size is perfect and the fact that it has a headphone jack is amazing, the holographic back is amazing
Date published: 2019-06-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Phone Just got it and only problem is slow fingerprint but everything else is perfect
Date published: 2019-06-10
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Features and Specifications are accurate as of commercial launch but may be subject to change without prior notification. All specifications and descriptions provided herein may be different from the actual specifications and descriptions for the product. Samsung reserves the right to make changes to this web page and the product described herein, at anytime, without obligation on Samsung to provide notification of such change. All functionality, features, specifications, GUI and other product information provided in this web page including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation. The contents within the screen are simulated images and are for demonstration purposes only. Images are for illustration purposes only and the accessories are sold separately.

**User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the device features. Actual user memory will vary depending on the operator and may change after software upgrades are performed.

1) Galaxy A50 (SM-A505) typical value tested under third-party laboratory condition. Typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard. Rated (minimum) capacity is 3,900 mAh. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors.

*Galaxy A50 (SM-A505) screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners. Actual viewable area is less due to the rounded corners and camera cutout.

*The actual capacity (Wh) is measured based on the battery's output current and voltage. It may differ from the capacity (Wh) indicated on the device, depending on the output power condition, the connected device’s circuit configuration, and the operation environment.

*The bandwidths supported by the device may vary depending on the region or service provider.