Phone Comparison.

Which one is better? Samsung Galaxy A50 or Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2?

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Samsung Galaxy A50 vs Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2

Launch

Samsung Galaxy A50 is newer than Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2. It was announced on 26th February 2019 whereas the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 was announced on 11th December 2018. There is a chance that you will get less frequent updates on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2.

Price

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 is cheaper than Samsung Galaxy A50. Current selling price of Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 is ₹18,490.00 whereas current selling price of Samsung Galaxy A50 is ₹18,490.00. Price difference is ₹6,491.00 between the lowest specs version of both these phone.

Processor

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 has better processor (Qualcomm Snapdragon 660) than Samsung Galaxy A50 (Exynos 9610 Octa).

Display

Samsung Galaxy A50 has better screen (Super AMOLED) than Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (IPS LCD).

Samsung Galaxy A50 has larger screen (6.4 inches) than Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (6.26 inches). It is a choice of preference. Some users like small screen while some like large screen. It completely depends upon your choice.

Both phones have the same display resolution (2340x1080).

Samsung Galaxy A50 has more screen to body ratio (84.9%) than Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (82.69%).

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 has better screen density (404ppi) than Samsung Galaxy A50 (403ppi). It means the display is more clear on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 has more screen aspect ratio (19:9) than Samsung Galaxy A50 (19.5:9). It is a matter of personal choice.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 has better screen protection (Corning Gorilla Glass 6) than Samsung Galaxy A50 (Corning Gorilla Glass 3).

Samsung Galaxy A50 does support "Always On Display" whereas Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 does not.

Both phones does not support "DCI-P3".

Both phones does not support "HDR" display.

Both phones does not support "True Tone" display.

Both phones come with "Widevine L1" certification.

Camera

Rear - Main

Samsung Galaxy A50 has better resolution of 25 megapixels than Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 which comes with 12 megapixels.

Samsung Galaxy A50 has better aperture of 1.7 than Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2's 1.8. It means Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 will perform better in low light.

Both the phones support EIS.

Front - Selfie

Samsung Galaxy A50 has better resolution of 25 megapixels than Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 which comes with 13 megapixels.

Both phones have the same aperture of 2.

Both the phones support EIS.

Memory (RAM)

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 offers more RAM options than Samsung Galaxy A50.

Both phones offers upto 6GB RAM.

Storage

Internal

Both phones offer 2 storage options.

Samsung Galaxy A50 offers upto 128GB whereas Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 offers only upto 64GB.

External

Samsung Galaxy A50 supports dedicated slot for exteral storage whereas Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 does not.

Samsung Galaxy A50 supports USB OTG whereas Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 does not.

Battery

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 offers more battery (5000 mAh) than Samsung Galaxy A50 (4000 mAh).

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 uses better battery technology (Lithium Polymer (Li-pol)) than Samsung Galaxy A50 (Lithium-ion (Li-ion)).

Both phones support quick charging.

Build

Dimensions

Samsung Galaxy A50 dimensions are 158.5mm x 74.7mm x 7.7mm. Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 dimensions are 157.9mm x 75.5mm x 8.5mm.

Samsung Galaxy A50 is taller than Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 but Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 is wider.

This is a personal preference as some people prefer small phones whereas some other prefer big phones.

Thickness

Samsung Galaxy A50 is 7.7mm thick whereas Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 is 8.5mm thick. Samsung Galaxy A50 is thinner than Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2.

Weight

Samsung Galaxy A50 weighs null grams whereas Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 is 175 grams. Samsung Galaxy A50 is lighter than Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2.

Material

Both phones are using plastic for back and plastic for frame.

USB Port & USB Standard

Samsung Galaxy A50 comes with Type C 1.0 port whereas Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 comes with Micro USB port.

Both phones support USB 2.0 standard.

Water Resistant

Samsung Galaxy A50 is water resistant whereas Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 is not.

Splash Resistant

Samsung Galaxy A50 is splash resistant whereas Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 is not.

Dust Resistant

Samsung Galaxy A50 is dust resistant whereas Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 is not.

Notification Light

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 supports notification light whereas Samsung Galaxy A50 does not.

SIM Slots

Both phones support 2 SIM slots.

Sound

Microphones

Samsung Galaxy A50 has 1 microphones whereas Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 has 2 microphones.

LDAC

Both phones does not support LDAC.

hiDAC

Both phones does not support hiDAC.

Stereo Speakers

Both phones does not support stereo speakers.

Headphone Jack

Both phones support headphone jack.

Network

Bluetooth

Both phones support same bluetooth version (v5.0).

GPS

Both phones support GPS.

NFC

Both phones does not support NFC.

FM Radio

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 does support FM Radio whereas Samsung Galaxy A50 does not.

IR Blaster

Both phones does not support IR Blaster.

5G

Both phones does not support 5G.

VoLTE

Both phones support dual VoLTE.

Platform

Samsung Galaxy A50 comes with Android version 9 whereas Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 comes with Android version 8.1.

Final Verdict

Winner is Samsung Galaxy A50 with 17 points. Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 scored 10 points.