Phone Comparison.

Which one is better? Samsung Galaxy A50 or Poco F1?

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Samsung Galaxy A50 vs Poco F1

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Launch

Samsung Galaxy A50 is newer than Poco F1. It was announced on 26th February 2019 whereas the Poco F1 was announced on 22nd August 2018. There is a chance that you will get less frequent updates on Poco F1.

Price

Samsung Galaxy A50 is cheaper than Poco F1. MRP of Samsung Galaxy A50 is ₹19,990.00 whereas MRP of Poco F1 is ₹19,999.00. Price difference is ₹9.00 between the lowest specs version of both these phone.

Processor

Poco F1 has better processor (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) than Samsung Galaxy A50 (Exynos 9610 Octa).

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Display

Samsung Galaxy A50 has better screen (Super AMOLED) than Poco F1 (IPS LCD).

Samsung Galaxy A50 has larger screen (6.4 inches) than Poco F1 (6.18 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 Poco F1 (82.2%).

Both phones have the same screen density of 403ppi.

Samsung Galaxy A50 has more screen aspect ratio (19.5:9) than Poco F1 (18.7:9). It is a matter of personal choice.

Both phones have the same Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen protection.

Samsung Galaxy A50 does support "Always On Display" whereas Poco F1 does not.

Both phones does not support "DCI-P3".

Both phones does not support "HDR" display.

Both phones does not support "True Tone" display.

Samsung Galaxy A50 does come with "Widevine L1" certification whereas Poco F1 does not.

Camera

Rear - Main

Samsung Galaxy A50 has better resolution of 25 megapixels than Poco F1 which comes with 12 megapixels.

Samsung Galaxy A50 has better aperture of 1.7 than Poco F1's 1.9. It means Poco F1 will perform better in low light.

Both the phones support EIS.

Front - Selfie

Samsung Galaxy A50 has better resolution of 25 megapixels than Poco F1 which comes with 20 megapixels.

Both phones have the same aperture of 2.

Samsung Galaxy A50 supports EIS whereas Poco F1 does not.

Memory (RAM)

Both phones offers 2 RAM options.

Poco F1 offers upto 8GB RAM whereas Samsung Galaxy A50 offers only upto 6GB.

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Storage

Internal

Poco F1 offers more storage options than Samsung Galaxy A50.

Poco F1 offers upto 256GB whereas Samsung Galaxy A50 offers only upto 128GB.

External

Samsung Galaxy A50 supports upto 512GB whereas Poco F1 supports only upto 256GB.

Samsung Galaxy A50 supports dedicated slot for exteral storage whereas Poco F1 does not.

Samsung Galaxy A50 supports USB OTG whereas Poco F1 does not.

Battery

Both phones offer the same battery capacity of 4000 mAh.

Poco F1 uses better battery technology (Lithium Polymer (Li-pol)) than Samsung Galaxy A50 (Lithium-ion (Li-ion)).

Both phones support quick charging.

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Build

Dimensions

Samsung Galaxy A50 dimensions are 158.5mm x 74.7mm x 7.7mm. Poco F1 dimensions are 155.5mm x 75.3mm x 8.8mm.

Samsung Galaxy A50 is taller than Poco F1 but Poco F1 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 Poco F1 is 8.8mm thick. Samsung Galaxy A50 is thinner than Poco F1.

Weight

Samsung Galaxy A50 weighs null grams whereas Poco F1 is 182 grams. Samsung Galaxy A50 is lighter than Poco F1.

Material

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

USB Port & USB Standard

Both phones come with the same USB port Type C 1.0.

Both phones support USB 2.0 standard.

Water Resistant

Samsung Galaxy A50 is water resistant whereas Poco F1 is not.

Splash Resistant

Samsung Galaxy A50 is splash resistant whereas Poco F1 is not.

Dust Resistant

Samsung Galaxy A50 is dust resistant whereas Poco F1 is not.

Notification Light

Poco F1 supports notification light whereas Samsung Galaxy A50 does not.

SIM Slots

Both phones support 2 SIM slots.

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Sound

Microphones

Both phones come with 1 microphones.

LDAC

Both phones does not support LDAC.

hiDAC

Both phones does not support hiDAC.

Stereo Speakers

Samsung Galaxy A50 does not support stereo speakers whereas Poco F1 does.

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

Poco F1 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 Poco F1 comes with Android version 8.1.

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Final Verdict

Winner is Samsung Galaxy A50 with 19 points. Poco F1 scored 8 points.