Samsung Galaxy A50s was part of the floods of smartphones released in the last quarter of 2019. With a lot of mid-range smartphones to their name already, Samsung looked to cap a largely successful year with a new blend of smartphones that serve as upgrades to previously released versions.
Of these smartphones, the Galaxy A50s is rated among the best and offers exciting string of excellent feature. This post considers Galaxy A50s’ core specifications and how much it goes for in the current market in South Africa.
Price of Samsung Galaxy A50s in South Africa
The Samsung Galaxy A50s presently sells for anything between R$3,240 and R$4,680 in South African mobile phone stores.
Samsung Galaxy A50s Specs at a Glance
- Release Date : 2019, September
- Network : GSM / HSPA / LTE
- Screen Size : 6.4 inches, 100.5 cm2 (~85.1% screen-to-body ratio)
- Display : 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
- Display Type : Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- Dimension:5 x 74.7 x 7.8 mm (6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 in)
- Processor Type: Octa-core (2×1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
- Operating System: Android 9.0 (Pie)
- GPU: Mali-G72 MP3
- RAM: 4 GB/6 GB
- Storage: 64 GB (For 4 GB) / 128 GB (for 4 GB and 6 GB) – Expandable – up to 1 TB (Dedicated slot)
- Back Camera: Triple – 48 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF; 8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide); 5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor
- Front Camera : 32 MP, f/2.0, 25mm (wide)
- Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, ANT+
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery; Fast battery charging 15W
Samsung Galaxy A50s Review
Body and Design
Samsung never gets it wrong when it comes to smartphone designs and they once again show their quality and class here. Like most of the other members if the A Series, this A50s boast top-class design that ensures it is easy to hold and slide into the pocket, thanks to its curved back and relatively light build. The facia is dominated by a splendid, edge-to-edge display with a u-shaped nick on top.
Galaxy A50s features a strong 4000 non-removable mAh battery. Excitingly. It also boasts a fast charging feature of 15W that allows it to charge faster than most other smartphones in its category. You can comfortably use the phone for hours before the battery runs out.
The Galaxy A50s dons a triple camera setup, one of the highlights of the phone. The camera setup includes a 48 MP primary sensor (f/2.0 aperture), a commendable secondary 5 MP sensor (f/2.2 aperture) and an additional 8 MP wide-angle sensor (f/2.2 aperture). For selfie lovers, there is also an exciting 32 MP camera (f/2.0 aperture).
The phone features a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colours screen that just looks remarkable. It boasts a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio with an appropriate 403 ppi density. The screen is charming, sharp and the colours are well synchronized. Everything looks decent and you can easily use the phone whether you are inside or outside.
Operating System and Processor
The Samsung Galaxy A50s runs on the Octa-core (2×1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) operating system. The Galaxy A50s, like the Galaxy A30, comes in two different models – the base model featuring an appreciable 4 GB of RAM with 64 GB internal memory and the other model features 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB internal storage.
Samsung Galaxy A50s: Things You Will Like About the Smartphone
Battery Capacity: While this may not sound so exciting on paper, Galaxy A50s bags a strong 4000 mAh battery capacity. Considering the spec and other features, you would not have so much to grumble about. In addition, it boasts fast charging features that ensure faster charging time.
Admirable Design and Display: This is one of those smartphones you will likely fall in love with at first sight. When it comes to displays, you would not expect anything less from Samsung and as always, they have delivered again. The 6.4 inches is sharp and large enough for you to enjoy almost all the gaming you want.
Amazing Camera Setup: The smartphone boasts an outstanding 32 MP front shooter for selfies. It also features a charming 48 MP main camera, 8 MP supporting camera and an additional 5 MP depth sensor. If camera quality is one of the core factors you consider when buying a phone, then you will make a great choice with the Samsung Galaxy A50s, especially for the price it goes for.
Samsung Galaxy A50s: Things May Not Like about the Smartphone
Mediocre Gaming Performance: The screen is superb for gaming, no argument about that, but the performance is quite questionable. You might not enjoy highly efficient games on the phone, as it could be slow and frustrating.