Nokia 7.1 vs Galaxy A50: Comparison

by May 23, 2019 0 comments

The Nokia 7.1 is another great mid-range smartphone from the Nokia’s stable that for many would say looks like an iPhone with big designs, curved edges and dual cameras. On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy A50 comes under the refreshed Galaxy M series that offer a triple rear camera setup, AMOLED display – all packed into a neat design. As both the smartphones are priced close to one another, here in this Nokia 7.1 vs Galaxy A50, we will find which one is a more balanced smartphone.

Nokia 7.1 vs Galaxy A50: Price

Priced at Rs 19,999, the Nokia 7.1 is available in gloss midnight blue and gloss steel colours. The Galaxy A50 is priced at Rs 19,990 and is available in black, blue and white colours.

Nokia 7.1 vs Galaxy A50: Design and display

The Nokia 7.1 features an aluminium body design with glass on both the front and back, giving overall a subtle look to the device and it definitely feels like a premium phone in hand. The smartphone comes under Google’s Android One programme promising fast updates. While it has glass back, it doesn’t support wireless charging.

The Galaxy A50 is the top-of-line smartphone in the newly A-series that was launched recently. AS we all know, the main USP of Samsung smartphones are its display and the Galaxy A50 is no exception. Its Infinity AMOLED and the moment you will set your eyes on, you will just fall in love with the screen. The 6.4-inch screen of Galaxy A50 is crisp, vibrant and is far pleasing than the 5.84-inch full-HD+ panel of the Nokia 7.1.

While Samsung is great in display, one thing that Nokia trumps over A50 is the support of HDR10, which means you can enjoy rich and wide range of colours while watching HDR-supported content on apps like Netflix and YouTube.

Nokia 7.1 vs Galaxy A50: Specs and features

The Nokia 7.1 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor, supports USB type-C fast charging and has 4GB of RAM. The Galaxy A50 on the other hand is fuelled by the Exynos 9610 chip that has four ARM Cortex-A73 and four Cortex A-53 CPU cores running at up to 2.3GHz and 1.6GHz respectively.

Nokia 7.1 vs Galaxy A50: Performance

Both the smartphones run on Android 9 Pie operating system. Performance wise, both the smartphones will be able to run most of the apps and games with breeze. However, serious gamers beware! While PUBG ran seamlessly on these smartphones, but if you want to run heavy graphics game, these devices will offer a slow and lag in performance with drop in frame rates.

Other apps such as Snapseed, Adobe Photoshop or browsing through Instagram and surfing the internet will be a breeze on both these devices.

When it comes to battery, the Galaxy A50 will last longer thanks to the huge 4,000mAh batteru as compared to the 3,060mAh battery in the Nokia 7.1

Nokia 7.1 vs Galaxy A50: Camera

The Nokia 7.1 has a 12MP/5MP dual rear cameras powered by ZEISS optics. The camera can also take ‘bothie’ photos. There is an 8MP front camera. The camera modes include AR stickers, AI-assisted portrait lighting, etc.

On the other hand, the Galaxy A50 features a 25MP sensor, an 8MP secondary sensor for wide angle shots with 123-degree field of view, and an 5MP telephoto sensor. At the front, there is a 25MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture.

The camera modes in the Galaxy A50 include Live Focus, a 480fps 720p slow-motion video mode, Hyper-Lapse, AR emojis, etc.

Nokia 7.1 vs Galaxy A50: Conclusion

Overall, the Nokia 7.1 feels a balanced smartphone with an optimised Android experience, promise of timely updates, great looks and decent build quality. Go for the Galaxy A50 for a better display, triple rear camera setup and yes for the reliability of Samsung devices.

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