Realme 5 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy A50s Specs Comparison
Realme Philippines has finally launched the Realme 5 Series in the country, including the Realme 5 Pro. With its 6.3-inch display, Snapdragon 712 chipset, and quad cameras, we wanted to see how it would match up to another mid-ranger smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy A50s. Check it out!
|Realme 5 Pro||Samsung Galaxy A50s|
|6.3-inch FHD+ (2340 x 1080) IPS display, 409ppi||6.4-inch Infinity U FHD+ (1080×2340) Super AMOLED display|
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 2.3GHz octa-core||Samsung Exynos 9611|
|Adreno 616 GPU||Mali-G72 MP3|
|4GB, 8GB RAM||4GB, 6GB RAM|
|128GB UFS 2.1||64GB, 128GB|
|microSD card support (dedicated slot)||Expandable up to 512GB via dedicated microSD slot|
|48MP F1.8 main + 8MP F2.2 Ultra-Wide lens + 2MP F2.4 Portrait + 2MP F2.4 Macro quad-rear cameras||48MP F2.0 + 5MP Live Focus + 8MP ultra-wide rear cameras|
|16MP F2.0 front camera||32MP F2.0 front camera|
|Dual SIM||Dual SIM|
|4G LTE||4G LTE|
|Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Bluetooth 5.0||Bluetooth 5.0|
|GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS||GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|Splash resistance||NFC support|
|3.5mm audio jack||3.5mm audio jack|
|Fingerprint scanner (rear), face unlock||Under display fingerprint scanner, face unlock|
|USB 2.0 Type C||USB 2.0 Type C|
|ColorOS 6.0.1 (Android 9 Pie)||One UI (Android 9 Pie)|
|4,035mAh battery w/ 20W VOOC 3.0||4,000mAh battery with 15W Fast Charging|
|157 x 74.2 x 8.9 mm||158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm|
Realme 5 Pro
- Larger RAM configuration
- Quadruple rear cameras
- Slightly larger battery capacity w/ faster charging
- More affordable price
Samsung Galaxy A50s
- Slightly larger display size
- Super AMOLED display
- 32MP front camera
The Realme 5 Pro has a slightly smaller display measuring at 6.3-inches, compared to the A50s’s 6.4-inch screen. Both smartphones have an FHD+ display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080p. The two handsets also feature a drop notch, with slim bezels surrounding the screen. The display matchup boils down whether consumers want an IPS display, which the Realme 5 Pro has, versus a Super AMOLED display on the Galaxy A50s.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 powers up the 5 Pro, paired with Adreno 616 GPU. On the other hand, the A50s sports a Samsung Exynos 9611 chipset combined with a Mali-G72 MP3. When it comes to RAM, the Galaxy A50s comes in two configurations, namely 4GB and 6GB. However, only the latter is available in the Philippines. The 5 Pro also has two variants with the same base RAM of 4GB, but it trumps the A50s by offering a larger 8GB RAM. Performance-wise, looking at our benchmarks, the 5 Pro’s numbers slightly edge out the A50s in several aspects. Take a look at the scores below:
|Benchmarks||Realme 5 Pro||Galaxy A50s|
|PC Mark||8,653 (Work 2.0)||5,819 (Work 2.0)|
|3D Mark||2,089 (SSE – OpenGL ES 3.1)|
1,982 (SSE – Vulkan)
|1,399 (SSE – OpenGL ES 3.1)
1,479 (SSE – Vulkan)
|AndroBench||489.41 MB/s (Read)|
189.41 MB/s (Write)
|489.64 MB/s (Read)
185.27 MB/s (Write)
Still, both smartphones pretty much perform at almost the same level. When it comes to storage, the Realme 5 Pro only has one option at 128GB, which is already more than enough for most users. The A50s also has storage at 128GB but also offers a base storage of 64GB. The two handsets offer storage expansion via their respective dedicated micro SD card slots.
As for cameras, the 5 Pro trumps the A50s with its rear quadruple-camera setup, composed of 48MP + 8MP ultra-wide + 2MP portrait + 2MP macro snappers. The A50s, on the other hand, possesses a triple-rear setup with its 48MP + 5MP live focus + 8MP ultra-wide cameras. The A50s does win over the 5 Pro when it comes to the front camera, as the former has a 32MP shooter compared to the latter’s 16MP lens. We’ve yet to see those numbers translate to actual image quality, however.
Battery-wise, the Galaxy A50s comes with a 4,000mAh capacity, but the 5 Pro edges it out a little with its 4,035mAh capacity. The latter also comes out on top with its 20W VOOC 3.0 support, in contrast to the former’s 15W fast charging support.
The devices have Android 9 Pie as its operating system with their skins laid on top of it. The 5 Pro comes with the ColorOS 6, while the Galaxy A50s has Samsung’s latest One UI. Both handsets sport in-display fingerprint scanning and face recognition as their security and biometrics.
The two smartphones are priced as follows:
- Realme 5 Pro (4GB + 128GB) – PHP 11,990
- Realme 5 Pro (8GB + 128GB) – PHP 13,990
- Samsung A50s (6GB + 128GB) – PHP 18,990
Compared to the Galaxy A50s, the Realme 5 Pro comes at a much affordable with almost, or better specs. If you’ve got a budget of under PHP 15,000 and looking for a smartphone that’s more than capable, do go for the Realme 5 Pro. If you’d like an AMOLED display, a better Android 9 Pie skin, and a larger aperture for the selfie camera, go for the Samsung Galaxy A50s.