When it comes to buying a smartphone, the decision making process is very tough as each segment is filled with lots of nice smartphones from different brands.

In this article, we are going to talk about two popular mid-range smartphone, Honor 10i and Samsung Galaxy A50, and do a quick comparison for you to decide that which device is better for you based on your requirement and preferences.

Honor 10i vs Samsung Galaxy A50

Honor 10i vs Samsung Galaxy A50 - Full Comparison

Design and Build Quality

First of all let's start with the design. Both devices are actually pretty much same in terms of design, so let's talk about the differences.

The very first thing you will notice is that the Honor 10i comes with a rear fingerprint sensor while Samsung Galaxy A50 got an in-display fingerprint sensor. If you fancy having a smartphone with the new trend of in-display fingerprint sensor then you can go with Galaxy A50 and if you are more comfortable with the rear fingerprint sensor then Honor 10i is the better option. Also, the fingerprint sensor on Honor 10i is faster compared to the in-display fingerprint sensor on Galaxy A50.

Honor 10i vs Samsung Galaxy A50

Another difference between them is in terms of build quality. Galaxy A50 comes with more premium build quality with glass back panel while Honor 10i features acrylic plastic with glossy finish and gradient design. So even though Galaxy A50 is premium compared to Honor 10i, the latter is more durable and looks better to due to color changing gradient backpanel.

Also, Honor 10i comes with a backpanel case in its retail box and that is what you will not find in Galaxy A50. Though not a big deal but it is nice to have a protection on your smartphone right from the moment you open the box.

Honor 10i vs Samsung Galaxy A50

Both devices come with a water-drop notch screen and the screen-to-body ratio of Galaxy A50 is better compared to the Honor 10i. While Galaxy 150 comes in more generic and traditional colors like black, white, blue etc. Honor 10i got more flashy Phantom Red, Phantom Blue color variants. Rest all things are pretty much same on both.

Hardware Specs, OS and Performance

Again both devices are pretty much same when it comes with specs and performance. Honor 10i comes with Kirin 710 processor while Galaxy A50 with Exynos 9610 SoC. In terms of performance both are similar and you wil not find any difference between them. Also, both smartphones come with 4GB RAM and 128 GB storage.

Honor 10i vs Samsung Galaxy A50

Talking about the software, both of them come with Android Pie OS. While Honor 10i got the EMUI 9, Galaxy A50 feature its own ROM. Both are very feature rich software and it totally depends on user that what feature they are looking for and which device serves their purpose better.

Camera Performance

Both devices come with the tri-rear camera setup. Honor 10i comes with the 24MP primary having f/1.8 aperture with 8MP depth sensor along with the 2MP wide-angle lens that is missing on Samsung Galaxy A50 as it comes with the 25MP primary camera with 8MP telephoto lens and 5MP depth sensor.

Honor 10i vs Samsung Galaxy A50

When it comes front camera, Honro 10i is a bit better compared to Galaxy A50 as it comes with 32MP front facing camera with AI capabilities, f/2.0 aperture and better portrait mode. Samsung Galaxy A50 25MP front camera and performance is a bit lower compared to Honor 10i.

Battery Life

Honor 10i comes with 3400 mAh battery and Samsung Galaxy A50 comes with 4000 mAh, so in terms of battery life Samsung Galaxy A50 is going to be better compared to Honor 10i.

Screen and Display Quality

In this the winner is Samsung Galaxy A50 in every way. It comes with 6.4-inch AMOLED screen with 91.6% screen-to-body ratio compared to 6.21-inch IPS LCD display of Honor 10i with 90% screen-to-body-ratio. Also the display quality, sharpness and color reproduction of Galaxy A50 is better compared to Honor 10i.

Honor 10i vs Samsung Galaxy A50


One of the most important decision making factor is the pricing. The price of Honor 10i is 949 SAR and it is available at just 899 SAR till the end of June 2019. While Samsung Galaxy A50 is priced a bit higher at 1099 SAR, nearly 15% more expensive compared to Honor 10i in regular price and more than 20% while in offer.


Honor 10i vs Samsung Galaxy A50

Both devices are good and got their pros and cons. Depending on your requirement and preferences you can go with any of them and you will be happy with it. But it seems Honor 10i is the better value-for-money deal overall. What do you think?