Samsung Pay app hints at U.S. launch for the Samsung Galaxy A50

Samsung Pay app hints at U.S. launch for the Samsung Galaxy A50

Samsung has a history leaking its own products through app updates. This time, the upcoming U.S. launch of the Samsung Galaxy A50 is being hinted at through an update for the Samsung Pay app. The update notes for the app’s listing on the Google Play Store states that Samsung Pay now supports the “A50 US” which we presume to mean the U.S. Samsung Galaxy A50 – a smartphone that has yet to launch.

Samsung Pay app Galaxy A50 changelog

We’ve heard rumors that the Samsung Galaxy A50 will launch in the U.S. In fact, the presumed U.S. models for the Samsung Galaxy A20, A50, and A70 have all been certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance, and the U.S. Galaxy A50 has already been certified by the FCC. While the Samsung Pay app’s changelog doesn’t tell us if the device will launch on all 4 U.S. carriers, notable leaker Evan Blass says that it will. (Evan’s Twitter account is now private.) He shared a render of the device which shows the date June 21st, so that’s the likely U.S. launch date.

Samsung Galaxy A50 Forums

While the device has yet to launch in the U.S., it has already launched in other countries. Since it was already released, we can expect the following specifications on board assuming they are the same as the international model.

International Samsung Galaxy A50 Product Specifications
Display 6.4-inch Full HD+ (1080×2340)
Super AMOLED
Infinity-U Display
Camera Rear:
– Main: 25MP, F1.7
– Ultra Wide: 8MP, F2.2 (123°)
– Depth: 5MP, F2.2
Front:
– Selfie: 25MP,  F2.0
Body 158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7mm
AP Octa Core (Quad 2.3GHz + Quad 1.7GHz)
Memory 4 / 6 GB RAM
64 / 128 GB Internal Storage
Up to 512 GB Micro SD
SIM Card Dual SIM (3 slot)
Battery 4,000 mAh
Fast Charging
OS Android 9.0 (Pie)
Biometric Authentications On-Screen Fingerprint, Facial Recognition
Color Black, Blue, White, Coral
Design 3D Glasstic

The international version is currently being sold for around $300 at B&H Photo and Walmart, so it would be safe to assume the U.S. launch price will be near that figure.

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