Samsung Galaxy A55, POCO F5 Pro and Google Pixel 7 Pro

Do you want to treat yourself to a new smartphone that combines performance and design but is less expensive than the Samsung Galaxy S24? We have selected the POCO F5 Pro, Google Pixel 7 Pro and Samsung Galaxy A55 5G models for you. But among these, which one is really for you? We have compared their main technical characteristics so that you can see more clearly and select yours.

Each smartphone offers its own handling. The POCO F5 Pro features a slightly protruding plate with vertically aligned sensors, giving a sturdy feel with a plastic frame available in black or white. The Google Pixel 7 Pro opts for a distinctive strip on the back that runs the full width, integrating the sensors elegantly into a glass frame, available in sage green, snow or black. As for the Samsung Galaxy A55 5G, it sports a glass back with a very clean design where the photo sensors seem to float on the shell, available in blue, dark blue, lilac and lime, offering a minimalist but attractive design. The profile of the smartphones varies slightly, with more rounded edges for the Samsung, giving a touch of sophistication and comfort when holding.
In terms of dimensions, the POCO F5 Pro measures 162.78×75.44×8.59 mm with a weight of 204 grams, making it relatively compact but solid. The Google Pixel 7 Pro is slightly larger and thicker, with dimensions of 162.9×76.6×8.9mm and a weight of 212 grams, offering palpable ruggedness. The Samsung Galaxy A55 5G, while being the lightest of the three at 213 grams, is almost as large as the others at 161.1×77.4x 8.2mm. It’s the Google Pixel 7 Pro that turns out to be the largest of the three, while the POCO F5 Pro is the lightest, offering increased portability.

Which one offers the best performance and which has the nicest screen?

In order to offer very good performance, the POCO F5 Pro uses the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and available with configurations of 8 GB or 12 GB of RAM, and a fixed storage capacity of 256 GB without possible expansion via a micro SD memory card. The Google Pixel 7 Pro is equipped with the Tensor G2 processor, with 12 GB of RAM and storage options of 128 GB or 256 GB, also without the possibility of expansion. Finally, the Samsung Galaxy A55 5G works with a Samsung Exynos 1480 processor, accompanied by 8 GB of RAM and the possibility of increasing the storage via a micro SD card for initial capacities of 128 or 256 GB.
In terms of raw power, the POCO F5 Pro’s Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 puts it at the top, followed closely by the Google Pixel 7 Pro’s Tensor G2, while the Exynos 1480 puts the Samsung Galaxy A55 5G a notch below , particularly in the most demanding tasks.

For display, the POCO F5 Pro has a 6.67-inch AMOLED screen, offering a definition of 1440×3200 pixels and a peak brightness of 1400 cd/m², HDR10+ and Dolby Vision compatible, with a refresh rate of 120 Hz. The Google Pixel 7 Pro has a slightly larger 6.7-inch screen, also AMOLED, with a similar definition of 1440×3120 pixels, supporting HDR10+, but without indication of maximum brightness. Its refresh rate also reaches 120 Hz.
The Samsung Galaxy A55 5G offers a 6.6-inch AMOLED screen, with a lower definition of 1080×2400 pixels, a brightness of 1000 cd/m², and it also supports HDR10+. The refresh rate is the same at 120 Hz. The POCO F5 Pro’s screen stands out for its high definition and high brightness, potentially offering the best visual experience, closely followed by the Pixel 7 Pro and then the Galaxy A55 5G .

What configurations for photos, what autonomy and what connectivity?

In photography, the Google Pixel 7 Pro stands out with its high-resolution sensors: a 50-megapixel main one, a 48-megapixel ultra-wide-angle which also serves as a macro, and a 12-megapixel telephoto lens with 5x optical zoom. The POCO F5 Pro offers a 64-megapixel main sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro mode shooting module. The Samsung Galaxy A55 5G has a 50-megapixel main lens, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor, and a 5-megapixel macro lens. The Pixel 7 Pro takes the lead with its versatile telephoto lens and zoom capabilities, offering the best photographic versatility, especially for long-distance photo enthusiasts.

To function, the POCO F5 Pro is equipped with a 5160 mAh battery and supports a charging power of 67 watts, with an additional wireless charging capacity of 30 watts, but it does not offer reverse charging. The Google Pixel 7 Pro, with a 5,000 mAh battery, offers a more modest 30 watts of charging and 23 watts of wireless charging, but it includes reverse charging. The Samsung Galaxy A55 5G also offers a 5,000 mAh battery, with a supported charging of 25 watts, but without wireless or reverse charging options.

Finally, note that all models support 5G and offer advanced Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technologies. The Google Pixel 7 Pro has Wi-Fi 6E, one of the newest, and Bluetooth 5.3. The POCO F5 Pro and Samsung Galaxy A55 5G use Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2 for the former, 5.3 for the latter. In terms of durability, the Pixel 7 Pro is IP68 certified, the most water and dust resistant of the three, compared to POCO’s IP53 certification and IP67 for the Samsung. The fingerprint reader for everyone is placed under the screen, which is practical and ergonomic.