Phone Comparison - Google Pixel 4a vs LG K42 vs Samsung Galaxy A32 5G

general General Info

Manufacturer Google LG Samsung
Announced 2020, August 03 September 2020 2021, January 13
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2020, August 20 Available - September 2020 Coming soon. Exp. release 2021, Februrary
Colors Just Black Gray Black; other colors
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm
(5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 in)
165 x 76.7 x 8.4 mm
(6.5 x 3.02 x 0.33 in)
164.2 x 76.1 x 9.1 mm
(6.46 x 3 x 0.36 in)
Weight 143 g (5.04 oz) 182 g (6.42 oz) 205 g (7.23 oz)
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) LTE (unspecified) LTE
Messaging
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor
- Fingerprint Sensor (side-mounted)
MIL-STD-810G compliant*
*does not guarantee ruggedness or use in extreme conditions
- Fingerprint Sensor (side-mounted)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 10.0 Android 10 Android 11
Processor Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver), Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730 (8 nm) Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm) Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55), MediaTek MT6853 Dimensity 720 5G (7 nm)
GPU Adreno 618 PowerVR GE8320 Mali-G57 MC3
RAM 6GB 64GB 3GB 8 GB
Internal Memory 128 GB N/A 128 GB
External Memory No microSDXC microSDXC (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Screen
Colors 16M colors 16M Colour 16M Colour
Size 5.81 inches 6.6 inches 6.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels (444 ppi) 720 x 1600 pixels (266 ppi) 1080 x 2400 pixels (405 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 82.76% 83.00% 81.59%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio - No Unspecified
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12.2 MP 13 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP
Flash LED Flash LED Flash No
Features 12.2 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
Auto-HDR, Panorama
13 MP, 27mm (wide), 1/3.1", 1.12µm, PDAF
5 MP, f/2.2, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/5.0", 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
panorama, HDR
48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 123˚, (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps; gyro-EIS 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 8 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/4", 1.12µm
HDR
1080p@30fps [Similar]
8 MP, f/2.0
1080p@30fps [Similar]
13 MP, (wide), 1/3.1", 1.12µm
1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Browser Yes Yes Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 128 GB, 6GB RAM (UFS 2.1) 64GB 3GB RAM 128 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 128 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSDXC microSDXC (dedicated slot)
USB OTG Supported Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor not present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor not present gyroscope sensor not present gyroscope sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 18W
Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 15W
Capacity 3140 mAh 4000 mAh 5000 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -