Phone Comparison - Realme 8 5G vs Samsung Galaxy M42 5G

Realme 8 5G
realme 8 5g
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G
samsung galaxy m42 5g
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general General Info

Manufacturer Realme Samsung
Announced 2021, April 22 2021, April 28
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2021, May Coming soon. Exp. release 2021, May 01
Price - Rs. 21,999 ($0.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Supersonic Blue, Supersonic Black Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White, Prism Dot Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.5 mm
(6.4 x 2.94 x 0.33 in)
164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm
(6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 185 g (6.53 oz) 190 g (6.7 oz)
SIM Type 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 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66 LTE
Messaging
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor (side-mounted)
- Fingerprint Sensor (under display, optical)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 11 Android 11
User Interface Realme UI 2.0 One UI 3.1
Processor Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55), MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G (7 nm) [Similar] Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570), Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G (8 nm) [Similar]
GPU Mali-G57 MC2 [Similar] Adreno 619 [Similar]
RAM 8 GB [Browse Similar] 8 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 128 GB 128 GB
External Memory microSDXC (dedicated slot) microSDXC

display Display

Type FHD+ IPS LCD Screen
90Hz Refresh Rate
480 nits (typ), 600 nits
HD+ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M Colour
Size 6.5 inches [Similar] 6.6 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels (405 ppi) 720 x 1600 pixels (266 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 83.88% 84.18%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Unspecified Unspecified
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP [Similar] 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features 48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), PDAF
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
HDR, Panorama
48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
Panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@480fps
Front Camera 16 MP, f/2.1, 26mm (wide)
HDR
1080p@30fps [Similar]
20 MP, f/2.2, 0.8µm
HDR
1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

Internal 128 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 4 GB RAM UFS 2.1 128 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 128 GB, 4 GB RAM UFS 2.1
Expandable Storage microSDXC (dedicated slot) microSDXC
USB OTG Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

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