Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A31 vs Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

Samsung Galaxy A31
samsung galaxy a31
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G
samsung galaxy a42 5g
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced 2020, March 24 2020, September 02
Status Coming Soon - April 2020 Available. Released 2020, November 11
Colors Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush Blue, Prism Crush Red, Prism Crush White Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White, Prism Dot Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 159.3 x 73.1 x 8.6 mm
(6.27 x 2.88 x 0.34 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) 193 g (6.81 oz)
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM), 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 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (unspecified) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41 - Europe
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
Messaging
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor (under display, optical)
- Fingerprint Sensor (under display, optical)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 10.0 Android 10, upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.1
User Interface One UI 2.0 One UI 2.1
Processor Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.7 GHz Cortex-A55), Mediatek MT6768 Helio P65 (12nm) [Similar] Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570), Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G (8 nm) [Similar]
GPU Mali-G52 MC2 [Similar] Adreno 619 [Similar]
RAM 6 GB [Browse Similar] 8 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 128 GB 128 GB
External Memory microSDXC microSDXC

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen HD+ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M Colour
Size 6.4 inches [Similar] 6.6 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels (411 ppi) 720 x 1600 pixels (266 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 85.01% 84.18%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP [Similar] 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features 48 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
5 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, 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 20 MP, f/2.2, 0.8µm
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, LTE-A HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
Bluetooth 5.0, 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 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Browser Yes Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 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 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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

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