Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A42 5G vs Samsung Galaxy A72

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G
samsung galaxy a42 5g
Samsung Galaxy A72
samsung galaxy a72
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced 2020, September 02 2021, March 17
Status Available. Released 2020, November 11 Coming soon. Exp. release 2021, March 26
Colors Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White, Prism Dot Gray Awesome Black, Awesome White, Awesome Violet, Awesome Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm
(6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
165 x 77.4 x 8.4 mm
(6.5 x 3.05 x 0.33 in)
Weight 193 g (6.81 oz) 203 g (7.16 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 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network 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
LTE
Messaging
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor (under display, optical)
- Fingerprint Sensor (under display, optical)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 10, upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.1 Android 11
User Interface One UI 2.1 One UI 3.0
Processor Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570), Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G (8 nm) [Similar] Octa-core (2x2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver), Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm) [Similar]
GPU Adreno 619 [Similar] Adreno 618 [Similar]
RAM 8 GB [Browse Similar] 8 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 128 GB 128 GB
External Memory microSDXC microSDXC (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type HD+ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen FHD+ Super AMOLED Screen
90Hz Refresh Rate
800 nits (peak)
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M Colour 16M Colour
Size 6.6 inches [Similar] 6.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels (266 ppi) 1080 x 2400 pixels (393 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 84.18% 84.78%
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 + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP [Similar] 64 MP + 8 MP + 12 MP + 2 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED flash
Features 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
64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), PDAF, OIS
8 MP, f/2.4, (telephoto), PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide)
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
panorama, HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@480fps 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/120fps; gyro-EIS
Front Camera 20 MP, f/2.2, 0.8µm
HDR
1080p@30fps [Similar]
32 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 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
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 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Browser Yes Yes

memory User Memory

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 15W
Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 25W
Capacity 5000 mAh 5000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -