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

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

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced 2020, September 02 Not announced yet
Status Available. Released 2020, November 11 Rumored
Colors Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White, Prism Dot Gray Black; other colors
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 8.1 mm
(6.5 x 3.05 x 0.32 in)
Weight 193 g (6.81 oz) -
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Hybrid 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)
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 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

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 10, upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.1 Android 11, One UI 3.0
User Interface One UI 2.1 -
Processor Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570), Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G (8 nm) [Similar] -
GPU Adreno 619 [Similar] -
RAM 8 GB [Browse Similar] 128GB 8GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 128 GB N/A
External Memory microSDXC microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)

display Display

Type HD+ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Li-Po, Unspecified
Colors 16M Colour non-removable
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 no

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] 32 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash No
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
32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.8µm
HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@480fps 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 20 MP, f/2.2, 0.8µm
HDR
1080p@30fps [Similar]
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connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G 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 Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Browser 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 128GB 8GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSDXC microSDXC (uses shared SIM 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 not supported

battery Battery

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