Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
samsung galaxy a9 (2018)
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G
samsung galaxy a42 5g
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2018 2020, September 02
Status Available Available. Released 2020, November 11
Price Rs. 30,999 ($0.00) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White, Prism Dot Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm
(6.4 x 3.03 x 0.31 in)
164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm
(6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 183 g (6.46 oz) 193 g (6.81 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 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 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), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) 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
SAR EU 0.35 W/kg (head)
1.59 W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
Messaging
Build Features Fingerprint Sensor
Samsung Pay
- Fingerprint Sensor (under display, optical)
Notification LED Yes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 8.0 (Oreo), planned upgrade to Android 9.0 (Pie) Android 10, upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.1
User Interface - One UI 2.1
Processor Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260), Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) [Similar] Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570), Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G (8 nm) [Similar]
GPU Adreno 512 [Similar] Adreno 619 [Similar]
RAM 6/8 GB [Browse Similar] 8 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 64/128 GB 128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot) microSDXC

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen HD+ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M Colour
Size 6.3 inches [Similar] 6.6 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 2220 pixels (392 ppi) 720 x 1600 pixels (266 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 80.45% 84.18%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 24 MP + 8 MP + 10 MP + 5 MP [Similar] 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features 24 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.9µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.4, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm
10 MP f/2.4, 52mm, (telephoto), 1/3.9", 1.0µm, 2x optical zoom
5 MP, f/2.2, 24mm (wide), 1/5.0", 1.12µm, depth sensor
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 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@480fps
Front Camera 24 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.9µm
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 (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps 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 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Browser Yes Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 64/128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM 128 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 128 GB, 4 GB RAM UFS 2.1
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 512 GB (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 supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 15W
Capacity 3800 mAh 5000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -