Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S20 5G vs Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
samsung galaxy s20 5g
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G
samsung galaxy a42 5g
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced 2020, February 11 2020, September 02
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2020, March 6 Available. Released 2020, November 11
Colors Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cloud Pink Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White, Prism Dot Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.7 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm
(5.97 x 2.72 x 0.31 in)
164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm
(6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 163 g (5.75 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)
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
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), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 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
Messaging
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor(In-display)
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
- 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 (2x2.73 GHz Mongoose M5 & 2x2.60 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) - Global
Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 585) - USA, Exynos 990 (7 nm+) - Global
Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+) - USA [Similar]
Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570), Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G (8 nm) [Similar]
GPU Mali-G77 MP11 - Global
Adreno 650 - USA [Similar]
Adreno 619 [Similar]
RAM 12 GB [Browse Similar] 8 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 128 GB 128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 1 TB microSDXC

display Display

Type Dynamic AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
HDR10+
Always-on display
120Hz
HD+ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M Colour
Size 6.2 inches [Similar] 6.6 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1440 x 3200 pixels (566 ppi) 720 x 1600 pixels (266 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 88.53% 84.18%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack no yes
Radio FM radio (USA & Canada only) Unspecified
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 64 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP [Similar] 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features 12 MP, (wide), Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
64 MP, (telephoto), PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
12 MP, (ultrawide), 1/1.26", 0.7µm, AF, Super Steady video
TOF 3D camera
auto-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 3240p@30fps, 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, dual-video rec., stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@480fps
Front Camera 10 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/3", 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
Dual video call, Auto-HDR
2160p@30fps, 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 (7CA) Cat20 2000/150 Mbps; 5G (2+ Gbps DL) HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB 3.2, 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 128 GB, 12 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 1 TB 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
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor present barometer sensor not present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 25W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W
Power bank/Reverse wireless charging 9W
Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 15W
Capacity 4000 mAh 5000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -