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

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

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced 2020, September 23 2020, September 02
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2020, October 02 Available. Released 2020, November 11
Colors Dark Blue, Red, White, Peach, Mint, Violet Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White, Prism Dot Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 159.8 x 74.5 x 8.4 mm
(6.29 x 2.93 x 0.33 in)
164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm
(6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 190 g (6.7 oz) 193 g (6.81 oz)
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM), Hybrid 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 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 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, ultrasonic)
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 Android 10, upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.1
User Interface One UI 2.0 One UI 2.1
Processor Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 585), Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+) [Similar] Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570), Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G (8 nm) [Similar]
GPU Adreno 650 [Similar] Adreno 619 [Similar]
RAM 8 GB [Browse Similar] 8 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 256 GB 128 GB
External Memory microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot) microSDXC

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Corning Gorilla Glass
HDR10+
Always-on display
120Hz refresh rate
HD+ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M Colour
Size 6.5 inches [Similar] 6.6 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels (405 ppi) 720 x 1600 pixels (266 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 85.64% 84.18%
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 12 MP + 8 MP + 12 MP [Similar] 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
8 MP, (telephoto), PDAF, 3x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1.4µm
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 4K, 1080p, gyro-EIS 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@480fps
Front Camera 32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide)
HDR
4K, 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 (CA) 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 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go 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 256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM 128 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 128 GB, 4 GB RAM UFS 2.1
Expandable Storage microSDXC (uses shared SIM 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
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
Fast wireless charging 15W
Reverse wireless charging 4.5W USB
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 15W
Capacity 4500 mAh 5000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -