Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge vs Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
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Samsung Galaxy A42 5G
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced February 2016 2020, September 02
Status Available - March 2016 Available. Released 2020, November 11
Price Rs. 50,900 ($748.53) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors Various Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White, Prism Dot Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm
(5.94 x 2.86 x 0.3 in)
164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm
(6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 157 g (5.54 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 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 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 SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Heart rate sensor
- Fingerprint sensor
- IP68 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- Fingerprint Sensor (under display, optical)
Notification LED Yes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android 10, upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.1
User Interface - One UI 2.1
Processor Quad-core (2x 2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo)/ Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) , Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8 Octa 8890 [Similar] Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570), Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G (8 nm) [Similar]
GPU Adreno 530/ Mali-T880 MP12 [Similar] Adreno 619 [Similar]
RAM 4 GB [Browse Similar] 8 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 128 GB
External Memory microSD upto 256GB microSDXC

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Curved Edge Screen, Always-on display HD+ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M Colour
Size 5.5 inches [Similar] 6.6 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (534 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1600 pixels (266 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 76.13% 84.18%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels [Similar] 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, Dual Pixel, f/1.7, 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1 µm Pixel Size, Smart Optical Image Stablization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, 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 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@480fps
Front Camera 5 MP, f/1.7, Dual Video Call, Auto HDR [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 Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X 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 microUSB v2.0, USB Host 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Browser HTML5 Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 4 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 upto 256GB 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
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor present heart rate sensor not present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 15W
Capacity 3600 mAh 5000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -