Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

Samsung Galaxy S8+
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced March 2017 2020, September 02
Status Available - April 2017 Available. Released 2020, November 11
Price Rs. 64,900 ($845.00) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White, Prism Dot Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm
(6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm
(6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 173 g (6.1 oz) 193 g (6.81 oz)
SIM Type Dual-SIM 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) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 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 IP68 certified - Fingerprint Sensor (under display, optical)
Notification LED Yes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) Android 10, upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.1
User Interface - One UI 2.1
Processor Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) / Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835/ Exynos 8895 Octa [Similar] Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570), Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G (8 nm) [Similar]
GPU Adreno 540 [Similar] Adreno 619 [Similar]
RAM 4/6 GB [Browse Similar] 8 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 64/128 GB 128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSDXC

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5 HD+ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M Colour
Size 6.2 inches [Similar] 6.6 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels (531 ppi) 720 x 1600 pixels (266 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 83.31% 84.18%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No Unspecified
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP [Similar] 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED Flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7 aperture, OIS, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile 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@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@480fps
Front Camera 8 MP, AF [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, LTE, VoLTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX 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 v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 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 64/128 GB, 4/6 GB RAM 128 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 128 GB, 4 GB RAM UFS 2.1
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 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
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-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 15W
Capacity 3500 mAh 5000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -