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CAT S42 vs Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs Samsung Galaxy A52

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

5.5 inches
6.5 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

1440 x 720 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 293 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Refresh rate:

120Hz
90Hz

Screen-to-body:

62.99 %
85.79 %
84.79 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

MediaTek Helio A20
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225

Processor:

Quad-core, 1800 MHz, Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

PowerVR GE8300
Adreno 650
Adreno 619

RAM:

3GB
6GB LPDDR5
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
128GB (UFS 3.1), available to use: 103.4 GB
128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10)
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI
Android (11), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

4200 mAh
4500 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Fast charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 25.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

13 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
64 MP (OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 76 mm; Sensor size: 1/4.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features:

EIS
Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

5 MP
32 MP (EIS, HDR)
32 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.34 x 3.03 x 0.50 inches (161 x 77 x 12.7 mm)
6.29 x 2.93 x 0.33 inches (159.8 x 74.5 x 8.4 mm)
6.30 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm)

Weight:

7.76 oz (220.0 g)
6.70 oz (190.0 g)
6.67 oz (189.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature, Humidity; IP68; MIL-STD-810 certified
Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

In-screen fingerprint
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Cloud red, Cloud orange, Cloud lavender, Cloud mint, Cloud navy, Cloud white

Cellular

5G:

SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n41, n66, n78

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 32(1500 L-band)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes
Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, OTG
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

NFC
NFC
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M4, T3
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 24, 2020
Sep 17, 2020
Mar 17, 2014

FCC ID value:

ZL5S42
A3LSMG781U
A3LSMA526U

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.07 W/kg
0.32 W/kg
0.74 W/kg

Body:

1.06 W/kg
0.82 W/kg
0.53 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg
1.60 W/kg
1.51 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.10 W/kg
1.01 W/kg
0.72 W/kg

Phablet:

3.43 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 329
$ 699
€ 429

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy S20 FE User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 09, 2020
Sep 23, 2020
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