CAT S42 vs Samsung Galaxy XCover 5

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Display

Size:

5.5 inches
5.3 inches

Resolution:

1440 x 720 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 293 PPI
1480 x 720 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 311 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
LCD

Screen-to-body:

62.99 %
67.68 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

MediaTek Helio A20
Samsung Exynos 850 S5E3830

Processor:

Quad-core, 1800 MHz, Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

PowerVR GE8300
Mali-G52 MP1

RAM:

3GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
64GB, available to use: 46.8 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10)
Android (11)

Battery

Capacity:

4200 mAh
3000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
User replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

13 MP (PDAF)
16 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.8

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Front:

5 MP
5 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.34 x 3.03 x 0.50 inches (161 x 77 x 12.7 mm)
5.79 x 2.82 x 0.36 inches (147.1 x 71.6 x 9.2 mm)

Weight:

7.76 oz (220.0 g)
6.07 oz (172.0 g)

Resistance:

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

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Other; Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black

Cellular

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), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 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, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

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, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, OTG
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 24, 2020
Jan 27, 2021

FCC ID value:

ZL5S42 link
A3LSMG525F

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.07 W/kg
0.76 W/kg

Body:

1.06 W/kg
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg
1.05 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.10 W/kg
0.82 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 329

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 09, 2020
Mar 04, 2021
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