Google Pixel 4 vs Samsung Galaxy A52 vs Samsung Galaxy A42

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

5.7 inches
6.5 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution:

2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 443 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 266 PPI

Technology:

OLED
Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

77.32 %
84.79 %
84.26 %

Features:

90Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 640
Adreno 619
Adreno 619

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, not expandable
128GB
128GB, available to use: 106 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1024 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

2800 mAh
4500 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
64 MP (OIS, Autofocus)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 45 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2

Third camera:

5 MP (Macro)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

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

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Depth information)
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features:

OIS, Time-lapse video, EIS
Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

8 MP (Dual-Camera, Time-of-Flight (ToF))
32 MP
20 MP (Autofocus)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.79 x 2.71 x 0.32 inches (147.1 x 68.8 x 8.2 mm)
6.30 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm)
6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 inches (164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm)

Weight:

5.71 oz (162.0 g)
6.67 oz (189.0 g)
6.81 oz (193.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
In-screen fingerprint

Keys:

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

Colors:

Just black, Clearly white, Oh so orange
Prism Dot black, Prism Dot white, Prism Dot grey

Cellular

5G:

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

LTE (FDD):

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), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 32(1500 L-band)
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), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 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
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes
Shared with microSD
Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
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:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC
NFC
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 03, 2019
Mar 17, 2014
Apr 08, 2021

FCC ID value:

A4RG020I
A3LSMA526U
A3LSMA426U

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.20 W/kg
0.74 W/kg
1.11 W/kg

Body:

1.34 W/kg
0.53 W/kg
1.25 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.51 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.01 W/kg
0.72 W/kg
1.06 W/kg

Phablet:

3.81 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 799
€ 429
€ 340

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A42 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

18W USB-C power adapter, 1m USB-C to USB-C cable, Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 15, 2019
Mar 17, 2021
Sep 02, 2020
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