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Huawei P Smart (2019) vs Samsung Galaxy A42

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

Display

Size:

6.2 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution:

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 415 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 266 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

83.10 %
84.26 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

HiSilicon Kirin 710
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225

Processor:

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Mali-G51 MP4
Adreno 619

RAM:

3GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
128GB, available to use: 106 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3400 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

13 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

2 MP (Depth information)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2

Third camera:

5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

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

Features:

Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP
20 MP (Autofocus)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.11 x 2.89 x 0.31 inches (155.2 x 73.4 x 7.95 mm)
6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 inches (164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm)

Weight:

5.64 oz (160.0 g)
6.81 oz (193.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Blue
Prism Dot black, Prism Dot white, Prism Dot grey

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, Sub-6

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
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), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

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

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Buyers information

Price:

€ 340

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

Headset, Charger, USB cable, Quick Start Guide, Eject tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Dec 28, 2018
Sep 02, 2020
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