Motorola Moto Z4 vs Samsung Galaxy A42 vs Samsung Galaxy A52

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Display

Size:

6.4 inches
6.6 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 403 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 266 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI

Technology:

OLED
Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

84.67 %
84.26 %
84.79 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 460, 64-bit, 11 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 612
Adreno 619
Adreno 619

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB, available to use: 106 GB
128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI
Android (11), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3600 mAh
5000 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Motorola TurboPower
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W
Wired: 25.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

48 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)
64 MP (OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Macro)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

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

Fourth camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

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

Features:

Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing
Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

25 MP
20 MP (Autofocus)
32 MP

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.22 x 2.95 x 0.29 inches (158 x 75 x 7.35 mm)
6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 inches (164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm)
6.30 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm)

Weight:

5.82 oz (165.0 g)
6.81 oz (193.0 g)
6.67 oz (189.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Splash
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gray, White
Prism Dot black, Prism Dot white, Prism Dot grey

Cellular

5G:

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

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 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), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 32(1500 L-band)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
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, HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A, 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:

Shared with microSD
Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

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; 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, OTG, Video out, Mass storage device
Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

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

Other:

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 08, 2021
Mar 17, 2014

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA426U
A3LSMA526U

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.11 W/kg
0.74 W/kg

Body:

1.25 W/kg
0.53 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.51 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.06 W/kg
0.72 W/kg

Phablet:

3.81 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 500
€ 340
€ 429

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

TurboPower charger, USB-C cable, guides

Availability

Officially announced:

May 30, 2019
Sep 02, 2020
Mar 17, 2021
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