Samsung Galaxy A31 vs Samsung Galaxy A42

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Display

Size

6.4 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
411 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
399 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

84.88 %
 

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

MediaTek Helio P65 MT6768
Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 SM6350

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A75 and Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 560, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU

Mali-G52 MC2
Adreno 619L

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 46.2 GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed

Wired: 15.0W
 

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera

48 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
 

Third camera

5 MP (Macro)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
 

Fourth camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
 

Video recording

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

Front

20 MP
20 MP (Autofocus)

Design

Dimensions

6.27 x 2.88 x 0.34 inches (159.3 x 73.1 x 8.6 mm)
 

Weight

6.53 oz (185.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
 

Materials

Back: Plastic
 

Biometrics

In-screen fingerprint
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Prism Crush black, Prism Crush blue, Prism Crush red, Prism Crush white
Black, White, Grey

Cellular

5G

 
SA, NSA

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

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

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

Features

Charging, OTG
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC
NFC

Buyers information

Price

€ 300
€ 369

Availability

Officially announced

Mar 24, 2020
Sep 02, 2020

Scheduled release

 
November 2020
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