Samsung Galaxy A41 vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy A42

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Display

Size:

6.1 inches
4.7 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 431 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels, 312 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 266 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

85.82 %
67.85 %
84.26 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

MediaTek Helio P65 MT6768
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A75 and Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Mali-G52 MC2
Mali-T830 MP2
Adreno 619

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
2GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 46.9 GB
16GB, available to use: 9.7 GB
128GB, available to use: 106 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3500 mAh
2350 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

48 MP (PDAF)
13 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.9
Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2

Third camera:

5 MP (Depth information)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

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

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

25 MP
8 MP
20 MP (Autofocus)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.90 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (149.9 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)
5.33 x 2.61 x 0.31 inches (135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm)
6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 inches (164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm)

Weight:

5.36 oz (152.0 g)
4.87 oz (138.0 g)
6.81 oz (193.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

Prism Crush black, Prism Crush white, Prism Crush blue, Prism Crush red
Black sky, Gold sand, Peach cloud, Blue mist
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), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 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+)
Bands 40(2300)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes
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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
4.2
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 2.0
Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging
Charging, Mass storage device
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 21, 2016
Apr 08, 2021

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA320F link
A3LSMA426U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.45 W/kg
1.11 W/kg

Body:

0.74 W/kg
1.25 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.94 W/kg
1.06 W/kg

Phablet:

3.81 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 340

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A41 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A42 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

Availability

Officially announced:

Apr 08, 2020
Jan 02, 2017
Sep 02, 2020
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