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Samsung Galaxy A42 vs LG V60 ThinQ

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

Display

Size:

6.6 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 266 PPI
2460 x 1080 pixels, 20.5:9 ratio, 395 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
OLED

Refresh rate:

60Hz

Screen-to-body:

84.26 %
83.39 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor:

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 619
Adreno 650

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB, available to use: 106 GB
128GB, available to use: 99 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
13 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Macro)
HQVGA (240x160) (ToF 3D depth sensing)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F1.4; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD), 3840x2160 (4K UHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD)

Features:

HDR

Front:

20 MP (Autofocus)
10 MP

Design

Dimensions:

6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 inches (164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm)
6.67 x 3.06 x 0.35 inches (169.4 x 77.7 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

6.81 oz (193.0 g)
7.72 oz (219.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics:

In-screen fingerprint
In-screen fingerprint

Keys:

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

Colors:

Prism Dot black, Prism Dot white, Prism Dot grey
White, Blue

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, Sub-6
n2, n41, n66, n71, Sub-6

LTE (FDD):

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), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

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:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

32-Bit DAC

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.1

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

Charging
Charging, OTG

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 08, 2021
Jun 08, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA426U
ZNFV600AM

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.11 W/kg
0.21 W/kg

Body:

1.25 W/kg
0.88 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.06 W/kg
0.93 W/kg

Phablet:

3.81 W/kg

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:

AC adapter (charger), USB C cable, SIM Tray Eject Tool, Quick Start Guide

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 02, 2020
Feb 26, 2020
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