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Samsung Galaxy A42 vs Samsung Galaxy Note10+ vs Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.6 inches
6.8 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 266 PPI
3040 x 1440 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 498 PPI
2636 x 1080 pixels, 22:9 ratio, 425 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Refresh rate:

60Hz
60Hz
120Hz

Screen-to-body:

84.26 %
90.74 %
84.79 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Folding inside the device, HDR support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Front cover display:

1.9 inches, 260 x 512 pixels, AMOLED

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225 (8 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150 (7 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5 nm)

Processor:

Octa-core, 2x 2.2GHz Kryo 570 + 6x 1.8GHz Kryo 570, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1x 2.84GHz Kryo 680 + 3x 2.42GHz Kryo 680 + 4x 1.80GHz Kryo 680, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 619
Adreno 640
Adreno 660

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB, available to use: 106 GB
256GB (UFS 3.0), available to use: 223.5 GB
128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
4300 mAh
3300 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Fast charging, Qi wireless charging, Reverse charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W
Wired: 45.0W; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 10.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Quad camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

48 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.1; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Macro)
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Depth information)
0.3 MP VGA (ToF 3D depth sensing)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
Yes

Features:

OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS

Front:

20 MP (Autofocus)
10 MP (Autofocus, HDR)
10 MP

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 inches (164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm)
6.39 x 3.04 x 0.31 inches (162.3 x 77.2 x 7.9 mm)
6.54 x 2.84 x 0.27 inches (166 x 72.2 x 6.9 mm)

Folded:

(72.2 x 86.4 x 15.9 mm)

Weight:

6.81 oz (193.0 g)
6.91 oz (196.0 g)
6.46 oz (183.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Yes; IPX8

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Prism Dot black, Prism Dot white, Prism Dot grey
Aura glow, Aura white, Aura blue
Phantom Black, Cream, Lavender

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, Sub-6
n2, n5, n25, n41, n66, n71, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

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), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 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), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
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 Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD
aptX, aptX-HD

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
5.1

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

USB:

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

Features:

Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Charging, OTG

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC
NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 08, 2021
Jul 19, 2019
Jun 23, 2021

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA426U
A3LSMN975U
A3LSMF711U

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.11 W/kg
0.19 W/kg
1.05 W/kg

Body:

1.25 W/kg
1.14 W/kg
1.08 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.06 W/kg
1.34 W/kg
1.21 W/kg

Phablet:

3.81 W/kg
3.98 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 340
$ 1100

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

USB cable, OTG adapter, Travel adapter, Ejector tool, S Pen tips and tweezers, Extra earbuds, USB-C AKG headset, Terms and Conditions, Quick Reference guide and User manual

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 02, 2020
Aug 07, 2019
Aug 11, 2021
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