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Samsung Galaxy A71 vs Samsung Galaxy A42 vs Samsung Galaxy A72

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.7 inches
6.6 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 266 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED Plus
Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Refresh rate:

60Hz
60Hz
90Hz

Screen-to-body:

87.24 %
84.26 %
84.74 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125

Processor:

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 465, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 618
Adreno 619
Adreno 618

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
6GB

Internal storage:

128GB, available to use: 106.1 GB
128GB, available to use: 106 GB
128GB (UFS)

Storage expansion:

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

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI
Android (11), One UI 3.0 UI

Battery

Capacity:

4500 mAh
5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Fast charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W
Wired: 25.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; 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:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm
Aperture size: F2.2
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.0 μm

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 25 mm
Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

EIS
Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

32 MP (HDR)
20 MP (Autofocus)
32 MP

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.44 x 2.99 x 0.30 inches (163.6 x 76 x 7.7 mm)
6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 inches (164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm)
6.50 x 3.05 x (165 x 77.4 x 8.4 mm)

Weight:

6.31 oz (179.0 g)
6.81 oz (193.0 g)
7.16 oz (203.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Materials & Colors:

Black, Blue, White, Violet

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, 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:

Prism Crush black, Prism Crush white, Prism Crush pink, Prism Crush blue
Prism Dot black, Prism Dot white, Prism Dot grey

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, Sub-6

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
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), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

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, 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:

Yes
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:

Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

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, 802.1x; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, OTG
Charging
Charging, OTG

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, 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, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC
NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 08, 2021
Jan 26, 2021

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA426U
A3LSMA725M

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.11 W/kg
0.29 W/kg

Body:

1.25 W/kg
0.30 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.06 W/kg
0.59 W/kg

Phablet:

3.81 W/kg

EU SAR:

Head:

0.23 W/kg

Body:

1.17 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 340
€ 449

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A71 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:

Dec 12, 2019
Sep 02, 2020
Mar 17, 2021
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