Samsung Galaxy A71 vs Samsung Galaxy A42

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Display

Size

6.7 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution

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

Technology

Super AMOLED Plus
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

87.24 %
 

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 618
Adreno 619

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, available to use: 106.1 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

4500 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Fast charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera

64 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm
 

Third camera

5 MP (Macro)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 25 mm
 

Fourth camera

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

Specifications

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

Video recording

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

Features

EIS
 

Front

32 MP (HDR)
20 MP (Autofocus)

Design

Dimensions

6.44 x 2.99 x 0.30 inches (163.6 x 76 x 7.7 mm)
 

Weight

6.31 oz (179.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
 

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
 

Biometrics

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

Keys

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
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), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 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

Radio

FM
 

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

Other

NFC, ANT+
NFC

Buyers information

Price

 
€ 369

Availability

Officially announced

Dec 12, 2019
Sep 02, 2020

Scheduled release

 
November 2020
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