Samsung Galaxy A71 5G 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

88.38 %
 

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Samsung Exynos 980
Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 SM6350

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Arm Cortex-A77 and Arm Cortex A55, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 560, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU

Mali-G76 MP5
Adreno 619L

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB (UFS 2.1), available to use: 104.3 GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 1000 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

Charging

Fast charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed

Wired: 25.0W
 

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; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
 

Fourth camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
 

Video recording

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

Features

Hyperlapse, EIS
 

Front

32 MP (HDR)
20 MP (Autofocus)

Design

Dimensions

6.40 x 2.97 x 0.32 inches (162.5 x 75.5 x 8.1 mm)
 

Weight

6.53 oz (185.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
 

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
 

Biometrics

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

Keys

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

Colors

Prism Cube black, Prism Cube sliver, Prism Cube blue
Black, White, Grey

Cellular

5G

n41, n78, SA, NSA
SA, NSA

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 14(700 PS), 20(800 DD), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)
 

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Dolby Atmos
 

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, 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

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T3
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 04, 2020
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMA716U link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.69 W/kg
 

Body

1.11 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.16 W/kg
 

Phablet

3.93 W/kg
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 600
€ 369

In The Box

Download the Samsu​ng Galaxy A71 5G Manual as a PDF file.
 

Availability

Officially announced

Apr 08, 2020
Sep 02, 2020

Scheduled release

 
November 2020
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