Samsung Galaxy M31s vs Samsung Galaxy A42

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Display

Size

6.5 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
396 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
399 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

86.62 %
 

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Samsung Exynos 9611
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225

Processor

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Arm Cortex-A73 and Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU

Mali-G72 MP3
Adreno 619

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, available to use: 106.4 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

6000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging, Reverse 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; 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
 

Third camera

5 MP (Macro)
5 MP (Macro)

Fourth camera

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

Video recording

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

Features

Hyperlapse
 

Front

32 MP
20 MP (Autofocus)

Design

Dimensions

6.27 x 2.93 x 0.37 inches (159.3 x 74.4 x 9.3 mm)
 

Weight

7.16 oz (203.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Mirage black, Mirage 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), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 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

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, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

 
NFC

Buyers information

Price

 
€ 369

Availability

Officially announced

Jul 30, 2020
Sep 02, 2020

Scheduled release

 
November 2020
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