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Samsung Galaxy Note10 vs Samsung Galaxy A42 vs Samsung Galaxy A52

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.3 inches
6.6 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 400 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 266 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Refresh rate:

60Hz
90Hz

Screen-to-body:

91.34 %
84.26 %
84.79 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 640
Adreno 619
Adreno 619

RAM:

8GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

256GB (UFS 3.0), available to use: 223.4 GB, not expandable
128GB, available to use: 106 GB
128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

3500 mAh
5000 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 12.0W
Wired: 15.0W
Wired: 25.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Specifications:

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
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 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) (60 fps)

Features:

OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS
Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

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

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.94 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (151 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm)
6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 inches (164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm)
6.30 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm)

Weight:

5.89 oz (167.0 g)
6.81 oz (193.0 g)
6.67 oz (189.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint
In-screen fingerprint
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Aura glow, Aura white, Aura black
Prism Dot black, Prism Dot white, Prism Dot grey

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, Sub-6
n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n41, n66, n78

LTE (FDD):

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), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 32(1500 L-band)

LTE (TDD):

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
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:

Shared with microSD
Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

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

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
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, dual-band; MIMO, 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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 22, 2019
Apr 08, 2021
Mar 17, 2014

FCC ID value:

A3LSMN970U
A3LSMA426U
A3LSMA526U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.30 W/kg
1.11 W/kg
0.74 W/kg

Body:

0.95 W/kg
1.25 W/kg
0.53 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

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

Wireless Router:

1.02 W/kg
1.06 W/kg
0.72 W/kg

Phablet:

3.96 W/kg
3.81 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 950
€ 340
€ 429

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:

Aug 07, 2019
Sep 02, 2020
Mar 17, 2021
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