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Samsung Galaxy S21 FE vs Samsung Galaxy A52 vs Samsung Galaxy A42

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.5 inches
6.5 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution:

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

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Refresh rate:

120Hz
90Hz
60Hz

Screen-to-body:

86.77 %
84.79 %
84.26 %

Features:

HDR support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680 Prime, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 465, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 660
Adreno 618
Adreno 619

RAM:

8GB
6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB
128GB, available to use: 106 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC
microSDXC up to 1024 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

4370 mAh
4500 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W
Wired: 25.0W
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

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

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Third camera:

8 MP (Telephoto, OIS)
5 MP (Macro)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

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

Fourth camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features:

Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

32 MP
20 MP (Autofocus)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.13 x 2.93 x 0.31 inches (155.7 x 74.5 x 7.9 mm)
6.30 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm)
6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 inches (164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm)

Weight:

6.21 oz (176.0 g)
6.67 oz (189.0 g)
6.81 oz (193.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Prism Dot black, Prism Dot white, Prism Dot grey

Cellular

5G:

5G Ready
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), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 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)

LTE (TDD):

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)

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s
LTE-A, 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

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, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

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 (Wi-Fi 6); 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)
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, OTG
Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging

Location:

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

Other:

NFC
NFC
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 29, 2021
Apr 08, 2021

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG990U
A3LSMA426U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.77 W/kg
1.11 W/kg

Body:

0.90 W/kg
1.25 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.48 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.09 W/kg
1.06 W/kg

Phablet:

3.81 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 429
€ 340

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A42 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 17, 2021
Sep 02, 2020

Expected Announcement:

2022
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