Sony Xperia 10 II vs Samsung Galaxy A42

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Display

Size:

6.0 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution:

2520 x 1080 pixels, 21:9 ratio, 457 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 266 PPI

Technology:

OLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

77.54 %
84.26 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 610
Adreno 619

RAM:

4GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB, available to use: 106 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

3600 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

12 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"
Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Telephoto, PDAF)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"
Aperture size: F2.2

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"
Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

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

Features:

EIS

Front:

8 MP (EIS, HDR)
20 MP (Autofocus)

Design

Dimensions:

6.18 x 2.72 x 0.32 inches (157 x 69 x 8.2 mm)
6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 inches (164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm)

Weight:

5.33 oz (151.0 g)
6.81 oz (193.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP65/68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, White
Prism Dot black, Prism Dot white, Prism Dot grey

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, Sub-6

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
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), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), 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:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
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; MIMO, 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, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC
NFC

Buyers information

Price:

€ 340

User Manual:

This is the official Sony Xperia 10 II User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A42 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

Download the Sony Xperia 10 II Manual as a PDF file.

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 24, 2020
Sep 02, 2020
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