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Brand

Brand Samsung
Aliases SM-A426B
Smartphones by Samsung

Release Date

Release dateOctober 2020, 6 months ago
State On Sale

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G prices

Versions and prices
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Global · 4GB · 128GB · SM-A426B $ 288
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Global · 8GB · 128GB · SM-A426B $ 319
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Global · 6GB · 128GB · SM-A426B $ 282
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Design & Materials of Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

Structure

Size
75.9 mm 164.4 mm 8.6 mm
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Weight 190 g
Usable surface 84 %
Materials Plastic
Colors
Black
White
Gray

Screen

Diagonal 6.6"
Type Amoled
Aspect Ratio 20:9
Resolution 720 x 1600 px HD+
Density 266 ppi Medium Density
Others
  • Water Drop Notch
  • Always-On Display
  • HDR10
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless
  • Infinity-U display

Performance & Hardware of Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

Processor

Model Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
CPU 2x Kryo 570 (CortexA77) 2.2 GHz + 6x Kryo 570 (CortexA55) 1.8GHz
Type Octa-Core
Nanometer 8 nm
Frequency 2.2 GHz
64 Bits Yes
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Graphics

GPU Qualcomm Adreno 619

RAM

RAM 4 GB
Type LPDDR4X RAM
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Antutu

Score
332.400 Antutu v8
Overall performance better than 86% of devices

Storage

Capacity 128 GB
Type --
SD Slot Yes , Slot for SD or second SIM card
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Security

Fingerprint Yes, in screen

Sensors

Fingerprint Yes
Proximity Yes
Light sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Compass Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Geomagnetic Yes
Others
Notifications LED --
Cooling system No
Gaming buttons No

Camera of Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

Quad rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution 48 Mpx
Sensor Samsung S5KGM2
Type ISOCELL
Aperture ƒ/ 1.8
ISO --
Pixel size 0.80 µm
Pixel Binning 1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size 1/2.25
2
Resolution
5 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K4HA
Type
Unknown
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
3
Resolution
5 Mpx
Sensor
GalaxyCore GC5035
Type
Unknown
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/5
4
Resolution
5 Mpx
Sensor
GalaxyCore GC5035
Type
Unknown
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/5
Flash LED
Optical Stabilisation No
Slow Motion Video Yes, 480 fps
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Quadruple camera
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
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Selfie

Resolution 20 Mpx
Sensor Hynix HI-2021
Type CMOS
Aperture ƒ/ 2.2
ISO --
Pixel size 1.00 µm
Pixel Binning 1-4 (2x2)
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Network compatibility

Connectivity of Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

Bands

5G n1 (2100), n3 (1800), n5 (850), n7 (2600), n8 (900), n28b (700), n28a (700), n40 (2300), n41 (2500), n78 (3500)
4G LTE B1 (2100), B2 (1900), B3 (1800), B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1), B5 (850), B7 (2600), B8 (900), B12 (700), B17 (700), B20 (800), B28b (700), B28a (700), B38 (TDD 2600), B40 (TDD 2300), B41 (TDD 2500)
3G B1 (2100), B2 (1900), B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F), B5 (850), B8 (900)
2G B2 (1900), B3 (1800), B5 (850), B8 (900)

SIM card

TypeDual SIM Dual Standby (Nano SIM + Nano SIM)

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Wi-Fi

Standards 802.11a , 802.11b , 802.11g , 802.11n , 802.11n 5GHz , 802.11ac
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 5.0
Profiles
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • HOGP

Navigation

Supports GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

USB

Charging Yes
Mass Storage Yes
USB On-The-Go (OTG) Yes
USB Type C Yes

SAR

European measurement 1.150 W/Kg on head, 1.330 W/Kg on body

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

What is the SAR of Samsung Galaxy A42 5G?
Others
NFC
Yes
Audio Jack
Yes
Radio FM
Yes
Computer sync
Yes
OTA sync
Yes
Tethering.
Yes
VoLTE
Yes
ANT+
Yes

Battery of Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

Capacity
5000 mAh
Type Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes , 15.0W
Others
  • Non-removable

Software of Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

Software

Operating System Android 10 Q
Android 10
Google Services (official) Yes
Widevine L1 Yes
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User reviews about the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

Overall satisfaction
Not enough opinions
1 opinion
  • Screen6.3
  • Performance7.0
  • Camera7.0
  • Connectivity7.0
  • Battery7.0
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Questions · FAQ

Frequently asked questions about the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G.

What are the features of the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G?

These are the main features and specifications of the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G:

  • Screen: 6.6" Amoled
  • Resolution: 720 x 1600 px · HD+
  • RAM: 4GB - 8GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G

What is the price of Samsung Galaxy A42 5G?

The price of the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G in United States varies between 282$ and 319$ depending on the specific version and its features. Below you can see the current prices for the different Samsung Galaxy A42 5G versions:

  • Samsung Galaxy A42 5G - Global · 4GB · 128GB · SM-A426B: $ 288
  • Samsung Galaxy A42 5G - Global · 8GB · 128GB · SM-A426B: $ 319
  • Samsung Galaxy A42 5G - Global · 6GB · 128GB · SM-A426B: $ 282

How long does the battery of the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G last?

The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G battery has a capacity of 5000 mAh.

In which colours is the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G available?

The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G is available in 3 colours: black, white and gray.

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Ki Price/Quality
Score
  • 6.5 Design & Materials
  • 7.4 Performance & Hardware
  • 7.3 Camera
  • 8.6 Connectivity
  • 8.4 Battery
What is a Ki score?
Ki is an automatic score based on the specifications and prices of devices. It is calculated using over 200 variables to rank smartphones, tablets and other devices from best to worst.
How do we calculate the Ki?

In this case, to determine the score we evaluate 5 general aspects:

  • Design and screen
  • Hardware and performance
  • Camera
  • Connectivity
  • Battery

Once these 5 factors have been rated, we introduce the price variable. This means that any two devices with the same ratings get a different Ki score for quality vs price.

Even a device objectively worse than another may have a higher Ki score if it has a better price.

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