Samsung Galaxy A42 5G vs realme 12 5G: Side by Side Specs Comparison

This is a side-by-side smartphone specs comparison of the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G and realme 12 5G.

The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G has a 6.6-inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 750 5G processor, quad cameras, 5G connectivity, and 5000mAh battery.

Meanwhile, the realme 12 5G has a 6.72-inch display, MediaTek Dimensity 6100+ (6 nm) processor, dual cameras, 5G connectivity, and 5000mAh battery.


Specs Samsung Galaxy A42 5G realme 12 5G
Picture Samsung Galaxy A42 5G
3.5/5 stars (241 ratings)
× realme 12 5G
3.2/5 stars (12 ratings)
Screen 6.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED Display (720 x 1600 Pixels, 266 ppi) with 20:9 Aspect Ratio and Infinity-U Notch 6.72-inch FHD+ IPS LCD Display (1080 x 2400 Pixels, 392 ppi) with 20:9 Aspect Ratio, 120Hz Refresh Rate, 950nits max brightness, and punch-hole
OS Android 10 with One UI Android 14 with realme UI 5.0
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 750 5G MediaTek Dimensity 6100+ (6 nm)
CPU Octa Core CPU
2x Kryo 570 @ 2.2GHz & 6x Kryo 570 @ 1.8GHz
Octa Core CPU
2x Cortex-A76 @ 2.2GHz & 6x Cortex-A55 @ 2.0GHz
GPU Adreno 619 Mali-G57 MC2
RAM 6 GB 8 GB
Rear Camera Quad Cameras:
48MP Main Camera (f/1.8 Aperture, PD Autofocus)
8MP Ultra-wide (f/2.2 Aperture, 123˚ FoV)
5MP Macro (f/2.4 Aperture)
5MP Depth Sensor
-LED Flash
-4K Video Recording and Night Mode
Dual Cameras:
108MP Main Camera (f/1.8 Aperture, Autofocus)
2MP Depth Sensor
-LED Flash
-Up to 1080p video recording
Front Camera 20 Megapixels (f/2.2 Aperture)
8 Megapixels (f/2.0 Aperture)
- Up to 1080p video recording
Storage 128GB 256GB
Expansion 1TB via microSD 1TB via microSD
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM) Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
Networks 5G, 4G LTE (with VoLTE), 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks 5G, 4G LTE (with VoLTE), 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band) Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (dual band)
NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.2
Position A-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo & BeiDou GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
USB OTG Yes Yes
USB USB Type-C USB Type-C
3.5mm Audio Jack Yes Yes
Audio Enhancement Dolby Atmos Hi-Res Audio, Stereo Speakers
FM Radio No No
Sensors Face Recognition & Fingerprint Sensor
Proximity Sensor & Ambient Light Sensor
Compass, Gyroscope & Accelerometer
Face Recognition & Fingerprint Sensor
Proximity Sensor & Ambient Light Sensor
Compass, Gyroscope & Accelerometer
Battery 5000 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non-removable)
15W Charging Rate
5000 mAh Li-ion Battery (Non-removable)
45W Fast Charging (SUPERVOOC, 50% in 30 minutes)
Material Glossy Plastic Glass front, Polycarboante back (IP54 dust and splash resistant)
Size 164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm 165.6 x 76.1 x 7.69 mm
Weight 193 g 188 g
Colors Prism Dot Black and Prism Dot Gray Twilight Purple, Woodland Green
Release Date December 4, 2020 April 25, 2024
Price 19,990.00 - Official Price in the Philippines 14,999.00 - Official Price in the Philippines
Buy Online Samsung Galaxy A42 5G on Lazada
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G on Shopee
realme 12 5G on Lazada
realme 12 5G on Shopee

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