Samsung Galaxy A42 5G vs Samsung Galaxy A55 5G: Side by Side Specs Comparison

This is a side-by-side smartphone specs comparison of the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G and Samsung Galaxy A55 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 Samsung Galaxy A55 5G has a 6.6-inch display, Exynos 1480 processor, triple cameras, 5G connectivity, and 5000mAh battery.


Specs Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Samsung Galaxy A55 5G
Picture Samsung Galaxy A42 5G
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× Samsung Galaxy A55 5G
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Screen 6.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED Display (720 x 1600 Pixels, 266 ppi) with 20:9 Aspect Ratio and Infinity-U Notch 6.6-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Display (1080 x 2340 Pixels, 390 ppi) with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, 19.5:9 Aspect Ratio, 120Hz Refresh Rate, HDR10+, and punch-hole
OS Android 10 with One UI Android 14 with One UI 6.1
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 750 5G Exynos 1480
CPU Octa Core CPU
2x Kryo 570 @ 2.2GHz & 6x Kryo 570 @ 1.8GHz
Octa Core CPU
4x Cortex-A78 @ 2.7GHz & 4x Cortex-A55 @ 2.0GHz
GPU Adreno 619 Xclipse 530
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
Triple Cameras:
50MP Main Camera (f/1.8 Aperture, Autofocus, OIS)
12MP Ultra-wide (f/2.2 Aperture, 123˚ FoV)
5MP Macro (f/2.4 Aperture)
-LED Flash
-Up to 4K video recording, EIS
Front Camera 20 Megapixels (f/2.2 Aperture)
32 Megapixels (f/2.2 Aperture)
- Up to 4K 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/6
NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.3
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 No
Audio Enhancement Dolby Atmos Stereo Dual Speakers
FM Radio No No
Sensors Face Recognition & Fingerprint Sensor
Proximity Sensor & Ambient Light Sensor
Compass, Gyroscope & Accelerometer
Face Recognition & Fingerprint Sensor
Barometer, 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)
25W Fast Charging
Material Glossy Plastic Glass front and back with Aluminum frame (IP67 dust and water resistant)
Size 164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm 161.1 x 77.4 x 8.2 mm
Weight 193 g 213 g
Colors Prism Dot Black and Prism Dot Gray Awesome Navy, Awesome Iceblue, Awesoem Lilac
Release Date December 4, 2020 March 11, 2024
Price 19,990.00 - Official Price in the Philippines 24,990.00 - Official Price in the Philippines
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