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Samsung Galaxy M31 vs Samsung Galaxy M42 5G

Summary
84%
86%
Display

6.4" (16.26 cm)

1080x2340 px, 403 PPI

6.6" (16.76 cm)

720x1600 px, 266 PPI

Camera

64 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

32 MP(Front)

48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

20 MP(Front)

Battery

6000 mAh

48 h talktime (4G)

5000 mAh

36 h talktime (4G)

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

2.2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

128 GB

1 TB (Expandable)

Expert Rating

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User Rating

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4.3/5 based on 228,481 ratings

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4.1/5 based on 6,222 ratings

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General
Launch Date

March 4, 2020 (Official)

May 1, 2021 (Official)

Operating System

Android v10 (Q)

Android v11

Custom UI

Samsung One UI

Samsung One UI

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Fingerprint Sensor

Quick Charging

, Fast, 15W

, Fast, 15W

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611

Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G

CPU

Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core, Kryo 570 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 570)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Fabrication

10 nm

8 nm

Graphics

Mali-G72 MP3

Adreno 619

RAM

6 GB

6 GB

RAM Type

LPDDR4X

LPDDR4X

Display
Very Good
Good
Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Size

6.4 " (16.26 cm)

6.6 " (16.76 cm)

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels

720 x 1600 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9

20:9

Pixel Density

403 ppi

266 ppi

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

83.92 %

84.28 %

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v3,

Bezel-less display

with notch

with notch

Touch Screen

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Refresh Rate

60 Hz

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 159.2 mm
Width: 75.1 mm
Thickness: 8.9 mm

Height: 164.4 mm
Width: 75.9 mm
Thickness: 8.6 mm

Weight

191 grams

193 grams

Build Material

Back: Plastic

Colours

Black, Blue

Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot Gray

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Quad

Quad

Resolution

64 MP f/1.8 (upto 8x Digital Zoom) Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 1.7" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(12 mm focal length, 4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)5 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera(25 mm focal length, 5.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)5 MP f/2.2, Depth Camera

48 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle Primary Camera(2" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
5 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera
5 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera

Sensor

ISOCELL Plus

ISOCELL Plus

Autofocus

, Phase Detection autofocus

OIS

No

No

Flash

, LED Flash

, LED Flash

Image Resolution

9000 x 7000 Pixels

8000 x 6000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

8 x Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps
1920x1080 @ 30 fps
1280x720 @ 240 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

32 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 2.8" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)

20 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle Primary Camera

Sensor

Exmor RS

Autofocus

No

No

Flash

No

No

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Excellent
Excellent
Capacity

6000 mAh

5000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

Removable

No

No

TalkTime

Up to 48 Hours(4G)

Up to 36 Hours(4G)

Quick Charging

, Fast, 15W

, Fast, 15W

USB Type-C

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

128 GB

Expandable Memory

, Up to 512 GB

, Up to 1 TB

User Available Storage

Up to 49 GB

Up to 103 GB

USB OTG

Storage Type

UFS 2.1

UFS 2.1

Network & Connectivity
SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

5G supported by device (network not rolled-out in India), 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SAR Value

Head: 0.383 W/kg

Wi-Fi

, Wi-Fi 802.11, ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

, v5.0

, v5.0

GPS

with A-GPS, Glonass

with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
FM Radio

Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos

Sensors
Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

On-screen

Fingerprint Sensor Type

Optical

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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Related Questions

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  • Does Samsung Galaxy M31 support OTG?

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    Answered By Anusha Mistry | 1 years ago

     Samsung Galaxy M31 does support OTG.

    OTG stands for 'USB on the go'. This additional feature lets the user to connect USB Flash-drive and Hard-drives directly to the device with the help of a OTG cable.

    In the meantime, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Samsung Galaxy M31 here.

  • How to set custom ringtone on Samsung Galaxy M31 ?

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    Answered By Rujul Nair | 1 years ago

    You can easily set up a Custom Ringtone for you Samsung Galaxy M31 by following these easy steps:

    1. Just Go to the Settings.

    2. Go to the Sound and Vibrations option.

    3. Tao on the Ringtone option and add your desired ringtone.

    The ringtone, could be from your Pre-Installed inventory or you could also download it from the internet.

    In the meantime, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Samsung Galaxy M31 here.


  • Does Samsung Galaxy M31 supports VoLTE in both the sim slots ?

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    Answered By Vikas Gavde | 1 years ago

    Samsung Galaxy M31 is a VoLTE device.

    The device also comes with Dual 4G Bands. This lets the user to enjoy 4G services in both of the Sim Slots.

    In the meantime, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Samsung Galaxy M31 here.

  • How to record calls on Samsung Galaxy M31 ?

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    Answered By Ram Niwas Goel | 1 years ago

    Most of the Samsung devices come with a Auto Call Recorder.

    This application when activated automatically records all the calls made through the device.

    If your device does not comes with this application , you can always download a Third Party Application for recording calls.

    In the meantime, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Samsung Galaxy M31 here.

  • How to hide or protect apps on Samsung Galaxy M31 ?

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    Answered By Rujul Nair | 1 years ago

    Most of the Samsung's premium devices come with a Pre-Installed safety application called as ' Secure Folder'

    This is a safety application powered by Knox' . It lets the user to hide all the  applications

    And if your device does not come with this application, you can always download a Third Party Application.

    In the meantime, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Samsung Galaxy M31 here.

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