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Samsung Galaxy M42 5G vs OnePlus Nord CE 5G

Summary
86%
88%
Display

6.6" (16.76 cm)

720x1600 px, 266 PPI

6.43" (16.33 cm)

1080x2400 px, 409 PPI

Camera

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

20 MP(Front)

64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

16 MP(Front)

Battery

5000 mAh

36 h talktime (4G)

4500 mAh

Performance

Dual + Hexa Core

2.2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

2.2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

128 GB

1 TB (Expandable)

128 GB

Non Expandable

Expert Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

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User Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

4.1/5 based on 1,766 ratings

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Best Prices
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General
Launch Date

May 1, 2021 (Official)

June 11, 2021 (Official)

Operating System

Android v11

Android v11

Custom UI

Samsung One UI

Oxygen OS

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G

Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G

CPU

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

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

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Fabrication

8 nm

8 nm

Graphics

Adreno 619

Adreno 619

RAM

6 GB

6 GB

RAM Type

LPDDR4X

LPDDR4X

Display
Good
Very Good
Display Type

Super AMOLED

Fluid AMOLED

Screen Size

6.6 " (16.76 cm)

6.43 " (16.33 cm)

Resolution

720 x 1600 pixels

1080 x 2400 pixels

Aspect Ratio

20:9

20:9

Pixel Density

266 ppi

409 ppi

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

84.28 %

85.31 %

Bezel-less display

with notch

with punch-hole display

Touch Screen

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Refresh Rate

60 Hz

90 Hz

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

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

Height: 159.2 mm
Width: 73.5 mm
Thickness: 7.9 mm

Weight

193 grams

170 grams

Colours

Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot Gray

Blue Void, Charcoal Ink, Silver Ray

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Quad

Triple

Resolution

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

64 MP f/1.79 (upto 10x Digital Zoom), Wide Angle Primary Camera(0.7µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.25, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
2 MP f/2.4 Mono Camera

Sensor

ISOCELL Plus

Autofocus

, Phase Detection autofocus, Continuos autofocus

OIS

No

Flash

, LED Flash

, LED Flash

Image Resolution

8000 x 6000 Pixels

9000 x 7000 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

Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

10 x Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps
1920x1080 @ 60 fps
1280x720 @ 240 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

20 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle Primary Camera

16 MP f/2.45 Primary Camera(1µm pixel size)

Sensor

Exmor RS

Autofocus

No

Flash

No

, Screen flash

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Excellent
Very Good
Capacity

5000 mAh

4500 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

Removable

No

No

TalkTime

Up to 36 Hours(4G)

Quick Charging

, Fast, 15W

, Warp, 30W: 70 % in 30 minutes

USB Type-C

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

128 GB

128 GB

Expandable Memory

, Up to 1 TB

No

User Available Storage

Up to 103 GB

Storage Type

UFS 2.1

UFS 2.1

Network & Connectivity
SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

5G supported by device (network not rolled-out in India), 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 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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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 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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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 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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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 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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Wi-Fi

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

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

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

, v5.0

, v5.1

GPS

with A-GPS, Glonass

with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Sensors
Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor Position

On-screen

On-screen

Fingerprint Sensor Type

Optical

Optical

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

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