OnePlus Nord (12GB RAM + 256GB) vs Samsung Galaxy M42 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB)


Quick Comparison


OnePlus Nord (12GB RAM + 256GB) has better RAM than Samsung Galaxy M42 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB). In terms of display resolution, OnePlus Nord (12GB RAM + 256GB) has better resolution of 2400 x 1080 than Samsung Galaxy M42 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB) which has resolution of 1600 x 720. OnePlus Nord (12GB RAM + 256GB) has more internal memory than Samsung Galaxy M42 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB)

NameOnePlus Nord (12GB RAM + 256GB)Samsung Galaxy M42 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB)
RAM12 GB8 GB
Display6.44 in6.6 in
Internal Memory256 GB128 GB
Battery4115 mAh5000 mAh
Camera48 MP Quad48 MP Quad
PriceRs. 29999Rs. 23999

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Detailed Comparison


Price And Launch

The launch Date of the first phone is July 21, 2020 . The cost of OnePlus Nord (12GB RAM + 256GB) is Rs. 29999. The launch Date of the second phone is April 28, 2021 . The cost of Samsung Galaxy M42 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB) is Rs. 23999.

Display comparison

OnePlus Nord (12GB RAM + 256GB) has screen size of 6.44 inches which falls short to Samsung Galaxy M42 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB)'s 6.6 inch screen. OnePlus Nord (12GB RAM + 256GB) has Screen type where as Samsung Galaxy M42 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB) has Super AMOLED Screen type. OnePlus's phone has display density of 408 PPI & Samsung's phone has only 266 PPI display density. In terms of screen to body ratio, OnePlus's phone has better screen to body ratio of ~ 85.16% than Samsung's phone ~ 84.3%. Both mobiles have same aspect ratio of 20:9.

Memory comparison

OnePlus Nord (12GB RAM + 256GB)'s larger 12 GB RAM is better for playing games and all with respect to Samsung Galaxy M42 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB)'s lower 8 GB RAM. OnePlus Nord (12GB RAM + 256GB) has more Internal Memory (256 GB) than Samsung Galaxy M42 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB) (128 GB). Both of the devices have Memory Card Slot.

Camera comparison

They both have the same 48 MP Quad Rear Camera. OnePlus Nord (12GB RAM + 256GB) will be better choice if you're looking to click lot of selfies as it has better 32 MP + 8 MP Dual Front Camera in comparison to Samsung Galaxy M42 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB)'s 20 MP Front Camera.

Technical comparison

Both the phones has Android Operating System but the first one runs on version 10 and the second one on 11 version.

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Full Comparison


NameOnePlus Nord (12GB RAM + 256GB)Samsung Galaxy M42 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB)
General
Sim TypeDual Sim, GSM+GSMDual Sim, GSM+GSM (Hybrid Slot)
Dual SimYesYes
Sim SizeNano+Nano SIMNano SIM
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateJuly 21, 2020 April 28, 2021
Design
Dimensions158.3 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm
Weight184 g190 g
Display
TypeColor Fluid AMOLED (16M)Color Super AMOLED screen (16M)
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size6.44 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 90 Hz6.6 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels, 60 Hz
Aspect Ratio20:920:9
PPI~408 PPI~266 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio~ 85.16%~ 84.3%
Glass TypeCorning Gorilla Glass 5
FeaturesCorning Gorilla Glass 5
NotchYes, Dual Punch HoleYes, Water Drop Notch
Memory
RAM12 GB8 GB
Storage256 GB128 GB
Storage TypeUFS 2.1
Card SlotNoYes, (Hybrid Slot)
Connectivity
GPRSYesYes
EDGEYesYes
3GYesYes
4GYesYes
5GYesYes
VoLTEYes, Dual Stand-ByYes, Dual Stand-By
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes, with wifi-hotspot
BluetoothYes, v5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HDYes, v5.0, A2DP, LE
USBYes, USB-CYes, USB-C v2.0
USB FeaturesUSB ChargingUSB on-the-go, USB Charging
Extra
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, SBAS, NavICYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Fingerprint SensorYes, In DisplayYes, In Display
Face UnlockYesYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Electronic Compass, Gyroscope, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Sensor CoreAccelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
3.5mm Headphone JackNoYes
ExtraNFCNFC
Camera
Rear Camera48 MP f/1.75 (Main)
8 MP f/2.25 (Ultra Wide)
5 MP f/2.4 (Depth Sensor)
2 MP f/2.4 (Macro) with autofocus
48 MP f/1.8 (Wide Angle)
8 MP f/2.2 (Ultra Wide)
5 MP f/2.4 (Macro)
5 MP f/2.4 (Depth Sensor) with autofocus
FeaturesOptical Image Stabilization, CINE aspect ratio video recording, UltraShot HDR, Nightscape, Super macro, Portrait, Pro mode, Panorama, AI scene detection, RAW image, Filters, Quick sharePanorama, HDR
Video Recording1080p @ 240/30/60fps FHD, 4K @ 60fps UHD4K @ 30fps UHD, 1080p @ 30fps FHD, 720p @ 480fps HD
FlashYes, Dual LEDYes, LED
Front Camera32 MP f/2.45 (Main)
8 MP f/2.45 (Ultra Wide)
20 MP f/2.2 (Wide Angle) with Screen Flash
Front Video Recording1080p @ 30/60fps FHD, 4K @ 30/60fps UHD1080p @ 30fps FHD
Technical
OSAndroid v10, upgradable to v11Android v11
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 765GQualcomm Snapdragon 750 5G
CPU2.4 GHz, Octa Core Processor2.2 GHz, Octa Core Processor
Core Details1x2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1x2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570
GPUAdreno 620 Adreno 619
JavaNoNo
BrowserYes, supports HTML5Yes, supports HTML5
Multimedia
EmailYesYes
MusicMP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, WAV, FLAC, APE, OGG, MID, M4A, IMYYes
VideoMKV, MOV, MP4, H.265(HEVC), AVI, TS, 3GP, FLV, WEBMYes
FM RadioNoYes
Document ReaderYesYes
Battery
TypeNon-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Size4115 mAh, Li-Po Battery5000 mAh, Li-Po Battery
Fast Charging30T Warp Charging15W Fast Charging
Talk Time36 hours
Music Playback Time130 hours

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