OnePlus Nord 5G vs Samsung Galaxy M42 5G


Quick Comparison


Both OnePlus Nord 5G and Samsung Galaxy M42 5G comes with same RAM. In terms of display resolution, OnePlus Nord 5G has better resolution of 2400 x 1080 than Samsung Galaxy M42 5G which has resolution of 1600 x 720. Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has more internal memory than OnePlus Nord 5G

NameOnePlus Nord 5GSamsung Galaxy M42 5G
RAM6 GB6 GB
Display6.44 in6.6 in
Internal Memory64 GB128 GB
Battery4115 mAh5000 mAh
Camera48 MP Quad48 MP Quad
PriceRs. 24999Rs. 21540

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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 5G is Rs. 24999. The launch Date of the second phone is April 28, 2021 . The cost of Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is Rs. 21540.

Display comparison

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has larger screen size of 6.6 inches in comparison to OnePlus Nord 5G's 6.44 inch screen. OnePlus Nord 5G has Screen type where as Samsung Galaxy M42 5G 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 phones have same aspect ratio of 20:9.

Memory comparison

Both phones come with 6 GB RAM Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has more Internal Memory (128 GB) than OnePlus Nord 5G (64 GB). Both of the devices have Memory Card Slot.

Camera comparison

They both have the same 48 MP Quad Rear Camera. OnePlus Nord 5G 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'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 5GSamsung Galaxy M42 5G
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
NotchYes, Dual Punch HoleYes, Water Drop Notch
Memory
RAM6 GB6 GB
Storage64 GB128 GB
Storage TypeUFS 2.1UFS 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) with Screen Flash
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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