Realme 8 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy M42 5G


Quick Comparison


Realme 8 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB) has better RAM than Samsung Galaxy M42 5G. In terms of display resolution, Realme 8 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB) has better resolution of 2400 x 1080 than Samsung Galaxy M42 5G which has resolution of 1600 x 720. Both have the same amount of internal memory.

NameRealme 8 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB)Samsung Galaxy M42 5G
RAM8 GB6 GB
Display6.5 in6.6 in
Internal Memory128 GB128 GB
Battery5000 mAh5000 mAh
Camera48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Triple48 MP Quad
PriceRs. 16099Rs. 21109

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Detailed Comparison


Price And Launch

The launch Date of the first phone is April 22, 2021 . The cost of Realme 8 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB) is Rs. 16099. The launch Date of the second phone is April 28, 2021 . The cost of Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is Rs. 21109.

Display comparison

Realme 8 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB) has screen size of 6.5 inches which falls short to Samsung Galaxy M42 5G's 6.6 inch screen. Realme 8 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB) has IPS LCD Screen type where as Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has Super AMOLED Screen type. Realme's phone has display density of 405 PPI & Samsung's phone has only 266 PPI display density. In terms of screen to body ratio, Realme's phone has better screen to body ratio of ~ 90.5% than Samsung's phone ~ 84.3%. Both mobiles have same aspect ratio of 20:9.

Memory comparison

Realme 8 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB)'s larger 8 GB RAM is better for playing games and all with respect to Samsung Galaxy M42 5G's lower 6 GB RAM. and both have same Internal Memory of 128 GB. Both of the devices have Memory Card Slot.

Camera comparison

Realme 8 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB) has 48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Camera in comparison to Samsung Galaxy M42 5G's 48 MP Quad Rear Camera. Samsung Galaxy M42 5G will be better choice if you're looking to click lot of selfies as it has better 20 MP Front Camera in comparison to Realme 8 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB)'s 16 MP Front Camera.

Technical comparison

Both the phones run on Android Operating System Version 11.

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Full Comparison


NameRealme 8 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB)Samsung Galaxy M42 5G
General
Sim TypeDual Sim, GSM+GSMDual Sim, GSM+GSM (Hybrid Slot)
Dual SimYesYes
Sim SizeNano+Nano SIMNano SIM
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateApril 22, 2021 April 28, 2021
Design
Dimensions162.5 x 74.8 x 8.5 mm164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm
Weight185 g190 g
Display
TypeColor IPS LCD screen (16M)Color Super AMOLED screen (16M)
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size6.5 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 90 Hz6.6 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels, 60 Hz
Aspect Ratio20:920:9
PPI~405 PPI~266 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio~ 90.5%~ 84.3%
NotchYes, Punch HoleYes, Water Drop Notch
Memory
RAM8 GB6 GB
Storage128 GB128 GB
Storage TypeUFS 2.1UFS 2.1
Card SlotYes, upto 1 TBYes, (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, LEYes, v5.0, A2DP, LE
USBYes, USB-C v2.0Yes, USB-C v2.0
USB FeaturesUSB on-the-go, USB ChargingUSB on-the-go, USB Charging
Extra
GPSYes, with A-GPS, BEIDOU, GALILEO, QZSS, GLONASSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Fingerprint SensorYes, SideYes, In Display
Face UnlockYesYes
SensorsProximity, Magnetic Induction Sensor, Gyro-meter, Light Sensor, Acceleration SensorAccelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
3.5mm Headphone JackYesYes
ExtraNFC
Camera
Rear Camera48 MP f/1.8 (Wide Angle)
2 MP f/2.4 (Macro)
2 MP f/2.4 (B&W Portrait ) 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
FeaturesSuper Nightscape, Panoramic View, Expert, Timelapse, Portrait Mode, HDR, Ultra Macro, AI Scene Recognition, AI Beauty, FiltersPanorama, HDR
Video Recording1080p @ 30fps FHD, 720p4K @ 30fps UHD, 1080p @ 30fps FHD, 720p @ 480fps HD
FlashYes, LEDYes, LED
Front CameraPunch Hole 16 MP f/2.1 (Main) with Screen Flash20 MP f/2.2 (Wide Angle) with Screen Flash
Front Video Recording1080p1080p @ 30fps FHD
Technical
OSAndroid v11Android v11
ChipsetMediaTek Dimensity 700 5GQualcomm Snapdragon 750 5G
CPU2.2 GHz, Octa Core Processor2.2 GHz, Octa Core Processor
Core Details4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A552x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570
GPUMali-G57 MC2Adreno 619
JavaNoNo
BrowserYes, supports HTML5Yes, supports HTML5
Multimedia
EmailYesYes
MusicYesYes
VideoYesYes
FM RadioNoYes
Document ReaderYesYes
Battery
TypeNon-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Size5000 mAh, Li-Po Battery5000 mAh, Li-Po Battery
Fast Charging18W Fast Charging15W Fast Charging
StandBy Time22 days
Talk Time31 hours36 hours
Music Playback Time153 hours130 hours

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