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


Quick Comparison


Both Realme 8 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB) and Samsung Galaxy M42 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB) comes with same RAM. In terms of display resolution, Realme 8 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB) has better resolution of 2400 x 1080 than Samsung Galaxy M42 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB) 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 (8GB RAM + 128GB)
RAM8 GB8 GB
Display6.5 in6.6 in
Internal Memory128 GB128 GB
Battery5000 mAh5000 mAh
Camera48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Triple48 MP Quad
PriceRs. 16999Rs. 23999

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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. 16999. 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

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB) has larger screen size of 6.6 inches in comparison to Realme 8 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB)'s 6.5 inch screen. Realme 8 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB) has IPS LCD Screen type where as Samsung Galaxy M42 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB) 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 phones have same aspect ratio of 20:9.

Memory comparison

Both mobiles come with 8 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 (8GB RAM + 128GB)'s 48 MP Quad Rear Camera. Samsung Galaxy M42 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB) 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 (8GB RAM + 128GB)
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 GB8 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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