Samsung Galaxy M31 (6GB RAM +128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy M42 5G


Quick Comparison


Both Samsung Galaxy M31 (6GB RAM +128GB) and Samsung Galaxy M42 5G comes with same RAM. In terms of display resolution, Samsung Galaxy M31 (6GB RAM +128GB) has better resolution of 2340 x 1080 than Samsung Galaxy M42 5G which has resolution of 1600 x 720. Both have the same amount of internal memory.

NameSamsung Galaxy M31 (6GB RAM +128GB)Samsung Galaxy M42 5G
RAM6 GB6 GB
Display6.4 in6.6 in
Internal Memory128 GB128 GB
Battery6000 mAh5000 mAh
Camera64 MP Quad48 MP Quad
PriceRs. 14999Rs. 21567

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Detailed Comparison


Price And Launch

The launch Date of the first phone is February 25, 2020. The cost of Samsung Galaxy M31 (6GB RAM +128GB) is Rs. 14999. The launch Date of the second phone is April 28, 2021 . The cost of Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is Rs. 21567.

Display comparison

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has larger screen size of 6.6 inches in comparison to Samsung Galaxy M31 (6GB RAM +128GB)'s 6.4 inch screen. There is Super AMOLED Screen Type in both the phones. Samsung Galaxy M31 (6GB RAM +128GB) has display density of 403 PPI & Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has only 266 PPI display density. In terms of screen to body ratio, Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has better screen to body ratio of ~ 84.3% than Samsung Galaxy M31 (6GB RAM +128GB)'s ~ 84.1%. Samsung Galaxy M31 (6GB RAM +128GB) has 19.5:9 aspect ratio where as Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has 20:9 aspect ratio.

Memory comparison

Both phones come with 6 GB RAM and both have same Internal Memory of 128 GB. Both of the devices have Memory Card Slot.

Camera comparison

Samsung Galaxy M31 (6GB RAM +128GB)'s 64 MP Quad Rear Camera outshines Samsung Galaxy M42 5G's 48 MP Quad Rear Camera in terms of resolution. Samsung Galaxy M31 (6GB RAM +128GB) will be better choice if you're looking to click lot of selfies as it has better 32 MP 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 10.0 and the second one on 11 version.

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Full Comparison


NameSamsung Galaxy M31 (6GB 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 DateFebruary 25, 2020April 28, 2021
Design
Dimensions159.2 x 75.1 x 8.9 mm164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm
Weight191 g190 g
Display
TypeColor Super AMOLED screen (16M)Color Super AMOLED screen (16M)
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size6.4 inches, 1080 x 2340 pixels6.6 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels, 60 Hz
Aspect Ratio 19.5:920:9
PPI~403 PPI~266 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio~ 84.1%~ 84.3%
Glass TypeCorning Gorilla Glass 3
NotchYes, Water Drop NotchYes, Water Drop Notch
Memory
RAM6 GB6 GB
Storage128 GB128 GB
Storage TypeUFS 2.1
Card SlotYes, upto 512 GBYes, (Hybrid Slot)
Connectivity
GPRSYesYes
EDGEYesYes
3GYesYes
4GYesYes
5GYes
VoLTEYes, Dual Stand-ByYes, Dual Stand-By
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes, with wifi-hotspot
BluetoothYes, v5.0, 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-GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Fingerprint SensorYes, RearYes, In Display
Face UnlockYesYes
SensorsGeomagnetic Sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Virtual Light Sensing, CompassAccelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
3.5mm Headphone JackYesYes
ExtraNFC
Extra FeaturesUFS 2.1
Camera
Rear Camera64 MP f/1.8 (Wide Angle)
8 MP f/2.2 (Ultra Wide)
5 MP f/2.2 (Macro)
5 MP f/2.2 (Depth Sensor) 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
FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focusPanorama, HDR
Video Recording4K @ 30fps UHD, 1080p @ 30fps FHD4K @ 30fps UHD, 1080p @ 30fps FHD, 720p @ 480fps HD
FlashYes, LEDYes, LED
Front Camera32 MP f/2 (Wide Angle)20 MP f/2.2 (Wide Angle) with Screen Flash
Front Video Recording1080p @ 30fps FHD1080p @ 30fps FHD
Technical
OSAndroid v10.0, upgradable to v11Android v11
ChipsetSamsung Exynos 9611Qualcomm Snapdragon 750 5G
CPU2.3 GHz, Octa Core Processor2.2 GHz, Octa Core Processor
Core Details4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A532x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570
GPUMali-G72 MP3Adreno 619
JavaNoNo
BrowserYes, supports HTML5Yes, supports HTML5
Multimedia
EmailYesYes
MusicMP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTAYes
VideoMP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBMYes
FM RadioYes, with FM RecordingYes
Document ReaderYesYes
Battery
TypeNon-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Size6000 mAh, Li-Po Battery5000 mAh, Li-Po Battery
Fast Charging15W Fast Charging15W Fast Charging
Talk Time2 days36 hours
Music Playback Time119 hours130 hours

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