Samsung Galaxy M42 5G vs Realme 8 5G (4GB RAM + 64GB)


Quick Comparison


Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has better RAM than Realme 8 5G (4GB RAM + 64GB). In terms of display resolution, Realme 8 5G (4GB RAM + 64GB) 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 Realme 8 5G (4GB RAM + 64GB)

NameSamsung Galaxy M42 5GRealme 8 5G (4GB RAM + 64GB)
RAM6 GB4 GB
Display6.6 in6.5 in
Internal Memory128 GB64 GB
Battery5000 mAh5000 mAh
Camera48 MP Quad48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Triple
PriceRs. 21999Rs. 13999

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Detailed Comparison


Price And Launch

The launch Date of the first phone is April 28, 2021 . The cost of Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is Rs. 21999. The launch Date of the second phone is April 22, 2021 . The cost of Realme 8 5G (4GB RAM + 64GB) is Rs. 13999.

Display comparison

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has larger screen size of 6.6 inches in comparison to Realme 8 5G (4GB RAM + 64GB)'s 6.5 inch screen. Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has Super AMOLED Screen type where as Realme 8 5G (4GB RAM + 64GB) has IPS LCD 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

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G's larger 6 GB RAM is better for playing games and all with respect to Realme 8 5G (4GB RAM + 64GB)'s lower 4 GB RAM. Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has more Internal Memory (128 GB) than Realme 8 5G (4GB RAM + 64GB) (64 GB). Both of the devices have Memory Card Slot.

Camera comparison

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has 48 MP Quad Rear Camera in comparison to Realme 8 5G (4GB RAM + 64GB)'s 48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Triple 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 (4GB RAM + 64GB)'s 16 MP Front Camera.

Technical comparison

Both the phones run on Android Operating System Version 11.

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Full Comparison


NameSamsung Galaxy M42 5GRealme 8 5G (4GB RAM + 64GB)
General
Sim TypeDual Sim, GSM+GSM (Hybrid Slot)Dual Sim, GSM+GSM
Dual SimYesYes
Sim SizeNano SIMNano+Nano SIM
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateApril 28, 2021 April 22, 2021
Design
Dimensions164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm162.5 x 74.8 x 8.5 mm
Weight190 g185 g
Display
TypeColor Super AMOLED screen (16M)Color IPS LCD screen (16M)
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size6.6 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels, 60 Hz6.5 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 90 Hz
Aspect Ratio20:920:9
PPI~266 PPI~405 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio~ 84.3%~ 90.5%
NotchYes, Water Drop NotchYes, Punch Hole
Memory
RAM6 GB4 GB
Storage128 GB64 GB
Storage TypeUFS 2.1UFS 2.1
Card SlotYes, (Hybrid Slot)Yes, upto 1 TB
Connectivity
GPRSYesYes
EDGEYesYes
3GYesYes
4GYesYes
5GYesYes
VoLTEYes, Dual Stand-ByYes, Dual Stand-By
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes, with wifi-hotspot
BluetoothYes, v5.0, A2DP, LEYes, v5.1, 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, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDSYes, with A-GPS, BEIDOU, GALILEO, QZSS, GLONASS
Fingerprint SensorYes, In DisplayYes, Side
Face UnlockYesYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, CompassProximity, Magnetic Induction Sensor, Gyro-meter, Light Sensor, Acceleration Sensor
3.5mm Headphone JackYesYes
ExtraNFC
Camera
Rear Camera48 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
48 MP f/1.8 (Wide Angle)
2 MP f/2.4 (Macro)
2 MP f/2.4 (B&W Portrait ) with autofocus
FeaturesPanorama, HDRSuper Nightscape, Panoramic View, Expert, Timelapse, Portrait Mode, HDR, Ultra Macro, AI Scene Recognition, AI Beauty, Filters
Video Recording4K @ 30fps UHD, 1080p @ 30fps FHD, 720p @ 480fps HD1080p @ 30fps FHD, 720p
FlashYes, LEDYes, LED
Front Camera20 MP f/2.2 (Wide Angle) with Screen FlashPunch Hole 16 MP f/2.1 (Main) with Screen Flash
Front Video Recording1080p @ 30fps FHD1080p
Technical
OSAndroid v11Android v11
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 750 5GMediaTek Dimensity 700 5G
CPU2.2 GHz, Octa Core Processor2.2 GHz, Octa Core Processor
Core Details2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 5704x2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55
GPUAdreno 619Mali-G57 MC2
JavaNoNo
BrowserYes, supports HTML5Yes, supports HTML5
Multimedia
EmailYesYes
MusicYesYes
VideoYesYes
FM RadioYesNo
Document ReaderYesYes
Battery
TypeNon-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Size5000 mAh, Li-Po Battery5000 mAh, Li-Po Battery
Fast Charging15W Fast Charging18W Fast Charging
StandBy Time22 days
Talk Time36 hours31 hours
Music Playback Time130 hours153 hours

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