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Alcatel A50 (5085G) vs Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)

Side by side comparison between Alcatel A50 vs Samsung Galaxy A42 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Alcatel A50 (5085G)
5.2"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2800
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
26PointsSamsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)Compare Alcatel A50 X
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
6.6"
AMOLED

720x1600

48
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

A50 (5085G)5 Advantages Alcatel A50 (5085G)vsGalaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)26 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
+146 grams (5.11 ounces)32%
Lighter
vs193 grams (6.76 ounces)
+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)12%
Thinner
vs8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+282 PPI6%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs266 PPI
+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Dragontrail GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core78%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+6GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (10GB available)vs+128GB (106GB available)10 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+720x1600 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
5.2"vs+6.6"27%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP7 times
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/3" inchesvs+1/2" inches50%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 20MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 7.0 Nougatvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
4G LTEvs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2800 mAhvs+5000 mAh79%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

20 Common items in both devices
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Capacitive
Multitouch
+13 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAlcatel A50 (5085G)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
ModelA50 (5085G)Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
Other model namesAlcatel A5 LED 16GB OT-5085GGalaxy A42 5G SM-A426B (128GB + 6GB RAM)
Country or region availableCanadaUSA
Canada, USA
AustraliaNew Zealand
Australia, New Zealand
BrandAlcatelSamsung
Release dateJune, 2017September, 2020
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)72.1 x 146 millimeters (2.84 x 5.75 in)75.9 x 164.4 millimeters (2.99 x 6.47 in)
Weight146 grams (5.11 ounces)193 grams (6.76 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Alcatel A50 (5085G)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareAlcatel A50 (5085G)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6753 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225 (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 570
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 570
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP3 450MhzQualcomm Adreno 619
RAM memory2GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayAlcatel A50 (5085G)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches6.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI266 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassDragontrail GlassNot supported
Display features60Hz60Hz
Mobile networksAlcatel A50 (5085G)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 700/850/1700/1900/2600 (Bands 2,4,5,7,12)LTE Cat11 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingAlcatel A50 (5085G)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraAlcatel A50 (5085G)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2123º
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inches1/2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraAlcatel A50 (5085G)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaAlcatel A50 (5085G)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAlcatel A50 (5085G)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAlcatel A50 (5085G)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Gray
- LED back cover
- 13MP interpolated back camera
- 8MP interpolated front camera
- HAC M4/T3
- VoLTE
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Optional: LightUp SNAPBAK, Power SNAPBAK, Sound SNAPBAK
- Colors: Prism Dot Black, White, Gray
- One UI 2.5
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAlcatel A50 (5085G)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2800 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy780 minutes | 13 hours | 0.5 dayfeature not registered
Standby27000 minutes | 450 hours | 18.8 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateAlcatel A50 (5085G)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1.154W/kg (head) | 1.334W/kg (body)
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