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Huawei P30 (L04) vs Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)

Side by side comparison between Huawei P30 vs Samsung Galaxy A42 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Huawei P30 (L04)
6.1"
OLED

1080x2340

40
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3650
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09PointsSamsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Compare Huawei P30 X
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
6.6"
AMOLED

720x1600

48
MP

20mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P30 (L04)

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!

P30 (L04)16 Advantages Huawei P30 (L04)vsGalaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)9 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
+2.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+165 grams (5.78 ounces)17%
Lighter
vs193 grams (6.76 ounces)
+7.57 millimeters (0.3 inches)14%
Thinner
vs8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+1080x2340 pixels119%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+422 PPI59%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs266 PPI
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+1/1.7" inches18%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2" inches
+(front) 32MP61%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 20MP
+22.5W50%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs15W
+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
+IP53 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
Until 256GB nano-Memoryvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
OLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
6.1"vs+6.6"8%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 40MP + 16MP + 8MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP3%
Higher resolution main camera
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 1400 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps43%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
3650 mAhvs+5000 mAh37%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

31 Common items in both devices
128GB (109GB available) / 128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
60Hz
16 million
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
+24 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresHuawei P30 (L04)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
ModelP30 (L04)Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Other model namesHuawei P30 ELE-L04 (128GB + 6GB) Single-sim, Huawei ElleGalaxy A42 5G SM-A426B/DS (128GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region availableCanadaUSAMexico
Canada, USA, Mexico
(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
BrandHuaweiSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2019September, 2020
Depth7.57 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)71.36 x 149.1 millimeters (2.81 x 5.87 in)75.9 x 164.4 millimeters (2.99 x 6.47 in)
Weight165 grams (5.78 ounces)193 grams (6.76 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashingNot supported
System (OS)Huawei P30 (L04)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareHuawei P30 (L04)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225 (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.6Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.92Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 570
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 570
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP10 720MhzQualcomm Adreno 619
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayHuawei P30 (L04)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Display typeOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.1" inches6.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)422 PPI266 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz, HDR1060Hz
Mobile networksHuawei P30 (L04)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1400/200 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat21 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40)
VoLTE
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+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingHuawei P30 (L04)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
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
CameraHuawei P30 (L04)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
40 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.217mmPDAF/LaserAF
8MP telephotof/2.480mm1/4"3x-optical-zoomPDAF/LaserAFOIS
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2123º
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution7296x5472 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraHuawei P30 (L04)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaHuawei P30 (L04)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHuawei P30 (L04)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei P30 (L04)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Aurora, Amber Sunrise, Breathing Crystal
- EMUI 9.1
- 19.5:9 ratio display
- DCI-P3, HDR10 display
- Leica optics on camera
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos sound
- Huawei Pay
- Vapor chamber cooling system on processor
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Prism Dot Black, White, Gray
- One UI 2.5
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyHuawei P30 (L04)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3650 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts22.5W (5V/4.5A) Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateHuawei P30 (L04)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
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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