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LG K42 (K420YMW) vs Samsung Galaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)

Side by side comparison between LG K42 vs Samsung Galaxy A50s phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG K42 (K420YMW)
6.6"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
17PointsSamsung Galaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)Compare LG K42 X
Samsung Galaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

32mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)

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!

K42 (K420YMW)3 Advantages LG K42 (K420YMW)vsGalaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)
+6.6"3%
Larger screen
vs6.4"
+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core32%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR4Xvs+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
184 grams (6.44 ounces)vs+169 grams (5.92 ounces)9%
Lighter
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)9%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels119%
Higher resolution screen
266 PPIvs+403 PPI52%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(quad camera) 13MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MPvs+(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP180%
Higher resolution main camera
1/3.1" inchesvs+1/2" inches55%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 32MP3 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
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
10Wvs+15W50%
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.
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

35 Common items in both devices
64GB (45GB available) / 64GB (49GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+28 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG K42 (K420YMW)Samsung Galaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)
ModelK42 (K420YMW)Galaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)
Other model namesLG K42 LMK420YMW, LM-K420YMW Dual-SIMGalaxy A50s (4GB RAM + 64GB) SM-A507FN/Dual-Sim (NFC)
Country or region available(Global, International)United Arab EmiratesIndiaIsraelTaiwan
(Global, International), United Arab Emirates, India, Israel, Taiwan
(Europe)(Global, International)IndiaIndonesiaMalaysia
(Europe), (Global, International), India, Indonesia, Malaysia
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2020September, 2019
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)76.7 x 165 millimeters (3.02 x 6.5 in)74.5 x 158.5 millimeters (2.93 x 6.24 in)
Weight184 grams (6.44 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersMIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.Not supported
System (OS)LG K42 (K420YMW)Samsung Galaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareLG K42 (K420YMW)Samsung Galaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 650MhzARM Mali-G72 MP3
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (45GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (49GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG K42 (K420YMW)Samsung Galaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.6" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~85.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)266 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz60Hz
Mobile networksLG K42 (K420YMW)Samsung Galaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
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 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingLG K42 (K420YMW)Samsung Galaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraLG K42 (K420YMW)Samsung Galaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2115º1/5.0"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41.75μm
2MP depthf/2.41.75μm
(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm
5MP depthf/2.2
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: 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 on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraLG K42 (K420YMW)Samsung Galaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaLG K42 (K420YMW)Samsung Galaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)
RadioFMFM
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
ConnectivityLG K42 (K420YMW)Samsung Galaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG K42 (K420YMW)Samsung Galaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Titan, Green, Red
- Silicon case included
- LG 3D Sound Engine
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Green, Violet
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG K42 (K420YMW)Samsung Galaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day1920 minutes | 32 hours | 1.3 days
Standby10800 minutes | 180 hours | 7.5 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG K42 (K420YMW)Samsung Galaxy A50s (SM-A507FN/DS 64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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