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Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM) vs Asus ROG Phone (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A42 5G vs Asus ROG Phone phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Asus ROG Phone XSamsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)12Points
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
6.6"
AMOLED

720x1600

48
MP

20mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Asus ROG Phone (128GB)
6"
AMOLED

1080x2160

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus ROG Phone (128GB)

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Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)vsROG Phone (128GB)13 Advantages Asus ROG Phone (128GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+193 grams (6.76 ounces)4%
Lighter
vs200 grams (7 ounces)
+8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)1%
Thinner
vs8.65 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsAMOLED
+6.6"10%
Larger screen
vs6"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 8MP
+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+(front) 20MP149%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps95%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps
+5000 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 mAh
2.2GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.96GHz 64bit Octa-Core6%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
Not supportedvs+HDR8Advantage
The HDR8 display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2160 pixels103%
Higher resolution screen
266 PPIvs+402 PPI51%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
15Wvs+30W100%
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 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorvs+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+Water splash resistant (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

31 Common items in both devices
128GB (106GB available) / 128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
+24 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Asus ROG Phone (128GB)
ModelGalaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)ROG Phone (128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A42 5G SM-A426B/DS (128GB + 4GB RAM)Asus ROG Phone ZS600KL, Z01QD
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungAsus
Release date9/2/20209/1/2018
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)8.65 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)75.9 x 164.4 millimeters (2.99 x 6.47 in)76.16 x 158.83 millimeters (3 x 6.25 in)
Weight193 grams (6.76 ounces)200 grams (7 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater splash resistant (don't immerse)

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Asus ROG Phone (128GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Asus ROG Phone (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225 (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Dual-Core Kryo 570
1.8GHz Hexa-Core Kryo 570
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.96GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 619Qualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Asus ROG Phone (128GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Asus ROG Phone (128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size6.6" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2160 pixels (18:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)266 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz90Hz, 550nits[typ]
HDR8

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Asus ROG Phone (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO (B version)
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000 (B version)
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat11 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 28, 29, 32)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Asus ROG Phone (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2123°
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
8MP ultrawide12mmFF
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical 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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Asus ROG Phone (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Asus ROG Phone (128GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Asus ROG Phone (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Asus ROG Phone (128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Asus ROG Phone (128GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging30W (10V/3A) Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 4+
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Asus ROG Phone (128GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Prism Dot Black, White, Gray
- One UI 2.5
- Samsung Pay
- Colors: Black
- Front/back Gorilla glass
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- 3D curved glass back panel
- 90Hz display (1ms response time)
- 108.6% DCI-P3 color gamut
- Supports glove touch
- Sony IMX363 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 4+
- Hi-Res audio
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Vapor-chamber cooling system

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Asus ROG Phone (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1.154W/kg (head), 1.334W/kg (body)feature not registered
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