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Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A42 5G vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro XSamsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)08Points
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
11PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A42 5G X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)
6.67"
IPS

1080x2400

64
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)

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!

Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)vsRedmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)11 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)
+193 grams (6.76 ounces)8%
Lighter
vs209 grams (7.32 ounces)
+8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)2%
Thinner
vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(front) 20MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 16MP
+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 11
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps
2.2GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core2%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
266 PPIvs+395 PPI48%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.6"vs+6.67"1%
Larger screen
(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP20%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2" inchesvs+1/1.72" inches16%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
5000 mAhvs+5020 mAh1%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
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.
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

35 Common items in both devices
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC / Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front / Plastic body, glass front/back
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
+28 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)
ModelGalaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A42 5G SM-A426B/DS (128GB + 4GB RAM)Xiaomi Note 9 Pro (M2003J6B2G Global version) 6GB RAM
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release date11/11/2020, Announced: 9/2/20205/5/2020, Announced: 4/30/2020
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75.9 x 164.4 millimeters (2.99 x 6.47 in)76.68 x 165.75 millimeters (3.02 x 6.53 in)
Weight193 grams (6.76 ounces)209 grams (7.32 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updateAndroid 12Android 11
User InterfaceOne UI 2.5 / 3.1 / 4.0feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G (SM7225) (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (SM7125) (8nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Dual-Core Kryo 570
1.8GHz Hexa-Core Kryo 570
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Dual-Core Kryo 465 Gold
1.8GHz Hexa-Core Kryo 465 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 619 (800MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 618 (750MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 324686 (v8)
Geekbench: 1910 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 33fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 279625 (v8)
Geekbench: 1785 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 15fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.6" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)266 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Refresh rate60Hz60Hz
Display featuresNot supported450nits[typ]

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (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
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps800/150 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat11 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat15/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
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, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat11 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2123°
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm119°
5MP macrof/2.41.12µmAF
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/1.72" inches
Pixel size0.8µm 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
Camera extras1080p@30fps
720p@480fps
feature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.06" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Supported
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, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
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 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5020 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging30W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
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
- Samsung Pay
- Colors: Tropical Green, Glacier White, Interstellar Gray
- MIUI 11
- 33W charger (30W phone support)

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.87W/kg (head), 0.71W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1.154W/kg (head), 1.334W/kg (body)0.66W/kg (head), 1.02W/kg (body)
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