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Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 8GB-RAM) vs Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A42 5G vs Samsung Galaxy A22 5G phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A22 5G XSamsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 8GB-RAM)10Points
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 8GB-RAM)
6.6"
AMOLED

720x1600

48
MP

20mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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06PointsSamsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)Compare Samsung Galaxy A42 5G X
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)
6.6"
IPS

1080x2400

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 8GB-RAM)

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 8GB-RAM)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 8GB-RAM)vsGalaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)
+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+128GB (106GB available)136%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (45GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+193 grams (6.76 ounces)5%
Lighter
vs203 grams (7.11 ounces)
+8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)5%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP20%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP
+(front) 20MP149%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs1152p (2048x1152)
+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
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
2.2GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.2GHz 64bit Octa-Core10%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
266 PPIvs+399 PPI50%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer

36 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
6.6"
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+29 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 8GB-RAM)Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)
ModelGalaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 8GB-RAM)Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)
Other model namesGalaxy A42 5G SM-A426B/DS (128GB + 8GB RAM)Galaxy A22 SM-A226B Single-SIM NFC (64GB+4GB RAM)
Country or region availableHong KongMalaysiaSingaporeThailand
Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand
South Africa
South Africa
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date9/2/20206/24/2021, Announced: 6/3/2021
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75.9 x 164.4 millimeters (2.99 x 6.47 in)76.4 x 167.2 millimeters (3.01 x 6.58 in)
Weight193 grams (6.76 ounces)203 grams (7.11 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 8GB-RAM)Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)
System versionAndroid 10Android 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 8GB-RAM)Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225 (8nm)64bit - MediaTek Dimensity 700 (MT6833V) (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Dual-Core Kryo 570
1.8GHz Hexa-Core Kryo 570
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 619ARM Mali-G57 MC2 (950MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 242155 (v8), 223188 (v9)
Geekbench: 1719 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 12fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 8GB-RAM)Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (45GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 8GB-RAM)Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.6" inches6.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)266 PPI399 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz90Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 8GB-RAM)Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat11 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 78)SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 78, 79)
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, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 8GB-RAM)Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2123°
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
(triple camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2115°1/5"1.12µm
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps1152p (2048x1152) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: 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 8GB-RAM)Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)
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 registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 8GB-RAM)Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)
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, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 8GB-RAM)Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
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 supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 8GB-RAM)Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)
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 8GB-RAM)Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 8GB-RAM)Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)
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
- One UI 2.5
- Samsung Pay
- Colors: Gray, White, Mint, Violet
- One UI Core 3.1

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 8GB-RAM)Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B)
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)0.73W/kg (head), 1.23W/kg (body)
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