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Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A42 5G XXiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)02Points
Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)
6.53"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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20PointsSamsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC 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? Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-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!

Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)2 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)vsGalaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
+269 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs266 PPI
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core13%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR4Xvs+4GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (20GB available)vs+128GB (106GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
196 grams (6.86 ounces)vs+193 grams (6.76 ounces)2%
Lighter
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)5%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
6.53"vs+6.6"1%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 13MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
1/3.1" inchesvs+1/2" inches55%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 20MP3 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-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
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
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

32 Common items in both devices
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC / Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
720x1600 pixels
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+25 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
ModelRedmi 9C NFC (32GB)Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (M2006C3MNG) Dual-CameraGalaxy A42 5G SM-A426B/DS (128GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2020September, 2020
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)77.07 x 164.9 millimeters (3.03 x 6.49 in)75.9 x 164.4 millimeters (2.99 x 6.47 in)
Weight196 grams (6.86 ounces)193 grams (6.76 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G35 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225 (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 570
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 570
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 680MhzQualcomm Adreno 619
RAM memory2GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (20GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.53" inches6.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)269 PPI266 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz, 400 nits60Hz
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 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 Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingXiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)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 recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraXiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
2MP macrof/2.4
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2123º
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length28mm 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 cameraXiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
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
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
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, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)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
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Midnight Gray, Sunshine Yellow, Twilight Blue
- MIUI 12
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Prism Dot Black, White, Gray
- One UI 2.5
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1920 minutes | 32 hours | 1.3 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 9C NFC (32GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B/DS 4GB-RAM)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.57W/kg (head) | 0.9W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.37W/kg (head) | 1.14W/kg (body)1.154W/kg (head) | 1.334W/kg (body)
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