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Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 9T 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 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)08Points
Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)
6.53"
IPS

1080x2340

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

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13PointsSamsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 9T X
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
6.6"
AMOLED

720x1600

48
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)

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 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)8 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)vsGalaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
+UFS 2.2Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.1
+1080x2340 pixels119%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+395 PPI48%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs266 PPI
+6000 mAh20%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs5000 mAh
+18W20%
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.
vs15W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core16%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
198 grams (6.93 ounces)vs+193 grams (6.76 ounces)3%
Lighter
9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)vs+8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)12%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
6.53"vs+6.6"1%
Larger screen
(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP10%
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 20MP149%
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) 400 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

34 Common items in both devices
128GB (106GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+27 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
ModelRedmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
Other model names红米9T M2010J19SG (Global 128GB + 4GB RAM)Galaxy A42 5G SM-A426B (128GB + 6GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
AustraliaNew Zealand
Australia, New Zealand
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateJanuary, 2021September, 2020
Depth9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)77.3 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)75.9 x 164.4 millimeters (2.99 x 6.47 in)
Weight198 grams (6.93 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 othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115 (11nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225 (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 570
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 570
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610 950MhzQualcomm Adreno 619
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.2
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.53" inches6.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI266 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display features60Hz, 400 nits60Hz
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload400/150 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 Cat13 (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 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
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 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2120º1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2123º
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2" 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
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.1 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
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 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, 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 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Carbon Gray, Twilight Blue, Sunrise Orange, Ocean Green
- MIUI 12
- Hi-Res audio
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Stereo dual speakers
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Prism Dot Black, White, Gray
- One UI 2.5
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
2.5W Reverse charging USB between devices
15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy3360 minutes | 56 hours | 2.3 daysfeature not registered
Standby40320 minutes | 672 hours | 28 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 9T (Global 128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1.154W/kg (head) | 1.334W/kg (body)
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