Comparing Samsung Galaxy F42 5g vs Galaxy M52 5g

Samsung recently added two new 5G devices to its lineup in the Indian market. Both these devices are introduced in the ‘F’ and ‘M’ series, respectively. These smartphones are the Galaxy F42 5G and Galaxy M52 5G. The Galaxy F series is the budget and mid-range series from the brand, which is exclusive to Flipkart. At the same time, the M series is a similar series that is available online and offline. Samsung has launched these devices with excellent specifications. There are only a few differences between these devices, which are mainly in styling, chipset, and cameras.

Similarities between Samsung Galaxy F42 5G and Galaxy M52 5G

comparing samsung galaxy f42 5g vs galaxy m52 5g

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Even though the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G and Galaxy M52 5G sport a similar size 1080p screen, there are differences in the tech. Apart from this, the size and refresh rate of the display differs. The Galaxy M52 5G features a 120Hz panel, while the Galaxy F42 5G sports a 90Hz panel. Even though the chipset of both devices varies, both of these come in a similar variant. That is, both devices come in 6/128GB and 8/128GB variants. The Galaxy F42 5G and Galaxy M52 5G also run on OneUi 3.1 based on Android 11 out of the box.

Further, the dimensions of the phones are similar, but there is a massive difference in the weight. Another similar thing is the primary rear camera. Both have a similar 64MP primary sensor. The other two rear sensors are different in both devices. Both smartphones also get the same 5,000 mAh battery. However, the Galaxy M52 5G supports 25W fast charging tech. But both devices come with the same 15W charger in the box. So, practically there is no difference in charging speeds.

Comparison between Galaxy F42 5G and Galaxy M52 5G!

Basis of DifferenceSamsung Galaxy F42 5GSamsung Galaxy M52 5G
Display6.6 inch FHD+ TFT Display
90Hz refresh rate
20;9 aspect ratio
Screen to body ratio of 82.1%
400 PPI density
6.7 inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Plus Display
120Hz refresh rate
20;9 aspect ratio
Screen to body ratio of 86.4%
800 nits peak brightness
393 PPI density
ProcessorMediaTek Dimensity 700 5G SoC

Android 11, OneUI 3.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC

Android 11, OneUI 3.1
Camera64MP primary sensor
5MP ultra-wide-angel sensor
2MP depth sensor

Front Camera

8MP sensor
64MP primary sensor
12MP ultra-wide-angle sensor
5MP macro sensor
5MP depth sensor

Front Camera

32MP sensor
Battery5000 mAh battery
15W fast charging
5000 mAh battery
25W fast charging (15W in-box)
Variants6 / 128GB
8 / 128GB
6 / 128GB
8 / 128GB
5G / 4G
Dimensions and Weight167.2 x 76.4 x 9 mm
203 grams
164.2 x 76.4 x 7.4 mm
173 grams
Biometric optionsSide-mounted fingerprint sensor
Face unlock
Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
Face unlock
SensorsAccelerometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor
Geomagnetic Sensor
Light Sensor
Proximity Sensor

Accelerometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor
Geomagnetic Sensor
Light Sensor
Proximity Sensor
ColorsNebula BlueIcy Blue
Blazing Black

These are the differences between the Galaxy F42 5G and Galaxy M52 5G. We hope that you can decide on either of these devices to purchase for yourself or others.

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Basith Rahman PP
Basith Rahman PP
Basith is a CA student who is also a tech evangelist and an auto lover who works with and talks about latest news in tech and auto industry. Apart from this, Basith is a traveller, foodie and a movie buff.


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