SAMSUNG GALAXY A42 5G Radiation Levels


Samsung Galaxy A42 5G SAR Level Summary:
The cellular transmission SAR values for the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G (FCC ID A3LSMA426U) are 1.11 W/kg (watts per kilogram) at the head and 1.25 W/kg when worn on the body. The hotspot/Airplay SAR level is 1.06 W/kg. The simultaneous transmission SAR values for (cellular plus Wi-Fi) is 1.59 W/kg at the head, 1.55 W/kg when worn on the body, and 1.59 W/kg when used as a hotspot simultaneously with other transmitters active.


SAMSUNG GALAXY A42 5G - SAR Levels

FCC SAR Levels

  • FCC Approval Date This is the date the phone SAR test was completed before the phone's release to the public as required by law.
    12 January 2021
  • FCC ID The FCC ID is the code used to register a device for FCC compliance
    A3LSMA426U
  • FCC Report Link A direct link to the FCC's website for confirming SAR levels that are listed on our website - We did the homework for you!
  • US SAR Ratings USA Legal Limit is 1.6 W/kg
    USA Legal Limit is 1.6 W/kg - FCC SAR testing is measured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg) averaged over ONE gram of simulated biological tissue.
  • Head SAR Level SAR test when held against your head when only using cellular service. Wifi and other transmitter are NOT active
    1.11 W/kg
  • Body SAR Level SAR test when held against your body only using cellular service. Wifi and other transmitter are NOT active
    1.25 W/kg
  • Product Specific Use SAR test when held against your body only using the phone as a hotspot. Cellular and other transmitter are NOT active
    1.06 W/kg
  • Simultaneous Transmission The highest possible SAR recorded with ALL transmitters active, Cellular, WiFi, and Hotspot
    1.59 W/kg
  • Simultaneous Head The highest possible SAR test when held against your HEAD with cellular and WiFi transmitters active,
    1.59 W/kg
  • Simultaneous Body The highest possible SAR test when held against your BODY with cellular and WiFi transmitters active,
    1.55 W/kg
  • Hotspot SAR The highest possible SAR test when held against your BODY using the phone as a hotspot with cellular and WiFi transmitters active,
    1.59 W/kg

EU SAR Level

  • EU SAR Ratings
    European Legal Limit is 2.0 W/kg - EU SAR testing is measured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg) averaged over TEN grams of simulated biological tissue.
  • Head SAR Level
    1.15
  • Body SAR Level
    1.33
Network Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41 – Europe
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 20, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66 – SM-A426U
5G bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 – Europe
1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 78, 79 SA/NSA/Sub6
2, 25, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave – SM-A426U
Speed HSPA, LTE-A, 5G
Launch Announced 2020, September 02
Status Available. Released 2020, November 11
Body Dimensions 164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm (6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 193 g (6.81 oz)
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display Type Super AMOLED
Size 6.6 inches, 105.2 cm2 (~84.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~266 ppi density)
Platform OS Android 10, upgradable to Android 13, One UI 5
Chipset Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G (8 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 570)
GPU Adreno 619
Memory Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
UFS 2.1
Main Camera Quad 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8m, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 123 (ultrawide)
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@480fps
Selfie camera Single 20 MP, f/2.2, (wide)
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Positioning GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB USB Type-C 2.0
Features Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery Type Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging 15W wired
Misc Colors Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White, Prism Dot Gray
Models SM-A426B, SM-A426B/DS, SM-A4260, SM-A426U, SM-A426U1, SM-A426N
SAR EU 1.15 W/kg (head)     1.33 W/kg (body)
Price $ 220.00 / € 289.95
Tests Performance AnTuTu: 324686 (v8)
GeekBench: 1910 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 33fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -30.1 LUFS (Below average)
Battery life Endurance rating 144h

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