Today (Wednesday, 28th April 2021), Samsung has introduced a new smartphone in India; Galaxy M42 5G. It comes with a quad rear camera setup that highlights a 48MP Primary Camera. The new phone is equipped with Knox security also. It comes with a waterdrop style notch upfront as well. The handset comes with a 5,000mAh battery. Moreover, it also supports NFC enabling contactless Samsung Pay.
The company offers this phone in two colour options and two RAM/storage configurations as well. As far as the design, as well as specifications, are concerned; actually, the latest smartphone Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is a slightly modified version of the smartphone Samsung Galaxy A42 5G that was launched in Europe in the month of September 2020. Important details regarding the new device are given here.
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Specifications
With an aspect ratio of 20:9, the mid-range smartphone Samsung Galaxy M42 5G comes with a 6.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U Display. A Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC powers the handset. It has up to 8GB of RAM as well as 128GB of onboard storage that also can be expanded up to 1TB by using the MicroSD Card (slot). The handset runs on Android 11-based One UI 3.1.
In terms of optics, the smartphone Samsung Galaxy M42 5G comes with a quad rear camera set up including; a 48MP GMP2 Primary Camera as well as an 8MP ultra-wide-angle Camera. The aforementioned camera set also comprises a 5MP Macro Sensor as well as a 5MP Depth Sensor. Night Mode, Super-Slow motion, Single Take, Scene Optimizer, Flaw Detection, as well as Hyperlapse are camera features. As far as the selfies are concerned; the phone has a 20MP Front Camera.
So far the power is concerned; the mid-range smartphone Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has a battery of 5,000mAh. The battery supports 15W fast charging. Additionally, the new handset can offer internet browsing of 22 hours, video playback of 34 hours, as well as talk time of 36 hours on a single charge – it is touted so. Finally this 8.6mm thin smartphone Samsung Galaxy M42 5G comes with Knox security as well as Samsung Pay also.
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Price and availability
In India, the smartphone Samsung Galaxy M42 5G for the 6GB/128GB RAM/storage variant has been priced starting at Rs. 21,999. Another 8GB/128GB RAM/storage model is priced at Rs. 23,999. But the handset for the 6GB/128GB RAM/storage configuration will go on sale at an introductory price of Rs. 19,999 as well as 8GB/128GB RAM/storage variant with an introductory price of Rs. 21,999.
Prism Dot Gray, as well as Prism Dot Black, are those two colour options in which the smartphone Samsung Galaxy M42 5G comes. From 1st May 2021, it will go on sale through Samsung.com, amazon.in, as well as select retail stores also.