The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G features a 6.60-inch HD+ Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1520×720 pixels. The device runs on the Exynos 7885 processor. It comes with Mali-G71 GPU. It also includes 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 512GB. On the optical front, the device features a dual camera setup with the combination of a 13-megapixel primary camera and a 2-megapixel secondary camera. On the front, it features an 8-megapixel selfie camera. The device comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. It includes a 5,000mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G has a glass sandwich design with a double metal rim that offers a visually appealing look. It features 2 glass back cover with a metal frame. The edges are curved and nicely rounded, giving a better grip for the fingers. Samsung Galaxy A42 5G has a similar design language to the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G and the company’s upcoming Galaxy S10 E. Specs and Features The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G is a budget smartphone but it packs some decent features. It features an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. The smartphone is powered by a 1.7GHz octa-core processor. It comes with a whopping 5,000mAh battery that keeps the lights on. The Galaxy A42 5G is powered by Android 9 Pie OS with custom features. The phone is powered by a 3.5mm audio jack, Micro-USB and rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
The Samsung Galaxy A42 comes with an 8MP autofocus rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, 1.12 micron pixels and LED flash. Up front, there is a 13MP autofocus front camera with f/2.2 aperture and full HD screen. Besides, the Samsung Galaxy A42 comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner that works similar to other Samsung phones. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C (3.1), and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Price The price of Samsung Galaxy A42 5G is not known yet, however, the phone is expected to be priced between Rs 15,000-25,000 in India. As of now, the phone is only being launched in China, however, there are claims that the smartphone will be launched in India as well.
On the connectivity part, the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G is equipped with a 3.5mm jack and a micro USB port. The phone comes with Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band and a GPS. The handset is priced at 799 Yuan (Rs. 77,000 approximately). Price The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G has a premium design and a fingerprint sensor. The 6.60-inch screen of the smartphone comes with a 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution. It is currently priced at 799 Yuan (Rs. 77,000 approximately). However, it is available for sale in China only. The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G is more expensive than the Samsung Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6+. Samsung Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6+ come with a similar price tag. These two phones are powered by an Exynos 7870 octa-core processor.
The phone has a 5G-oriented phone that comes with support for a first-of-its-kind 6-axis sensor hub. The sensor hub integrates 4 components of the display, fingerprint sensor, haptic sensors and two 3D-sensing modules which can be found in a module that sits on the side of the screen. According to Samsung, users can unlock the phone with a single glance. Samsung has also used in-display fingerprint sensor technology, without the need for a display hole for the fingerprint scanner. The company has incorporated this technology into Galaxy A series smartphones since the Galaxy S9 and S9+. The phone supports an in-display sensor technology that also works under water.
The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G will be available in two colours, blue and black. Samsung Galaxy A42 5G will be available in China on Tmall.com and JD.com on September 14, 2019. The phone is priced at 1999 Yuan (Rs 19,000 approximately).
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G is a budget 5G smartphone for its price. It comes with many compelling features such as the high-resolution screen, powerful processor, and big battery for long lasting battery life. Key Specifications Of Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Model Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Display 6.6-inch HD+ (1520 x 720 pixels) Infinity-V display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio Processor 1.7GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7885 14nm Mobile Platform with Mali-G71 GPU GPU 1.6GHz Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 5 octa-core Cortex-A53 GPU Storage 4GB RAM, 64GB storage MicroSD card slot Yes, up to 400GB Tapatalk SIM Dual Nano SIM + Nano SIM Battery 5000mAh Fast charging with adaptive fast charging OS Android 8.1 (upgradeable to Android 9.