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Nokia 4.2

Nokia 4.2
Brand: Nokia
Category: Phones
  • Display 5.71 inch 720 x 1520 pixels HD+ display
  • Camera 13 + 2 MP Main/ 5 MP front
  • Storage 16/32 GB
  • RAM 2/3 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Snapdragon 439
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie); Android One

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 8 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Nokia 4.2 Highlights and Overview

The Nokia 4.2 is very similar to the Nokia 3.2, in fact, both devices carries similar design aesthetics and built. The Nokia 4.2 comes in a more compact size than the 3.2. It also provide a dual rear camera sensors and an Octa-core CPU instead of the single camera sensor and Quad-core CPU on the 3.2.

The display is a 5.71 inch HD+ display, with a 720 x 1520 pixels resolution. As mentioned above, the device feature a notch display cut-out, which host the front-facing camera.

On the hardware department, there is a octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 CPU clocked at 2.0Ghz, along with Adreno 505 GPU. The device is available in two storage options: a 2GB RAM with 16GB internal storage or, a 3GB RAM version with 32GB internal storage.

At the back of the device, there is a dual 13 + 2 MP main camera along with a single LED flash, while an 8 megapixel sensor seats in the display cut-out upfront. Theres also a rear fingerprint scanner at the back of the device, along with other Android security options such as FaceID, Password or the popular Android pattern.

Unlike the Nokia 3.4 which host a large 4000mAh battery, Nokia 4.2 has just 3000mAh and run the trending Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box. The device also support dual SIMs with 4G LTE network. Other specification and silent features of the Nokia 4.2 smartphone are detailed in the table below.

Nokia 4.2 Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps


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Dimensions 149 x 71.3 x 8.4 mm (5.87 x 2.81 x 0.33 in)
Weight 161 g (5.68 oz)
Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 4), aluminum frame
SIM Type ual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.71 inches, 81.4 cm2 (~76.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~295 ppi density)


Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie); Android One
Chipset Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (12 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 6x1.45 GHz Cortex A53)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 505


RAM + ROM 2/3 GB
Card Slot microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)


Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 13 + 2 MP main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Sensor size - 1/3.1"
Pixel size - 1.0 μm
Phase detection
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel
Camera Features Sensor size - 1/3.1"
Pixel size - 1.12 μm
Face unlock
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack


Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
FM Radio Yes, Digital FM


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 28 hours
Stand-by Up to 680 hours


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Nokia 4.2 User Reviews and Opinions

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