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Nokia G42 5G

Nokia G42 5G
$229
Brand: Nokia
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.56-inches HD+ screen
  • Camera 50MP triple camera / 8MP front
  • Memory 4/6GB RAM with 128GB ROM
  • Platform Snapdragon 480+ / Android 13

Our Rating

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

8.3
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Overview

This is Nokia G42 5G. It is a midrange smartphone that is powered by the Snapdragon 480+ CPU, along with 4/6GB RAM and a single 128GB ROM. The G42 5G comes in a 6.56-inches HD+ display, and it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

The Nokia G42 5G has a single 8-megapixel selfie camera, while a set of three sensors that includes a 50-megapixel primary sensor, 2-megapixel depth lens and a third 2-megapixel macro shooter are kept on the rear.

The device has a side mounted fingerprint scanner, support Bluetooth 5.0, has a 5000mAh battery with 20W fast charger, while Google Android 13 is available out of the box.

Full Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G Network Bands 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 and SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network Bands 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 13, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66
5G Network Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78 SA/NSA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G

LAUNCH

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BODY

Dimensions 165 x 75.8 x 8.6 mm
Weight 193.8 grams
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3) Plastic back / Plastic frame
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM, eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD touchscreen / 16M colors / 90Hz refresh / 560 nits of peak brightness
Size 6.56 inches, (82.73% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1612 pixels, 20:9 ratio (269 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 13
Chipset Qualcomm SM4350-AC Snapdragon 480+ 5G (8 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 460 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 460)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 619

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 4GB + 128GB / 6GB + 128GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 1TB via microSD card (uses SIM-2 slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 50MP, f/1.8, PDAF
Macro: 2MP, f/2.2
Depth: 2MP, f/2.2
Camera Features Autofocus / Dual-LED dual-tone flash / HDR / panorama
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel
Camera Features Face Beautification / FaceID / HDR
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Placed at the basement
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX Adaptive
NFC
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC
FM Radio Yes

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5000mAh battery

OTHER FEATURES

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

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