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Samsung Galaxy M42 5G

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G
$239
Brand: Samsung
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.6-inch HD+ screen
  • Camera 48MP Quad camera / 20MP front
  • Memory 6/8GB RAM with 128GB ROM
  • Platform Snapdragon 750G / Android 11

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

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Highlights and Overview

As the name implies, this is the 5G variant of the Galaxy M42 from Samsung. This unit is based on the Snapdragon 750G SoC, a 5G-enabled CPU from Qualcomm. The Chipset has 8-core CPUs, and backed by Adreno 619 GPU with either 6/8GB RAM, paired with 128 Gigs of built-in storage.

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From the front, the Galaxy M42 5G sports a 6.6-inches HD+ screen with 720 x 1600 pixels. Panel screen panel is Super AMOLED, it has U-shaped notch on the front where the selfie camera is kept.

Coming to the camera department department, the Galaxy M42 5G has a set of four lenses on the rear. These includes a 48-megapixel primary, 8-megapixel ultrawide, 5-megapixel macro and a fourth 5-megapixel depth sensors. For selfie, you are given a single 20-megapixel lens, within the notch on the front.

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The phone is given under-screen fingerprint scanner, and powered by a 5000mAh battery with 15W fast charger. It is available in either Prism Dot Black or Prism Dot Gray, and boot Google Android 11 with One UI 3.1 out of the box. The full specs of Samsung’s Galaxy M42 5G smartphone is contained in the table below.

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 and SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
5G Network Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm
Weight 190 grams
SIM Type Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type Super AMOLED touchscreen / 16M colors
Size 6.6 inches, (84.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (266 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 11
- One UI 3.1
Chipset Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G (8 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 619

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 6GB + 128GB / 8GB + 128GB
Card Slot microSD, up to 512GB (dedicated slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Quadruple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 48MP, f/1.8, PDAF
Ultrawide: 8MP, f/2.2, 123˚ FoV
Macro: 5MP, f/2.4
Depth: 5MP, f/2.4
Camera Features Autofocus / Continuous shooting / Digital zoom / HDR / Touch focus / Face detection / LED flash / gyro-EIS
Video Resolution 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@480fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 20-megapixel
Camera Features HDR / F/2.2 aperture / FaceID / Face beautification
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
Speaker Location Placed at the basement and top
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
FM Radio FM radio

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5000mAh battery

OTHER FEATURES

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

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G User Reviews and Opinions

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