Samsung announced a new mid-range device in India. The company introduced the Galaxy M42 with a Snapdragon chipset that also supports the 5G network. Besides the Snapdragon chipset, the device also has a 5,000 mAh battery capacity. However, for now, at least on paper, screen resolution and charging speed seem to be its weakest links.
Samsung Galaxy M42 specs
The Samsung Galaxy M42 is powered by the Snapdragon 750G processor with an 8 nm production process. Samsung’s new smartphone stands out as the third phone to come with a 750G chipset after the Moto G 5G and Xiaomi Mi 10i.
The octa-core processor with speeds of up to 2.2 GHz also has Qualcomm’s X52 5G modem and works with the Adreno 619 GPU. The new Samsung Galaxy M42 will be available in two configurations. The phone will have the option of 6 GB of RAM and 8 GB of RAM, both variants will come with 128 GB of internal storage. The device will also be able to increase its internal memory with a dedicated microSD card slot.
The Galaxy M42 has a 6.6-inch HD + screen. The new phone with Super AMOLED on the panel side comes with a screen refresh rate of 60 Hz. In addition, the device has a quad rear camera with a 48 Megapixel main camera (ISOCELL GM2), 8 Megapixel wide-angle lens, 5 Megapixel depth, and 5 Megapixel macro sensor. The front camera of the phone features a 20 Megapixel sensor.
With 15W Type-C fast charging support, the device comes with a 5,000 mAh battery. Other features of the device include Android 11-based OneUI 3.1, in-screen fingerprint scanner, Knox, Secure folder, fast-pass AltZ, and content recommendations. The device also includes Samsung Pay thanks to the inclusion of NFC.
The Samsung Galaxy M42, a 6GB + 128GB model, will be available for Rs 21,999 ($295), while the 8GB + 128GB variant will be available for Rs 23,999 ($322). Let’s also mention that the device’s Prism Dot Black and Prism Dot Grey color options are available.
Galaxy M42 specs
- Display: 6.6 inch HD + Super AMOLED, 60 Hz
- Processor: Snapdragon 750G, 5G
- RAM: 6/8 GB LPDDR4X
- Storage: 128 GB
- Rear Camera: 48 + 8 + 5 + 5 Megapixel
- Front Camera: 20 Megapixel
- Battery: 5000 mAh, 15W fast charging
- Fingerprint scanner: In-display
- Weight: 190 grams
- Thickness: 8.6 mm
Galaxy M42 price
- 6 GB + 128 GB: 295 dollars
- 8 GB + 128 GB: 322 dollars