The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has been made official in India. And as expected, it is a rebranded version of the Galaxy A42 5G that was announced last October in the UK.
The Galaxy M42 5G is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G octa-core processor, with 6GB/8GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage. It has a microSD card slot that supports up to 1TB of additional memory.
The device runs on One UI 3.1 based on Android 11, and features a 6.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED display. The Infinity-U water-drop notch is home to a 20MP selfie lens that has an f/2.2 aperture.
The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G boats a quad camera set up on the back, which comprises a 48MP Samsung GM2 sensor with an f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP ultra wide-angle lens that has an f/2.2 aperture, a 5MP macro camera with an f/2.4 aperture, an 5MP depth sensor with an f/2.4 aperture and an LED Flash.
The device is equipped with an in-display fingerprint scanner, and is backed by a 5,000 mAh battery which charges over a USB Type-C port and supports 15W Fast Charging.
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Specs
- Display: 6.6-inch HD+ Infinity-U Super AMOLED, In-Display Fingerprint Scanner
- Operating System: One UI 3.1 based on Android 11
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G octa-core
- Memory: 6GB/8GB RAM
- Storage: 128GB + up to 1TB via microSD card
- Battery: 5,000 mAh, USB Type-C, 15W Fast Charging
- Main Cameras: 48MP primary lens, f/1.8 aperture + 8MP ultra wide-angle lens, f/2.2 aperture, + 5MP macro camera, f/2.4 aperture + 5MP depth sensor, f/2.4 aperture + LED Flash
- Selfie Camera: 20MP f/2.2 aperture
- Dimensions: 164.3 x 75.8 x 8.6 mm
- Weight: 193g
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G price in India
The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G price in India starts at Rs. 21,999 for the 6GB/128GB variant, while the 8GB/128GB version costs Rs. 23,999. The device will be available in 2 colourways: Prism Dot Black and Prism Dot Gray. The first sale of the phone will be held at 12PM on May 1st at Amazon and Samsung.com.
Samsung is offering a temporary discount of Rs. 2,000 for both versions of the phone. This introductory price is valid until the end of May.