Samsung Galaxy M42 5G smartphone has launched in the Indian market. The phone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC and has a quad camera setup at the back with 48-megapixel main camera. It is equipped with Knox security and has waterdrop-style notch up front. The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G will be available via Amazon and Samsung online store. The phone support NFC enabling contactless Samsung Pay as well. Samsung Galaxy M42 5G features a Super AMOLED display and packs a 5,000mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G price in India, sale
The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is priced in India starting at Rs. 21,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model and Rs. 23,999 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option. The phone will be up for grabs at an introductory price of Rs. 19,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model and Rs. 21,999 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage model in May. The sale begins on May 1 via,, and select retail stores. Galaxy M42 5G will be available in Prism Dot Black and Prism Dot Gray colours.
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G specifications
Coming to specifications, the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G runs on Android 11-based One UI 3.1. It features a 6.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U display and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC. The phone packs a up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage. The storage is expandable up to 1TB using a microSD card slot.
As for imaging, the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has a quad rear camera setup with a 48-megapixel GM2 primary camera, 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle camera, 5-megapixel macro sensor, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. Galaxy M42 5G’s camera is equipped with features that include Single Take, Night Mode, Hyperlapse, Super-Slow motion, Scene Optimiser, and Flaw Detection. Up front, the phone houses a 20-megapixel selfie camera .
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G packs a 5,000mAh battery with 15W fast charging support. The phone claims to deliver 36 hours of talk time, 22 hours of Internet browsing and 34 hours of video play on a single charge. It features Knox security and Samsung Pay. The phone is 8.6mm thin. 
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