Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is now confirmed to launch on April 28 in India and is slated to be the company’s first mid-range 5G smartphone. The company has also confirmed that the Galaxy M42 will go on sale on Amazon India after its launch. Samsung has also gone live with a microsite for the Galaxy M42 5G teasing its key features ahead of the launch in India.
The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is confirmed to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor and features Knox Security and is Samsung Pay enabled. Additionally, the Galaxy M42 5G will be offered in 6GB and 8GB RAM variants to choose from. While the price of the Galaxy M42 will be revealed on April 28, an IANS report hinted that it could be priced between Rs 20,000 and Rs 25,000 when it launches in India.
Samsung has also revealed the design of the Galaxy M42 and the phone seems to be equipped with a quad-camera setup on the back along with a waterdrop notch cutout for the selfie camera upfront. Here’s everything we know about the Samsung Galaxy M42.
As per leaks, the Samsung Galaxy M42 could feature a 6.6-inch HD+ (1600 x 720 pixels) resolution Super AMOLED display. There is a waterdrop notch cutout for the selfie camera upfront. The phone has an 8.6 millimetres thickness and weighs 193 grams.
Samsung has already confirmed that the Galaxy M42 will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor that has an octa-core CPU and Adreno 619 GPU. This is paired with 6GB/8GB RAM and up to 128GB storage options to choose from. It will likely run on Android 11 based One UI 3.1 out-of-the-box.
The Galaxy M42 is rumoured to have a 48MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with 123-degree field-of-view, a 5MP macro camera and a 5MP depth sensor. On the front, there’s expected to be a 20MP selfie camera housed within the notch cutout.
The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G could be equipped with an in-display fingerprint sensor and a 5,000mAh battery that supports 15W fast charging. More details about the phone including its pricing will be revealed on April 28.