Samsung Galaxy A42 : Affordable 5G Smartphone!

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Samsung just unveiled the Galaxy A42 – an affordable 5G smartphone for the new normal.

Take a look at what the Samsung Galaxy A42 offers, and find out if this is the 5G smartphone for you!

 

Samsung Galaxy A42 : Affordable 5G Smartphone!

The Samsung Galaxy A42 is a new mid-range 5G smartphone, with a large 6.6-inch Super AMOLED display, and a quad camera system.

Built around the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G platform, it promises to offer smooth gaming and speedy 5G connectivity (when it becomes available in your area).

Samsung Galaxy A42 : Affordable 5G Smartphone!

Large Display

The Samsung Galaxy A42 has a large 6.6-inch Super AMOLED display, with a HD+ resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels.

Performance

Its Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G platform offers two high-speed Kryo 570 Gold cores running at 2.2 GHz, and six sustained-performance Kryo 570 Silver cores running at 1.8 GHz.

It also has an Adreno 619 GPU, 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal flash storage. But if you need additional storage, you can add a microSD card for up to 1 TB of external storage.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G

Cameras

Concealed in the front display notch is a 20 MP selfie camera, with f/2.2 aperture.

At the back, it has a quad camera system that consists of :

  • a 48 MP main camera, with f/1.8 aperture
  • an 8 MP ultra-wide camera, with f/2.2 aperture
  • a 5 MP macro camera, with f/2.4 aperture
  • a 5 MP depth sensor, with f/2.4 aperture

Security

In addition to an in-display fingerprint sensor, the Galaxy A42 also comes with Samsung Knox built-in.

Samsung Knox

Large Battery

To keep the Samsung Galaxy A42 running all day, it has a large 5,000 mAh lithium ion battery, that supports 15 watt fast charging.

 

Samsung Galaxy A42 : Specifications

SpecificationsSamsung Galaxy A42 5G
Display Size6.6-inch Super AMOLED
Display Resolution720 x 1600 pixels, 266 ppi
ProtectionNone
Operating SystemOne UI 2.5 (based on Android 10)
PlatformQualcomm Snapdragon 750G (SM7225)
Processor2 x Qualcomm Kryo 570 Gold (2.2 GHz)
6 x Qualcomm Kryo 570 Silver (1.8 GHz)
GPUQualcomm Adreno 619
Memory8 GB RAM
Storage Options128 GB
External StoragemicroSD (Up to 1 TB)
Front Camera20 MP camera (f/2.2)
Rear
Cameras
48 MP wide (f/1.8)
8 MP ultra-wide (f/2.2)
5 MP macro (f/2.4)
5 MP depth sensor (f/2.4)
Connectivity5G / 4G / 3G / 2G
Wi-Fi : 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 + 5 GHz)
Bluetooth : BT 5.0
USB : USB 2.0 Type C
GPS SupportGPS, AGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCYes
Fingerprint SensorIn Display
Other SensorsAccelerometer, Gyro, Geomagnetic
Light, Proximity
AudioDual stereo speakers
3.5 mm audio jack
Battery5,000 mAh
Charging15 watt wired
Width
Height
Thickness
75.9 mm
164.4 mm
8.6 mm
Weight193 g

 

Samsung Galaxy A42 : Price + Deals

The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G has an official launch price here of RM 1,599 here in Malaysia, which is roughly US$395 / £292 / A$520 / S$525.

From now until 3 January 2021, every purchase will entitle you to a FREE Samsung Fast Car Charger.

Here are some online purchase options.

 

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