Motorola has announced its latest Moto G series smartphone in India today. The company has unveiled the Moto G42 budget phone today. The device was initially launched in the international market back in June along with the Moto G62 5G.
The newest arrival to the G series, the G42 comes with an AMOLED display and the phone is also equipped with a stereo speaker setup with support for Dolby Atmos 一 making it a good contender for the budget entertainment device. The phone is powered by Snapdragon SoC and is priced under Rs 15,000. Let’s take a look at the full detail of the device.
Moto G42: Price in India and Availability
The Moto G42 comes in a single configuration only. The 4GB+64GB variant is priced at Rs 13,999 and it comes in Atlantic Green and Metallic Rose colour options. It will go on sale via Flipkart starting July 11th. You can get a Rs 1,000 instant discount with SBI credit card transactions during the initial days.
Moto G42: Specifications and Features
The Moto G42 sports a 6.4-inch Full HD+ AMOLED Screen with DCI-P3 colour space, SGS Blue Eye protection, 700 nits brightness and a regular 60Hz screen refresh rate. Under the hood, the phone is backed by an octa-core Snapdragon 680 SoC, which is based on a 6nm fabrication process. The phone comes in a single RAM and storage option with 4GB LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB uMCP storage. In addition, the phone also supports a microSD card.
In the camera department, the Moto G42 comes with a triple rear camera setup. There is a 50MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle + depth lens and a depth 2MP macro snapper. To the front, the phone comes with a 16MP selfie camera, housed inside the punch-hole cutout. The device draws power from the 5,000mAh battery and supports 20W Turbo charging via a Type-C port. In terms of software, it runs on Android 12 and is guaranteed to get Android 13 and 3 years of security patches. For security, the handset offers a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
Other key features of the device include stereo speaker setup, Dolby Atmos, Qualcomm sound certification, NFC, IP52 water repellent design, 3.5mm headphone jack, 8.8mm thickness, and 175-gram weight.