Samsung Galaxy F42 5G Bluetooth SIG Certification Suggests It is a Rebranded Galaxy A22 5G, India Launch Expected

Let’s take a look at the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G specifications, features, and other details.

Samsung Galaxy F42 5G
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Samsung is gearing up to launch new budget smartphones under the F-series in India. The company is expected to launch the Galaxy F22 4G very soon in India. The support page of the upcoming Samsung smartphone is already live on the company’s India website. Another F-series smartphone likely to launch soon is the Galaxy F42. This 5G smartphone is likely a rebranded version of the Galaxy A22 5G launched earlier this year, according to a Bluetooth SIG listing. Samsung could also unveil the device with a different moniker in some countries. Let’s take a look at the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G specifications, features, and other details.

Samsung Galaxy F42 5G Bluetooth SIG and BIS listing

Samsung could launch the Galaxy F42 5G very soon. The upcoming Samsung smartphone has visited the Bluetooth SIG website ahead of its launch. The listing on Bluetooth SIG reveals that the device has the model number SM-E426B. The listing also reveals that the phone is likely a rebranded Galaxy A22 5G that could launch in other countries with a different moniker. The models listed on Bluetooth SIG are Galaxy Buddy and Galaxy Wide5. 

Samsung typically launches its F-series smartphone as a rebranded version of its A-series or M-series counterparts. The Galaxy F52 5G, for instance, is a rebranded Galaxy M52 5G. The F-series mostly comes with design changes and minor spec differences. It is yet to announce the official launch date of the Galaxy F42 5G. The device has also visited the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) website with the same model number, hinting at an imminent launch.

Specifications and features

Assuming that the Galaxy F42 is a rebranded Galaxy A22 5G, the device will feature a 6.6-inch IPS Full HD+ LCD with 60Hz refresh rate support. Under the hood, the phone will come with a MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G SoC. Samsung could launch the device with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB/ 256GB of internal storage. The phone is also likely to pack a 5000 mAh battery with 15W fast charging.

In terms of optics, the upcoming Galaxy smartphone will have a triple-camera setup on the back. It has a 48MP primary camera, a 5MP ultrawide sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies, the phone will pack an 8MP front camera sensor. The device runs Android 11-based One UI 3.0 out of the box and has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

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