Samsung Galaxy M42 has been in leaks and rumours for quite a while now. The smartphone appeared on BIS along with Galaxy A42 last month. Earlier this week, a report suggested that the smartphone will make a debut in India this month itself. Now, Samsung India has officially announced the launch date for the upcoming Galaxy smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G will launch in India on April 28th exclusively via amazon. The upcoming Galaxy M42 will be Samsung’s cheapest 5G-enabled smartphone in the country.
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Samsung Galaxy M42 5G: Expected Price
A report surfaced earlier this week on the web suggesting that the smartphone will launch under Rs. 25,000 mark in India. If priced under Rs. 25,000 mark, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy M42 5G will go head to head against Xiaomi’s cheapest 5G smartphone – Mi 10i.
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G: Specifications, and Features
Amazon teaser also shows us a glimpse of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy M42 5G. Going by it, the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G will resemble the Galaxy A42, which was announced globally back in September. The smartphone is confirmed to feature octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoS, built on an 8nm fabrication process, and powers some popular mid-range smartphones such as Xiaomi Mi 10i.
The smartphone is confirmed to retail in 4GB RAM configuration, as it was spotted on Geekbench with 4GB RAM. Samsung Galaxy M42 5G will run Android 11 out of the box with the company’s proprietary One UI 3.0 skin on top. Going by 3C listing, the smartphone is confirmed to get a 6000mAh battery. The phone has already passed through Wi-Fi Alliance and Bluetooth SIG.
While, most other details about the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G remain unknown for now, but we can also expect the device to feature a 6.6-inch AMOLED display with a FHD+ resolution. The smartphone should feature a quad-rear camera setup with 48MP or 64MP primary camera.
What are your thoughts on the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G? Do you think Samsung will offer Indian consumers a better package compared to the Xiaomi Mi 10i? Do let us know in the comments below.