Samsung has officially launched its first-ever 5G Galaxy M-series handset, the Galaxy M42 5G in India today. The device is just a rebrand of the Galaxy A42 5G that was announced by Samsung back in November 2020. The newly launched Galaxy M42 5G bears the same specs and design as that of the A42 5G, meaning that you still get a 6.6-inch Super AMOLED display and Snapdragon 750G chipset under the hood. The device offers 5G connectivity support and is backed by a massive 5000mAh battery that supports 15W fast-charging. Let’s check out ahead the pricing, specifications, and availability of the M42 5G in detail:
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Pricing And Availability
The Galaxy M42 5G comes in the Prism Dot Black and Prism Dot Gray colour option. The device is available in 6GB/8GB RAM options with standard 128GB of internal storage. The base 6GB + 128GB model is priced at around Rs 21,999. The higher-end 8GB RAM variant retails for Rs 23,999. Both these models are available with the introductory price of Rs 19,999 and Rs 21,999 respectively for a limited period. The Galaxy M42 5G will go on sale starting from May 1st through Amazon and Samsung’s online store website.
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Specifications, Features
The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G sports a 6.6-inch Super AMOLED display with HD+ 720 x 1600 pixels resolution. The display has a 20:9 aspect ratio and a screen-to-body ratio of 84.3%. Powering the smartphone under the hood is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 750G chipset. The phone packs 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It runs Android 11 out of the box with OneUI 3.1 skin.
As far as the imaging aspect of the Galaxy M42 5G go, it features a quad-camera setup. The device incorporates a 48-megapixel primary main camera that has an f/1.8 aperture. The other three sensors the M42 5G include is an 8MP ultra-wide lens, and two 5MP depth and macro camera units. For selfies and video-calling purpose, the M42 5G sports a 20-megapixel camera. The device also features Samsung Knox, Samsung Pay, and Secure Folder.
Connectivity-wise, the M42 5G offers dual-SIM support, 5G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/A-GPS, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a USB Type-C port. The whole package is fueled by a 5000mAh battery that supports 15W fast-charging. Dimensions-wise, the phone measures at around 164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm, and weighs 193 grams.
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