Samsung Galaxy Wide 5 Launched With 5000mAh Battery, May Launch in India as Samsung Galaxy F42 5G

Samsung Galaxy Wide 5 may launch in India as the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G.


Samsung has officially launched the Samsung Galaxy Wide 5 in South Korea. Speaking about the design aspect of the handset first, it features a water-drop notch display and a triple-camera setup. The Galaxy Wide 5 comes with a 6.6-inch Full-HD+ display and it is powered by Dimensity 700 SoC. The Galaxy Wide 5 is introduced in the South Korean market in partnership with SK Telecom. The handset can be purchased from the SK Telecom website in South Korea. Other key features which the Galaxy Wide 5 offer includes an 8MP selfie camera, up to 6GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage, and a 5000mAh battery. The Galaxy Wide 5 is expected to be launch as the Galaxy F42 5G in India and other markets.

Samsung Galaxy Wide 5 Pricing

Samsung Galaxy Wide 5 comes in Black, White, and Blue colour option. The device is priced at KRW 4,49,900 (roughly Rs. 28,200) for the sole 6GB RAM + 128GB storage options. As mentioned above, the smartphone can be purchased in South Korea from the SK Telecom website.

Samsung Galaxy Wide 5 Specifications, Features

The Samsung Galaxy Wide 5 sports a 6.6-inch IPS LCD display that has Full HD+ resolution and a 60Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, the device is powered by MediaTek’s Dimensity 700 chipset. The smartphone runs Android 11 out of the box. It packs up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The device also has microSD card support for extra storage expansion up to 1TB.

As for the imaging purpose, the Galaxy Wide 5 features a triple-camera setup. The rear camera module consists of a 64MP primary camera, a 5MP ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies and video-calling purpose, the phone sports an 8MP camera. A 5000mAh battery fuels the device that has 15W fast charging support. Dimensions-wise the Galaxy Wide 5 measures 76.4×167.2x9mm and weighs 203 grams. The smartphone also features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, which is embedded in a power button.

As mentioned above, the Galaxy Wide 5 is expected to launch in India as the Galaxy F42 5G. The Galaxy Wide 5 posses the model number as the SM-E426S on the SK Telecom website. The device was spotted with a similar model number (SM-E426B/DS) on the Samsung India website a few days ago. The phone also had marked its presence at the Google Play Console listing. The support page details and the Google Play Console listing does suggest us that the Galaxy Wide 5 will launch in other markets including India as the Galaxy F42 5G.

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