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Samsung Galaxy M42 5G
Updated On: Mar 21, 2023

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G

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Samsung Galaxy M42 5G
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G
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Key Specifications

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G Processor
  • 6 GB RAM
  • 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP Quad Rear Camera
  • 128 GB Storage
  • 20 MP Front Camera
  • 5000 mAh Battery
  • 6.6 inches Super AMOLED Display
  • Android v11 OS
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Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Price In India

Last known price of Samsung Galaxy M42 5G was ₹17,000. The mobile will be available soon across various online stores in India.

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G: Pros & Cons

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  • Pros
  • 6GB RAM and 128GB internal memory
  • Quad-rear camera setup (48MP+8MP+5MP+5MP)
  • 5000mAh battery with 15W fast-charging
  • 20MP selfie camera
  • Cons
  • Hybrid SIM slot
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is yet another affordable 5G offering from the brand's M-series lineup of smartphones. Some of the notable features of the mobile include an impressive chipset, robust 5000mAh battery capacity with 15W fast-charging. The camera configuration is impressive as it packs an impressive quad-rear camera setup (48MP+8MP+5MP+5MP) and a single 20MP selfie camera. On the downside, the device features a Hybrid SIM slot and does not have a dedicated slot for a microSD card.

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Details

Design and Display
The 5G handset of the Samsung sports a punch-hole display design. It features a tall 6.6-inches screen offering a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and 266ppi pixel density. The display features thin bezels and has an optical on-screen fingerprint sensor for security. 
Camera and Security
The Galaxy A42 5G houses a quad-camera setup on the rear featuring a 48MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 5MP macro camera, and a 5MP depth camera. The selfie enthusiast can rely on the single 20MP front-facing camera. There is an optical on-screen fingerprint sensor for secure authentication of biometric data. 
Storage and Performance
For storage, the smartphone packs 128GB of internal memory that is decent enough for storing user data and files of the users. The device also supports an expandable memory capacity of up to 512GB using a microSD card. With ample storage space in hand, users need not worry about the storage anymore. The phone comes powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G chipset with an octa-core CPU. The device packs standard 4GB RAM for smooth multitasking performance. 
Battery and Connectivity
The Galaxy M42 5G is fueled by the 5000mAh battery with fast-charging support. There is a USB Type-C port for refilling the battery. The various connectivity options of the smartphone includes 5G, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS for navigation and a 3.5mm audio jack. 

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Specifications


Processor Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
Rear Camera Quad (48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP)
Internal Memory 128 GB
Screen Size 6.6 inches (16.76 cms)
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh


Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
No Of Cores 8 (Octa Core)
CPU 2.2GHz, Dual core, Kryo 570 1.8GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 570
Architecture 64-bit
Fabrication 8 nm
Graphics Adreno 619


Build Plastic back panel
Height 6.47 inches (164.4 mm)
Width 2.99 inches (75.9 mm)
Thickness 0.34 inches (8.6 mm)
Weight 193 grams
Colors Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot Gray
Screen Unlock Fingerprint, Face unlock


Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels
Aspect ratio 20:9
Display Type Super AMOLED
Size 6.6 inches (16.76 cms)
Bezel-less display Yes, with notch
Pixel Density 266 pixels per inch (ppi)
TouchScreen Yes, Capacitive, Multi-touch
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Screen to body percentage 84.28 %


Rear camera setup Quad
Rear camera (Primary) 48 MP resolutionWide Angle lensf/1.8 aperture2" sensor size0.8µm pixel size
Rear camera (Secondary) 8 MP resolutionUltra-Wide Angle lensf/2.2 aperture
Rear camera (Tertiary) 5 MP resolutionMacro lensf/2.4 aperture
Rear camera (Quaternary) 5 MP resolutionDepth lensf/2.4 aperture
Front camera setup Single
Front camera (Primary) 20 MP resolutionWide Angle lensf/2.2 aperture
Sensor ISOCELL Plus
Flash LED Rear flash
Video Resolution (Rear) 3840x2160 @ 30 fps1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Video Resolution (Front) 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Camera Features Auto Flash Auto Focus Face detection Touch to focus
Shooting Modes Continuous Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)


Type Li-ion
Capacity 5000 mAh
Removable No
Talk Time Up to 36 Hours (4G)
Fast Charging Yes, 15W
Charging speed 20% to 100% in 01h 54m 16s (in-house tested)


Internal Memory 128 GB
Memory type UFS 2.1
Storage available for user 103 GB
Expandable Memory Yes, microSD, Up to 1 TB (Hybrid Slot)


Operating System Android v11
Custom UI Samsung One UI


SIM Configuration Dual SIM SIM1: Nano SIM2: Hybrid
Network SIM1: 5G, 4GSIM2: 4G
SIM1 Bands
5G:FDD N1 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N28 ; TDD N40 / N41 / N78 4G:TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) ; FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)
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SIM2 Bands
4G:TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) ; FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)
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Voice over LTE(VoLTE) Yes
Wi-Fi Yes, with a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
Wi-fi features Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
USB USB Type-C, Mass storage device, USB charging
Bluetooth Bluetooth v5.0
GPS Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
NFC Chipset Yes
Infrared Yes


Speaker Yes
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm
Video Player Yes, Video Formats: 3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, M4V, MKV, MP4, WebM, WMV


Fingerprint sensor Yes, On-screen
Face Unlock Yes
Other Sensor Light sensorProximity sensorAccelerometerGyroscope
Disclaimer: Specifications shown may be different from the actual product. We cannot guarantee that the information provided on this page is 100% correct. Please check with the retailer before purchasing.

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Benchmarks

Antutu Scores

Overall 234617
CPU 84083
GPU 51136
Memory 58161
UX 41237

Geekbench Scores

Single-core 649
Multi-core 1805

The latest Samsung Galaxy M42 5G news

If we go by the Geekbench listing, we can see that the Galaxy M42 5G is listed with model number as SM-M426B. According to the preliminary benchmark, the Galaxy M42 5G will pack 2.21GHz Snapdragon 750G SoC, which will be aided with Adreno 619 GPU. The phone will ship with 4GB of RAM. On the software side of things, the M42 5G will run Android 11 out of the box with OneUI 3.0 user interface.
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Samsung Galaxy M42 5G will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC.
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The Galaxy M42 isn't a new phone, as it most probably should be rebranded Galaxy A42 if we go by the Bluetooth SIG listing of the A42. The Galaxy M42 carries the model number as SM-M426B, while the A42 has SM-A426B model number. If you are aware of Samsung's naming scheme of the model number, we possibly will see the Galaxy M42 5G launch soon in some markets.
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