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Samsung Galaxy M42 5G


Price in Kenya Ksh 38,500
Display 6.6 inches
Camera 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP
RAM 6 GB
Storage 128 GB
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G 5G
O.S Android 11
Battery Li-Po 5000 mAh

KSh33,500 KSh40,000

Samsung Galaxy M425G price in Kenya & key features

Price Approx. Ksh 38,500
Display 6.6 inch, Super AMOLED
Camera 48MP+8MP+5MP+2MP
RAM 6/8GB
Storage 128GB
Chipset Snapdragon 750G 5G
O.S Android 11, One UI 3.1
Battery 5,000 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G price in Kenya is 34,500 shillings. It was announced in 2021, May 01 and it runs on the Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G (8 nm) processor with Adreno 619 GPU. The phone has 6/8GB RAM and 128GB which is expandable. It also runs on Android 11 with One UI 3.1 and is powered by a 5,000 mAh battery with 15W fast charging.

All features

The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G measures 164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm (height x width x thickness) with a total weight of 190 grams. Coming to cameras, it has a triple 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP rear camera and a 20 MP front camera for selfies. This phone has a 6.5-inch (2400 x 1080 pixels) FHD+ Super AMOLED Display, and 266 PPI. It has a USB Type-C port for data syncing and charging. There is a fingerprint sensor present on the Galaxy M42 5G (under display, optical).

Launch

This phone, the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G was released on 2021, May 01. It is a Dual SIM smartphone that uses Nano-SIM and has dual stand-by or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). On the front is an Infinity-U notch wherein the selfie camera lies. Its back panel has a quad-camera module on the right-hand side. As for the fingerprint scanner, it is under the display, optical.

The Galaxy M42 5G comes in the colors Prism Dot Black, and Prism Dot Gray. It makes use of the USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go, and has no 3.5 mm jack. The phone also has Bluetooth version 5.0, A2DP, LE, and GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS. It also supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot. As for radio (FM), the same is not available just as NFC is not present here.

Display

Now, let us take a look at the display this phone has to offer. Everyone loves a good display on a phone for obvious reasons. Namely, the display is the one part of a phone you will ever interact with. Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has an okay yet impressive Super AMOLED display panel that measures 6.6 inches, 104.9 cm2.

That it is Super AMOLED covers up for the rather low 720 x 1600  pixels resolution and an equally low 266 PPI density. As for the selfie camera, it is inside that hole punch on the top right corner. This phone’s build is plastic with a Glass front (Gorilla Glass), plastic back, and an aluminum frame. Galaxy M42 5G’s display is also graced with an 84.3% screen-to-body ratio.

Network

The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G smartphone supports four network technologies. These are GSM, HSPA, LTE, and 5G HSPA extends and improves the performance of existing 3G mobile telecommunication networks using the WCDMA protocols. LTE  is a standard for wireless broadband communication for mobile devices and data terminals, based on the GSM/EDGE and UMTS/HSPA technologies.

Platform

A phone platform is the hardware/software environment for tablets, smartphones, and other portable devices. Samsung Galaxy M42 5G runs on the Android 11 operating system. Android 11 is the eleventh major release and 18th version of Android, the mobile operating system developed by the Open Handset Alliance led by Google. Also powering the Galaxy F42 5G is an Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 570), Snapdragon 750G 5G  chipset. This version of Android it runs is based on One UI 3.1.

Under the hood, it also brings an Adreno 619 GPU. The Qualcomm Adreno 619 is a mobile graphics card for mid-range smartphones and tablets (mostly Android-based). It is included in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoCs and based on the Adreno 600 architecture (like the Adreno 630, which should be fully compatible with software). The Galaxy F42 5G comes with 64/128 GB of internal storage with 6/8 GB of RAM.

Cameras

There are five cameras on the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G. They are made up of a main 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF, 8 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro) and a 5 MP, f/2.4, (depth). Its main feature is LED flash, panorama, HDR and it can shoot video up to [email protected] with the main camera, and [email protected] with the selfie. Speaking of the selfie, on F52 5G there is a single 20 MP, f/2.2, (wide) shooter.

Battery

Samsung Galaxy F42 5G has a respectable Li-Po 5,000 mAh, non-removable battery with fast charging 15W. It is a lasting battery given its 5,000 mAh capacity. It also has a fast-charging 15W – see the Galaxy Note 20 smartphone which you might also be interested in.

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Primary Camera

48MP, 8 MP, Dual 5MP

Front Camera

20MP

Internal Storage

128GB

RAM

6GB

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Operating System

Android

Screen Size

6.6 inch

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