Motorola Moto G42: specs, release date, camera, screen, size, reviews

Added 06.06.22 | Updated 05.10.23

Motorola Moto G42

  • Rating: 3.89 out of 5 (36 votes)
  • Release Date:  June 09, 2022
  • Price: 210 EUR
  • Processor: Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Kryo 265 Gold & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo 265 Silver)
  • Storage and memory: 64GB 4GB RAM
  • Screen: AMOLED 6.4 inc
  • Main Camera:  Triple, 50MP
  • Selfie Camera:  Single, 16MP

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Motorola Moto G42 specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

Motorola Moto G42 Release dateCommon

Brand and model

Motorola Moto G42

Launch date

09 June 2022

Motorola Moto G42 PricePrice

First price

210 EUR

Motorola Moto G42 dimension, size, weightDesign

Height

6.31 inc (160.4 mm)

Width

2.89 inc ( 73.5 mm)

Depth

0.31 inc ( 8 mm)

Weight

6.17 oz (175 grams)

Build materials

Glass front, plastic frame, plastic back

Water resistant

Water-repellent design

Colors

Atlantic Green, Metallic Rose

Motorola Moto G42 screenScreen

Technology AMOLED
Size

6.4 inc

Screen Area

98.9 cm2

Resolution

1080 x 2400 px

Points per inch

411 PPI

Color Depth

16M

Ratio (height:width)

20:9

Ratio (screen:body)

83.9%

Motorola Moto G42 ProcessorHardware

Chipset

Qualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 680 4G (6 nm)

Processor CPU

- Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Kryo 265 Gold & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo 265 Silver)

Graphics processor GPU

- Adreno 610

Motorola Moto G42 Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM

Memory Card Slot

microSDXC (dedicated slot)

Motorola Moto G42 SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 12

User Interface

Motorola Moto G42 main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras

Triple

Specs

-50 MP, f/1.8 (wide), 1/2.76", 0.64µm, PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm
-2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)

Features

LED flash, HDR, panorama

Video Recording 1080p@30fps

Motorola Moto G42 selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras

Single

Specs

-16 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1.0µm

Video Recording 1080p@30fps

Motorola Moto G42 Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
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SIM Card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE

Motorola Moto G42 wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
USB USB Type-C 2.0

Motorola Moto G42 Battery type and CapacityBattery

Capacity

5000 mAh

Type

Li-Po, non-removable

Charging

-Fast charging 18W

Motorola Moto G42 sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes
Radio FM radio
Others
-stereo speakers

Sensors

Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Other specifications

Others

Performance Benchmark

Motorola Moto G42 antutu score Antutu Score

Antutu 9 Score249500 (Position 912 out of 1346)

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Motorola Moto G42 geekbench ScoreGeekbench Score

GeekBench 5 Single Core405 (Position 922 out of 1887)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core1489 (Position 924 out of 1876)

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Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Motorola. However, there may be differences in specifications.

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Motorola Moto G42 Reviews and Opinions

Rate this smartphone
3.89 / 5
(36)

Pros:
  • One of the most affordable OLED phones
  • Great stereo speakers
  • Long battery life
  • Uncluttered user interface
  • Good image stabilization for the price
Cons:
  • Maximum brightness below average
  • Unreliable software support
  • U.I. navigation may be a bit choppy
  • The ultra-wide and macro cameras are below average
  • Disappointing performance of the chip

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Frequently Asked Questions

The price of the Motorola Moto G42 varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at 210 EUR. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.
Motorola Moto G42 mobile was launched on June 09, 2022 in these colors: Atlantic Green, Metallic Rose.
The Motorola Moto G42 has dimensions of Height: 160.4 mm Width: 73.5 mm Thickness: 8 mm and weighs approximately 175 grams.
When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 6.4 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 1080 x 2400 px at a pixel density of 411 ppi.
Device comes with chipset Qualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 680 4G (6 nm) with processor Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Kryo 265 Gold & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo 265 Silver). Motorola Moto G42 is available with internal memory of 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM.
The device have a Triple rear camera setup with specs of 50 MP, f/1.8 (wide), 1/2.76", 0.64µm, PDAF 8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) and features like LED flash, HDR, panorama
The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 16 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1.0µm and features like