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Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2021, April 28
  • Dimensions: 164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm
  • Weight: 190 g
  • Screen: 6.6", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Quad, 48 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 20 MP
  • Memory: 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 5000 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Samsung Galaxy M42 5G
Release date 2021, April 28
Dimensions (HxWxD) 164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm | 6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 in
Weight 190 g | 6.7 oz
Colors Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot Gray
Battery 5000 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable
Approximate price220 EUR
Screen
Technology Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 6.6" inc
Screen area 105.2 cm2
Screen format 20:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio84.3%
Screen resolution 720 x 1600 px
PPI /points per inch/ 266 PPI
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 48 MP, Quad
Camera specs
-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)
-5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@480fps
Front camera, selfie 20 MP, Single
Specifications 20 MP, f/2.2, (wide)
Functions HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Performance
Operating system OS Android 11, One UI 3.1
Chipset - Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G (8 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570)
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 619
External memory microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal memory 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 0.69 W/kg (head)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Fast charging 15W

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G was around 220 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2021, April 28.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is 190 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is 6.6" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is 164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm (HxWxD).
No, it is not waterproof.
Yes, it supports fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Quad main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.