Samsung Galaxy M42 5G

Added: 04.29.21 | Updated: 04.24.23
  • Model: Galaxy M42 5G
  • Brand: Samsung
  • Rating: 2.71 out of 5 (7 votes)
  • Price: 220 EUR
  • Year of manufacture: 2021
  • Dimensions: 164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm
  • Weight: 190 g
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G (8 nm)
  • Built-in memory: 128GB 6GB RAM
  • Screen: Super AMOLED 6.6 inches
  • Battery: 5000 mAh
  • Rear camera: Quad, 48MP
  • Front camera: Single, 20MP

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Samsung Galaxy M42 5G specs

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

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Release dateCommon

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G

Launch date

2021, April 28

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G PricePrice

First price

220 EUR

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G dimension, size, weightDesign


6.47 in (164.4 mm)


2.99 in ( 75.9 mm)


0.34 in ( 8.6 mm)


6.7 oz (190 grams)

Water resistant


Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot Gray


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Samsung Galaxy M42 5G screenScreen

Technology Super AMOLED

6.6 in

Screen Area

105.2 cm2


720 x 1600 px

Points per inch

266 PPI

Color Depth


Ratio (height:width)


Ratio (screen:body)


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Samsung Galaxy M42 5G ProcessorHardware


- Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G (8 nm)


- Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570)


- Adreno 619

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM

Memory Card Slot

microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 11, One UI 3.1

User Interface

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras



-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)


LED flash, panorama, HDR

Video Recording 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@480fps

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras



-20 MP, f/2.2, (wide)



Video Recording 1080p@30fps

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE
-5G - SA/NSA
SIM Card Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
SAR 0.69 W/kg (head)    

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G 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
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Battery type and CapacityBattery


5000 mAh


Li-Po, non-removable


-Fast charging 15W

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes
Radio FM radio


Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Other specifications


Performance Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G antutu score Antutu Score

Antutu 9 Score385901 (Position 564 out of 1347)

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

Description of the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Specs

The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is a versatile smartphone released on April 28, 2021, offering a blend of connectivity and performance. It supports a wide range of networks, including GSM, HSPA, LTE, and 5G, ensuring that users can enjoy fast data speeds and a stable mobile experience. The phone accommodates Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by), allowing the choice between two SIM cards or one SIM card and a microSDXC card to expand its storage capabilities.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Samsung Galaxy M42 5G cost?

The price of the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at 220 EUR. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.

When did the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G come out?

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G mobile was launched on in these colors: Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot Gray.

What is the size and weight of Samsung Galaxy M42 5G ?

The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has dimensions of Height: 164.4 mm Width: 75.9 mm Thickness: 8.6 mm and weighs approximately 190 grams.

What is the screen size and resolution of Samsung Galaxy M42 5G?

When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 6.6 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 720 x 1600 px at a pixel density of 266 ppi.

How much memory and storage does a Samsung Galaxy M42 5G have?

Device comes with chipset Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G (8 nm) with processor Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570). Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is available with internal memory of 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM.

What are the main camera specifications and megapixels of the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G?

The device have a Quad rear camera setup with specs of 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) and features like LED flash, panorama, HDR

What are the front camera specs and MP of the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G?

The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 20 MP, f/2.2, (wide) and features like HDR