Samsung Galaxy M42 5G to launch in India today: What to expect

    Samsung Galaxy M42 5G will come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor, and a quad-camera setup.
    By HT TECH
    | Updated on Apr 28 2021, 08:39 AM IST
    Samsung Galaxy M42 5G.
    Samsung Galaxy M42 5G. (Samsung)
    Samsung Galaxy M42 5G.
    Samsung Galaxy M42 5G. (Samsung)

    Samsung is launching a new 5G smartphone in India today. It’s the Galaxy M42 5G, and it will be the first 5G phone under Samsung’s Galaxy M series. The smartphone will be made official today at 12 pm, and it will be available via e-commerce platform Amazon India.

    A microsite for the Galaxy M42 5G has been published on Amazon India. Here, the smartphone is seen with a notched display, and four rear cameras stacked in a square-shaped module on the top left corner. Galaxy M42 5G also has a textured design in silver. The smartphone will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 750G processor. Galaxy M42 5G is also confirmed to feature Knox Security, and Samsung Pay. There aren’t any other details about the phone on the teaser page.

    Just a day before the launch, Galaxy M42 5G was spotted on the Google Play Console revealing its key specifications. According to the listing, Samsung Galaxy M42 5G comes with 6GB of RAM and Android 11 out-of-the-box. It is also expected to come with 4GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The smartphone is also rumoured to feature a 6.6-inch Super AMOLED display. Other features expected are a 48-megapixel camera and a 5,000mAh battery.

    Rumours also suggest Galaxy M42 5G will be a rebranded version of the Galaxy A42 5G. Going by this speculation, we can expect Galaxy M42 5G to feature a 6.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED display, 15W fast charging support and up to 6GB of RAM. Accompanying the 64-megapixel camera will most likely be an ultra wide angle lens, a depth sensor and a macro sensor.

    The handset is likely to be priced between 20,000 and 25,000.

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    First Published Date: 28 Apr, 08:39 AM IST
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