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Samsung Galaxy A42 5G with 6.6-inch display and quad cameras launched

On: September 2, 2020

In March, Samsung launched the Galaxy A40 with a compact design. Soon after its launch, the South Korean company announced the Galaxy A41 as an upgraded version of the same phone. It also sported a compact form factor. Today, the firm has announced the Galaxy A42 5G as its third A-series phone with 5G support after the Galaxy A51 5G and Galaxy A71 5G that went official earlier this year

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Compared to the previous models, the Galaxy A42 5G comes with a larger screen. The phone will be the cheapest 5G device from the brand. Samsung has just formally announced the A42 5G, and has not revealed the exact details on its specifications. We should have more details in the coming days.

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G specifications and featured (expected)

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G is the brand’s cheapest 5G phone

The Galaxy A42 5G has a massive 6.6-inch S-AMOLED display that reportedly supports full HD+ resolution. It seems to be equipped with an in-screen fingerprint reader. The rear side of the phone has a unique design that features four differently coloured segments. A square-shaped camera module housing four cameras can be seen at the top-left corner of the device’s back. An LED flash is placed below the camera setup.

Rumours surrounding the Galaxy A42 5G have revealed that is fueled by the Snapdragon 690 chipset and 4GB of RAM. The handset could be coming to the market in 64GB and 128GB storage choices. It could be housing a 5,000mAh battery. The quad-camera setup of the A42 5G may include a 48-megapixel main shooter and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. It is speculated that the company will be releasing a 4G version of the phone in markets where 5G networks are not commercialised yet.

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G pricing and availability (expected)

The Galaxy A51 5G debuted in the US with a price tag of $499. The Galaxy A42 5G should feature a lower price tag.

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