Samsung Galaxy F42 5G launched in India today. It is the sixth offering in the Galaxy F-lineup after the Galaxy F41, F62, F02s, F12, and F22. The new smartphone is also the successor to last year’s Galaxy F41. The phone will be launched alongside Samsung’s new M-series 5G smartphone, the Galaxy M52.
The Samsung Galaxy F42 5G’s key specifications had already been revealed, thanks to the microsite on the brand’s official website and Flipkart. The upcoming device is a rebranded version of the Galaxy Wide 5 that launched in South Korea this month. Here’s all you need to know about the latest Samsung launch.
Samsung Galaxy F42 5G: launch date in India
Samsung has quietly launched the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G in India silently without any launch stream. The smartphone has been directly listed on Flipkart by the brand.
Samsung Galaxy F42 5G: price in India
The Samsung Galaxy F42 5G comes in two variants – 6GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB storage. The handset can be purchased in Matte Black and Matte Aqua.
|Samsung Galaxy F42 variants||Price|
|Samsung Galaxy F42 6GB RAM + 128GB storage||Rs 20,999|
|Samsung Galaxy F42 8GB RAM + 128GB storage||Rs 22,999|
Samsung Galaxy F42 5G: sale date on Flipkart
Interested customers can purchase the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G from Flipkart, Samsung.com, and select retail stores across the country. The smartphone will go on sale in the country during Flipkart’s Big Billion Days that starts on October 3rd.
Samsung Galaxy F42 5G: specifications and features
64MP camera and 5,000mAh battery
The Samsung Galaxy F42 5G comes with a 64MP primary camera. The primary camera is paired with a 5-megapixel ultra-wide snapper and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The smartphone has a night mode for capturing pictures in low-light conditions.
The Samsung Galaxy F42 5G will draw its power from a 5,000mAh battery unit with support for 15W fast charging.
Display and Design
The Samsung Galaxy F42 5G has a 6.6-inch 90Hz TFT display bearing FHD+ resolution and an Infinity-V notch. It houses a square-shaped camera module at the back. The volume rocker and power buttons are located on the right side of the device with the latter also doubling up as a fingerprint scanner. A 3.5mm headphone jack, charging port and speaker grill are all located at the bottom of the device. The Galaxy F42 5G comes in Matte Black and Matte Aqua colour options.
12 5G bands
The Samsung Galaxy F42 5G has support for 12 5G bands including N1 (2100), N3 (1800), N5 (800), N7 (2600), N8 (900), N20 (800), N28 (700), N66 (AWS-3), N38 (2600), N40 (2300), N41 (2500), and N78 (3500). The support for various bands ensures that the Galaxy F42 5G is a future-ready smartphone irrespective of whichever 5G band is rolled out in the country. The next-generation cellular network will allow users to enjoy fast download and streaming speeds.
Samsung Galaxy F42 5G: other specifications and features
On the front, the smartphone has an 8MP selfie camera. The Galaxy F42 5G is powered by a Dimensity 700 chipset that is found on the Galaxy Wide 5. It comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, Android 11 with One UI 3.1, and 15W fast charging. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, a USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm audio jack.