Samsung Galaxy M42 5G launched in India: first sale date on Amazon, launch offers


  • The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is the brand’s cheapest 5G phone
  • It comes with Samsung Pay for hassle-free payments
  • The smartphone is powered by the same processor as the Mi 10i 5G

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has launched in India today. It is the brand’s first mid-range 5G compatible offering and also the first in the Galaxy M lineup. 

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The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G falls under the sub-Rs 25,000 price segment. It competes against the likes of Realme X7 Pro (review), Mi 10i 5G (review), OPPO F19 Pro+ 5G, and others in the market. Read on to know more about the Galaxy M42 5G.

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Samsung Galaxy M42 5G price in India

The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is offered in 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 128GB RAM and storage variants. It can be availed in Prism Dot Black, and Prism Dot Grey colours. 

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Price Introductory Price
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G 6GB + 128GB Rs 21,999 Rs 19,999
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G 8GB + 128GB Rs 23,999 Rs 21,999

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G sale date and where to buy

The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G will go on sale from May 1st. It will be available for purchase from Amazon, and select retail stores. 

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G launch offers

Customers purchasing the Galaxy M42 5G can avail Rs 2,000 instant cashback on HDFC Bank credit card and EMI transaction.Samsung Galaxy M42 5G

The Galaxy M42 5G is Samsung’s cheapest 5G phone

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G specifications and features

The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G sports an Infinity-U sAMOLED display measuring 6.6-inches and bearing an HD+ resolution. It is equipped with an in-screen fingerprint scanner. In terms of design, the smartphone features horizontal stripes on the back panel and houses a square-shaped camera module. 

On the imaging front, the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is equipped with a quad-camera module. The setup consists of a 48MP main sensor, 8MP ultra-wide lens, 5MP depth unit and a 5MP macro shooter. The smartphone features a 20MP front-facing camera. 

Under the hood, the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G houses a Snapdragon 750G processor. It packs up to 8GB RAM and offers up to 128GB native storage expandable up to 1TB via microSD card slot. The smartphone draws its power from a 5,000mAh battery unit with support for 15W fast charging. 

The Galaxy M42 5G runs on OneUI 3.1 based on the latest Android 11. It is the first M-series phone to come with Samsung Pay for safe and free transactions. The smartphone also features Knox Security for protecting user sensitive information. 

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G full specs

  • 6.6-inch sAMOLED display
  • Quad-rear cameras (48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP)
  • Snapdragon 750G
  • 6GB + 128GB, 8GB + 128GB
  • 5,000mAh battery, 15W charging
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