Samsung Galaxy A42 5G features a 6.6-inches Super AMOLED dewdrop-notch display. It boasts an FHD+ screen resolution and carries support for an in-display fingerprint scanner. The phone is powered by an octa-core SoC that has a maximum clock speed of 2.2GHz. The chipset is believed to be the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G.
Samsung Galaxy A42 comes in three variants – 4GB/6GB/8GB of RAM with 128GB onboard storage. The storage is expandable up to 1TB via micro SD card.
On the camera front, the phone has quad cameras at the back with a combination of a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens, an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an ultra-wide-angle f/2.2 lens, 5-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens and a 5-megapixel sensor with an f/2.4 macro lens. There is a 20 megapixels selfie camera at the front with f/2.2 aperture.
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G is fuelled by a 5000mAh non-removable battery with 15W maximum charging technology. It runs Android 10 with One UI 2.1. Connectivity features are 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C and 3.5mm audio jack. The phone measures 164.4×75.9×8.6mm and weighs 190 grams.
|Type||Full HD+, Super AMOLED dewdrop-notch display|
|Resolution||2400 x 1080 pixels|
|Screen Size||6.6 inches|
|Processor||Octa Core 2.2 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G|
|Operating System||Android 10, One UI 2.1|
|Internal Memory||128 GB|
|Expandable||1 TB, Micro SD card|
|Rear Camera||48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP, Quad camera setup: 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens, an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an ultra-wide-angle f/2.2 lens, 5-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens and a 5-megapixel sensor with an f/2.4 macro lens|
|Front Camera||20 MP, with f/2.2 aperture|
|Flash||Yes, LED flash|
|Video Recording||Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps|
|Capacity||5000 mAh, 15W charging technology|
|Media Player||Yes, MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC|
|Video Player||Yes, MP4/WMV/H.264|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|WiFi||Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|USB||Type-C, 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Headphone Connector||3.5 mm|
|Built in Applications||Yes|
|Keypad||Touchscreen, Capacitive Multipoint-Touch|