The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has come on sale in India for the first time today. Launched earlier this week, Samsung says the handset is its first mid-range and most affordable 5G smartphone. Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC, it features a four-size rear camera highlighted by a 48-megapixel main camera. The smartphone also features the South Korean company’s Knox security system as well as a contactless and NFC-supported Samsung Pay solution.
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G price in India, availability
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G price starts at Rs. 21999 For 6 GB and 128 GB storage models. Its 8GB and 128GB storage option is priced at Rs. 23,999. Samsung says that the phone is available at a real price of Rs. 19999 for 6 GB conversion and R. 21999 for 8 GB conversion via R. 2,000 coupons as part of a limited time initial offer. Gadgets 360 has contacted Samsung for more information on the duration of this demo offer. Customers can purchase the Galaxy M42 through 5G Samsung.com and Amazon in Prism Dot Black and Prism Dot Gray.
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G specifications
The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G smartphone runs on the Android 11-based One UI 3.1 operating system. It has a 6.6-inch HD + Super AMOLED Infinity-U display. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC, paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The storage space can be expanded to 1 TB via the microSD card slot. As mentioned, the handset has Knox protection and Samsung Pay.
The optics section of the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has a four-size rear camera with a 48-megapixel GM2 main camera. It is complemented by an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, a 5-megapixel macro sensor and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. There is a 20 megapixel selfie camera on the front. The phone has a 5000 mAh battery with 15 W quick charge support. The phone is 8.6 mm thin.