Nokia 4.2 Quick Specs: Android 9 Pie smartphone features a 5.7-inch display, Snapdragon 439 chipset, 8 MP selfie camera, 13 MP + 2 MP dual camera, up to 3 GB RAM, up to 32 GB internal memory, and a 3000 mAh battery.
Nokia 4.2 Specs and Features
Wireless Network and Software
- 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
- 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
- 4G mobile network bands: LTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 7() / 8() / 20() / 28(700) / 38() / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
- Software / OS: Android 9 Pie (Android one)
Design, Form Factor and Appearance
- Dimensions: 148.95 x 71.30 x 8.39 mm
- Weight: 161 g
- Display: 5.7 inches, 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio, water-drop notch, TFT LCD, 2.5D curved glass screen
- Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Face Unlock, Accelerometer, Ambient Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Compass
- Build: Plastic frame + dual glass
- Colours: Black. Pink Sand.
Internal Hardware Specs
- Processor Type: 64-bit Octa-core 2.0 Cortex-A53
- Processor Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
- Graphics Processor: Adreno 505
- RAM: 2 GB / 3 GB
- Internal Storage: 16 GB / 32 GB
- External Storage: microSD, up to 400 GB (dedicated slot)
Photography and Video Recording
- Rear Camera: 13 MP + 2 MP dual camera, auto focus, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording
- Front-facing Camera: 8 MP, fixed focus, AI Face unlock, 1080p@30fps video capture
Audio and Video Playback
- Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
- Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
- Loudspeaker: Mono speakers
- Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
- FM Radio: Yes
- Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP
- WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
- GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
- USB: microUSB v2.0; USB-OTG
Miscellaneous Specs and Features
- Dedicated Google Assistant key. LED notification light.
- Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Ion 3000 mAh
- Battery Charging: 5V/1A Regular Charging
- Announced: February 2019
- Market Availability: April 2019
Nokia 4.2 Price and Availability
- Country Availability: Yet to be announced.
- Price: $169 (2 GB RAM). $199 (3 GB RAM).
Nokia 4.2 Review Rating
We are yet to review the Nokia 4.2 and so do not have a review rating for it yet. This page will be updated with our review rating, as well as the link to the review page, as soon as we have reviewed one.
MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict
Nokia’s game plan for their budget smartphones is clear: offer smartphones with more premium builds than the competition. This means that bang-for-buck, budget Nokia phones cost more than the competition. It is a difficult pill to swallow for some, but there is a market for it. How big that market is, is the question.
You will find smartphones with the Snapdragon 439 processor and 2 or 3 GB of RAM for less than the Nokia 4.2 costs, but none of them have a premium dual-glass body built around a plastic frame. And so, while the price is higher, there is justification for it.
If you want the most affordable smartphone for similar specifications, you should look to brands like Xiaomi, Soda, TECNO, Infinix, and itel. But if you are able and willing to pay for some class to go along with the core specs, the Nokia 4.2 is exactly what the doctor ordered.
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