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Samsung Galaxy F42 5G: Specs, features, photo, price, and everything else you want to know about this budget smartphone

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Samsung Galaxy F42 5G specs in brief
  • OS: Android 11
  • Release Date: October 2021
  • Network Type: 2G/3G/4G/5G
  • Display: 6.6-inch, HD+
  • Processor: Dimensity 700 5G
  • Selfie Camera: 8 MP
  • Rear camera: 64 MP
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • ROM: 128 GB
  • Battery: 5000 mAh
  • Related: Samsung Galaxy A22 5G.
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Samsung Galaxy F42 5G specs & features

Mobile Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE 1(2100) / 2(1900) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 7(2600) / 8(900) / 20(800) / 38(2600) / 40(2300) / 41(2500).
  • 5G mobile network bands: SA/NSA/Sub6.
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: Android 11 + OneUI 3.1
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Design, Form Factor, Appearance

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  • Dimensions: 167.2 x 76.4 x 9 mm
  • Weight: 203g
  • Display: 6.6 inches, 1080 x 2408 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD screen
  • Colours: Mint. Violet. White.
  • Physical Build: Glass front, plastic frame, plastic back
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Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 64-bit, 2.2 GHz Octa-core, Cortex A76
  • Processor Name: Mediatek Dimensity 700 (7nm)
  • Graphics Processor: ARM Mali-G57 MC2
  • RAM: 6 GB. 8 GB
  • Internal Storage: 1 TB (dedicated)
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 128 GB (dedicated slot)

Photography, Video Recording

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  • Main Camera: 64 MP sensor + 5MP ultrawide lens + 2MP depth sensor, autofocus, LED flash, 4k video, 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front Camera: 8 MP, Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture

Audio, Video Playback

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  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speaker
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: .

Phone Sensors

  • Digital Compass: Yes.
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes.
  • Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): Yes.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; side-mounted.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
  • Infra-red Sensor: No.
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Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth Version: 5.0 LE.
  • Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
  • USB: microUSB v2.0. Type-C 2.0. USB-OTG
  • NFC: .

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

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  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 5000 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 15W fast charging
  • Wireless Charging: No.
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Model Version/Number: SM-E426B, SM-E426B/DS

Launch/Release Dates and Information

  • Announced: September 29, 2021
  • Release Date: October 2, 2021

Samsung Galaxy F42 5G Prices by Country

  • International/Global: $282 (6/128 GB). $310 (8/128 GB)
  • European Union: €245 (6/128 GB). €265 (8/128 GB).
  • Nigeria: ₦
  • Egypt:  Egyptian Pound
  • UAE:  AED
  • India: INR20,999 (6 GB RAM). INR22,999 (8 GB RAM)
  • Iraq:  Iraqi Dinar
  • Kenya: Ksh.
  • Ghana:

The above prices may change with time from country to country, as market forces and economic policies influence product price movements.

Does Samsung Galaxy F42 5G have Google Play Store?

It supports Google Services and software applications, including Play Store and Maps, Gmail, YouTube, and others.

Will Samsung Galaxy F42 5G work in the USA?

This is a GSM phone and is supported on US GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile and other networks riding on their networks. It does not support CDMA networks. Do make enquiries from your carrier to know what bands/frequencies are supported on their service.

MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict

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Samsung Galaxy F42 5G Phone Review Rating

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