Samsung Galaxy M42 5G

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Specs In Brief
  • Android 11
  • April 2021
  • 5G support
  • 6.6″ Super AMOLED display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G chipset
  • Up to 256 GB ROM
  • 64 MP camera
  • 6000 mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Specs

Network, Software

  • 2G bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz. CDMA 800 / 1900 / TD-SCDMA
  • 3G bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz. 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 MHz; CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
  • 4G bands: LTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 8(900) / 38(2600) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
  • 5G bands: SA/NSA/Sub6
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: One UI 3.5 based on Android 11


  • Dimensions: mm
  • Weight: g
  • Display:  A6.Super6″ MOLED display with always-on support, Corning’s Gorilla Glass 6
  • Colours: Space Silver. Cosmos Black. Martian Green. Astro Blue.
  • Physical Build: Aluminum.


Samsung Galaxy M42 5G specs and information on mobilityarena


  • CPU: 64-bit, 2.05 GHz Octa-core
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
  • GPU: Adreno
  • RAM: 12 GB
  • Storage: 128 GB / 256 GB
  • Card Slot:


  • Main Camera: 64 MP sensor + 12 MP ultra-wide lens + 64MP Zoom lens, auto-focus, LED flash, 4k and 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front Camera: 10 MP, Face ID/Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture


Audio, Video Playback

  • 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: Yes.


  • 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; in-display.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
  • Infra-red Sensor: No.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth: v5.0, A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot
  • USB: microUSB v3.1; Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB-OTG.
  • NFC: Yes.


  • Battery: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 6000 mAh
  • Charging: 25W fast charging
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Model Version/Number: SM-.


  • Announcement Date: April 28, 2021
  • Release Date: April 2021
  • Price in India: INR20,000-25,000
  • Price in USD: $270-330

The Samsung M42 5G will be available from the Amazon India website.

Questions and Answers about Samsung Galaxy M42 5G 

Here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the Samsung M42 5G.

Will Samsung Galaxy M42 5G work in USA?

Samsung M42 5G has limited network support across various US GSM and CDMA carriers like AT&T, Verizon, Metro PCS, Sprint, T-Mobile, Virgin Mobile, Cricket, Boost Mobile, H2O Wireless, Ting, US Cellular, Lyca Mobile, PureTalk, Consumer Cellular, Ultra Mobile, Straight Talk, Red Pocket Mobile, Jolt, Airvoice Wireless, and Google Fi. What this means that some bands are supported, while others are not. You will have to make enquiries from your carrier to know what bands/frequencies are supported on them.

MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict

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Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Phone Review Rating

We are yet to review the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip2 and so do not have a review rating for it yet. This section will be updated with our review rating and a link to the review page, as soon as we have a review ready.


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