Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

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Samsung Galaxy A42 5G
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  • 6.6" 720x1600 pixels
  • 48MP 2160p
  • 4-8GB RAM Snapdragon 750 5G
  • 5000mAh Li-Po
Released 2020, November 11 193g, 8.6mm thickness Android 10, up to Android 11, One UI 3.1 128GB storage, microSDXC
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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41 - Europe
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
5G bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 - Europe
  1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 78, 79 SA/NSA/Sub6
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
Launch
Announced 2020, September 02
Status Available. Released 2020, November 11
Body
Dimensions 164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm (6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 193 g (6.81 oz)
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display
Type Super AMOLED
Size 6.6 inches, 105.2 cm2 (~84.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~266 ppi density)
Platform
OS Android 10, upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.1
Chipset Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G (8 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570)
GPU Adreno 619
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
 UFS 2.1
Main Camera
Quad 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide)
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@480fps
Selfie Camera
Single 20 MP, f/2.2, (wide)
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB USB Type-C 2.0
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery
Type Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 15W
Misc
Colors Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White, Prism Dot Gray
Models SM-A426B, SM-A426B/DS, SM-A4260, SM-A426U
SAR EU 1.15 W/kg (head)     1.33 W/kg (body)    
Price $ 319.99 / £ 399.00 / € 425.00
Tests
Performance AnTuTu: 324686 (v8)
GeekBench: 1910 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 33fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -30.1 LUFS (Below average)
Battery life Endurance rating 144h
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G 128GB 4GB RAM 128GB 6GB RAM

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User opinions and reviews

  • Anonymous

I bought this phone last september and I like it a lot. The size is good, the battery life is awesome, it takes good pictures and the resolution is ok.

  • Anonymous

When you say that watching the galaxy a42-5g screen is so pixellated like watching a school projector shows you are one of those people who are just engaged to troll. Gsmarena should have a way to verify the comments people make on this otherwise gre...

  • E

is it that hard to put a 64 mp camera?

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