samsung galaxy a42 5g full specification and review

Samsung Galaxy A42 5g

samsung galaxy a42 5g full specification and review

Samsung galaxy a42 5g is a premium device announced in September 2020.

Galaxy a42 5g offers excellent features.

samsung galaxy A42 5g is expected to launch in November 2020 and may be available under Rs 32,000/- in the price range.


Galaxy a42 5g features 6.6-inch super AMOLED screen has a punch-hole notch. The screen supports a 1080 X 2340 resolution along with pixel density of 399 PPI and protected by screen guard to prevent scratches and marks.

Performance and battery

Samsung Galaxy a42 5g powered by OCTA-core processor and paired with 4 GB RAM and Adreno GPU.

The handset carries non-replaceable battery with a capacity of 5000 MAH and supports fast charging support.

The phone runs on an android 10 Q operating system.

Camera and storage

Samsung galaxy a42 5g offering quad-camera setups that include 48 megapixels primary lens followed by 8 MP wide, Ultra-wide angle lens, 5 MP macro lens, and 5 MP depth sensor lens.

The camera also offers features like Autofocus, LED flash, Optical image stabilization, exposure sensor, ISO control, HDR mode, digital zoom, face detection continues shooting mode.

It has a front camera equipped with a single lens of 20 MP with an aperture of f/2.4.

Samsung galaxy a42 5g provided with the massive internal storage of 128 GB and can expand up to 1 TB with micro SD card.



Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy a42
Custom UI Samsung one UI
Operating system Android 10 Q
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Date of launching November 2020


Height 167 MM
Width 76 MM
Thickness 9 MM
Colour Grey, white


Screen size 6.6 Inch
Display type Super AMOLED
Screen resolution 1080 X 2340 Pixel
Pixel density 399 PPI
Bezel-less display Punch-hole notch
Screen protection Yes
Touch screen Capacitive touchscreen, multi-touch


Camera (quad-camera)  
Main lens 48 MP primary lens

8 MP wide-angle, Ultra-wide angle lens

5 MP macro camera

5 MP depth camera

Autofocus Yes
LED flash Yes
Video recording 1080 X 2400 @30 fps
Optical image stabilization Yes
Settings Exposure sensor, ISO control
Shooting modes Continues shooting mode, High dynamic range mode
Features Digital zooming, face detection, touch to focus
Image resolution 8000 X 6000 pixels
Front camera
Single lens 20 MP
Aperture f/2.4


Chipset Qualcomm snapdragon
Processor Octa-CORE
Architecture 64 BIT
GPU Adreno


Type Li-ion
Capacity 5000 MAH
Fast charging Yes


Internal storage 128 GB
External storage


Network and connectivity  
Sim size Dual Nano sim
Network support


Sim 1 And sim 2 VOLTE






5G (Not for Indian network) 4G 3G 2G

4G Band: TDD-LTE 2300 / 2600 / 850

FDD-LTE 1800 / 850 MHz

3G Band: UMTS 2100 / 900 MHz

2G band: GSM 1800 / 900 MHz



WI-FI network  802.11, a/b/g/n
WI-FI features Mobile hotspot, WI-FI direct
Bluetooth V5.0
USB connectivity Mass storage device
USB charger Type-C


Speaker Yes
Audio jack


Additional features  
Fingerprint sensor Yes (on-screen)
Other features Light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, compass, Gyroscope.

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