Samsung introduces the first mid-range smartphone that supports 5G connectivity. The device is promoted using #FastestMonster which is the most affordable 5G smartphone available so far. It features Snapdragon 750G chipset and True 48MP quad camera.To know in detail let us check the specs, features, price, and availability of Galaxy M42 5G in Nepal.
Galaxy M42 5G Overview
Display and Design
Galaxy M42 5G is made with 6.6 inches Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels. It has used an HD+ panel that has an aspect ratio of 20:9. It does not have a very high refresh rate but the display here is considerable for the smartphone of this price tag. Sadly, there is no built-in protection glass to protect the display from minor drops and scratches.
This device is available in Prism Dot Black, and Prism Dot Gray color. The thickness measures 8.6mm and the weight is about 190 grams- feels light and comfortable to hold. It flaunts a glossy surface with a layered pattern at the back where it sports its square camera module. On the front side, the device flaunts its selfie shooter centered on a teardrop notch. For security, the device has an under-display, optical fingerprint scanner.
Performance and Memory
On the performance side, the device is powered by a Snapdragon 750G 5G (8 nm) chipset. The Soc is coupled with Adreno 619 GPU to offer a monster-fast performance. Both multitasking and gaming can be performed at a high speed. Speaking of the software, this smartphone runs on Android 11 that is based on One UI 3.1.
Memory-wise Galaxy M42 5G is available in two RAM configurations- 6GB and 8GB RAM. However, the internal storage of 128GB stays the same in both variants. In case the user needs to expand the phone’s storage capacity using an SD card, the user can use a SIM slot as it does not have a dedicated card slot
Samsung has equipped a quad-camera set-up to capture beautiful life moments. The rear camera involves a 48MP primary wide camera, an 8MP ultrawide camera, a 5MP macro camera, and a last 5MP depth camera. Keep note that the primary 48MP camera can produce true 48MP results in brilliant detail. You can also sharpen your photography skills with other camera features such as Single Take, Night Mode, Hyperlapse, Super-Slow motion, Scene Optimiser, Flaw Detection, etc. It can record 4K video at 30fps, 1080p video at 30fps and 720p video at 480fps from the rear camera. Talking about the camera at the front it features a 20MP front camera that can record 1080p video at 30fps.
Battery and Extras
The device is powered by a massive 5000mAh battery that you can rely on for hours. It comes with a USB Type-C port that supports 15W fast charging for fast blood recovery. Samsung claims that the phone supports 36 hours of calls, 22 hours of internet use, and 34 hours of video play on a single charge but we are not sure about it. Other features include Knox security, Samsung pay, NFC, FM Radio, dual-band wifi, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, Bluetooth 5.0, next-generation 5G speed, etc.
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Price in Nepal
The price of the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G in Nepal is INR 21,999 (NPR 35,000) for 6GB RAM and 128GB storage whereas for 8GB RAM and 128GB storage it is priced at INR 23,999 (NPR 40,000). It will be available at Daraz Online Store and offline retail stores across Nepal. It is said that it is one of the cheapest phones to have a 5G processor in it.
|Galaxy M42 5G Variants||Price in India||Price in Nepal|
|6GB + 128GB||INR 21,999||NPR 35,000|
|8GB + 128GB||INR 23,999||NPR 40,000|
We are eagerly waiting for the phone to launch in Nepal. Seeing the specs and its performance we are sure it can be a tough competitor here in Nepal.