Samsung launched its first-ever 5G F series phone Galaxy F42 5G. Samsung Galaxy F42 5G houses an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC and brings a more capable main camera 64-megapixel. Samsung Galaxy F42 5G smartphone competes with the likes of the Motorola Edge 20 Fusion, Realme X7 5G and the iQOO Z5 5G.
Samsung Galaxy F42 5G price and availability
Samsung Galaxy F42 5G has two variants. The base model packs 6GB RAM with 128GB storage , priced at Rs 20,999. Another variant comes in an 8GB RAM model with 128GB storage that is priced at Rs. 22,999. The new Galaxy F42 5G comes in two color options – Matte Aqua and Matte Black. Samsung Galaxy F42 5G will go on sale in the country starting Sunday, October 3 through Flipkart, Samsung Online Store, and select retail outlets in the country.
As a part of the launch offer, Samsung India is offering the 6GB+128GB variant of the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G for ₹17,999 and the 8GB+128GB variant of the device for ₹19,999. There will also be no-cost EMI options and exchange discounts.
Samsung Galaxy F42 5G specifications
Samsung Galaxy F42 5G features a 6.6-inch full-HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate and a waterdrop-style notch. It is powered by MediaTek’s Dimensity 700 chipset that is coupled with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage space, with the option of adding up to 1TB more through the micro SD slot.
On the camera front, the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G comes with a triple rear camera setup consisting of a 64MP primary lens, a 5MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2MP depth sensor.The camera app comes bundled with modes like Hyperlapse, Slow Motion, Food Mode, Night Mode, Panorama, and Pro Mode. For selfies and video chats, the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G carries an 8-megapixel selfie camera sensor at the front.
Samsung Galaxy F42 5G comes with a 5000mAh battery with support for 15W fast charging technology. Its runs on Android 11 with One UI 3.1 on top. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There is also a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.