Galaxy M42 5G: Full Specifications

Galaxy M42 5G

Samsung launched its M Series first 5G smartphone in India. The price of Samsung M42 is 20,000 at Amazon which includes 2,000 off coupon. M42 might be the cheapest non-Chinese 5G Smartphone in India. The smartphone has a 5G ready processor, quad-camera setup, AMOLED display etc that everyone required. With these plus points, there might be a negative point which should you know before buying. 

The only changes that have been added by Samsung are the 5G Ready Processor. The Galaxy M42 5G comes with a 5000 mAh Battery while in Galaxy M51 has a 7000 mAh massive battery. For photography, M51 has a 64 MP Camera but in M42, 48 MP of Rear Camera. Buy M51 or Not? FAQs 

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Galaxy M42 5G Specification

 Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Specification is as follows: 

The phone comes with a 6.6-inch FHD+ Infinity-O display. Unlike Other M Series Smartphones, it also has a Super AMOLED+ Display. Samsung Galaxy M42 has a Snapdragon 750G 5G powered by a 2.2 GHz Octa-Core processor packed with a 5000 mAh BatteryM42 5G comes with Android 11 with OneUI 3.1 has been supported.

For photography, The M42 has a 48-megapixel rear camera along with an 8-megapixel ultra-wide, 5-megapixel depth and 5-megapixel Macro CameraThe Front Camera in Samsung M42 is 20-megapixel. The Front Camera can also record Slow-Mo Video. In Samsung M42, Both Front and Back Cameras can record at the same time or switch once in a while.

Unlike Samsung other M Series Smartphones, M42 has In-Display Fingerprint Scanner. Samsung also offers Knox security and the Samsung Pay feature.

Apart from that, The Samsung Galaxy M42 comes in two variants: Prism Dot GreyPrism Dot Black.

The smartphone comes in two storage models that include a 6GB+128GB and 8GB+128GB variant, priced at Rs 21,999 and Rs 23,999, respectively. The storage can be expanded up to 1TB.  

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6.6-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED+


Snapdragon 750G Upto 2.2 GHz Octa-Core


48 + 8 + 5 + 5 MP
Front 20 MP



RAM/ Storage


Pros and Cons of Galaxy M42 5G

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Display & Dimension

  • Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has a 6.6-inch FHD+ 
  • Super AMOLED+  Infinity-O Display (1080 x 2400 pixels) 
  • Protection: Gorilla Glass 3 
  • Infinity-O Display with 20:9 aspect ratio. 
  • Dimension of the phone are 164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm
  • Screen to Body Ratio : Greater than 84.3% 
  • Weight 193 g (Approx) 

Processor | Operating System

  • Snapdragon 750G 5G 8nm Processor
  • CPU Octa-Core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 570)
  • GPU Adreno-619
  • Android 11
  • Samsung One UI 3.1


  • Rear Camera: 48 MP Main (f/1.8) + 8 MP Ultrawide  (f/2.2) 123° + 5 MP Depth (f/2.4) + 5 MP Macro (f/2.4)
  • ISOCELL GM2 Primary Sensor
  • Digital Zoom: Up to 8x
  • Video Recording:  [email protected], [email protected], gyro-EIS
  • Slow-Mo Video Recording: 480fps @HD, 240fps @HD
  • Front Camera : 20MP (f/2.0)
  • Front Camera Video Recording :  [email protected][email protected]


  • Galaxy M42 packs with Non-removable Li-Po 5,000mAh battery
  • Support 15W fast charging, Full Charge within 1.5 hrs
  • USB Type-C  
Battery Backup 
  • Talk Time: Up to 36 Hrs(4G)
  • Audio Playback Time: Up to 130 Hrs
  • Video Playback Time: 34 Hrs
  • Internet Usage: Up to 22Hrs


  • 6GB/128GB or 8GB/128GB Internal Storage
  • Available Memory  103.3 GB
  • Expand Up to 1 TB
  • UFS 2.1
  • Accelerometer
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Side-mounted)
  • Gyro Sensor
  • Geomagnetic Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Virtual Light Sensing
  • USB Type-C
  • USB 2.0
  • Bluetooth v5.0
  • 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4+5GHz, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
  • Earjack: 3.5mm Stereo
  • NFC
  • Radio
  • 5G Ready Processor
  • Wi-Fi Calling 
  • Widevine L1
  • Camera to API Support
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Front Camera: Slow-Mo Video Recording
  • IntelliCAM
  • KNOX Security
  • Samsung Pay


Prism Dot Grey

Prism Dot Black

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