Samsung Galaxy A42 4G Specifications And Price

Samsung Galaxy A42
Samsung Galaxy A42

The Samsung Galaxy A42 4G is the standard version of the Galaxy A42 and the device comes with an impressive body design and great specifications. In this post, we will be looking at the smartphone’s full specifications with the price and availability.

Design And Display

The Samsung Galaxy A42 comes with a nice and amazing body that is wrapped with all plastic and still brings in a new premium body feel. It has a smooth panel housing the cameras set up, an LED flash, and also a Samsung logo. It measures 162.2 x 76.5 x 8.9 mm in dimensions and weighs 193 grams.

The smartphone features a large screen size of 6.1 inches under a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. The screen has a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, a 20:9 ratio, and 432 PPI density. It also reaches an 81.2% screen-to-body ratio.

Samsung Galaxy A42
Samsung Galaxy A42

Camera Features

On the camera setup, it comes with triple rear cameras that consist of 48 MP with 8 MP and 5 MP sensor. The camera features Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Geotagging, Panorama, HDR, Touch focus, Face detection, White balance settings, and ISO settings. It comes with an LED flash and can shoot 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps video resolution. The front camera on the device is 25 MP with Face ID and 1080p@30fps videos.

Hardware And Software

On the hardware, the Samsung Galaxy A42 packs a Mediatek MT6768 Helio P65 chipset that is based on a 12nm process node and the chip has an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.7 GHz Cortex-A55. It has a Mali-G52 MC2 GPU for graphics and runs on Android 10 OS with One UI 2 on top.

Storage Capacity And Sensors

The internal storage on the phone is 64GB coupled with 4GB RAM for a solid performance. The phone will run sensitive games with ease and the storage can further be expanded using a micro SDcard. The sensors on the device are Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.

Battery Power And Network Connectivity

There is a battery of 3500 mAh that comes with fast charging technology. The Samsung Galaxy A42 also comes with a 4G LTE network but lack 5G. It has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, FM radio, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE and 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector.

Samsung Galaxy A42 Full Specifications

Model NameSamsung Galaxy A42
Announced2020, July
Market AvailabilityAvailable


Network TypeGSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G NetworkHSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G NetworkLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900)
5G NetworkNo
Network SpeedHSPA, LTE-A / 5G
Network GPRSYes
Network EDGEYes
SIM TypeSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Body BuildGlass front, Plastic back
Body Dimensions162.2 x 76.5 x 8.9 mm
Body Weight193 grams
Body ColorsBlack, White, Blue


Display TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display Size6.1 inches
Display Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio
Display MultitouchYes
Display Pixel Density431 ppi density
Display Screen ProtectionYes Corning Gorilla


Primary Camera48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP
Secondary Camera25 MP
Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Camera FeaturesLED flash, panorama, HDR
Camera FlashYes


Operating SystemAndroid
OS Version10
User InterfaceYes


ChipsetMediatek MT6768 Helio P65 (12nm)
CPUOcta-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.7 GHz Cortex-A55)
Graphics processor (GPU)Mali-G52 MC2
System Internal Memory4 RAM
Internal Storage64 GB
Storage Card SlotYes
SensorsFingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi HotspotYes
BluetoothYes, 4.2, A2DP
USB TypeType – C
GPSYes, with A-GPS


Battery TypeLi-Po Battery
Battery Capacity3500 mAh battery
Battery PlacementNon-removable
Fast ChargingYes
Wireless ChargingNo
Battery Standby
Battery Talk Time
Battery Music Play Time


Audio PlaybackYes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video PlaybackYes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Outn/a
FM Radion/a
Alert TypesVibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Ring TonesMP3, WAV
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jackYes

Other Features

MessagingSMS (threaded view), MMS, Email
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Samsung Galaxy A42 Price And Availability

The Samsung Galaxy A42 will sell for $178 and will also ship in Black, White, and Blue colors.

Where To Buy Samsung Galaxy A42


  1. Samsung is full of surprises too. BTW, this one is a nice device with the Mediatek P65 processor and good camera.


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