Samsung Galaxy F42 5G/ Galaxy Wide5 specifications appear online via Geekbench listing

Highlights
  • Samsung Galaxy F42 5G/ Galaxy Wide5 has appeared on Geekbench with Dimensity 700 SoC
  • The smartphone is expected to launch in India later this month
  • Samsung Galaxy F42 5G/ Galaxy Wide5 could be a rebranded Galaxy A22 5G



Samsung is set to introduce a new mid-range 5G smartphone in India dubbed Galaxy F42 5G sometime in September. The smartphone may be launched as Galaxy Wide5 in some markets as the two phones share similar model numbers( SM-E426B and SM-E426S respectively). The Samsung Galaxy Wide5 aka Galaxy F42 5G recently appeared on Geekbench, giving us some key specifications of the upcoming Samsung smartphone. This comes within days of a Google Play Console listing revealing the design and specifications of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy F42 5G.

Samsung Galaxy F42 5G specifications (leaked)

As we mentioned above, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy F42 5G/ Wide5 smartphone passed through Geekbench ahead of the official launch. The smartphone was spotted running MediaTek MT6833V chipset paired with 6GB of RAM. The MT6833V is Mediatek’s Dimensity 700 SoC, Mediatek’s entry-level 5G chipset built on a 7nm process node. The smartphone runs Android 11 and is expected to come with Samsung’s OneUI 3.1 out-of-the-box. The smartphone scored 558 in GeekBench’s single-core tests while getting a multi-core score of 1513.

Samsung Galaxy Wide 5 Galaxy F42 GeekBench
Source: Geekbench

Coming to the Google Play Console listing, it showed the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G/ Galaxy Wide5 will have the Dimensity 700 chipset, corroborating with the GeekBench listing. Moreover, the variant spotted on Google Play Console had 6GB of RAM. It runs OneUI 3.1 on top of Android 11. The smartphone would be coming with a display having a resolution of 1080 x 2009 pixels. The Google Play Console listing also has a reference image giving us a brief look at Galaxy F42. The image shows the front with a waterdrop notch and a thick chin at the bottom. The smartphone is expected to be a rebranded Galaxy A22 5G and was also spotted at Bluetooth SIG listing with monikers Galaxy Wide5 and Galaxy Buddy.

Key Specs

Samsung Galaxy F42
MediaTek Dimensity 700 | 6 GBProcessor
6.6 inches Display
48 MP + 5 MP + 2 MPRear camera
8 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAh Battery
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Samsung Galaxy F42 Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 14,999
Release Date: 17-Oct-2021 (Expected)
Variant: 6 GB RAM / 64 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Rumoured