Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is a rebranded Galaxy A42 5G, Google Play Console and supported device list confirm

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G price in India and specifications will be revealed on April 28th.

Highlights
  • Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is a rebranded Galaxy A42 5G.
  • Both the phone have the device code a42xq.
  • Samsung Galaxy M42 5G launch date in India is April 28th.

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G specifications have been spotted on the Google Play Console listing ahead of its launch in India on Wednesday, April 28th. The company has already teased the phone on Amazon, revealing the design and chipset. It has been speculated that the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is a rebrand of the Galaxy A42 5G that has launched globally. This has now been confirmed through the Google Play Supported Device List. The list reveals that both the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G and Galaxy A42 5G have the same device code “a42xq”.

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Samsung Galaxy M42 5G specifications on Google Play Console

The Google Play Console listing actually shows the specifications for the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G. However, since the phone is launching in India as the Galaxy M42 5G, the specifications are similar. As per the listing, the Samsung phone comes with 6GB RAM and the Qualcomm SM7225 chipset, which is the Snapdragon 750G processor. Unfortunately, the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G comes with an HD+ (720×1339) resolution, which means the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G will also offer an HD+ display. Lastly, the phone should ship with Android 11 out of the box.

Other Samsung Galaxy A42 specifications include a 48MP quad-camera system, up to 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage, and a 5,000mAh battery with 15W fast charging support. You can expect to see these features on the Galaxy M42 5G in India.

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G India launch on April 28th

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G will launch in India on April 28th. The company has already teased the device on Amazon. confirming the Snapdragon 750G chipset, waterdrop display, and square-shaped rear camera module. The smartphone will be unveiled at 12 PM and the company will likely livestream the launch event.

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G price in India (expected)

Based on past reports, the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G price in India will be between Rs 20,000 to Rs 25,000. This would make it the cheapest 5G phone from the company in India. However, it will be interesting to see how consumers react to a Rs 20,000 Samsung phone that offers a standard HD+ display.