Samsung Galaxy M52 5G, Galaxy F42 5G recap: launch date, expected price in India, specs

Let's take a look at the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G and Samsung Galaxy M52 5G launch dates in India, expected pricing, and specifications.

Highlights
  • Samsung will be launching the Galaxy M52 and Galaxy F42 5G smartphones in India next week.
  • The Galaxy M52 5G is a slim smartphone that’ll be equipped with the Snapdragon 778G chipset.
  • The Galaxy F42 5G will be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC.

Samsung will be launching the Galaxy M52 5G and the Galaxy F42 5G smartphones in India soon. These phones will offer 5G connectivity and good features at mid-range price tags. The Galaxy M52 5G is the successor to the Galaxy M51 from last year, but will feature a slimmer body and refreshed design. Meanwhile, the Galaxy F42 5G is basically a rebranded Galaxy Wide5. Both these phones will be available for purchase soon. Let’s take a look at the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G and Galaxy M52 5G launch dates in India, expected pricing, and specifications.

Samsung Galaxy M52 5G and Galaxy F42 5G launch date in India

The launch dates for the Samsung Galaxy M52 5G and the Galaxy F42 5G have already been confirmed by the company. The Galaxy M52 5G is launching in India on September 28th at 12 P.M. The phone will be available for purchase on Amazon India. A teaser page for the smartphone is already live on the sellers website. 

Samsung Galaxy M52 5G

On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy F42 5G will go on sale during the Flipkart Big Billion Days sale and will launch on September 29th at 12 P.M. Once again, a dedicated microsite for the phone is already live on Flipkart. 

Samsung Galaxy M52 5G and Galaxy F42 5G prices in India (expected)

The Galaxy M52 5G price in India is expected to be under Rs 25,000 in India for the base variant. Samsung hasn’t revealed the prices yet, but we expect it to cost slightly higher than the Galaxy M51. Moving to the Galaxy F42 5G price in India, this phone could be priced around Rs 20,000 in the country. Again, these are only expected prices, and it’s possible that Samsung could launch the phones at even competitive pricing. All details will be known next week when the phones are launched. 

Samsung Galaxy M52 5G and Galaxy F42 5G specifications

Now, let’s take a look at the specifications for the Galaxy M52 5G and the Galaxy F42 5G. Starting the Galaxy M52 5G, this phone will reportedly come with a 6.7-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-O display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The phone will be powered by the Snapdragon 778G processor, which will be paired with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. As for optics, the phone will get a triple rear camera setup with a primary 64-megapixel sensor, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide unit, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. The M52 5G will also get a 5,000mAh battery with 15W charging support. You’ll get 5G, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and it’ll run Android 11 based OneUI 3.1 out of the box.

Samsung Galaxy F42
Samsung Galaxy F42 5G

Coming to the Galaxy F42 5G, this phone is expected to feature a 6.5-inch FHD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate and a V-shaped notch. The phone will be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset coupled with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. It should also get a microSD card slot, Bluetooth, dual-band Wi-Fi, and a USB Type-C port. The phone will support up to 12 bands of 5G, which should offer good connectivity. As for the cameras, you will get a triple camera setup with 64-megapixel main sensor, a 5-megapixel ultra-wide unit, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. It’ll house a 5,000mAh battery with 15W charging support. 

Overall, both smartphones will offer similar hardware and design. We should know all the details, including actual pricing, next week when the phones launch in India.