Samsung Galaxy A42 Specifications

Key Specs General Performance Display Design Rear Camera Front Camera Battery Storage Network & Connectivity Multimedia Sensors

Key Specs

RAM 4 GB
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
Rear Camera 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP
Front Camera 20 MP
Battery 5000 mAh
Display 6.6 inches

General

Operating System Android v10 (Q)
Custom UI Samsung One UI

Performance

Very Good
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
CPU Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core, Kryo 570 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 570)
Architecture 64 bit
Graphics Adreno 619
RAM 4 GB
RAM Type LPDDR4X

Display

Good
Display Type Super AMOLED
Screen Size 6.6 inches (16.76 cm)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels
Aspect Ratio 20:9
Pixel Density 266 ppi
Screen to Body Ratio (calculated) 84.28 %
Bezel-less display Yes with waterdrop notch
Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Design

Height 164.4 mm
Width 75.9 mm
Thickness 8.6 mm
Weight 193 grams
Colours Black, Grey, White

Rear Camera

Very Good
Camera Setup Quad
Resolution
CameraMPApertureLens FeaturesSensor SizePixel Size
Primary48 MPf/1.8Wide Angle2" 0.8┬Ám
Secondary8 MPf/2.2Ultra-Wide Angle
Tertiary5 MPf/2.4Macro
Quaternary5 MPf/2.4Depth
Autofocus Yes
Flash Yes, LED Flash
Image Resolution 8000 x 6000 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus
Video Recording 3840x2160 @ 30 fps

Front Camera

Very Good
Camera Setup Single
Resolution
CameraMPApertureLens Features
Primary20 MPf/2.2Wide Angle
Video Recording 1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery

Very Good
Capacity 5000 mAh
Type Li-Polymer
Removable No
Quick Charging Yes, Fast, 15W
USB Type-C Yes

Storage

Best In Class
Internal Memory 128 GB
Expandable Memory Yes, Up to 1 TB
Storage Type UFS 2.1

Network & Connectivity

SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
Network Support 5G supported by device (network not rolled-out in India), 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
VoLTE Yes
SIM 1 4G bands, 3G bands, 2G bands, GPRS, EDGE
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Bands Features
4G bandsTD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)
3G bandsUMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRSAvailable
EDGEAvailable
SIM 2 4G bands, 3G bands, 2G bands, GPRS, EDGE
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Bands Features
4G bandsTD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)
3G bandsUMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRSAvailable
EDGEAvailable
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Wi-Fi Features Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v5.0
GPS Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
USB Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia

Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

Sensors

Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Position On-screen
Fingerprint Sensor Type Optical
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope