Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Leaks Tip Price, Amazon India Availability Ahead of Launch

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G - the first Galaxy M-series 5G-enabled smartphone - is expected to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC.

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Leaks Tip Price, Amazon India Availability Ahead of Launch

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G may be made available on Amazon India, company site, and official retail stores

Highlights
  • Samsung Galaxy M42 5G may pack up to 8GB of RAM
  • Samsung Galaxy M42 5G video teasers were leaked recently
  • Samsung Galaxy M42 5G expected to feature Knox Security

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is anticipated to be unveiled soon and a fresh leak gives us key details regarding the phone's price in the Indian market. Information regarding the phone's availability and a few key specifications have also leaked online. Samsung Galaxy M42 5G was recently leaked in video teasers that suggested support for 5G connectivity on the phone – the first Galaxy M-range smartphone to do so. The phone is additionally tipped to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC.

IANS cites industry sources to report that the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G may be priced in India between Rs. 20,000 and Rs. 25,000. The phone is tipped to be made available on Amazon India, Samsung India online store, and partnered retail outlets as well.

This phone will be the first in the Galaxy M range to support 5G connectivity and support Knox security. Samsung Knox is a multi-layered security solution for smartphones that defends the most sensitive information from malware and malicious threats. The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is reported to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC and it may feature 6GB and 8GB RAM options.

The video teasers leaked recently hint at an imminent launch of the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G, although the company hasn't made any official announcements yet. The teasers featured the company's Monster mascot synonymous the Galaxy M range. The phone is tipped to run on Android 11 OS, have up to 128GB storage capacity, and a 64-megapixel main rear camera. Additionally, the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is expected to pack a large 6,000mAh battery.

Past reports claim the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G may be a rebranded Samsung Galaxy A42 5G that debuted in September last year. However, these leaked specifications suggest that the Galaxy M42 5G may see slight tweaks in camera and battery. The phone has also been spotted on several certification sites, including NFC, Wi-Fi Alliance, and even BIS hinting that the launch may not be too far. Samsung should make an announcement around the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G soon.


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  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Strong performance
  • Very good battery life
  • Good daylight camera performance
  • Bad
  • Low-resolution display
  • Video stabilisation needs improvement
  • Relatively slow charging
Display 6.60-inch
Front Camera 20-megapixel
Rear Camera 48-megapixel + 8-megapixel + 5-megapixel + 5-megapixel
RAM 6GB
Storage 128GB
Battery Capacity 5000mAh
OS Android 11
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Tasneem Akolawala is a Senior Reporter for Gadgets 360. Her reporting expertise encompasses smartphones, wearables, apps, social media, and the overall tech industry. She reports out of Mumbai, and also writes about the ups and downs in the Indian telecom sector. Tasneem can be reached on Twitter at @MuteRiot, and leads, tips, and releases can be sent to tasneema@ndtv.com. More
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