Samsung is going to launch the Galaxy M42 5G in India on 28th April 2021. This is expected to be the cheapest 5G smartphone from Samsung in the country. Moreover, it will be the first device in Samsung’s M-Series to feature 5G connectivity in India.
The M-Series already has some great mid-range smartphones with huge batteries and decent processors. But according to an IANS report, Samsung Galaxy M42 5G will feature Qualcomm’s powerful 7-series chipset.
Let’s see the expected specifications and price of the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G, launching on 28th April 2021.
Expected Specifications of Samsung Galaxy M42 5G
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G’s support page has been gone live on the official Samsung India website for quite some time now. Some reports online suggest that the Galaxy M42 5G will be the rebranded version of the Galaxy A42 5G launched internationally.
According to a leak by Debayan Roy aka Gadgetsdata, this phone will feature a 48MP Quad Rear Camera Setup and 5000 mAh Battery.
The Galaxy M42 5G is expected to be powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G Processor. It would become the second 5G smartphone from Samsung in India running on a Qualcomm SoC, the first one being the Galaxy S20 FE that runs on the Snapdragon 865 Processor.
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G Processor
- Super AMOLED Display
- 5000 mAh Battery
- Supports 15W Fast Charging
- 48MP Quad Rear Camera
- 20MP Selfie Camera
- Knox Security
- In-Display Fingerprint Scanner
- Based on Android 11
Moreover, reports suggest that Galaxy M42 5G will come to India with ‘Knox Security’. Samsung Knox is a security solution provided to Samsung smartphones for keeping the device safe from malware and malicious threats.
This smartphone is expected to be priced in the range of Rs 20,000 – Rs 25,000. It might come in two RAM variants with 6GB and 8GB, and the 6GB RAM variant is expected to be priced around Rs 20,000, while the 8GB RAM variant is expected to be priced near Rs 25,000.
We are expecting that this smartphone will be launched in India at the starting price under Rs 20,000, and will go up to Rs 25,000.
If this smartphone launches in a similar price range or evens lower than this in India, it will be in direct competition with many smartphones.