Samsung Galaxy M42 5G launched As First 5G Phone Under M-Series

    Samsung has introduced a new 5G model M42 5G, to its Galaxy M series. This is an enhanced version of Galaxy M42, previously launched in 2020. It will be the first device in the series that supports 5G connectivity and yet to launch in Nepal. 

    Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Overview

    Galaxy M42 5G features a 6.6 inch Super AMOLED display with a 20MP selfie camera and a quad rear camera. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G chipset and carries a powerful 5000mAh battery.

    Design and Display

    M42 5G has a large dimension structure with a slim and sleek design. The back has a glossy touch with a layered pattern overlay with a square camera bump and an LED flash below it. There are two color variations: Prism Dot Black and Prism Dot Gray.

    Back look of m42 5g
    Back Design

    It flaunts a 6.6 inches Super HD+ AMOLED display with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. The front display panel has an Infinity-U notch that houses the selfie camera. It is suspected to have an in-display fingerprint scanner but unconfirmed.

    Performance and Storage

    M42 5G uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G chipset instead of Samsung’s in-house Exynos chipset as used in M42. It is a 7nm chipset that features 2×2.2GHZ Cortex-A77 and 6×1.8GHz Cortex-A55 Octa-core processing. Snapdragon X52 modem has been integrated for 5G support. 

    Samsung Galaxy m42 5g specifications

    It comes in two RAM variants as 6GB and 8GB, both with the same internal storage capacity of 128GB. Memory expansion is also available. It runs on Android 11 with One UI 3.1. Added Game Booster and Frame Booster features provide high gaming performance.


    The quad rear camera features a 48MP ISOCELL GM2 main camera, accompanied by an 8MP ultra-wide camera with two additional 5MP macro sensors and a 5MP depth sensor. The front camera has a 20MP selfie shooter.

    It also supports 4K video recording at 30fps and 1080p at 30/60fps. Other camera features include Single Take, Night Mode, Hyper lapse, Super-Slow motion, and Flaw Detection.

    Battery and Connectivity

    It has a 5000mAH battery that can last up to 36 hours of talk-time on a single charge. It comes with a 15W fast charger. 

    The connectivity supports 5G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS,  AGPS, Beidou, Glonass, Type-C, NFC.

    Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Specifications

    DesignGlass front

    Layered pattern back

    Display6.6 inches Super AMOLED HD+

    7200 x 1600 pixels Resolution

    20:9 aspect ratio 

    ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 750G
    SoftwareAndroid 11

    One UI 3.2

    RAM6GB / 8GB 
    Internal Storage128GB expandable

    • 48MP primary camera 
    • 8MP ultra-wide
    • 5MP macro sensor
    • 5MP depth sensor


    • 20MP
    Battery5000 mAH

    15W Fast Charging

    SensorsProximity, Accelerometer, Light sensor
    ColorsPrism Dot Black

    Prism Dot Gray.


    Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Price in Nepal and Availability

    The estimated price of the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G for 6GB + 128GB variant is NPR. 37,000 and 8GB + 128GB variant is NPR. 40,000. The exact price will be announced shortly after its launch in Nepal.

    Samsung Galaxy M42 5G VariantsPrice in IndiaPrice in Nepal (Expected)
    Samsung Galaxy M42 5G (6/128GB)INR 21,999NPR 37,000
    Samsung Galaxy M42 5G (8/128GB)INR 23,999NPR 40,000


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