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Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G
KSh48,500
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Brand: Samsung
Category: Mobiles
  • CPU Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570)
  • RAM 4/6/8 GB
  • Storage 128 GB UFS
  • Display 6.6 inches, 105.2 cm2 (~84.3% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Camera 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP/ 20MP
  • OS Android 10, One UI 2.5

Editor Rating

This rating is based on the features of the phone. We have considered all elements pf the phone - both hardware and software.

9.3
  • Battery 10 / 10
  • Camera 9 / 10
  • Value 9 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Price in Kenya

NameSamsung Galaxy A42 5G
StatusRumored
Performance4/6/8 GB
Storage128 GB UFS
Camera48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP/ 20MP
Battery5000mAh Li-Polymer
price.KSh. 48,500 expected. Check other Samsung phone prices on Gadgets Leo

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G - Specifications

General

Model SM-A426B, SM-A426B/DS
Announced This indicates the month and year that the manufacture announced a given smartphone. Some phones phone are announced and released within a short period of time while sometimes it takes several months for certain phones to be officially launched after the announcement. 2020, September 02
Status Is this phone available in Kenya? Available means you can get it at various smartphone shops in the country. Coming soon means you will have to wait a little bit. Products marked as discontinued are those that are no longer available in local shops. We check several online and offline shops before marking products as discontinued to ensure that it’s really not available. Coming Soon
Price 48500

Design

Dimensions 164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm (6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 193 g (6.81 oz)
Colors Various

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 2100
4G Network 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41 - Europe
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
5G Network 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 - Europe
1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 78, 79 SA/NSA/Sub6
SIM How many SIM cards can be used in a given phone at the same time? Well, most phones today support the use of two SIM cards. Others will only allow you to use one SIM card. This allows you to enjoy offers from Safaricom, Telkom, and others. You should also check whether a given device has a dedicated SIM card slot or if its hybrid. Hybrid means that the second SIM and the Micro SD share the same slot. With such a handset. You will have to choose between a second SIM and memory expansion via a micro SD. Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

Display Type There are many different types of display panels used in today’s phones. The displays you will find in modern smartphones include Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), In-Plane Switching Liquid Crystal Display (IPS-LCD), Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) and Active-Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode (AMOLED). IPS LCD displays are common in high-end and mid-range phones because they offer good color reproductions and have superior viewing angles. AMOLED displays consume less power compared to LCD displays and have very good contrast ratio. They are highly visible in areas with low light. Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.6 inches, 105.2 cm2 (~84.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~266 ppi density)
Display Colors 16M colors
Touch Screen Yes, multi-touch

Media

FM Radio If you would like to listen to your favorite FM stations without an internet connection, choose a phone with FM radio support. Most high-end phones don’t have this feature. No
Alert Types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm Jack Yes

Camera

Rear 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP
Rear Camera Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS 1080p@30fps
Selfie 20MP

Software

OS Are you looking for a phone powered by Google’s Android OS or Apple’s iOS? Android 10, One UI 2.5

Hardware

Chipset A chipset is basically an integrated circuit that brings together all the components of a computer on one chip. It also commonly referred to as the System on Chip (SoC). The chipset on a phone consists of the processor (CPU), memory controller, GPU (Graphics Processing Unit), modem and a few other controllers. They are all built-in this one chip, referred to as the chipset. Common chipsets installed in phones today include Qualcomm Snapdragon, MediaTek, Exynos (by Samsung) and Kirin (by Huawei). Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G (8 nm) - unconfirmed
CPU CPU is a circuit that executes computer programs. Your phone’s CPU is in charge of executing your apps. One of the main characteristics of the CPU is its clock rate. It is usually measured in Gigahertz (GHz). This is an important feature to look at when comparing phones with the same processor generation and family. The type of CPU on your phone has a big effect on your smartphone’s performance and user experience. Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G (8 nm) - unconfirmed
GPU Graphics Processing Unit, abbreviated GPU, is a circuit that accelerates your phone’s graphic output. They are very efficient in image manipulation. GPU’s are essential parts of chipsets. Today’s GPUs are very advanced as manufacturers are constantly pushing to make the best ever gaming phones. Adreno 619
RAM This is where apps along with their data reside while running. It is used by both the operating system and installed apps. RAM is very fast. It is temporary storage that loses all its data when the phone is switched off. 4/6/8 GB
Internal Storage 128 GB UFS
Card Slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Sensors Today’s handsets have multiple sensors. Budget phones may lack some sensors. Some may not have a fingerprints scanner, gyroscope, compass, etc. make sure the phone you want to buy has all the sensors you need. AcceFingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
lerometer, Proximity

Connectivity

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Wi-fi Hotspot
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC

Data

GPRS
EDGE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G

Battery

Placement Phone batteries are either removable or non-removable. Non-removable means that you can’t remove the battery without the help of a specialist without causing some sort of damage. Most of today’s phones have removable batteries. There are few smartphones with removable batteries. The key advantage of phones with removable batteries is the fact that you can replace a battery with a new one when it depreciates without the help of a specialist. Non-removable
Battery Type Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
Capacity 5000mAh
Fast Charging Fast Charging Does it comes with a fast charging adapter? Fast charging 15W

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G - Summary

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G phone comes in 6.6 inches, 105.2 cm2 (~84.3% screen-to-body ratio)Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors display, and resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~399 ppi density). Samsung Galaxy A42 5G has an internal memory of 4 GB. There is an expandable memory slot that can keep up to microSD, up to 256GB with the help of a microSD card. This stylish device has 48MP, 8MP, 5MP, 5MP cameras in the back, and 20MP cameras on the front side.  It is powered by a standard 5000mAh Li-polymer battery.

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