Samsung Galaxy A42 5G - Full phone specifications and price



  • Released 2020, November 11
    193g, 8.6mm thickness
    Android 10, up to Android 11, One UI 3.1
    128GB storage, microSDXC
  • 6.6"
    720x1600 pixels
  • 48MP
    2160p
  • 4-8GB RAM
    Snapdragon 750 5G
  • 5000mAh
    Li-Po

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G - Full phone specifications

Network

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 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 bands 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
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G

Launch

Announced 2020, September 02
Status Available. Released 2020, November 11

Body

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)
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

Type Super AMOLED
Size 6.6 inches, 105.2 cm2 (~84.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~266 ppi density)

Platform

OS Android 10, upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.1
Chipset Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G (8 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570)
GPU Adreno 619

Memory

Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
 UFS 2.1

Main Camera

Quad 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide)
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@480fps

Selfie camera

Single 20 MP, f/2.2, (wide)
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps

Sound

Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes

Comms

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB USB Type-C 2.0

Features

Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Battery

Type Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 15W

Misc

Colors Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White, Prism Dot Gray
Models SM-A426B, SM-A426B/DS, SM-A4260, SM-A426U, SM-A426U1
SAR EU 1.15 W/kg (head)     1.33 W/kg (body)    
Price $ 314.89 / € 308.30 / £ 350.00 / C$ 985.00

Tests

Performance AnTuTu: 324686 (v8)
GeekBench: 1910 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 33fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -30.1 LUFS (Below average)
Battery life
Endurance rating 144h

128GB 4GB RAM $ 399.99 $ 399.99
128GB 6GB RAM $ 314.89 $ 416.19