Samsung Galaxy M42 5G

Key Specifications

  • Display – 6.6″ Super AMOLED
  • Rear camera – 48MP+8MP+5MP+5MP
  • Front camera – 20MP
  • Storage  – 128GB+6GB RAM
  • Processor – Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G
  • Operating system – Android 11, One UI 3.1
  • Battery – 5000mAh Li-Po, Non-removable
  • Colors – Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot Gray

*Prices Exclusive of V.A.T and subject to change without notice*

Original price was: KSh36,000.00.Current price is: KSh33,500.00.

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Samsung Galaxy M42 5G in Kenya

The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has a recommended retail price of KSh33,500. It features a Super AMOLED Plus display, Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G (8 nm) chipset, a quad 48 MP camera, and a large Li-Po 5000 mAh non-removable battery. Galaxy M42 5G is one of the Samsung Galaxy M series and was released on May 0, 2021. The smartphone is available in the colors of Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot Gray colors.


Samsung Galaxy M42 5G weighs 190g and has 164.4 x75.9×8.6 mm dimensions. It can fit well in your hand thus allowing you to easily pressing of the screen while using the phone. On the screen is the U-shaped notch that doesn’t have any effect on the display while at the bottom is the fingerprint scanner that quickly scans your finger giving you access to your phone. The back cameras are located on the right-hand-side back of the phone.

The phone has a gorgeous prism dot look thus making it more attractive. The super AMOLED screen in this phone is of 6.6 inches display which is similar to the one in Samsung Galaxy A42 5G thus a widescreen. However, its 720 x 1600 resolution is a drop from the 1080x 2400 of the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G. The phone has a density of 266ppi and 20:9 ratios. The screen to body ratio is at 84.3%


There is no significant difference in terms of the camera when compared to Samsung galaxy A42 5G. Both mobiles have quad cameras. There is a 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF, which is the main camera. Secondly is an 8 MP, f/2.2, 123? (ultra-wide) then two 5 MP, f/2.4, a macro and depth camera. The LED flash, Panorama, and HDR feature further boost the images produced. These rear cameras can record videos at 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@480fps. With these specifications, you can worry less about your shoots in the events with your family and friend.

You are able to get those fire shots despite lacking a hand. On the front is a selfie camera of 20 MP, f/2.2, (wide) as the one in Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G. The camera comes with HDR features and records videos at a similar rate to that of the rear cameras. You can therefore enjoy your solo trips and still get clear.


Samsung Galaxy M42 5G comes with a super swift Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G (8 nm) chipset thus giving such an exemplary performance. This offers a CPU with Octa-core 2×2.2 GHz Kryo 570 and 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 570 speed. the mobile functions through Android 11 of the One UI 3.0. interface as that of Samsung Galaxy A32. It allows you to control apps by permitting downloaded apps on what data to access. It also comes with an in-built screen that records your phone’s activities including sound from the mic.

For graphic customization is Adreno 619 GPU. Further, the GPU enables you to effectively play graphic intense games.  You can as well run these graphic games effectively alongside other open apps without causing lags. With the 5G coverage of the network, you can also play games online without disruptions. The mobile comes with a huge RAM at 6 or 8GB thus the device will run effectively without hitches. The internal storage is huge at 128GB thus allows you to install games as well as store all you file without running shot.


First are the Android locks offered by the OS are also great security on your phone. These locks include patterns, pins, and passwords. On the display screen is an under-display optical fingerprint scanner that works swiftly to give you access to your mobile. Another means yet via the front camera is the face unlock feature though you may not really prefer this means. All these means ensure that your data is well protected from access by unknown people.


This smartphone is the right Android device you can have. it comes with to Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot. It supports 2G, 3G, 4G as well as 5G Network Bands thus fast internet usage. This phone has Bluetooth compatibility as that of the Samsung Galaxy M40. It is of 5.0, A2DP, LE, features. With NFC the device can connect with much ease with Bluetooth-enabled devices. The NFC boost connectivity by allowing all close-range devices to connect. USB is yet another means to transfer data in your device. The one available in this is of Type-C 2.0 features.

The mobile has an FM radio for you to tune inconveniently at any time at any place. Furthermore, the radio does not require an internet connection and can be listened to even in public. There is a 3.5mm jack for inserting the earphone while you can get better audio it’s the most preferable output.

There is GPS that makes the Galaxy M42 5G graphic better. It allows you to locate the phone as well as tag your current location to whoever you desire. With the aid of the compass and accelerometer sensor, the GPS is likely to give you more clear details. On the other hand, is the proximity sensor for successful calls.


The battery capacity possessed by the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is way better than the 3000mAh of Samsung Galaxy M40. For this phone, the battery has a whole 5,000mAh. With a. The battery is of Li-Po type and is non-removable, (permanently screwed). The large battery capacity can keep gaming sessions for much longer. Your worries of going offline even in places with no power connectivity.


All the preferences of this phone come with expandable internal storage of 128 GB however you can choose the size of RAM you prefer. The available options are 6GB and 8GB. This phone’s storage can even be made larger in case you need more by inserting a microSDXC card in the shared SIM slot.