The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G will be launched in India today. Pricing, availability and detailed specifications will be revealed at 12 noon. The phone is teased on Amazon India, hinting at availability on the e-commerce site for purchase. It is confirmed to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC and is believed to come with Knox mobile security. Several reports suggest that the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is a renowned model of the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G which was released last year.
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G launch details, price in India (expected)
The new Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is expected to be unveiled at 12 p.m. IST. Samsung is probably not planning to host a virtual event for the phone and could unveil it on the company’s website and via Twitter. The price of the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is between Rs. 20,000 and Rs. 25,000.
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has been listed on Amazon India confirming the availability of the phone on the e-commerce site. Besides, it will also be up for grabs at the Samsung online store in the Indian market. The phone is seen in a multi-colored gray finish, but it is expected to launch in other options as well.
Samsung Galaxy M42 5G specs (teased, expected)
As for the specs, the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is confirmed be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC and equipped with defense-grade Knox security. It supports 5G and is teased for offering Samsung Pay support.
Earlier leaks suggest that the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G could be a renowned model of Samsung Galaxy A42 5G. In the teaser posters, the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G sports a teardrop-shaped notch and quad rear camera setup in a square-shaped module, similar to the Galaxy A42 5G launched last year.
If this speculation is true, then the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G can run on Android 11 and have a 6.6-inch Super AMOLED display. Leaks claim that the phone can hold 6GB and 8GB RAM options and will likely have 128GB of storage capacity. The quad camera setup on the rear is said to include a 64-megapixel main camera. In addition, the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is expected to contain a large 6000mAh battery.
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