Samsung's first M-series 5G smartphone-Galaxy M42's India launch teased

Surbhi Shah
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10 Apr 2021: Samsung's first M-series 5G smartphone-Galaxy M42's India launch teased

Samsung is tipped to launch its first-ever M-series 5G phone, the Galaxy M42, in India by the end of this month.

In the latest development, tipster Mukul Sharma has tweeted that the handset will arrive as the 'fastest smartphone'.

Separately, recent leaks suggest that it will feature a 90Hz display and a Snapdragon 750G chipset.

Here are more details.

Fact: Here's a look at the teaser

Design and display: The phone may bear a 90Hz AMOLED display

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G will feature a punch-hole cut-out, slim bezels, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for secure authentication of biometric data. On the rear, it will pack a triple camera unit.

The handset is likely to sport a 6.6-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) AMOLED screen with an aspect ratio of 20:9 and a 90Hz refresh rate.

Fact: It may boast of a 64MP primary camera

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G may offer a triple rear camera setup comprising a 64MP main sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies and video calling, it may come with a 32MP front-facing snapper.

Internals: It will be fueled by a Snapdragon 750G processor

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G will draw power from a Snapdragon 750G chipset, paired with at least 4GB of RAM and 128GB of expandable storage.

It will run on Android 11-based One UI 3.1 and pack a 6,000mAh battery with fast-charging support.

For connectivity, the device should offer support for dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, 5G, a headphone jack, and a Type-C port.

Fact: Samsung Galaxy M42 5G: Pricing and availability

The official pricing and availability details of the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G will be announced at the time of the launch. However, considering the expected specifications, it should come with a starting price-tag of Rs. 20,000.