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Motorola Moto G42 (2022) review

Android OS v12.0
Qualcomm Snapdragon 680
Adreno 610
4 GB / 128 GB
6.4 inches (1080 x 2400 px)
50 + 2 + 8 MP, 8160 x 6144 px, autofocus

Motorola announced the launch of the Moto G42 smartphone in 2022. The manufacturer is offering the Motorola Moto G42 phone with 6.4 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.

The Motorola Moto G42 comes with Android OS v12.0 out of the box, and a Li-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable battery.

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Motorola Moto G42 specifications

BrandMotorola
NameMoto G42
ModelMOTOG42
Release date2022

Body

The weight of Motorola Moto G42 is about 6.14 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Motorola phone are average (6.31 x 2.89 x 0.31 inches).

Weight6.14 oz
Dimensions6.31 x 2.89 x 0.31 inches
Colorsgreen, rose
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Motorola Moto G42 comes with Android OS v12.0 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v12.0
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 680
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.4 GHz Cortex-A75, Quad-core 1.9 Ghz Cortex-A55
GPUAdreno 610

Display

The size of Moto G42 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.4 inches OLED display of Motorola Moto G42 with 1080 x 2400 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeOLED
Screen size6.4 inches
Resolution1080 x 2400 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Motorola Moto G42 (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (128 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM4 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Moto G42 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera16 MP
Main camera50 + 2 + 8 MP, 8160 x 6144 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Motorola Moto G42 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Moto G42 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Moto G42 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Moto G42 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Moto G42 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Motorola phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Motorola Moto G42 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, magnetometer, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Motorola Moto G42, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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