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Samsung Galaxy M42 (2021) review

Android OS v11.0
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
Adreno 619
4 GB / 128 GB
6.6 inches (720 x 1600 px)
48 + 8 + 5 + 5 MP, 8000 x 6000 px, autofocus

Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy M42 smartphone in 2021. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Galaxy M42 phone with 6.6 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy M42 comes with Android OS v11.0 out of the box, and a Li-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6.6 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (720 x 1600 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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Samsung Galaxy M42 specifications

BrandSamsung
NameGalaxy M42
ModelSM-M426B
Release date2021

Body

The weight of Samsung Galaxy M42 is about 6.81 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 inches).

Weight6.81 oz
Dimensions6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 inches
Colorsblack, gray, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy M42 comes with Android OS v11.0 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v11.0
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 750G
CPUOcta-core, Dual-core 2.2 GHz Kryo 570, Hexa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 570
GPUAdreno 619

Display

The size of Galaxy M42 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.6 inches Super AMOLED display of Samsung Galaxy M42 with 720 x 1600 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.6 inches
Resolution720 x 1600 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Samsung Galaxy M42 (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 Galaxy M42 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 camera20 MP
Main camera48 + 8 + 5 + 5 MP, 8000 x 6000 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy M42 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 Galaxy M42 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 / 5G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
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 Galaxy M42 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 Galaxy M42 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 Samsung 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 Samsung Galaxy M42 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, 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 Samsung Galaxy M42, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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Samsung Galaxy M42 / SM-M426B

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