Samsung Galaxy F42 5G: Specifications and Release date

 The Official F42 5G page on Samsung website shows that the South Korean giant has set September 29th at 12 noon as the India launch date for the F42 5G smartphone. Samsung Galaxy F42 5G is set to come with a 90Hz FHD+ display, a 5,000mAh battery and 12 5G bands.


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Confirmed specifications and expected Price in India

Samsung introduced the Galaxy F series with the focus on improving its mid-range lineup, that currently includes the Galaxy M devices, to appeal to the youth buyers in the market. The upcoming Samsung smartphone will succeed the Galaxy F41, which was announced earlier this year. Samsung has launched a series of smartphones in the Galaxy F portfolio this year. Galaxy F42 will be the first 5G smartphone in the F-series. A dedicated Flipkart page has also been created for the upcoming smartphone, which teases the specifications and suggests that the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G will launch on September 29, 2021 in India. The sale date (not the release date) has not been revealed yet, but it is likely that the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G will go on sale during the Flipkart Big Billion Days sale 2021, which will start from October 7 and go on till October 12.


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Both the dedicated Flipkart page and F42 5G page on the Samsung website have revealed the key specifications of the upcoming Samsung device. It features a Full HD+ Infinity V display with a screen refresh rate of 90hz. The Flipkart listing doesn't talk about the F42 5G's processor but, credit goes to Geekbench, we now know it will be powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700 chip. The processor will ensure smooth multitasking, optimised performance and reduced power consumption. There may be different RAM variants of F42 5G as well to choose from, one of which is very likely to be 6GB variant. The Samsung Galaxy F42 will include a triple rear camera system with 64-megapixel being the primary sensor. The other two are likely to be ultrawide and depth sensor units. The phone will include night mode as well. On the front side it has a water drop notch selfie camera but Flipkart doesn't tell us about the camera's resolution.


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The phone will be backed by a 5,000 mAh battery. This is the first 5G smartphone from the coming under F series with support for 12 bands. The exact pricing of the Galaxy F42 is yet to be revealed but it is expected to be priced similarly to its predecessor Galaxy F41. The Samsung Galaxy F41 currently starts at a price of Rs 14,499 on the Flipkart for the 6GB RAM + 64GB of internal storage version.