Samsung Galaxy M42



calendar Released April, 2021

screen_size 6.6"

mobile-os Android 11 OS  

storage-icon 128GB Storage



720 x 1600 Pixels










Samsung Galaxy M42 Information

Released in April 2021, the Samsung Galaxy M42 is a testament to Samsung's dedication to offering powerful features at a competitive price point. This device balances performance and affordability as part of Samsung's M-series lineup, ensuring users get the best of both worlds. Dive in to see what the Galaxy M42 has in store:


The Samsung Galaxy M42 boasts a 6.6-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a 720 x 1600 pixels resolution. While it might not be the top-tier resolution, the Super AMOLED technology ensures vibrant colors and deep blacks, making it ideal for multimedia consumption.


OS: On Android 11, complemented by Samsung's One UI 3.1, users are guaranteed a fluid and intuitive interface.

Sensors: The device has an Accelerometer, Compass, under-display optical Fingerprint sensor, Gyro, and Proximity sensors.

Extras: For added convenience, the phone offers utilities like a photo/video editor, document viewer, and a built-in flashlight.


Powered by an Octa-core processor (2 x 2.2 GHz Kryo 570 + 6 x 1.8 GHz Kryo 570) and the Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G chipset, the M42 promises swift multitasking and efficient app handling. The Adreno 619 GPU ensures smooth graphics rendering, especially for gaming enthusiasts.


Main Camera: The quad-camera setup at the back includes a 48 MP primary sensor, an 8 MP ultrawide lens, a 5 MP macro lens, and a 5 MP depth sensor supported by an LED flash.

Front Camera:20 MP front camera ensures clear selfies and crisp video calls.

Features: The camera suite offers Geo-tagging, HDR, panorama, and 4K video recording capabilities.


The Galaxy M42 features a 3.5mm Audio Jack and supports many audio and video formats through its built-in MP4/H.264 and MP3/WAV/FLAC/eAAC+ players. Additionally, FM Radio functionality is present for radio enthusiasts.

Memory and Storage

The device offers a choice between 6GB and 8GB RAM variants, with 128GB of built-in storage. For those needing more space, it supports microSDXC cards, albeit using the shared SIM slot.


Stay connected with:

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth v5.0 with A2DP, LE
  • GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, and BDS support
  • USB Type-C 2.0 port
  • 5G capabilities, ensuring users are future-proofed with fast internet speeds.

Design and Build

The Galaxy M42, measuring 164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm and weighing 190g, is available in Prism Dot Black and Prism Dot Gray. Its sleek design is modern and ergonomic, with the under-display fingerprint scanner ensuring quick access and security.


The device is backed by a robust 5000 mAh non-removable Li-Po battery, ensuring users have enough juice to last through the day without frequent charging.

Price in Pakistan

The Samsung Galaxy M42 is priced at Rs 54,999 for Pakistani consumers. For international buyers, it's available at a competitive price of $308.66, making it an attractive option for those seeking a 5G-capable device without breaking the bank.