Samsung has launched a new smartphone in the Indian market today, which is Galaxy F42 5G. It is the first phone from Samsung in India under the F series, which comes with 5G and supports 12 bands. The phone has been priced at an affordable segment for Rs 20,999 and comes in variants of 6GB/8GB. The phone has been priced at Rs 20,999 and Rs 22,999 for both variants but will be available for Rs 17,999 and Rs 19,999 as an introductory price. Both the smartphone variants will come with 128GB of memory.
The available colors for the smartphone will be Matte Aqua and Matte Black. The display on the phone is 6.6-inches, full HD+ with a 90Hz refresh rate and waterdrop style notch. It has been powered using the Mediatek Dimensity 700 SoC. On the rear, it comes with a triple camera setup which has a primary 64MP sensor with 5MP ultra-wide and 2MP depth sensor. The camera mode from Samsung provides a lot of different modes to shoot videos and images. In the front, the phone gets an 8MP snapper for selfies and video calls.
It supports USB-C sharing a port with a 3.5 mm jack. The fingerprint is embedded on the right side in the power button and supports Dolby Atmos support as well. It comes with a 5,000 mAh battery and the support for 15W fast charging, which could have been a bit more as per the price segment. Overall, it is a decent package, taking into consideration the introductory price and the type of performance it provides at this price point.