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Samsung Galaxy F42 5G


Samsung Galaxy F42 5G Specifications and features in Kenya

  • RAM: 4GB
  • Internal Storage: 128GB
  • Battery: 5,000 mAh
  • Main camera: 64 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Display: 6.6 inch
  • Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G
  • Connectivity: Dual sim, 3G, 4G, 5G
  • Colors: Matte Aqua, Matte Black
  • OS: Android 11

 

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Samsung Galaxy F42 5G in Kenya

The Samsung Galaxy F42 5G price in Kenya is 27,500 shillings. The Galaxy F42 5G is powered by the MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G (7 nm) processor with Mali-G57 MC2 GPU. The phone has 4GB RAM and 128 GB of internal storage which is expandable using microSDXC. The Galaxy F42 5G runs on Android 11 and all this is powered by a 5000 mAh battery. It also has a triple rear camera setup where a 64MP primary camera with OIS along with 5MP ultra-wide camera, 2MP depth, and an 8MP front-facing camera. Buy it in Kenya today at Phoneplace Kenya.

Samsung Galaxy F42 5G specs and price in Kenya

TYPE
SPECIFICATIONS
Brand
Samsung
Model
Samsung Galaxy F42 5G
Announced
September, 2021
Released
October, 2021
Operating System
Android 11, One UI Core 3.1
Chipset
MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G (7 nm)
CPU Speed
Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Graphics Processor
Mali-G57 MC2
Storage
128GB
RAM
6GB/8GB
Card Slot
microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Rear Camera
64 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP
Front Camera
8 MP
Network
GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
Sim Card
Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Weight
203 g (7.16 oz)
Dimensions
167.2 x 76.4 x 9 mm (6.58 x 3.01 x 0.35 in)
Screen Resolution
1080 x 2408 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~400 ppi density)
Display Type
TFT (unconfirmed), 90Hz
Display Size
6.6 inches, 104.9 cm2 (~82.1% screen-to-body ratio)
3.5mm jack
Yes
Bluetooth
5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC
Unspecified
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB
USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Radio
FM Radio
Sensor
Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery
Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Fast Charging
Charging 15W
Colors
Matte Aqua, Matte Black
Price in Kenya
Ksh 27,500

An Overview

The Samsung Galaxy F42 5G price in Kenya is 27,500 shillings. The Galaxy F42 5G is powered by the MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G (7 nm) processor with Mali-G57 MC2 GPU. The phone has 6/8GB RAM and 128 GB of internal storage which is expandable using microSDXC. The Galaxy F42 5G runs on Android 11 and all this is powered by a 5,000 mAh battery. It also has a triple rear camera setup where a 64MP primary camera with OIS along with 5MP ultra-wide camera, 2MP depth, and an 8MP front-facing camera. Buy it in Kenya today at Phoneplace Kenya.

Design, Build and Display

The device has a large and impressive screen measuring 6.6 inches. It comes with a matte finish design at the rear. It comes in two variant colors: Matte Aqua, and Matte Black. Samsung Galaxy F42 5G body is made from glass on the front and plastic at the back and on the body frame. It features textured lines which run diagonally at the rear. The fingerprint sensor is moved to the right of the device and is also used as the power button for more convenient access by users.

At the front, the device has a water-drop notch display, with thin bezels on the sides. The display is a large 6.6 inches of  TFT LCD, with 90Hz. the display resolution is 1080 x 2408 pixels (~400 PPI density), which is impressive for content consumption. It works pretty, adjusting to indoor and outdoor settings well and enabling maximum user experience At the bottom, the device has a USB Type C port, paired alongside a 3.5mm headphone jack and microphone.

Camera

The device packs an 8MP front selfie camera. The camera is able to capture quality selfie shots, though not the best compared to other devices that boast of selfie cameras with superior specifications and capabilities. Other than capturing photos, the front camera is able to take HD 1080p videos at 30fps.

At the back, the handset packs a triple main camera. The primary camera on the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G is 64 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF. It is paired up with 5 MP, f/2.2, 115˚ (ultra-wide)  and 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth) sensors. With the LED flash, panorama, and HDR features, the main camera is able to capture high-quality images and videos in daylight and dim light.

Performance and Battery

Samsung Galaxy F42 5G is a 5G-network-enabled device. It supports 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 41, 78, 79 SA/NSA/Sub6 5G bands.  The device supports GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G technology and HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, and 5G speed.  As such, it has superfast upload and download speeds.

It is powered by an Octa-Core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55), MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 (7 nm) processer which is powerful and efficient for enabling impressive handset performances. It enables the handset to take care of daily needs, and multi-tasking and does not stutter when in use. The processor, alongside the Mali-G57 MC2 Graphical Processing Unit, enables the playing of light games such as Candy crush with ease. However, the device is not good for heavy-setting games.

A 6/8GB RAM is great for any mid-range smartphone. Such space enables optimal functioning of core operations, besides the 128GB internal memory which is expandable through a dedicated MicroSD. The device is powered by a 5,000mAh battery. It comes packed with a 15W wired first charging adapter.  The adapter takes about 2 hours to fully charge the device. Once fully charged,  the phone can stay with the charge for a day for an average user, and 4-5 hours for active online browsing, video streaming, and daily use.

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FAQs

  • What is the retail price of the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G in Kenya? Kes 27,500 at Phoneplace Kenya.
  • What is the battery capacity of the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G? 5,000mAh
  • What color variants are available for Samsung Galaxy F42 5G? Matte Aqua, and Matte Black.
  • What materials got used in making the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G? The front is made of glass, the back is plastic, and the body frame is plastic.
  • What type of display is on the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G? 6.6-inches TFT LCD, screen, with a refresh rate of 90Hz.
  • What is the size of the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G? 167.2 x 76.4 x 9 mm, with a 6.6-inches display.
  • What are the CPU specifications on the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G? Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) CPU with MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 (7 nm) chipset.
  •  Does the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G have a fingerprint sensor? Yes. It has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The button serves also as a power button.
  • What Android platform is the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G running on? Android 11, One UI Core 3.1
  • What is the primary camera set up on the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G? It features a Triple camera set-up, consisting of a 64 MP, f/1.8, (wide) main camera, backed by 5 MP, f/2.2, 115˚ (ultra-wide) and 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth) sensors with LED flash. The camera module can capture HDR pictures and record full 1080p videos at 30fps.
  •  What type of USB port is on the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G? USB Type-C 2.0, which supports USB On-The-Go (OTG).
  • What is the space on the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G? 6/8GB RAM and 128GB internal memory. The device supports additional memory space with a dedicated MicroSD.

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