Go faster with Galaxy A42 5G

On the next-generation mobile data network, the power of 5G fast speeds change the way you experience and share content—from super smooth gaming and streaming, to incredibly fast sharing and downloading. Upgrade to the Galaxy A42 5G and speed up your smartphone experience.

5G Network 5G Network

*Requires optimal 5G connection. Actual speed may vary depending on country, carrier, and user environment.

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    Battery
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    Hardware performance

Maximise your view to the fullest

Expand your view to the 6.6-inch Infinity-U Display of Galaxy A42 5G and enjoy an uninterrupted view of everything you love. Thanks to Super AMOLED technology, your everyday content always looks its best—sharp, crisp and clear.

Display Display

*Images simulated for illustrative purposes.
**Infinity Display: a near bezel-less, full-frontal glass, edge-to-edge screen.
***Measured diagonally, the screen size is 6.6" in the full rectangle and 6.5" accounting for the rounded corners. Actual viewable area is less due to the rounded corners and the camera cutout.

A glossy back that's comfortable to hold

Galaxy A42 5G's sleek design gives it an eye-catching, prismatic look. Refined curves make it comfortable to hold and provides easy screen navigation. A holographic pattern and premium gloss finish create a dynamic look from any angle and comes in artfully layered Prism Dot Black and White.

Device design Device design

*Color availability may vary by country or carrier.

Advanced Quad Camera, advanced photography powers*

Start with the 48MP Main Camera to capture life's moments with more clarity. Expand the viewing angle with Ultra Wide Camera. Customise focus with Depth Camera, or get closer to the details with Macro Camera.

Multi Camera System Multi Camera System

*Compared to the Galaxy A50.

Ultra Wide Camera, ultra wide moments

The 8MP Ultra Wide Camera sees the world with a 123-degree angle of view, adding more perspective to everything you shoot.

Ultra Wide Camera Ultra Wide Camera
*Images simulated for illustrative purposes.
**Ultra wide experience (photo/video) is only supported on rear camera.
Ultra Wide Camera Ultra Wide Camera
*Images simulated for illustrative purposes.
**Ultra wide experience (photo/video) is only supported on rear camera.

Macro Camera pays attention to the tiny details

Get in close with the 5MP Macro Camera and bring out the fine details in your picture. It applies natural Bokeh effect to your pictures, allowing your subject to stand out from the background.

*Images simulated for illustrative purposes.
**Macro Camera feature only supported on rear camera.

Macro Camera Macro Camera

*Images simulated for illustrative purposes.
**Macro Camera feature only supported on rear camera.

Bring the focus to the front with Depth Camera

The 5MP Depth Camera lets you adjust the depth of field in your photos. With a simple touch, you can easily fine-tune the background blur behind your subject for high-quality portrait shots that truly stand out.

Depth Camera Depth Camera
*Images simulated for illustrative purposes.
Depth Camera Depth Camera
*Images simulated for illustrative purposes.

Front Camera, attention-grabbing selfies

With the Galaxy A42 5G 20MP Front Camera and Live Focus, it's easy to snap stunning selfies that feature more you and less background.

*Images simulated for illustrative purposes.

Front Camera Front Camera

*Images simulated for illustrative purposes.

Power that keeps you going

Stay ahead of the day with a battery that won't slow you down. A 5,000mAh (typical)* battery lets you continue what you’re doing without worrying about the battery bar. And with up to 15W of Adaptive Fast Charging**, Galaxy A42 5G gets back to full power quickly.

Battery Battery

*Typical value tested under third-party laboratory condition. Typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard. Rated (minimum) capacity is 4,860 mAh. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors.
**Fast Charging with adapter available in-box.

Give yourself more room to play

Galaxy A42 5G combines Octa-core processing power with up to 6GB of RAM for fast and efficient performance for the task at hand. Enjoy 128GB of internal storage or add even more space with a 1TB microSD card.

Hardware performance Hardware performance

*RAM capacity may vary by country.
**MicroSD card sold separately.
***Actual storage available may vary depending on pre-installed software.

Game Booster gives you the edge

Maximise performance with Game Booster. Cut distractions and up your game with a dedicated interface and easy-to-reach menu. Frame Booster gives graphics smooth, life-like motion. And play at your best as Game Booster learns your usage patterns to optimise battery, temperature and memory.

Game Booster Game Booster

Multi-layered security. Protect what matters to you.

Built into the phone's hardware and software from the start, Samsung Knox protects your phone from the minute it's turned on. Offering multi-layered security, it defends your most sensitive information from malware and malicious threats.

Knox Security Knox Security

*Trustzone-based Integrity Measurement Architecture

Made to focus with One UI Core

One UI Core helps you focus on what matters to you. Hardware and software work together, with content and features at your fingertips so you can get to them faster. Use Night Mode for a comfortable experience in the dark, and with clear and intuitive visuals using your phone is like second nature.

One UI One UI

*Availability of One UI Core features, apps and services may vary depending on device, OS version and country.
**Device and screen images simulated for illustrative purposes.

Always at your service, wherever, whenever

Enjoy peace of mind when you choose to buy a Galaxy smartphone. The Interactive diagnostics and optimisation on Samsung Members app makes it easy to tune up the performance of your devices, while our helpline lets you troubleshoot problems when you need the extra assistance.

Care Service Care Service

*The available functions and features for Samsung Members app may vary by country and device.
**Device and image simulated for illustrative purposes.

Check out the new Galaxy A series to find the one for you

Introducing a series of phones that enables today’s generation to do what others can’t. Meet the new Galaxy A. Awesome is for Everyone.

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Specifications

  • Processor 2.2GHz, 1.8GHz
  • Weight (g) 193
  • Audio Playback Time (Hours) Up to 130

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* Typical value tested under third-party laboratory condition. Typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard. Rated (minimum) capacity is 4,860 mAh. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors.

* Display size: Measured diagonally, the screen size is 6.6" in the full rectangle and 6.5" with accounting for the rounded corners. Actual viewable area is less due to the rounded corners and the camera cutout.