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Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Debuts First 5G Phone of the Mid-tier Galaxy A Series in Hong Kong

Nov 11. 2020

48MP Quad Rear Camera Captures All Wonderful Moments


6.6-inch Infinity-U Display Presents Clear Viewing Experience

Hong Kong – November 9, 2020 – Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd. today announced the launch of the Galaxy A42 5G, the first 5G smartphone of the mid-tier Galaxy A series in Hong Kong. Supporting 5G connectivity, the Galaxy A42 5G enables hyperfast uploads and downloads, online gaming and nearly no-latency video conferencing. Equipped with a 48MP quad rear camera, 6.6-inch Infinity-U Display with fingerprint recognition and 5,000mAh long lasting battery, the Galaxy A42 5G allows users to enjoy ultimate smooth viewing and entertainment experience at an attractive price. Designed with a layered pattern, the stylish and modern phone is available in three colors: Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White and Prism Dot Gray, bringing a refreshing look. The Galaxy A42 5G will go on sale from November 11. 

 

Powerful Performance, Long-Lasting Battery, Hyperfast Connectivity

 

The Galaxy A42 5G is the first mid-tier Galaxy A series phone that supports 5G network in Hong Kong, allowing users to enjoy smoother communication, viewing and entertainment experience via the hyperfast connectivity. With the 5G network, high-quality content is available at super-fast speed. The low latency brought by the 5G network makes for seamless connections. There is almost no latency for video calls and gaming experience. 

 

The Galaxy A42 5G comes with a 5,000mAh large battery for all-day support[1]. The 15W fast charging saves time for recharging and eliminates the worry of running out of battery even when working outdoors. 

    

In addition, the Galaxy A42 5G comes with dual-sim dual-standby. With 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM, it also supports an external microSD card[2], bringing the total storage capacity to 1TB, allowing users to save their favorite music, photos, and videos. Users’ information is protected by Samsung Knox security solution. The Dual Messenger function allows the use of two separate accounts for the same app, so that users can manage their work and life needs easily. 

 

Modern Feel with Stylish Design

 

The Galaxy A42 5G comes with unique layered pattern, giving it a great modern feel. The 3D design and slimmer thickness creates a comfortable grip and better user experience. The Galaxy A42 5G adopts 6.6-inch Super AMOLED Infinity-U Display with high definition and slim bezels. Supporting under screen fingerprint recognition and DOLBY ATMOS™, the phone provides a clear and immersive viewing experience. 

 

Advanced Camera and Diversified Photo Taking Functions

 

The Galaxy A42 5G has quad rear camera for taking photos in different styles and scenarios. The 48MP main camera with F1.8 aperture can take crystal clear pictures and night views. The 123-degree 8MP Ultra Wide Camera is suitable for spectacular buildings and natural scenes. The 5MP macro camera is used for portrait, food or flowers. Matched with the Scene Optimizer and Flaw Detection functions, users can take quality shots with ease, capturing every special moment. 

 

The 20MP selfie camera with F2.2 aperture works with “Selfie Focus” and Smart Beauty to create surprising images. Using AR Emoji and AR stickers, pictures can be easily customized to create a distinct style. 

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Special Offers

Promotion Offers

Details

Trade-in Extra Reward

 

Starting November 11, 2020, users can receive an extra HKD300 Samsung rebate upon purchasing a Hong Kong genuine Galaxy A42 5G at authorized resellers or distributors, and successfully process an eligible old smartphone trade-in[3] before December 31 via the dedicated Samsung Trade-in online portal[4].

YouTube Premium

Users who purchase the Galaxy A42 5G at authorized resellers or distributors can claim two months of free YouTube Premium[5] and enjoy YouTube content offline and ad-free (available till March 5, 2021).

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Availability and Suggested Retail Price

 

Galaxy A42 5G will be available on the following dates with the suggested retail price:

Model

Color

Available Date

Suggested Retail Price

Galaxy A42 5G (8GB RAM + 128GB ROM)  Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White, Prism Dot Gray

November 11, 2020

HKD3,198

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Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Product Specifications

Special Features

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Excellent multiscreen experience:

- 6.6” HD+ sAMOLED 20:9 Infinity-U Display (720 x 1600)

- Convenient One UI

Best Camera Experience:

- Rear: Quad Camera

Main camera: 48MP Auto-focus Camera with F1.8, with LED flash

Depth camera: 5MP with F2.4

Ultra wide camera: 8MP Ultra-wide angle 123 degree with F2.2

Macro camera(40mm): 5MP with F2.4

- Live Focus

- Shot suggestions

- Super steady video 

- Front: 20MP Camera with F2.2

Large Storage Capacity & Smooth multitasking:

- 128GB internal storage and 8GB RAM

- Supports microSD™ (up to 1TB)

- Processor: Snapdragon 750G Octa-core (2.2GHz, 1.8GHz)

Wired Fast charging:

- 5,000 mAh long lasting battery

- 15W Wired Fast charging▲▲

Enriched Features for Convenient life:

- Supports 5G in Hong Kong++

- Supports 4G & 3G in Hong Kong & China (4 mode)++

- Supports DOLBY ATMOS™

- Supports fingerprint recognition

- Dual Messenger: Able to use two different accounts for the same IM

- Secure Folder : Hidden for your protection

Handy for travel:

- Supports Hong Kong 5G & 4G & 3G & 2G networks++ 

- 5G Nano-SIM + 4G Nano-SIM (Hybrid slots)

- Dual-SIM Dual-Standby^

Operating Platform***

Android 10

Band++

 

5G Sub-6 FDD: N1(2100)

5G Sub-6 TDD: N41(2500), N78(3500), N79(4500)

4G FDD-LTE: B1(2100), B2(1900), B3(1800), B4(AWS), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B12(700), B17(700), B20(800), B28(700)

4G TDD-LTE: B34(2010), B38(2600), B39(1900), B40(2300), B41(2500)

3G WCDMA: B1(2100), B2(1900), B4(AWS), B5(850), B8(900)

2G GSM: GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900

Dimension

164.4 (L) x 75.9 (W) x 8.6 (D) mm

Weight

193 g

Display

6.6” HD+ sAMOLED 20:9 Infinity-U Display (720 x 1600)

Processor

- Snapdragon 750G Octa-core (2.2GHz, 1.8GHz)

Memory

- Internal Memory: 128GB (RAM: 8GB)

- Supports microSD™ (up to 1TB)

Color+

- Prism Dot Black

- Prism Dot White

- Prism Dot Gray

Battery *

5,000 mAh

Camera

 

 

- Rear: Quad Camera

Main camera: 48MP Auto-focus Camera with F1.8, with LED flash

Depth camera: 5MP with F2.4

Ultra wide camera: 8MP Ultra-wide angle 123 degree with F2.2

Macro camera(40mm): 5MP with F2.4

- Front: 20MP Camera with F2.2

- Quick Launch: Double click power key to directly access camera

- Selfie: Beautifying effect, Gesture control, Stickers, Live focus

- Beautifying Effect: Skin tone, Face, Eyes 

- Camera Modes: Food, Night, Panorama , Pro, Live focus, Photo, Video, Super Slow-mo, Slow motion, Hyperlapse

- Fliters: Original, Warm, Cool, Lolli, Pale, Blossom, Ivory, Faded, Soft, KissMe, Greyscale, Classic, B&W

- White Balance: Auto and Manual (adjustable)

- Functions: Exposure value, Face detection, Metering Modes, Location tags, Timer, ISO

- Video Recording and Playback:

- Playback:  UHD 4K (3840 x 2160)

- Recording: UHD 4K (3840 x 2160)

Music Player

- 3.5mm Stereo Headset Jack

Audio / Video Play Format

 

- Video Play Format: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

- Audio Play Format: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL,RTX,OTA

Internet Tool

 

- Play Store TM  

- GoogleTM (Google, Chrome, Gmail, Maps, Drive, Play Movies & TV, Duo, Photos, Voice Search, YT Music, Drive) 

- YouTube TM

- Samsung Galaxy Store

Connectivity

Data Transfer^

- LTE Cat.18: 1.2Gbps / 75Mbps

- DC-HSPA+ 42Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps / 3G / EDGE / GPRS

Wi-Fi

- IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4GHz+5GHz

- Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth#

- V5.0 (A2DP, AVRCP,DI, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP, SAP)

Data Connectivity

- USB type C

Wireless Connectivity

- GPS / GLONASS/ Beidou/ Galileo

- NFC (UICC only) 

▲▲ It must be charged by dedicated Samsung Charger and Battery.

 

* Performance of the battery is subject to the network, signal strength, function, selection and profile.

 

++ Support 5G Network in HK: Sub6 FDD and Sub6 TDD. Support 4G Network in HK and China: FDD-LTE and TDD-LTE; 3G Network in HK: WCDMA; 3G Network in China: TD-SCDMA, WCDMA. Subject to local network, data and messaging services.

 

Stereo Bluetooth is only applicable to specific headsets.

 

***Please visit http://www.samsung.com/hk_en/ for latest Operating Platform

 

^ Subject to local network, data and messaging services. Users could choose to insert both SIM cards.

 

▲ Actual available memory for end user usage may vary due to pre-configuration. The pre-configuration includes preloaded operating system and applications.

 

+ For reference only, please check with our staff for details.

 

△ GPS/A-GPS connection is subject to local network and data services and network providers may charge additional service fees. Additionally, connection times can be affected by external factors, such as surrounding environment, weather, etc

 

For more product information, please visit www.samsung.com or contact Samsung customer service hotline at (+852) 3698-4698. 

 

** All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance 

 

[1] Based on average battery life under typical usage conditions. Average expected performance based on typical use. Actual battery life depends on factors such as network, features selected, frequency of calls, and voice, data, and other application usage patterns. Results may vary.
[2] MicroSD card is sold separately. Availability may vary depending on country and manufacture.
[3] Eligible old smartphone models may update from time to time. For the latest eligible old smartphone model list, please refer to our dedicated trade-in portal or consult in-store staff for details.
[4] The trade-in reward credit will be transferred together with the trade-in value of the old smartphone to customer’s local bank account provided to our dedicated trade-in portal under the Samsung Trade-in program.
[5] Offer only available to customers who are not current YouTube Premium, YouTube Music Premium or Google Play Music subscribers, have not been YouTube Premium, YouTube Music Premium, YouTube Red, or Google Play Music subscribers nor participated in a YouTube Premium, YouTube Music Premium, Google Play Music, or YouTube Red trial before. Full terms:

https://www.youtube.com/premium/restrictions.

 

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