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 ultra fast sharing and downloading. Upgrade to the Galaxy A42 5G and speed up your smartphone experience.

Go faster with Galaxy A42 5G Go faster with Galaxy A42 5G

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

  • Maximize your view to the fullest
    Display
  • Advanced Quad Camera, advanced photography powers
    Multi Camera System
  • Power that keeps you going
    Battery
  • Give yourself more room to play
    Hardware performance

Maximize 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.

Maximize your view to the fullest Maximize your view to the fullest

*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, White and Gray.

A glossy back that†s comfortable to hold A glossy back that†s comfortable to hold

*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. Customize focus with Depth Camera, or get closer to the details with Macro Camera.

Advanced Quad Camera, advanced photography powers Advanced Quad Camera, advanced photography powers

Ultra Wide Camera, ultra wide moments

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

*Images simulated for illustrative purposes.
**Ultra wide experience (photo/video) is only supported on rear 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 ultra-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 pays attention to the tiny details Macro Camera pays attention to the tiny details

*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.

*Images simulated for illustrative purposes.
*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, attention-grabbing selfies Front Camera, attention-grabbing selfies

*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 without worrying about the battery bar. And with up to 15W of Adaptive Fast Charging**, Galaxy A42 5G gets back to full power quickly.

Power that keeps you going Power that keeps you going

*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 8GB 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.

Give yourself more room to play Give yourself more room to play

*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

Maximize 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 optimize battery, temperature and memory.

Game Booster gives you the edge Game Booster gives you the edge

Defence-grade 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.

Defence-grade security. Protect what matters to you. Defence-grade security. Protect what matters to you.

*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.

Made to focus with One UI Core Made to focus with One UI Core

*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 optimization 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.

Always at your service, wherever, whenever Always at your service, wherever, whenever

*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.

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

Specifications

  • Weight (g) 193
  • Audio Playback Time (Hours) Up to 130
  • CPU Speed 2.2GHz, 1.8GHz
  • CPU Type Octa-Core

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* Estimated against the usage profile of an average/typical user. Independently assessed by Strategy Analytics between 2021.12.08–12.20 in USA and UK with pre-release versions of SM-S901, SM-S906, SM-S908 under default setting using 5G Sub6 networks (NOT tested under 5G mmWave network). Actual battery life varies by network environment, features and apps used, frequency of calls and messages, number of times charged, and many other factors.

* Key feature may different from Key Spec

* Battery : Actual battery life varies by network environment, features and apps used, frequency of calls and messages, number of times charged, and many other factors.

* User Available Memory : User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the device features. Actual user memory will vary depending on the operator and may change after software upgrades are performed.

* Network : The bandwidths supported by the device may vary depending on the region or service provider.

*Image at the top of page of Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G laying facedown simulated for illustration purposes.

*Image at the top of page of Galaxy Z Fold2 unfolded and seen from the front with the butterfly graphic wallpaper onscreen simulated for illustration purposes.

*S Pen Pro and S Pen Fold Edition sold separately. Only use the Samsung S Pen Pro or the S Pen Fold Edition designed exclusively for Galaxy Z Fold3 5G. All other S Pens or stylus pens not designed for Galaxy Z Fold3 5G (including those by other manufacturers) may damage the screen.

*Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and Z Filp3 5G is rated as IPX8. IPX8 is based on test conditions for submersion in up to 1.5 meters of freshwater for up to 30 minutes. Not advised for beach or pool use. Not dust resistant.

* 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.

* Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners.

* Key feature may different from Key Spec.

* All specifications and descriptions provided herein may be different from the actual specifications and descriptions for the product. Samsung reserves the right to make changes to this web page and the product described herein, at anytime, without obligation on Samsung to provide notification of such change. All functionality, features, specifications, GUI and other product information provided in this web page including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation. The contents within the screen are simulated images and are for demonstration purposes only.

* Wi-Fi connection and speed may vary depending on the usage environment.

* Size and weight may vary by the device's configuration and manufacturing process.

* The network capacity and data transfer speed may be reduced while dual SIM cards are used at the same time.

* Features and Specifications are accurate as of commercial launch but may be subject to change without prior notification.

* Images are for illustration purposes only and the accessories are sold separately.

* Color availability may vary by country or carrier.

* 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.

* RAM capacity may vary by country.

* MicroSD card sold separately.

* Actual storage available may vary depending on pre-installed software.

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

* Virtual Proximity Sensing: Sensing proximity information by using software without proximity sensor.