Galaxy A42 5G

Galaxy A42 5G

Introducing the Galaxy A42 5G

Outfitted with awesome innovations and core features, the Galaxy A42 5G lets you stay connected without breaking the bank. Capture share-worthy photos or videos with a tap of a finger, go longer with a 2-day battery¹, scroll through your feed at lightning speed and stream what you want, when you want.

 

From $274.99 with eligible trade-inᶿ or $7.64/mo for 36 months

Introducing the Galaxy A42 5G

Outfitted with awesome innovations and core features, the Galaxy A42 5G lets you stay connected without breaking the bank. Capture share-worthy photos or videos with a tap of a finger, go longer with a 2-day battery¹, scroll through your feed at lightning speed and stream what you want, when you want.

 

From $274.99 with eligible trade-inᶿ or $7.64/mo for 36 months

  • Battery

    Battery

    Stay connected with a 5,000 mAh battery that lasts 2 days¹ and 15W Fast Charging.²

  • Storage

    Storage

    128GB of built-in storage plus up to 1TB of room for more.³

  • Performance

    Performance

    Fast, reliable, and ready for anything with a powerful processor, Game Booster and lightning-fast 5G.⁴

  • Camera

    Camera

    Multi-camera system with picture-perfect AI.

  • Screen

    Screen

    Bold, vibrant, and massive 6.6” display.⁵

Battery
Storage
Performance
Camera
Screen

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See how the Galaxy A42 5G stacks up to other Galaxy A Series models in screen size, battery capacity and more. 

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See how the Galaxy A42 5G stacks up to other Galaxy A Series models in screen size, battery capacity and more. 

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Awesome 2-day battery

Nothing kills the vibe faster than a low battery notification. Worry not with the 5,000mAh battery that lasts 2 days¹ and 15W Fast Charging.²

Awesome 2-day battery

Live your life without the wait

Fast, reliable and 5G — what more could you ask for? Galaxy A42 5G features plenty of processing power, 4GB of RAM, plus 128GB of storage, so you can post photos and videos, play games and chat with minimal lag.⁴

Live your life without the wait

Go faster with 5G

Change the way you experience and share content with the power of 5G speed. Enjoy super-smooth gaming and streaming as well as ultra-fast sharing and downloading.⁴ 

Go faster with 5G

Game Booster gives you the edge

With Game Booster, cut out distractions and up your gameplay. Featuring a dedicated interface and easy-to-reach menu, Game Booster learns your usage patterns to optimize battery, temperature and memory while Frame Booster gives graphics smooth, life-like motion.

Game Booster gives you the edge

Capture all those share-worthy moments

Who says life can’t be like a movie? With three rear cameras, one front selfie camera, plus AI-powered features such as Night Mode, Live Focus and Single Take⁶, your Galaxy A42 5G is like your own personal film studio where the leading role is always yours.

Capture all those share-worthy moments

Bold never looked so good

See every last frame with crystal-clear clarity and vibrant color. Whether it’s your favorite movie or your weekly group video-chat, see it all in beautiful definition on your Galaxy's massive 6.6” Infinity-U display.⁵

Bold never looked so good

Modern minimalism with a twist

A smooth finish with a subtle color gradient gives the Galaxy A42 5G a unique and sophisticated feel.
From $274.99 with eligible trade-inᶿ or $7.64/mo for 36 months

Modern minimalism with a twist

More awesome features

More awesome features

Super Steady<sup>*</sup>
Super Steady*
Low Light
Low Light
Depth Camera
Depth Camera
Ultra Wide Lens
Ultra Wide Lens
On Screen Scanner
On Screen Scanner
  • Color

    Color

    Prism Dot Black

  • Processor

    CPU Type

    Octa-Core

    CPU Speed

    2.2GHz,1.8GHz

  • Display

    Main Display Resolution

    720 x 1600 (HD+)

    Main Display Size

    6.6" / 6.5"

    Main Display Technology

    Super AMOLED

    Color Depth

    16M

  • Camera

    Camera resolution (Front)

    13.0 MP

    Camera resolution (Rear)

    48.0 MP + 8.0 MP + 2.0 MP

    Video Recording Resolution

    UHD 4K (3840 x 2160)@30fps

    Main Camera - Flash

    Yes

    Main Camera - Auto Focus

    Yes

    Front Camera - F Number

    F2.2

    Slow Motion

    480fps @HD,240fps @HD

    Main Camera - F Number (Multiple)

    F1.8 , F2.2 , F2.4

  • Memory

    Internal Memory

    128GB

    Available Memory

    103.1GB

    External Memory Support

    MicroSD (Up to 1TB)

    RAM_Size (GB)

    4GB

  • Network

    2G GSM

    GSM850,GSM900,DCS1800,PCS1900

    3G UMTS

    B1(2100),B2(1900),B4(AWS),B5(850),B8(900)

    4G FDD LTE

    B2(1900),B3(1800),B4(AWS),B5(850),B7(2600),B12(700),B13(700),B20(800),B66(AWS-3)

    4G TDD LTE

    B46(5200),B48(3600)

    SIM Slot Type

    SIM 1 + MicroSD

    5G FDD Sub6

    N2(1900),N5(850),N66(AWS-3)

    5G TDD Sub6

    N260(39GHz),N261(28GHz)

    5G TDD mmWave

    N77(3700),N78(3500)

  • Connectivity

    Wi-Fi Connectivity

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

    USB

    USB 2.0

    Bluetooth

    Bluetooth v5.0

    Location Technology

    GPS,Glonass,Galileo

    Earjack

    3.5mm Stereo

    Wi-Fi Direct

    Yes

    NFC

    Yes

    PC Sync.

    Smart Switch (PC version)

    USB Interface

    USB Type-C

  • OS

    OS

    Android

  • Form Factor

    Form Factor

    Touch Bar

  • Sensor Type

    Type

    Accelerometer,Barometer,Fingerprint Sensor,Gyro Sensor,Geomagnetic Sensor,Light Sensor,Proximity Sensor

  • Battery

    Internet Usage Time(LTE) (Hours)

    Up to 19

    Battery Capacity
    (mAh, Typical)

    5000

    Talk Time (4G LTE) (Hours)

    Up to 361

  • Audio

    Audio Playing Format

    MP3,M4A,3GA,AAC,OGG,OGA,WAV,AMR,AWB,FLAC,MID,MIDI,XMF,MXMF,IMY,RTTTL,RTX,OTA

  • Video

    Video Playing Format

    MP4,M4V,3GP,3G2,AVI,FLV,MKV,WEBM

    Video Playing Resolution

    UHD 4K (3840 x 2160)@30fps

  • Services and Applications

    Gear Manager

    Galaxy Buds Pro,Galaxy Buds Live,Galaxy Buds+,Galaxy Buds,Galaxy Fit2,Galaxy Fit e,Galaxy Fit,Galaxy Watch3,Galaxy Watch,Galaxy Watch Active2,Galaxy Watch Active,Gear Fit2 Pro,Gear Fit2,Gear Sport,Gear S3,Gear S2,Gear IconX,Gear IconX (2018)

  • Key Features

    NFC

    Yes

    5G Ready

    Yes

  • Physical specification

    Dimension (HxWxD ,mm)

    164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6

    Weight (g) *

    193

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ᶿFor a limited time only, on Samsung.com/Shop Samsung App, pre-order or purchase a new qualifying Galaxy device (“Qualifying Purchase”), send in your qualifying trade-in device to Samsung through the Samsung Trade-In Program, and if Samsung determines your trade-in device meets all eligibility requirements, you will receive a trade-in credit specific to your qualifying trade-in device to apply toward your Qualifying Purchase. Device models that currently qualify for trade-in and trade-in credit amounts associated with those models are available on Samsung.com and the Shop Samsung App; eligible models and amounts may change at Samsung’s sole discretion. To be eligible for trade-in, your qualifying device must meet all Trade-In Program eligibility requirements, which include, but are not limited to, that the device powers on, holds a charge, and does not power off unexpectedly; has a functioning display; has no breaks or cracks in the screen (unless a cracked screen offer applies); has no breaks or cracks in the case; has no liquid damage (whether visible or not); has no other defects that go beyond normal wear and tear; is not on a black list; has a verified FCC ID; has been reset to factory settings; has all personal information removed; has all software locks disabled; and is owned by you (leased devices are not eligible). Anticipated trade-in value will be applied as a credit at time of purchase, but, if you do not send in your trade-in device within 15 days of receipt of your Qualifying Purchase, you will be charged back for the trade-in credit applied to your purchase, or if you send in your trade-in device within 15 days of receipt of your Qualifying Purchase but Samsung determines your device does not meet all eligibility requirements, you will be charged back for the trade-in credit applied to your purchase minus $25. Participation in this program does not excuse you from contracts with your carrier or retailer (or any related payments or fees) for the device that was traded in. Limit 1 trade-in per Qualifying Purchase. Samsung reserves the right to modify or discontinue this offer at any time. The Trade-In Program cannot be combined with any other Samsung, carrier or retailer promotions, discounts, or offers unless specifically provided for in the terms and conditions of such offers. Additional terms, including terms that govern the resolution of disputes, apply. Click here to learn more.Show Less
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215W Fast Charging capability provided through charger. 15W charger provided in box.
3MicroSD card sold separately.
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5Measured diagonally, the screen size is 6.6" in the full rectangle and 6.5" with accounting for the rounded corners.Show More
5Measured 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 camera lens.Show Less
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10For a limited time only, on Samsung.com/us/business, pre-order or purchase a new qualifying Galaxy device (“Qualifying Purchase”), send in your qualifying trade-in device to Samsung through the Samsung Business Trade-In Program and, if Samsung determines your trade-in device meets all eligibility requirements, you will receive a trade-in credit specific to your qualifying trade-in device applied to the payment account you used for your purchase five to seven days after Samsung accepts the trade-in device. Device models that currently qualify for trade-in and trade-in credit amounts associated with those models are available on Samsung.com/us/business; eligible models and amounts may change at Samsung’s sole discretion. To be eligible for trade-in, your qualifying device must meet all Business Trade-In Program eligibility requirements, which include, but are not limited to, that the device powers on, holds a charge, and does not power off unexpectedly; has a functioning display; has no breaks or cracks in the screen (unless a cracked screen offer applies); has no breaks or cracks in the case; has no liquid damage (whether visible or not); has no other defects that go beyond normal wear and tear; is not on a black list; has a verified FCC ID; has been reset to factory settings; has all personal information removed; has all software locks disabled; and is owned by you (leased devices are not eligible). Participation in this program does not excuse you from contracts with your carrier or retailer (or any related payments or fees) for the device that was traded in. Limit 1 trade-in per Qualifying Purchase. Samsung reserves the right to modify or discontinue this offer at any time. The Business Trade-In Program cannot be combined with any other Samsung, carrier or retailer promotions, discounts, or offers unless specifically provided for in the terms and conditions ofsuch offers. Additional terms apply and are located at trade-in terms-and-conditions, including terms that govern the resolution of disputes, applyShow Less