Samsung Galaxy A42 128GB/8GB Smartphone

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Screen: 6.6 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels
Storage: 128GB
Battery: 5000 mAh, Li-Ion, non-removable

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Samsung Galaxy A42 128GB/8GB Specifications and Price in Kenya

Key Specs

  • ProcessorQualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 720G 

  • Ram4GB, 6GB, 8GB

  • Storage28GB 

  • OSAndroid 11, One UI 3.10

  • Display6.6 inches 

  • Battery5000 mAh 

  • Camera48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP 

  •  Front Camera20MP 


Samsung Galaxy A42 128GB/8GB smartphone price in Kenya is expected to be Ksh 42,000. Samsung Galaxy A42 128GB/8GB 5G is speculated to be launched in the country on November, 2020 (Expected). The smartphone is likely to come in 2 other storage and RAM variants - Samsung Galaxy A42 5G 128GB 6GB RAM, Samsung Galaxy A42 5G 128GB 4GB RAM. As for the colour options, the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G 128GB/8GB smartphone may come in Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White, Prism Dot Gray colours.


Buy For
  • 128GB internal storage 
  • Impressive front and rear camera setup
  • 5000mAh battery with Quick Charging Technology

Beware of
  • Hybrid SIM slot

Samsung Galaxy A42 is a quality device offering massive storage space, a powerful Li-ion battery with Quick Charging Technology, an on-screen fingerprint sensor and 5G network support. However, the 4GB RAM featured by the device and its hybrid SIM slot might not be convenient for all.   

Simplistic device featuring a powerful battery and huge storage space
Display and Camera

Samsung Galaxy A42 has a 6.3-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display featuring a pixel density of 409ppi with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The smartphone flaunts a bezel-less waterdrop notch display on the front.  

The smartphone has a stunning triple camera setup on its rear side with a 48MP Primary Camera, an 8MP Ultra-Wide Angle Camera and a 5MP Camera. Some of the rear camera features include ISO Control, HDR Mode, Auto Flash, Touch to focus, Continuous Shooting and Digital Zoom. There is a 25MP selfie shooter capable of clicking stunning self-portraits. 
Configuration and Battery

Samsung Galaxy A42 is powered by MediaTek Helio P65 chipset accompanied by an Octa-core processor with, 2GHz Cortex A75 Dual-core and 2GHz Cortex A55 Hexa-Core. Its 4GB RAM and Mali-G52 GPU are responsible for offering a flawless multitasking experience to its users. 

The smartphone has a massive 5000mAh non-replaceable Li-ion battery, equipped with a Quick Charging facility. Users no longer have to wait for long hours to get their smartphone charged.  

Storage and Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A42 offers a massive 128GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 512GB as per the specific requirements of individual buyers. Regarding connectivity, the smartphone supports 5G network type and 4G VoLTE. It also offers Mobile Hotspot, A-GPS, Wi-Fi and Type-C USB

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G smartphone runs on Android v10 (Q) operating system. The phone is powered by Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570) processor. It runs on the Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G Chipset. It has 4 GB, 4 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage.

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G smartphone has a HD+ Super AMOLED display. It measures 164.4 mm x 75.9 mm x 8.6 mm and weighs 190 grams. The screen has a resolution of 1080 x 2400 Pixels and 399 ppi pixel density. It has an aspect ratio of 20:9 and screen-to-body ratio of 84.3%. On camera front, the buyers get a 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF, 8 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide), 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro), 5 MP, f/2.4, (depth) camera and on the rear, there's an 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP camera with features like Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus. It is backed by a 5000 mAh battery. Connectivity features in the smartphone include WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, Volte, NFC and more.

Samsung Galaxy A42 Series (RAM)Price List in Kenya

Samsung Galaxy A42 - 4GB

K sh 36,500
Samsung Galaxy A42 - 6GBK sh 38,000
Samsung Galaxy A42 - 8GB
K sh 42,000

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Key Specs
PerformanceQualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G
ProcessorQualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G
Ram4GB, 6GB, 8GB
Real Camera48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP
Front Camera20MP 
Battery5000 mAh
Display6.6 inches
ModelSamsung Galaxy A42
BrandSamsung Galaxy
Operating SystemAndroid 11, One UI 3.1
Sim SlotsDual Sim GSM/CDMA + GSM/CDMA
Sim SizeSIM1: Nano-SIM
Custom UI
Network4G: Available, 3G Available, 2G Available
Quick ChargingYes
ChipsetQualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G
ProcessorOcta-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570)
GraphicsAdreno 619
Architecture64 bit
Ram4GB, 6GB, 8GB
Display TypeFHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-O
Aspect Ratio20:9
Bezel-less DisplayYes, with punch-hole display
Pixel Display394 ppi
Screen ProtectionScratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating
Screen Size6.6 inches (17.02 cm)
Screen Resolution720 x 1600 pixels
Touch ScreenYes, Captive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio (Calculated)84.86%
Building MaterialsBack: Gorilla Glass 
Thickness8.6 mm
Width75.9 mm
Weight193 grams
WaterproofYes, Water Resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 6 meters) IP68
RuggednessDust Proof
ModelSamsung Galaxy 
ColoursPrism Dot Black, Prism Dot White, Prism Dot Gray
Capacity5000 mAh
Fast ChargingYes, Fast, 18W: 50% in 30 minutes
Wireless ChargingYes
User ReplaceableNo
Talk Time


Camera SetupSingle
Resolution64 MP f/1.8 Primary Camera, 12 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera, 8 MP f/2.4 Telephoto (upto 3x Optical Zoom) Camera, 5 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control
Camera FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps; gyro-EIS
Shooting ModesContinuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst mode
Auto-focusYes, Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus
Optical Image StabilizationYes
Image Resolution9000 x 3700 Pixels
Physical ApertureF2.2


Camera SetupSingle
Resolution20 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.8µm
FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Physical ApertureF2.2
Internal Memory128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
Expandable MemoryYes, Upto 1 TB
Card SlotmicroSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Technology / Network Support5G supported by device (network not rolled-out in Kenya), 4G (supports Kenyan bands), 3G, 2G
Sim SizeSIM1: Nano, SIM2: eSIM

SIM 1/ SIM 2

4G Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 14) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz, GPRS: Available, EDGE: Available
3G BandsUMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G BandsGSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz\
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Wi-Fi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
NFCYes (market/region dependent)
USB ConnectivityUSB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Loud SpeakersYes, with stereo speakers  -23.8 LUFS (Very good)
Audio Jack3.5 MM
Audio FeaturesDobly Atmos
Special Features
Fingerprint SensorYes
Fingerprint Sensor PositionOn-screen
Fingerprint Sensor TypeOptical
Other SensorsAccelerometer, Fingerprint Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Light Sensor, Virtual Proximity Sensor

Specifications for Samsung Galaxy A42 128GB/8GB Smartphone

Color Prism Dot Black or Prism Dot Gray or Prism Dot White
Brand Samsung
Year Launched 2020
Display 6.6 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels
Storage 128GB
Battery Li-Ion, non-removable
Camera 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP
Front Camera 20MP
CPU Octa-Core (2x2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver)
OS Android 10, upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.1
Ram 8GB
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh
Graphics Adreno 619
Sim Card Slot Dual Sim
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