Samsung has announced a cheaper 5G phone


Samsung has announced a cheaper 5G phone, the Galaxy A42 5G. The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G is the latest and the newest in its lineup of very reasonable price as well as its lower-specced A-series phones. The Galaxy A51 5G is for real the cheapest phone of Samsung with 5G for now and it is priced at £349, which is close to $455 USD.

That places it £80 below the Galaxy A51 5G, which was initially a reasonable and affordable way to get into the 5G lineup of Samsung at £429 or at $500 in the United States.


The Samsung A42 makes use of the Snapdragon 750G, a central processor that was announced of recent last month by Qualcomm. It is actually meant to be an upgrade from the Snapdragon 730G. Just like the ones you see in Pixel 4A.

However, it is not quite as strong and mighty as the Snapdragon 265G, which is seen in the OnePlus Nord and the Pixel 4A 5G.


Features of the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G has a 6.6 inch OLED display together with a teardrop cut out for a 20-megapixel camera at the top. Also, it has a 4GB to 8GB RAM depending on the type of model, a 128GB of storage which is expandible by a MicroSD.

Furthermore, the new phone has a fingerprint sensor inbuilt on the screen, as well as a battery of 5,000 mAh. On the back of the phone is the four cameras. Which includes a 48 megapixel wide, 8 megapixel ultrawide, a 5-megapixel macro. As well as a 5-megapixel depth sensor for making portrait effects.

The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Color

The latest phone by Samsung comes in three beautiful colors which are white, black, and gray. Each of the colors comes with a thick grid pattern on the back. Which becomes dark in stages as the phone rises up.

The launch date, price, and availability of Galaxy A42 5G

The latest 5G phone by Samsung will be launched on the 6th of November in the United Kingdom. The Verge has as well gotten in touch with the company to ask for wider availability.

The Galaxy A42 of Samsung will closely compete with OnePlus’ Nord, which is priced at £379. Or for an additional £30. For that additional £30, the Nord has more RAM, a faster processor. A second selfie camera, as well as a 90Hz display.


Also, it got a lot of generally positive reviews. That mentioned, it seems like the price of the Samsung Galaxy A42 will drop. However, the Samsung Galaxy A51 5G is on sale already in the United States for a price of $325. Or even $175 off. And this makes it cheaper compared to the new Galaxy A42 while sales last.