It has been two months since Samsung unveiled the Galaxy A42 5G, but the company has still not confirmed which chipset ticks inside the mid-range smartphone. While early leaks pointed towards the Snapdragon 690, it can now be confirmed that it uses the Snapdragon 750G.
The Galaxy A42 5G’s (SM-A426B) Google Play listing has confirmed that the phone features the Snapdragon 750G processor which is built using Samsung’s 8nm LPP process. It features two Cortex-A77-based Kryo 570 Gold CPU cores clocked at 2.2GHz and six Cortex-A55-based Kryo 570 Silver CPU cores clocked at 1.8GHz. It also features the Adreno 619 GPU, GPS, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, and support for USB 3.1 Type-C port.
Galaxy A42 5G specs recap
Samsung’s new mid-range smartphone sports a 6.6-inch Super AMOLED Infinity-U display with HD+ resolution. It runs Android 10 with One UI 2.5. The phone has 4GB/6GB/8GB RAM, 128GB UFS 2.1 internal storage, and a microSD card slot. It has a 20MP selfie camera and a 48MP+8MP+5MP+5MP quad-camera at the rear. The 48MP sensor has a wide-angle lens, while the 8MP sensor has an ultrawide lens.
A 5,000mAh battery powers the Galaxy A42 5G, and it supports 15W Adaptive Fast Charge. Connectivity features of the phone include A-GPS, BDS, Galileo, GLONASS, 4G, 5G, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, USB 2.0 Type-C port, and a headphone jack. It also features a rear-mounted fingerprint reader and a dual-SIM card slot. The Galaxy A42 5G has been launched in Taiwan, Thailand, the Netherlands, and the UK.