Frontlist | Samsung Galaxy A42 5G expected to launch this weekFrontlist | Samsung Galaxy A42 5G expected to launch this week
on Mar 08, 2021
Samsung on Monday said it will release a new 5G budget smartphone in South Korea this week. The new 5G smartphone will be the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G and it will be launched on Friday with a price tag of $400, the cheapest among 5G smartphone models sold in South Korea.The A42 5G was already released in select markets in Europe and Southeast Asia last year. The latest smartphone, equipped with a 6.6-inch display, comes with a rear quad-camera setup offering a 48MP main camera, 8MP ultra wide lens, 5MP depth sensor and 5MP macro camera. It also has a 20MP selfie camera on the front. The handset, which packs a 5,000mAh battery, has 4-gigabyte (GB) RAM and 128GB internal storage, which can be expanded up to 1 terabyte via a micro SD card, reports Yonhap news agency. According to market researcher Counterpoint Research, Samsung was the dominant player in the South Korean smartphone market last year with a share of 65 percent, followed by Apple Inc. with 20 per cent and LG Electronics Inc. with 13 per cent.