Nokia G42 5G – Full Specs, Price And Review

Nokia G42 5G – Full Specs, Price And Review
Brand: Nokia
Category: Mobile Phones
  • Display 6.56 inches, IPS LCD
  • Camera 50MP Triple Camera / 8MP Single Selfie
  • Memory 128GB by 4GB RAM / 128GB by 6GB RAM / 256GB by 8GB RAM
  • Battery Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
  • OS Android 13
  • Launch 2023, June 28

Our Rating

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  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10
  • Design, Built Quality 8 / 10
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Connectivity 10 / 10
  • Usability 9 / 10

Here comes the Nokia G42 5G. Its model features a 6.56-inch display, bringing the IPS LCD at a 99Hz refresh rate and a 720 x 1612 pixel resolution. The battery life of this device is fueled by Li-Po 5000 mAh non-removable battery charging at 20W fast charging.

In the hardware department, the Nokia G42 is powered by Snapdragon 480 plus 5G. Its processor is clocked at Octa-core 2.2 and 1.8 GHz, while the GPU is Adreno 619. The operating system of this device is Android 13 and can be upgradable to Android 14.

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The memory storage of this device is in three variants, compressing 128GB internal storage plus 4GB RAM, 128GB internal storage plus 6GB RAM, and 256GB internal storage plus 8GB RAM. The device storage can be expanded through microSDXC.

The main camera at the rear has triple camera modules: a 50-megapixel main camera, a 2-megapixel macro camera, and a 2-megapixel depth camera. This rear camera can video record at 1080p@30fps.
On the selfie, lies a single 8-megapixel camera and video record as well.

Nokia G42 5G Price

In the United States, this device costs about $149.
In Europe, this smartphone is about €175.
In the United Kingdom, the Nokia G42 goes for £175.
In India, the device costs about ₹ 10,199. While in Nigeria, the cost of this device is estimated at ₦132,000.

Full Specifications And Price


Status Available
Announced 2023, June 28


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 13, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66
5G Network 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78 SA/NSA


Build Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
Colors Gray
Dimensions 165 x 75.8 x 8.6 mm (6.50 x 2.98 x 0.34 in)
Weight 193.8 g (6.84 oz)
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (2x Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Screen Type IPS LCD, 90Hz, 450 nits (typ), 560 nits (peak)
Screen Size 6.56 inches, 103.4 cm2 (~82.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Multi-touch Yes
Resolution 720 x 1612 pixels,
Pixel Density 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Stylus support


OS Android 13
Chipset Qualcomm SM4350-AC Snapdragon 480+ 5G (8 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 460 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 460)
GPU Adreno 619


ROM 128GB / 256GB
Memory Slot Yes


Camera Type Triple
Camera lens wide: 50 MP, f/1.8,AF
macro: 2 MP
depth: 2 MP
Camera Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


Camera Type Single
Camera lens 8 MP
Camera Features HDR
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


Wi-fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band
USB USB Type-C 2.0, OTG
Radio Yes
NFC Yes (market/region dependent)
Infrared port Yes
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE


Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack Yes


Battery Type Li-Po ,
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh
Placement non-removable
Fast charge 20W wired, PD3.0, QC3


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Dust/Water Resistance Dust and splash resistant


Price In USA (USD) $149
Price In UK (£) £175
Price In Europe €175
Price in Nigeria (NGN) ₦132,000
Price In India (INR) ₹ 10,199
Prices Are Dated 2024

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