Nokia G42 5G with 6.56-inch Display and Snapdragon 480+ SoC Launched in India for Rs. 12,599

Nokia G42 was launched yesterday in India as the latest affordable smartphone. The new G-series handset’s key highlights are a 6.56-inch HD+ display, an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+ SoC, and a 50MP triple camera unit on the backside. We have mentioned its full specs details below you can check out.

Nokia G42 Price in India, and Availability

Nokia G42 comes in a single 6GB RAM with 128GB storage variant that has been priced at Rs. 12,599. It will go on sale starting September 15 at 12 pm via The smartphone will be available in two color options, i.e. So Grey and So Purple.

For specifications and features, the Nokia G42 arrives with a 6.56-inch HD+ LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate, 560 nits of peak brightness, and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The display comes with 720 x 1612 pixels. On the SoC front, the smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+ chipset along with Adreno 619 GPU. It is paired with 6GB of RAM that can be virtually expanded up to 11GB

N0kia G42 Specifications

  • Display: 6.56-inch HD+
  • Resolution: 720 x 1612 pixels
  • Operating System: Android 13
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+ SoC
  • GPU: Adreno 619
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Rear Camera: 50MP+2MP+2MP
  • Front Camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 5,000mAh with 20W fast charging
  • Connectivity: 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth V5.1, GPS, USB Type-C

As for software, the handset runs on Android 13 and the company promises to provide two years of Android OS upgrades and monthly security updates for three years. Sensors onboard are an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, and e-compass. Furthermore, the device includes a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for biometric authentication.

Speaking about the photography department, the smartphone offers three sensors on the back side with an LED flash. The rear panel has a 50MP primary sensor, a 2MP macro sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor. Moving to the front, the Nokia G42 has provided an 8MP sensor for selfies and video calling.

The Nokia G42 is backed by a 5,000mAh battery with 20W wired fast charging support. Further, the device offers an IP52-rated certification for dust and water resistance. In terms of connectivity, it includes Bluetooth v5.1, GPS, USB Type-C, and Wi-Fi. Besides, the smartphone measures 165 x 8.55 x 75.8mm and weighs 193.8 grams.

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