Galaxy A42 5G front

The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G is one of their cheapest 5G phones at RM1,599

5G connectivity for Malaysia is slated to arrive a couple of years down the road but current phones with 5G don’t come cheap. Samsung is aimed to up-end that as they’re rolling out the Galaxy A42 5G that’s one of their cheapest 5G capable phones ever at RM1,599.

Galaxy A42 5G front

The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G has a 6.6-inch Super AMOLED Infinity-U display that’s oddly enough pushing a lower resolution HD+ display at 1,600 x 720 pixels. It also has an in-display fingerprint reader for biometric authentication. This display is paired with a Snapdragon 750G processor that is accompanied by 8GB RAM and 128GB of expandable storage.

Galaxy A42 5G rear
On the imaging front, the rear has a quad camera that consists of a 48MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra wide angle camera, a 5MP macro camera and a 5MP depth camera for bokeh effects. Selfies and video calls are tackled by a 20MP camera at the top of the display. Keeping the phone powered is a 5,000mAh battery juiced via a USB-C port. Other mod-cons include a 3.5mm audio jack.

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Price

In Malaysia, you can get the Galaxy A42 5G in either Prism Dot Black or Prism Dot Gray at RM1,599 at all Samsung Experience stores and dealers nationwide or online at their official e-store. For more details check out the Galaxy A42 5G at