While Everyone’s Distracted, Nokia Drops a 5G Bombshell! You Won’t Believe the Nokia G42 5G’s Mind-Blowing Features and Price!

The Nokia G42 5G made its debut in India on September 11 as the latest addition to Nokia’s 5G lineup, brought to consumers by HMD Global, the brand licensee. This new smartphone from the G-series is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+ SoC, featuring 6GB of RAM and 128GB of built-in storage. Sporting a triple rear camera system, with a leading 50-megapixel primary sensor, and supported by a substantial 5,000mAh battery, the Nokia G42 5G is set to become available to Indian customers via Amazon later this week. It originally launched in select markets back in June this year.

Price and Availability The Nokia G42 5G is priced at Rs. 12,599 for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage configuration. It will be offered in So Grey and So Purple color options and will go on sale starting from September 15, exclusively on Amazon.

In Europe, the phone was unveiled in June with a price tag of EUR 199, which roughly translates to Rs. 20,800, for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant.

Key Specifications Running on Android 13, the Nokia G42 5G guarantees two years of Android OS upgrades and three years of monthly security updates. It boasts a 6.56-inch HD+ LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate and 560 nits peak brightness, featuring Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for added protection. Under the hood, it houses an octa-core Snapdragon 480+ SoC paired with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage, which can be virtually expanded to 11GB.

For photography enthusiasts, the Nokia G42 5G features a triple rear camera setup with a 50-megapixel primary sensor and two 2-megapixel sensors. On the front, there’s an 8-megapixel sensor for selfies and video calls.

Connectivity options include 5G support, GPS, USB Type-C port, Bluetooth 5.1, and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax. The phone also incorporates an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, e-compass, proximity sensor, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security. It’s built with an IP52 rating for dust and water resistance.

The device is powered by a 5,000mAh battery with 20W wired fast charging support, delivering up to three days of playback time on a single charge. It has dimensions of 165×8.55×75.8mm and weighs 193.8 grams.

Key Specifications (Summary):

  • Display: 6.56-inch LCD
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+
  • Front Camera: 8-megapixel
  • Rear Cameras: 50-megapixel + 2-megapixel + 2-megapixel
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Battery Capacity: 5,000mAh
  • OS: Android 13
  • Resolution: 720×1612 pixels

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