Most of the 5G-capable smartphones are reserved for the expensive flagship models. The good news is we now have yet another affordable 5G device which is Samsung Galaxy A42 5G smartphone. This is the company's cheapest 5G device so far with a price tag of only RM1,599. Malaysians are supposed to be able to enjoy 5G connectivity by the end of 2020 which is right now. However, as expected our government has yet again failed to fulfilled on their promises.
Still, that does not mean we should not be investing in a 5G-enabled devices like this brand new Samsung Galaxy A42 5G to get ready for the 5G era right? For the uninitiated, the Galaxy A42 5G will come with a huge 6.6-inch Super AMOLED display. Though the display panel is supposed to be of premium range, the native resolution of this smartphone is only limited to HD+. This might be a deal-breaker to those who binge-watch dramas, movies and play games using their smartphone.
Snapdragon Processor + 8GB of RAM + 128GB expandable internal storage
Under the hood, Samsung Galaxy A42 5G is powered by a Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G, mated with 8GB of RAM. This cheapest 5G smartphone from Samsung comes with 128GB of internal storage which is expandable to up to 1TB of storage via MicroSD card. Those who love to capture a lot of photos and videos will be happy with this highly sought-after expandable storage feature. Sadly, this is something that a lot of flagship smartphones are ditching right now.
Quad-camera setup for all your photography needs!
In terms of photography, shutterbugs will be happy to note that the Galaxy A42 5G comes with a quad-camera setup. The 48MP f/1.8 main rear camera is complemented by an 8MP f/2.2 UltraWide camera, 5MP f/2.4 macro camera and lastly a 5MP f/2.4 depth sensor. Flip it to the front and you will be greeted by the 20MP front-facing selfie camera housed in tear-drop notch inside the display of the smartphone.
Huge 5,000 mAh battery that can last the whole day
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G has a huge battery of 5,000 mAh that can last you for the whole day be it for gaming, photography or just your everyday mundane use. Running out of juice? Plug in and charge this 5G smartphone via 15W Adaptive Fast Charging. Samsung Galaxy A42 5G is now available in Malaysia with a price tag of RM1,599 and can be purchased from its official online webstores: Lazada and Shopee. So will you buy this Galaxy A42 5G which is cheapest 5G smartphone from Samsung?