With the Galaxy A42 5G, Samsung unveils most affordable 5G smartphone ever – Samsung Newsroom Belgium

Multi-role quad cameras, fast-charging battery and immersive Infinity-U display

With the Galaxy A42 5G smartphone, Samsung not only strengthens its A series, it also makes 5G connectivity accessible. The smartphone contains all the innovations you would expect from the Galaxy A series, such as a quad camera, Infinity-U display and a powerful battery that lasts.

“We are very pleased to announce our most affordable 5G smartphone ever,” says Davy Moons, Marketing Manager Mobile at Samsung Belgium. The Galaxy A42 5G has plenty of premium features coupled with super-fast 5G connectivity. With this smartphone we underline how important we think it is to make the best connectivity available to as many people as possible. ”


With the Galaxy A42 5G you can stream and download super fast. Whether you’re playing mobile games or streaming live in 4K, thanks to 5G you can be sure that there is less delay and you enjoy the best possible performance anytime, anywhere.

The 6.6 inch HD Super AMOLED Infinity-U display provides immersive experiences. Your favorite films and series come to life in cinema quality and with the fast-charging 5,000 mAh battery you are assured that you can watch, play and scroll for longer.

The finish on the back of the Galaxy A42 5G consists of a layered pattern. Due to the ergonomic design in combination with the rounded sides, the device fits comfortably in the hand. It is also easy to operate with one hand. Three colors are available: Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White and Prism Dot Gray.

Capture and share in the moment

The Galaxy A42 5G has powerful multi-role quad cameras to make it even easier to capture and record your best moments. The 48 MP main camera and the 8 MP Ultra Wide camera provide breathtaking landscape shots, while the 5 MP Macro camera and the 5 MP Depth camera allow you to capture the most intricate details very clearly, even up close. You can also create background blur around the subject. Furthermore, with the 20 MP front camera, you are assured of beautiful selfies and crystal clear video calls.

The combination of 128 GB of internal memory and 4 GB RAM, along with Micro SD support up to 1 TB, allows you to take so many videos and photos that you don’t have to worry about having enough storage space.


The Galaxy A42 5G will be available in Belgium from the beginning of November in the colors Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White and Prism Dot Gray for a suggested retail price of € 349 incl. VAT.

Product specifications

Display 6.6 ”HD + sAMOLED


Cameras Rear 48MP AF (F1.8) + 8MP FF (F2.2) +

5MP FF (F2.4) + 5MP FF (F2.4)

Front 20MP FF (F2.2)
Processor SM 7225 (Global)

Dual 2.2GHz + Hexa 1.8GHz

Memory RAM 4GB
Storage 128GB
microSD Up to 1TB
Battery Capacity 5,000mAh (typical)
Charging 15W Fast Charging
Dimensions 164.3 x 75.8 x 8.6mm / 193g
Other On-Screen Fingerprint, C-Type

Fast Charging



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