Nokia G42 5G launched, sale starts on September 15

Nokia G42 5G launched, sale starts on September 15 at amazon

5G in budget but looks generic. everything we know about Nokia G42 5G

Nokia licensee HMD Global launched a budget friendly and eco-friendly smartphone ‘Nokia G42 5G’.

This phone is offering good specs at interesting price of INR 12,599*. The sale of this device starts from September 15 on amazon.

Nokia G42 5G is powered by Snapdragon 480+ octa-core processor. This processor is manufactured using 8nm process and it has 2 cores Kryo 460 Gold (Cortex-A76) at 2200 MHz and 6 cores Kryo 460 Silver (Cortex-A55) at 1800 MHz.  Snapdragon 480+ scores 313254+ on AnTuTu Benchmark test. Making Capable of good gaming experience and daily driver.

Key features of Nokia G42 5G

This device has ‘QuickFix’ user-reparable design, means you can change parts yourself in case of Back Cover, Screen, Battery and Charging Port repair. Nokia G42 5G Back panel is made from 65% recycled plastic.

Know more about ‘QuickFix’s and learn how to repair Nokia G42 5G yourself.

Visit iFixit for in datils tutorials and guides for repair of Nokia Devices.


Nokia G42 5G comes with 6.56 inch (16.6cm) HD+ IPS 90 Hz display with 450 (typ) and 560 (peak) brightness. This screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Nokia G42 5G


Nokia G42 5G offers 50MP triple rear AI camera setup (50MP; f1/8 Main, 2MP Depth, 2MP Macro) and a 8MP front facing camera.

OS, Processor and Memory:

Nokia G42 5G comes with Android 13 with 2 OS upgrades.

This device powered by Snapdragon 480+ processor with 4GB & 6GB RAM options with 128 GB Storage and extended RAM support.


This phone has a 5000mAh battery with up-to 3 days battery backup and 800+ Charge cycles. Making a very good device to keep for long period. Nokia offering this battery at this price point is very good idea for the people who keeps their phone for long period. This battery is slow to degradation. Learn more about battery degradation here.

Nokia providing a 20W charger brick in the box. Which is slow in compare of other brand devices.


Nokia G42 5G comes with promise of 3 years of monthly security updates and 2 year of Android OS upgrades.


  • 5G (all Indian Band)
  • 4G
  • Wi-Fi- (Dual Band), Bluetooth 5.1
  • USB-C
Nokia G42 5G Purple and Grey

Other features of Nokia G42 5G:

  • Audio: this device supports Nokia OZO audio playback. 3.5mm headphone jack.
  • Color Options: Available in So Gray and So Purple

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