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The Galaxy A42 is Samsung’s Cheapest 5G Phone

It also announced the Galaxy Tab A7

(UPDATE October 13): Samsung revealed more details about the Galaxy A42 5G and confirmed that it uses a Snapdragon 750G processor paired with 4GB or 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The teardrop notch is home to a 20-megapixel selfie snapper, and the four rear cameras are confirmed to be a 48-megapixel main camera, 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, 5-megapixel macro camera, and 5-megapixel depth sensor. The battery is also at 5000mAh with 15w wired charging.

It is also priced at 349 Euros(~Php 20.1k), making the OnePlus Nord its main rival at the said price point.

(ORIGINAL ARTICLE) Aside from revealing more details about the Galaxy Z Fold2, Samsung announced a bunch of products with the Galaxy A42 5G, Galaxy Tab A7, and Wireless Charger Trio.

The Galaxy A42 5G positions itself as Samsung’s most affordable 5G phone, slotting below the Galaxy A51 5G. While Samsung’s press release is vague about the phone save for its unique tri-pattern design and 6.6-inch Super AMOLED display, reports say that it is one of the first phones to use a 5G-ready Snapdragon 690 processor.

Other reports about the Galaxy A42 5G include a 5000mAh battery with fast wired charging, quad rear cameras (48-megapixel main, 8-megapixel ultra-wide, 5-megapixel macro, 5-megapixel depth), and 20-megapixel front camera.

Next up is an entry-level tablet with the Galaxy Tab A7. This one has a 10.4-inch WUXGA+ TFT display with sizable bezels that house a 5-megapixel front camera, a unibody aluminum body with a lone 8-megapixel rear camera and quad speakers, and a 7040mAh battery with USB-C charging.

Powering it is an unknown octa-core processor speculated to be the Snapdragon 662 that is paired with 3GB RAM and 32GB/64GB internal storage.

Other products that Samsung unveiled include the Galaxy Fit2 and the Wireless Powershare Trio. Samsung’s second-generation fitness tracker gets a 1.1-inch AMOLED display with curved glass, a sizeable 159mAh battery, a heart rate sensor, and a rated battery life of up to 21 days.

With 2MB RAM and 32MB internal storage, the Galaxy Fit2 can record up to 5 activities and has an IP68 rating to boot.

The Wireless Powershare trio is a charging dock for all Galaxy devices. It comes with individual sections for charging your Galaxy phone, Galaxy Buds, and Galaxy Watch, but they should work fine with any other product that supports Qi wireless charging.

As for pricing, the Galaxy A42 5G is pegged at 369 Euros(~Php 21.3k) while the Galaxy Tab A7 starts at 229 Euros (~Php 13.3k) for the WiFi-only model and 289 Euros (~Php 16.7k) for the one with LTE. The Galaxy Fit2 is priced at 49.99 Euros (~Php 2.9k), while the Wireless Powershare Trio will be priced at 99 Euros(~Php 5.7k).

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