Nokia launched the Nokia G42 5G 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant in India in September 2023. Now, the company has launched the 8GB RAM and 256GB storage variant of the smartphone. The phone features a 6.56-inch HD+ display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+ SoC, 50-megapixel primary rear camera, 5000mAh battery, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for biometric authentication. Nokia G42 5G runs on the Android 13 operating system out of the box.
Nokia G42 5G specifications
The Nokia G42 5G features a 6.56-inch HD+ (720 x 1612 pixels) IPS display with a 20:9 aspect ratio, 90Hz refresh rate, up to 560 nits of peak brightness, and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The phone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+ (8nm) chipset paired with Adreno 619 GPU, up to 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of onboard storage. It also supports a microSD card of up to 1TB for expandable storage.
In terms of optics, the Nokia G42 5G sports a triple rear camera setup of a 50-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, a 2-megapixel macro sensor, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For taking selfies and making video calls, the phone has an 8-megapixel sensor on the front. The phone is equipped with a non-removable 5000mAh battery that supports 20W fast charging technology.
Connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.1, dual 4G VoLTE, 5G SA/ NSA, GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port. Sensors include an accelerometer, magnetometer, proximity, ambient light, and a side-mounted fingerprint reader. Lastly, the phone measures 165mm x 75.8mm x 8.6mm and weighs 193.8 grams.
Pricing and availability
The Nokia G42 5G is priced at Rs. 16,999 for the 8GB RAM and 256GB storage variant. The phone comes in So Grey, So Purple, and So Pink color options and will be available to purchase via the Amazon website and leading retail stores in India.