The Nokia G42 is a testament to Nokia’s commitment to delivering reliable and practical smartphones. It excels in providing a smooth overall user experience, a sturdy design, a capable camera setup, and a long-lasting battery life. It boasts flagship-level features and the Nokia G42 offers exceptional value for money, making it an attractive option for consumers.
|Price in Pakistan||PKR 84,999 Expected|
|Other Countries||$296 €282 £244 ¥2167 ₹24649 ﷼1104 Expected|
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G|
|2G Bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G Bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Bands||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 13, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66|
|5G Bands||1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78 SA/NSA|
|Speed||HSPA, LTE, 5G|
|Announced||2023, June 28|
|Status||Available. Released 2023, June 28|
|Dimensions||165 x 75.8 x 8.6 mm (6.50 x 2.98 x 0.34 in)|
|Weight||193.8 g (6.84 oz)|
|Build||Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (2x Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Size||6.56 inches, 103.4 cm2 (~82.7% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1612 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM4350-AC Snapdragon 480+ 5G (8 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 460 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 460)|
|Internal||128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM|
|Triple||50 MP, f/1.8, (wide), AF
2 MP, (macro)
2 MP, (depth)
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band|
|Bluetooth||5.1, A2DP, LE|
|Positioning||GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0, OTG|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Type||Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable|
|Charging||20W wired, PD3.0, QC3|
Design and Display
The Nokia G42 boasts a simple yet elegant design. The phone features a sleek polycarbonate build with a matte finish, providing a comfortable grip and minimizing fingerprint smudges. Available in various color options, it appeals to users with different style preferences. On the front, the Nokia G42 showcases a large 6.56-inch IPS LCD display with an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1612 pixels.
Performance and Storage
The Nokia G42 is powered by a capable MediaTek Helio G85 chipset. This octa-core processor, combined with Adreno 619 GPU. The phone comes with 4GB of RAM, which contributes to the smooth operation of the device. For storage, the G42 offers ample 128GB onboard, and the presence of a dedicated microSD card slot enables users to expand the storage. It runs on Android 13 as part of the Android One program, promising timely updates and a clean interface with no bloatware.
On the back of the Nokia G42 are three cameras: a 50MP primary sensor, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. The camera app is equipped with various shooting modes and AI enhancements, allowing users to capture detailed and vibrant photos in diverse scenarios. For selfie enthusiasts, the front-facing camera boasts a capable 8MP sensor. It captures decent selfies and supports video calls with satisfactory clarity.
Battery and Connectivity
The Nokia G42’s large battery capacity is one of its greatest qualities. The smartphone has a huge 5,000mAh battery that comfortably lasts a whole day. A variety of connectivity choices are available on the Nokia G42, including 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, Bluetooth 5.1, and GPS. It also has a fingerprint sensor located on the back, which makes biometric authentication simple and safe. The phone also supports face unlock for an alternative quick access method.
Here is an overview of the pricing information for the Nokia G42 in Pakistan:
Please note that pricing details are subject to change and may vary depending on the retailer or provider. It is always advisable to confirm the price before making a purchase.