The Nokia G42 5G will be officially launched in India next week. The Finnish mobile phone manufacturer has confirmed via X (formerly Twitter) the arrival of the new 5G smartphone in the country. Nokia brand licensee HMD Global launched the Nokia G42 5G in selected markets in June this year. It runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+ SoC and features a triple rear camera unit, led by a 50-megapixel primary sensor. The Nokia G42 5G is currently listed on Amazon India in So Gray and So Purple color options.
Nokia announced The official launch date of the Nokia G42 5G in India is known via X. The launch of the 5G smartphone in the country is scheduled for September 11 and will be sold exclusively through Amazon. It’s currently listed on the e-commerce site in So Gray and So Purple color options. Pricing details of the Indian variant are not known at this time.
The Nokia G42 5G was launched in Europe in June, priced at EUR 199 (roughly Rs. 20,800) for 6GB RAM + 128GB storage.
Specifications of the Nokia G42 5G
According to teasers available on Amazon, the Nokia G42 5G will run on Android 13 and will be guaranteed to receive an Android OS upgrade for two years and monthly security updates for three years. The handset sports a 6.56-inch HD+ (720 x 1,612 pixels) LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate. Under the hood is an octa-core Snapdragon 480+ SoC, paired with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. The 5G handset also offers up to 5GB of additional virtual RAM.
The European variant of the Nokia G42 5G has a triple rear camera assembly consisting of a 50-megapixel primary sensor and two 2-megapixel sensors. There is also an 8-megapixel sensor for selfies and video chats. It’s backed by a 5,000mAh battery with 20W wired fast charge support.
The Nokia G42 5G is confirmed to be made in India and the back is said to be made from 65 percent recycled materials.