Galaxy A42 5G Review

Created date: 09/04/2020, 10:46:58, Updated date: 09/04/2020, 11:58:03

Detailed review of Galaxy A42 5G's features

What are the great and not-so-great aspects of the Galaxy A42 5G? We reviewed it across a wide range of variables by level of interest. If you're wondering whether or not you should get the Galaxy A42 5G, we recommend that you read this article!

Summary of Galaxy A42 5G performance and functions

The size and weight of the Galaxy A42 5G

Compared to normal smart phones, it has quite an impressive size. It is easy to see and operate due to the large screen, but you can almost forget about using it with one hand.

Galaxy A42 5G
Galaxy A01 Core
Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G
Galaxy A42 5GGalaxy A01 CoreGalaxy Note20 Ultra 5G
ColorBlack/White/GreyBlack/Blue/RedMystic Bronze/Mystic Black/Mystic White
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)2.7 inches (67.5 mm) x 5.6 inches (141.7 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.6 mm)3.0 inches (77.2 mm) x 6.5 inches (164.8 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.1 mm)
Weight150 oz (150 g)208 oz (208 g)
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Display of the Galaxy A42 5G

The Galaxy A42 5G has a Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2400. Compared to normal smart phones, its screen is relatively beautiful. It shows great images even when up close, such as when using it for VR.

Galaxy A42 5G
Galaxy A01 Core
Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G
Galaxy A42 5GGalaxy A01 CoreGalaxy Note20 Ultra 5G
Display size6.6 inch5.3 inch6.9 inch
Display typeSuper AMOLEDPLS TFTDynamic AMOLED 2X
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 2400720 x 14801440 x 3088
Pixel density398 ppi310 ppi493 ppi
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The battery life of the Galaxy A42 5G

The processing capability of the Galaxy A42 5G

Galaxy A42 5G
Galaxy A01 Core
Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G
Galaxy A42 5GGalaxy A01 CoreGalaxy Note20 Ultra 5G
ChipsetMediatek MT6739WWExynos 990
CPU specs1.5GHz×4(Quad core)2.73GHz+2.5GHz+2.0GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size2GB12GB
Storage size32GB512GB
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The camera of the Galaxy A42 5G

The Galaxy A42 5G has a back camera with 48 MP. The front camera has 20 MP. Compared to standard smart phones, its rear camera has quite high performance. It is great for scenery photography and such as it is able to take photos of quite high resolutions. While great for taking photos of things far away, I feel it may be lacking when photographing near objects. In addition, compared to standard smart phones, its rear camera has quite high performance. It is great for scenery photography and such as it is able to take photos of quite high resolutions. While great for taking photos of things far away, I feel it may be lacking when photographing near objects.

Galaxy A42 5G
Galaxy A01 Core
Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G
Galaxy A42 5GGalaxy A01 CoreGalaxy Note20 Ultra 5G
Rear-camera resolution48 MP8 MP108 MP
Front-camera resolution20 MP5 MP10 MP
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Review of the product design of the Galaxy A42 5G

Assessment of user-friendliness and ease of handling

It is important to consider the ease of using the phone in one hand. It can be said that it would be very useful if it is easier for you to send emails and instant messages or answer calls using one hand while cooking or using your computer. Here, we have reviewed the Galaxy A42 5G by focusing on the ease of using it in one hand and the ease of typing in letters.

The size of the buttons on the App

The buttons on the Galaxy A42 5G are displayed quite large. Because of this, it is difficult to press something by mistake and it feels very easy to use. Even with games that use small buttons, it's difficult to press something by mistake making it very easy to play.

Assessment of whether it is suitable for standard use

Assessment of whether it is suitable for standard use

For people who use their smartphone on a daily basis, high performance is a rather important factor. When the performance is not good enough, then, for example, applications don't work as they should or the screen is difficult to see, and this causes stress. This review looks at whether the performance of the Galaxy A42 5G is suitable for making phone calls, messaging, or using SNS.

The size of the letters and the ease of operation

Because the display of the Galaxy A42 5G is much larger than ordinary phones, characters are displayed quite large. Therefore, it is suitable for reading long bodies of text and exchanging long messages while doing research.

Ease of reading sentences

Since the Galaxy A42 5G displays characters smoothly, it can display them beautifully. Even when viewing small characters, the jaggedness of the character outline is not at a level seen during normal viewing and is displayed very naturally. Because of this, it is difficult for your eyes to become tired and make the phone suitable for reading long bodies of text.

The beauty of the overal screen

The screen of the Galaxy A42 5G can display pictures and videos quite vividly. This makes it great for enjoying videos and games dynamically. It has a very beautiful screen.

Ease of writing sentences

The Galaxy A42 5G has enough screen space even when typing and the screen is hidden by the on screen keyboard. Because the sentences being typed can be seen clearly, the phone's screen size makes it suitable for typing and editing large bodies of text such as office documents.

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