Nokia G42 5G launched in India: Check Price & Specification

Nokia G42 5G

Nokia’s latest release, the Nokia G42 5G, has officially hit the Indian market. This impressive 5G smartphone, brought to you by HMD Global, offers a 6.56-inch HD+ display with a silky 90Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, it packs the Snapdragon 480+ SoC for seamless performance. The triple rear camera setup promises versatile photography, while the 5,000mAh battery supports 20W fast charging. Running on Android 13 with assured updates and featuring IP52-rated dust and water resistance, the Nokia G42 5G is set to impress.


Price in India: Nokia G42 5G 

Nokia G42 5G is priced at Rs. 12,599 and comes in a single configuration with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It offers two color options: So Grey and So Purple. You can purchase the phone on Amazon starting from September 15th.

The phone debuted in Europe in June, sporting a price tag of EUR 199, which translates to approximately Rs. 20,800, for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage model.


Nokia G42 5G: Specifications

Operating System and Software Support

    • The phone runs on Android 13.
    • It guarantees two years of Android OS upgrades.
    • It provides security updates every month for three years.

Impressive Display

    • The Nokia G42 5G features a 6.56-inch HD+ LCD screen.
    • The display resolution is 720 x 1,612 pixels.
    • It boasts a smooth 90Hz refresh rate.
    • The screen reaches a peak brightness of 560 nits.
    • Corning Gorilla Glass 3 provides additional protection for the display.

Powerful Performance

    • An octa-core Snapdragon 480+ SoC powers it.
    • The maximum RAM capacity it includes is 6GB.
    • Offers ample 128GB of built-in storage.
    • The available RAM can be expanded to 11GB, ensuring efficient multitasking.

Camera Setup

    • The phone is equipped with a triple rear camera setup.
    • The rear cameras consist of a 50-megapixel primary sensor and two 2-megapixel sensors.
    • It has an 8-megapixel front-facing camera.

Connectivity Options

    • It offers various connectivity options, including 5G, for faster data speeds.
    • GPS for precise location tracking.
    • Equipped with a USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer.
    • Bluetooth 5.1 for wireless connectivity.
    • It supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, ensuring fast and dependable internet connections.


    • It boasts a selection of sensors, including an accelerometer designed for motion detection.
    • Ambient light sensor for adjusting screen brightness based on surroundings.
    • E-compass for directional information.
    • Proximity sensor for detecting nearby objects.
    • It also includes a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for secure authentication.


    • Supported by a robust 5,000mAh battery for extended usage.
    • Supports 20W wired fast charging for quick refueling.
    • Offers up to three days of playback time on a single charge.