Samsung Galaxy A42 5G


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Meet the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G. A phone that lets you share, stream and scroll at lightning-fast speeds. Capture all the big (and the not so big) moments with the triple rear camera, and share in seconds. And with Fun Mode, you can add a little wow factor to all your photos and video. This exclusive feature lets you apply Snapchat Lenses right from your camera.1 Outfitted with a long-lasting battery, you can stay connected all day without worry.2 Do more of what you love without the wait with 5G Ultra Wideband speeds3 and next-level processing power. Galaxy A42 5G has all the features you love and a few unexpected innovations at a wallet-friendly price. Now with the coverage of 5G Nationwide and the unprecedented performance of 5G Ultra Wideband.3



22 Reviews


of reviewers recommend this product.

Great replacement for my old Motorola MAXX2

bill7 - 6 hours ago

I'm not a power user, and didn't need "high-end" phone, but I also didn't want an underpowered "basic" phone either, as I tend to hang on to my phones for about 4-5 years. I was looking for a mid-level 5G phone, and this one hit the "sweet spot" for me! Battery life is wonderful (I go about 2-3 days between charges). Display is crisp; camera is very nice (with its 3 lenses, wide normal and telephoto); processor is very snappy. When browsing, web pages load lightning-fast, videos never stumble, audio quality is good. Maps load extremely quickly, and GPS works very well. Call quality is decent, and I especially like the fact that it still has a real 1/8" headphone jack for my old-school headsets. Menus are easy to navigate, and the system settings are super-customizable so that you can tailor the phone to behave pretty much however you like. The only "negative" so far is all the bloat-ware that comes pre-loaded, but you can easily uninstall a lot of it. I am thoroughly happy with this phone, and would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a quality phone they can hang on to for a while.

Best phone for the Money!

Porkchop - 1 day ago

Yes, I'd recommend this product.

Easy to use, fast, durable and works in the mountains were other phones fail. I am trying to order one for my husband but unfortunately they are on back order. I love this phone!

My best phone

Nesy65 - 8 hours ago

Yes, I'd recommend this product.

Brought the phone the first day it came out. Was a little hesitant because of no reviews. I love the phone . Had it for a month with no problems. It transferred all of my information from my previous phone in minutes. It’s fast,great pictures, Open the phone with my fingerprint. Calls are great . Maps, games, internet, voice recorder, emails, navigation, prints to my printer. All is great. I could go on and on.

Love this phone!

BossLady - 10 hours ago

Yes, I'd recommend this product.

After 8 months of trying to decide what I wanted for a phone, I decided on this Samsung Galaxy A42. I absolutely love it! It's everything and a lot more of what I wanted.

Response from Samsung - 27 days ago

Hello BossLady, we are glad that this phone has been such a great fit for you! Thank you for taking time to leave this review. ^Elizabeth Samsung


THE 5G CAT - 10 hours ago

Yes, I'd recommend this product.

Nice looking quick speed no lag lots of memory awesome color

A lot to learn

Jamos - 1 day ago

Yes, I'd recommend this product.

I have had it a couple of days, still so much to learn with everything

1. SNAPCHAT is trademark of SNAP INC.
2. Based on average battery life under typical usage conditions. Average expected performance based on typical use. Actual battery life depends on factors such as network, features selected, frequency of calls, and voice data, and other application usage patterns. Results may vary.
3. 5G Ultra Wideband available only in parts of select cities. 5G Nationwide available in 2700+ cities.
4. Fast Charging capability through provided charger.
5. MicroSD card sold separately.
6. Single Take captures images and video up to 15 seconds.
7. Measured diagonally, the screen size is 6.6" in the full rectangle and 6.5" with accounting for the rounded corners. Actual viewable area is less due to the rounded corners and camera lens.