HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has made a significant stride in the Indian market with the launch of its much-anticipated Nokia G42 5G smartphone. Priced at an affordable INR 12,599/-, this device is not just another smartphone; it’s a statement of sustainability and durability that resonates with today’s conscientious consumers.
Nokia G42 5G: Bridging Sustainability and Technology
The Nokia G42 5G is a testament to HMD Global’s commitment to reducing environmental impact. The device’s back cover is composed of 65% recycled plastic, reflecting a significant step towards responsible consumption and production. But sustainability doesn’t compromise performance. Equipped with a Snapdragon 480 Plus 5G chipset, the Nokia G42 5G brings super-fast 5G accessibility to many, not just a few.
The device stands out in its longevity promise. It offers two years of guaranteed OS upgrades on Android 13, reflecting HMD Global’s commitment to long-lasting tech products. The smartphone also excels in toughness, having undergone more than twice the number of drop tests compared to the previous model.
Nokia G42 5G Features and Specs
The Nokia G42 5G doesn’t skimp on features. It boasts a three-day battery life that lasts through 800 full charging cycles and comes in an 11/128GB configuration (6GB physical RAM + 5GB Virtual RAM). The device also includes a 50MP AF Main Camera, plus additional 2MP Macro and 2MP Depth cameras, all with LED Flash. Selfie lovers will appreciate the 8MP front camera that guarantees great selfies.
|Display||6.56″ HD+ 20:9 (720 x 1612), 90Hz refresh rate, Brightness 450 nits (typ.), 560 nits with brightness boost, Gorilla Glass 3|
|Processor||Octa Core Snapdragon 480+ 8nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 619 GPU|
|Memory||6GB RAM, 128GB storage, microSD card support up to 1TB|
|Operating System||Android 13|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)|
|Rear Camera||50 MP AF Main camera with f/1.8 aperture, 2 MP Depth and 2 MP Macro cameras with f/2.4 aperture, LED flash, Night mode 2.0, AI Portrait and OZO 3D audio capture|
|Front Camera||8MP FF camera|
|Audio||3.5mm audio jack|
|Security||Side-mounted fingerprint sensor|
|Dimensions||165.0 x 75.8 x 8.55mm; Weight: 193.8g|
|Durability||Dust and splash resistant (IP52 Rated)|
|Connectivity||Network: 5G SA / NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.1, Navigation: GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, USB: USB Type-C 2.0|
|Battery||5000mAh battery with 20W fast charging support (QC3.0 & PD3.0)|
It is priced at Rs. 12,599 and the sale goes live on Amazon India on September 15th at noon.