Samsung Galaxy F42 5G Tipped to Pack Full-HD+ Display, Dimensity 700 SoC
Samsung Galaxy F42 5G has been spotted on Google Play Console. The listing has tipped key specifications of the handset, which is said to include a MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC. The phone has leaked in the past as well and it is said to launch sometime in September. The Samsung Galaxy F42 5G was also spotted on Geekbench benchmarking website recently with the same specifications. The Google Play Console listing suggests that the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G may launch as Samsung Galaxy Wide 5 in a few markets.
Tipster TTechnical has leaked screenshots from Google Play Console that lists the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G. The moniker Samsung Galaxy Wide 5 is also mentioned in the listing, hinting that the phone could be called that in a few markets. The listing tips that the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G may feature a full-HD+ display with a 1,080×2009 pixels resolution and a 459ppi pixel density. It may run on Android 11 and be powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC paired with 6GB of RAM and an ARM Mali G57 GPU. The Samsung Galaxy F42 5G is tipped to come with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and the tipster claims that the phone may launch in India soon.
The image attached to the Google Play Console listing hints that the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G may have a waterdrop-style notch, aka Infinity-V display. The phone is seen having a considerably thick chin at the bottom. Its volume and power buttons are positioned on the right spine. The dent for the fingerprint scanner is also visible.
A recent leak had suggested that the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G may be unveiled sometime this month, expanding Samsung’s mid-tier range of 5G smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy F42 5G was allegedly spotted in a Geekbench listing earlier that also hinted at 6GB RAM and a MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC. It was reportedly spotted on Bluetooth SIG and the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certification websites as well.