Nokia G42

Nokia G42
Release date

Rel. Jun 28, 2023

Camera

50MP

Display

6.56" | ~269ppi | 560nits

Battery

5000 mAh

CPU

Snapdragon 480+ 5G

Ram

4GB/6GB RAM

Nokia G42 Price in Bangladesh (BD)

As of March 2024, the price of the Nokia G42 in Bangladesh is BDT 28,000. The smartphone has a 6.56-inch IPS LCD, 90Hz, 450 nits (typ), 560 nits (peak) display, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It also features a 50 MP primary camera and a 8 MP selfie camera. It has a 5000mAh battery. This device is running on the Android 13 and is powered by the Qualcomm SM4350-AC Snapdragon 480+ 5G (8 nm) chipset. The available colors for this smartphone are Gray, Purple. It is now available in one variants: 4/128 GB priced at BDT 28000, .

Nokia G42 HD photo

Prices of the Nokia G42 in BDT

4GB + 128GBBDT 28,000

Nokia G42 Specifications

Launch
Announced We try to put down the date in which that specific device and its feature first got introduced by the manufacturer or trusted source. Or it could be dummy data if the device is in the rumored category.
28 June, 2023
Status Status is usually used to mention the current market status of the device, it could be available, not available, upcoming, canceled, and more. SpecDecoder always tries to keep the device status according to the current market (may vary region-wise).
Available. Released 28 June, 2023
Price
Colors Colors that are made available for the specific model of the device are shown here. Colors may vary depending on the region.
Gray, Purple
Models Models are the term that differentiates each product from the other one in the same category or brand.
Price The price of the device in Bangladesh and the USA is shown here with a currency symbol to clarify the amount precisely. Though the amount is not standard, it varies depending on the market, region, device color, and time.
৳28,000.00 and $250.00
BODY
Dimension The dimension or exterior physical measurement of the device which contains Length, Width, and height. For sliding or foldable devices, the measurement is provided in folded or slide-closed conditions. In a few phones, both may appear. Dimensions are usually expressed in two (2) different parameters which are: Inch (in.) and Centimeters (cm.)
165 x 75.8 x 8.6 mm (6.50 x 2.98 x 0.34 in)
Weight The weight (excluding SIM, Memory card, or any external component) of the phone is mentioned in this section if disclosed by the manufacturer or obtained from a trusted source. It is expressed in two (2) different units which are: Grams (gm.) and ounce (oz.).
193.8 g (6.84 oz)
Build If the phone manufacturer discloses the material used in the device then it'll appear in this section. i.e.: Glass front, glass back, aluminum frame denotes, the front glass is processed with glass protection, the rear cover or battery cover is made of glass only and the body is made of aluminum.
Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
SIM Phones may have multiple SIM support such as Single SIM, Dual SIM, Dual SIM dual standby, Dual SIM (with e-SIM), and a few others. Also, the SIM size is mentioned in this section. SIM sizes: Full-size SIM (1FF), Mini-SIM (2FF), Micro-SIM (3FF), and Nano-SIM (4FF).
Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (2x Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 Dust and splash resistant
QuickFix user-reparable design
Display
Type The display type is mentioned such as TFT, IPS LCD, AMOLED, OLED, sAMOLED, Retina, and many other types. Also, the color schemes are mentioned along with the display refresh rate and other supportability features.
IPS LCD, 90Hz, 450 nits (typ), 560 nits (peak)
Size Display sizes are measured diagonally. It varies from device to device. Also, screen-to-body ratio measurement takes part in this section to explain the amount of bezel the device has. Screen to body ratio often denotes how much area the screen is covering of the phone’s face.
6.56 inches, 103.4 cm2 (~82.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution Resolution is the most used work in video files or displays technology. The resolution simply means the pixel count in each plane (horizontal and vertical). Now for example, if we say a display resolution is 1920x1080, then it means it has 1920 pixels horizontally and 1080 pixels vertically. Here, the aspect ratio would be Length / height which is 1920/1080 = 16/9 = 1.77.
720 x 1612 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
Protection Most smartphones provide display protection features to save from scratches and dents. If any protection feature is available in any smartphone then it'll appear in this section.
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Platform
OS OS denotes to Operating System which is one of the most essential elements to run a mobile device.
Android 13
Chipset Chipset or Processor is one of the most important elements for a mobile device. Different mobiles or smartphones might have different processors depending on the features. Chipset manufacturers differentiates their chips by unique model number.
Qualcomm SM4350-AC Snapdragon 480+ 5G (8 nm)
CPU CPU stands for Central Processing Unit. In the chipset, the configuration is shown in this tab. It explains how many cores are there in the processor or what is the clock speed, also it shows a visitor what type of architecture is used in that specific model of the chipset.
Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 460 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 460)
GPU GPU stands for Graphics Processing Unit. It is embedded on the chip used as a processor. The different processors might have different GPU profiles. GPU helps a mobile device to render the image or encode/decode any media file easily.
Adreno 619
Memory
Card Slot Card Slot explains if there is any memory or expandable storage slot to expand the storage in the device.
microSDXC
Internal It shows the internal storage structure of a device, like how many megabytes/gigabytes of RAM or ROM the devices have. Or how many variants are available from a storage perspective.
128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
Rear Camera
Triple50 MP, f/1.8, (wide), AF
2 MP, (macro)
2 MP, (depth)
Features Additional features except for capturing photos only are offered by the manufacturer in their cameras such as flash, HDR support, or modes are shown here.
LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video How many combinations you can use to capture videos using the rear camera of this device. This is mostly disclosed by the mobile phone manufacturer.
1080p@30fps
Front Camera
Single8 MP
Features Additional features except for capturing photos only are offered by the manufacturer in their cameras such as flash, HDR support, or modes are shown here.
HDR, AI Portrait
Video How many combinations you can use to capture videos using the front camera of this device. This is mostly disclosed by the mobile phone manufacturer.
720p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker It shows if the device offers a loudspeaker option or not. Also, if a device supports stereo sound or other formats it'll appear in this field.
Yes (Not Stereo)
3.5mm Jack A universally accepted lossless audio jack that has a diameter of 3.5 mm. More or less every mobile device uses this port to deliver the audio signal to pass on enhancements accessories such as an earphone or external amplifier system.
Yes
NETWORK
Technology Technology denotes the network standard which is available in that device. Mobile devices may support various network standards depending on the region or device type. Usually, we've noticed mobile manufacturers provide CDMA, 2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G standards in their cell phones nowadays. This section is designed to portray all the supported network technology in a device. Network technology may vary from one device to another.
GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 13, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66
5G bands1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78 SA/NSA
SpeedHSPA, LTE, 5G
COMMS
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band
Bluetooth BlueTooth is a channel/name of communication method based on a certain radiofrequency. From the very beginning, it has been used by mobile devices to share files in between two devices. The usual range is from 10m to 100m.
5.1, A2DP, LE
PositioningGPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC NFC is short-range wireless communication technology. By using this technology we can do contactless payments. Which share data over radiofrequency.
No
Radio Usually most android smartphones including feature phones have these radio options. Users can tune the FM Radio channel by using this feature.
FM Radio
Infrared IR Blaster is an InfraRed signal transmitter or InfraRed LED which is placed in smartphone devices to control the remote-controlled device by the phone (without having the remote of that appliance or device).
No
USB Type USB is an industry-standard bus using which users can connect peripherals/enhancement devices to a system. i.e.: connecting a mouse to a computer using the USB port. It is a bus where data send/received may take place depending on the purpose.
USB Type-C 2.0, OTG
Features
Sensors In this field you'll see all the embedded sensor names on the device such as: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Barometer, Temperature, Ambient Light Sensor, and similar.
Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Battery
Type There are various types of batteries are used in mobile devices. Among them, the most popular is Li-Po and Li-ion.
Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removableLi-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging The charging information such as: how much time it requires to get fully charged or if any other charging features are supported by the device. Such as Quick Charge, Fast Charge, HyperCharge, or similar features.
20W wired, PD3.0, QC3

Disclaimer: We cannot guarantee 100% accuracy of the information in this specification section.

Our Rating:

Build

8

Performance

7.8

Camera

7.5

Connectivity

8

Battery

9

Total

8.1

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

Nokia G42 Price in Bangladesh: March 2024

The Nokia G42 is now available in one variants ( 128GB ROM/4GB RAM; ). Now, the Nokia G42’s price is 28000 taka in Bangladesh. The G42 has a Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removableLi-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery with (20W wired, PD3.0, QC3) charging. This device is running on the Android 13 and is powered by the Qualcomm SM4350-AC Snapdragon 480+ 5G (8 nm) chipset.

Smartphone ModelNokia G42
PriceBDT 28,000
Display6.56 inches, 103.4 cm2 (~82.7% screen-to-body ratio)
RAM4GB/6GB
ROM128GB
Release2023 June

Nokia G42 Highlight

The Nokia G42 will be launched in June 2023. First of all, it’s dimensional measurements are 165 x 75.8 x 8.6 mm (6.50 x 2.98 x 0.34 in) and the weight is 193.8 g (6.84 oz). Secondly, the display of the G42 is a 6.56-inch IPS LCD, 90Hz, 450 nits (typ), 560 nits (peak) with 720 x 1612 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi density) resolution. Thirdly, and most importantly, it is powered by the Qualcomm SM4350-AC Snapdragon 480+ 5G (8 nm) and runs the Android 13. Moreover, it has Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 460 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 460) CPU. Some more information on the functionality is given below.

Display

G42 has 6.56 inches, 103.4 cm2 (~82.7% screen-to-body ratio) IPS LCD, 90Hz, 450 nits (typ), 560 nits (peak) with 720 x 1612 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi density) resolution display. Which is an excellent display at this price range.

Camera

The G42 has a triple primary camera setup and the main lens has a 50.0 MP sensor. 50 MP, f/1.8, (wide), AF; 2 MP, (macro); 2 MP, (depth). The primary camera has features like LED flash, HDR, panorama. It can also record video at 1080p@30fps. The G42 has a single selfie camera setup and the selfie lens has a 8 MP sensor (8 MP). Which can record video at 720p@30fps and packs features like HDR, AI Portrait. This smartphone has good camera performance.

Performance

The most important feature of a smartphone is its performance. How efficiently the hardware and the software are integrated. The G42 is powered by the Qualcomm SM4350-AC Snapdragon 480+ 5G (8 nm) chipset and runs the Android 13 operating system. Which provides good performance.

Gaming Performance

The gaming performance of a smartphone depends on how powerful the hardware is and how well optimized the operating system is. Now, the G42 has Qualcomm SM4350-AC Snapdragon 480+ 5G (8 nm) chipset, Adreno 619 gpu, 4GB/6GB of RAM and runs the Android 13. This smartphone will provide good gaming performance. You will be able to play 2D games smoothly on this device. Heavy 3D games or battle royal games might struggle a bit. Heating or lagging issues might occur in heavy 3D games.

Battery

The G42 has a Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removableLi-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery with (20W wired, PD3.0, QC3) charging feature. Which will provide excellent battery life.

Network and connectivity

In terms of network and connectivity, this smartphone has GSM, HSPA, LTE, 5G frequency bands. Supports Wi-Fi standards like Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band. Bluetooth version: 5.1, A2DP, LE. For USB communication, it supports USB Type-C 2.0, OTG. Therefore, the G42 has good network and connectivity features.

Other Features

The G42 has fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass sensors.

Frequently Asked Questions About the Nokia G42:

Q. When will the Nokia G42 release?

Answer: The Nokia G42 will be released in June 2023.

Q. What is the price of the Nokia G42 in Bangladesh?

Answer: The price of the Nokia G42 in Bangladesh is BDT 28,000.

Q. How much does the Nokia G42 cost in the USA?

Answer: The Nokia G42 costs USD 250 in the USA.

Q. Does the Nokia G42 have a 5G network?

Answer: Yes, the Nokia G42 has 5G network bands. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78 SA/NSA.

Q. Does the Nokia G42 have a 3.5mm earphone jack?

Answer: Yes.

Q. What is the price of the Nokia G42 4/128 GB in Bangladesh?

Answer: The price of the Nokia G42 4/128 GB in Bangladesh is BDT 28,000.

Should you buy the Nokia G42?

In this paragraph, we are going to describe important features to buy. Why should you buy or avoid this smartphone? First of all, when anyone wishes to buy a smartphone, they find out the premium features of the device considering the price. So, we have pointed out some of the good and bad features of the Nokia G42. This might help you make your decision.

Pros 

  • Decent camera performance
  • Good performance
  • Excellent battery backup

Cons

  • Older chipset
  • Less RAM

Our Inspection on Nokia G42:

Nokia G42 is an excellent phone. But it's price is a bit much. At this price point it could have offered more features. Like more RAM, AMOLED display, Stereo speakers etc. Overall it's a durable and decent performing phone.

Our Verdict

In conclusion, we are giving our verdict on this smartphone. Considering the price and features of the Nokia G42, we concluded that it is a good smartphone under 28000 Taka, which is available in the Bangladesh smartphone market. G42 has Qualcomm SM4350-AC Snapdragon 480+ 5G (8 nm) chipset, Adreno 619 gpu, 4GB/6GB of RAM and runs the Android 13. If you are looking for a smartphone to play online games on, then this smartphone will give you good gaming performance. You will be able to play 2D games smoothly on this device. Heavy 3D games or battle royal games might struggle a bit. You will be able to play popular mobile games like PUBG, Free Fire, Call of Duty and other heavy 3D games at a medium frame rate on the G42. Heating or lagging issues might occur in heavy 3D games. It has a triple primary camera setup and the main lens has a 50.0 MP sensor. The primary camera can record video at 1080p@30fps. The G42 has a single selfie camera setup and the selfie lens has a 8 MP sensor. Which can record video at 720p@30fps. This smartphone has good camera performance. In addition, the G42 has a Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removableLi-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery. Which will provide excellent battery life. Therefore, considering all these reasons and the price of the smartphone, we recommend buying it.

Where can I buy the Nokia G42 in Bangladesh?

The G42 is now available in Bangladesh. You can buy it from online smartphone stores as well as local smartphone stores. We suggest buying it from official stores or the official Nokia website. If the device is unavailable there, then you can check reputed local stores. Although we dont suggest that, it is completely your own responsibility. In that case, visit multiple stores and check their prices. Because prices vary from vendor to vendor, check the device properly before buying it and read the warranty policy carefully.

Disclaimer: The paragraph above is for informational purposes only. It should not be considered legal or financial advice. It is completely your own responsibility to determine what may be best for your individual needs.

What should you check before buying?

Buying a smartphone can be a curse for you if you are not careful. We are suggesting some tips that you can follow or not; it is completely your own responsibility. First of all, check the smartphone properly to see if any physical damage exists or not. Check if the device is functioning properly or not. Secondly, the accessories you will get with the smartphone will be written on the box. If not, then check it out on the manufacturer’s official website. If anything is missing, ask about it. Thirdly, read the warranty policy carefully. If you are confused about any warranty terms, ask the vendor about them. Make sure you always take the purchase and warranty receipt. It will help you with your warranty claim. We do not suggest buying a used smartphone.

Disclaimer: The paragraph above is for informational purposes only. It should not be considered legal or financial advice. It is completely your own responsibility to determine what may be best for your individual needs.

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