The device comes with a big screen of a 6.6 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution. The smartphone feature a quad-camera that includes 48 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 5 MP (macro) + 5 MP (depth) sensor on the rear side.
The front camera there is a 20 MP (wide) for clicking super selfies and recording videos with 1080p at 30fps. It also features GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, and USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector.
It is fueled with a non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery that provides Fast charging. The smartphone is integrated with 128 GB internal storage that offers the capacity to store videos, music files, images, and more. It is available in various colors such as Black, White, and Grey.
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G runs on the Android 10.0 operating system with One UI 2.5. The sensors include Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.