Motorola has launched a budget-friendly smartphone in Brazil called Moto G42. Like most of the other Motorola phones available in the market, the Moto G42 features a display with a centrally positioned punch-hole. It comes with a Snapdragon 6-series chip, packs a big battery, and flaunts a 50-megapixel triple camera unit.
The Moto G42 sports a 6.4-inch g-OLED display that offers a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, a 20:9 aspect ratio, and a 60Hz refresh rate. It has a 16-megapixel camera on the front for selfies and video calls.
The rear camera setup of the Moto G42 has a 50-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel ultrawide lens with a 118-degree FOV, and a 2-megapixel macro camera. The handset runs on the Android 12 OS. For security, the G42 is equipped with features like face unlock and a side-facing fingerprint scanner.
The Snapdragon 680 chipset powers the Moto G42. It comes with 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of built-in storage. For additional storage, it has a microSD slot. It houses a 5,000mAh battery that supports 20W TurboCharge technology.
On the connectivity front, the G42 offers features like dual SIM slot, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS, a USB-C port, and a 3.5mm audio jack. For audiophiles, the device offers Dolby Atmos powered dual stereo speakers. The handset measures 160.4 x 73.5 x 7.99mm and weighs around 174.5 grams.
Moto G42 Specifications
CPU: Snapdragon 680 4G SM6225, 2.4GHz Octa-Core
GPU: Adreno 610
Display: 6.4inch FHD+ 2400×1080, 20:9, 60Hz, OLED
Storage: 128GB (up o 1TB with microSD)
Main camera: Triple
- 50 MP (main, f/1.8)
- 8 MP (wide angle, f/2.2)
- 2 MP (macro, f/2.4)
Front Camera: 16 MP, f/2.2
OS: Android 12
Dimension: 160.4 x 73.5 x 7.99 mm
Battery: 5000mAh (Fast charge 20W)
Colors: Blue, Rose
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4GHz 5GHz
USB: USB Type-C
Earphone jack: Yes
Authentication method: Fingerprint sensor, Face ID
Other: VoLTE, Dual SIM (nanoSIM)
- 2G bands: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- 3G bands: WCDMA 850/900/1700/1900/2100 MHz
- 4G bands: LTE B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B12/B13/B26/ B28/B38/B40/B41/B66
Moto G42 Price and Availability
The Moto G42’s price is yet to be confirmed. It will be available in blue and rose colors. The handset is expected to be released in other markets in the coming days.