Samsung Galaxy F42 5G launched in India with triple rear cameras, MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC, and features a 6.6-inch full-HD+ display that carries a 90Hz refresh rate.
If you are someone who has recently bought or planning to buy this smartphone, then this guide is for you. This article will make sure to track the next upcoming major OS update, Android 12 (One UI 4.0) for the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G.
Being the 12th installment of the Android series, Android 12 creates a lot of hype with its new features, design, UI improvements, and many more. According to the official, they are planning to release the stable version of their latest OS update anywhere soon in August or October month. Meanwhile, every big smartphone venture already started rolling out their OS skin based on Android 12 for their flagship segments. Previously, Google stated that this update would be one of the most prominent changes ever made by Google in their OS. This is the main reason behind the hype created for the upcoming updates.
Samsung Galaxy F42 5G Device Overview:
The Samsung Galaxy F42 5G features a 6.58-inch screen with a 90 Hz refresh rate. It has a resolution of 1080 x 2408 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. Under the hood, we have the MediaTek DImensity 700 5G built on a 7nm manufacturing process. It is an octa-core processor with two Cortex-A76 cores clocked at 2.2 GHz and six Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 2.0 GHz. For handling the graphics-intensive tasks, we have the Mali-G57 MC2.
In terms of optics, we get a triple camera setup at the rear and a single camera at the front. The triple camera consists of a 64MP primary sensor paired with an f/1.8 lens, a 5MP ultrawide sensor paired with an f/2.2 sensor, and a 2Mp depth sensor paired with an f/2.4 lens. The single-camera at the front is an 8MP sensor paired with an f/2.0 lens. The rear and the front camera are only limited to 1080p video recording.
The smartphone comes with Android 11 out of the box with One UI core 3.1 skin on top. The smartphone is available in two color options with 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage. There is a dedicated microSD slot for storage expansion. In terms of communications, we get Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, FM radio, and USB Type-C 2.0. As for sensors, we get a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. Powering it all is a 5000 mAh battery that supports 15W fast charging. The smartphone is available in two color options: Matte Aqua and Matte Black.
Will Samsung Galaxy F42 5G get Android 12 Update?
Of course, the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G will get the official Android 12 update based on One UI 4.0. As we know this smartphone launched with Android 11 based One UI 3.1 out of the box. Most probably, just after the release, within a few, it will get an Android 12 update. Yeah! It is evident that Samsung first works on their flagship smartphone to roll out a new OS update. Then, slowly and steadily, it will provide the new update to all its eligible smartphones.
Android 12 Tracker For Samsung Galaxy F42 5G:
Currently, we do not have any official confirmation regarding this because Samsung has not released any statement regarding the update on their forum or site. You can bookmark this page if you are planning to buy this amazing smartphone and want to track the Android 12 update. Meanwhile, whenever we get something related to upcoming updates for this smartphone. We will keep updating this dedicated Android 12 tracker guide.
New Software Update Tracker:
Updated on May 14, 2021: Today Samsung has rolled the February 2022 security patch update for the device globally with software version E426BXXU2AVD1. The update is based on Android 11.
Updated on December 9, 2021: Today Samsung has rolled the October 2021 security patch update for the device globally with software version E426BXXU1AUJ3. The update is based on Android 11.
Updated on March 03, 2021: Today Samsung has rolled the January 2021 security patch update for the device globally with software version E426BXXU1AUL1. The update is based on Android 11.