Will Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Get Android 12 (One UI 4.0) Update?

Samsung launched their first 5G budget smartphone in Samsung’s M series called Galaxy M42 5G. It is the most affordable smartphone in the entire Samsung Galaxy lineup to offer 5G connectivity. To make this possible, Samsung used Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor. The device came out of the box with Android 11 based on One UI 3.1.

If you are someone who has recently bought or planning to buy this smartphone, then this guide is for you. In this article, we will make sure to track the next upcoming major OS update; Android 12 (One UI 4.0) for the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G.

Being the 12th installment of the Android series, Android 12 creates a lot of hype before releasing its stable version. According to the official, they are planning to release the stable version of their latest OS update anywhere soon in the month of October. 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 is going to 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.

Will Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Get Android 12 Update?

Will Samsung Galaxy M42 5G get Android 12 Update?

Of course, the Samsung Galaxy M42 5G gets an Android 12 update. But, it is launched while running on Android 11 based One UI 3.1.  However, this doesn’t mean that this smartphone will not get the Android 12 update. 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.

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Samsung Galaxy M42 5G Device Overview

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G features a 6.6-inches Super AMOLED display with HD+ resolution and 60Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, we have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G with Adreno 619 as the GPU.

The smartphone comes with Android 11 out of the box with Samsung’s One UI 3.1 skin on top. There are two storage options for this device: 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage.

In terms of optics, we get a quad-camera setup at the rear and a single camera setup at the front. The rear camera setup consists of a 48MP primary sensor paired with an f/1.8 lens, an 8 MP ultrawide sensor paired with an f/2.2 lens, a 5MP macro sensor paired with an f/2.4 lens, and a 5MP depth sensor paired with an f/2.4 lens. The front setup houses a 20MP single selfie sensor that is paired with an f/2.2 lens. The rear can shoot 4K videos at 30 fps, while the front camera is only limited to 1080p video recording.

In terms of communications, we get Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, FM radio, and USB Type-C 2.0. And for sensors, we have an under-display optical fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. Much like other M series Samsung smartphones, the M42 5G also comes with a 5,000 mAh cell that can be topped up quickly using a 15W fast charging adapter.


Android 12 Tracker For Samsung Galaxy M42 5G:

Currently, we do not have any official confirmation regarding this because the smartphone is yet to be released. So, 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 21, 2022: Samsung started seeding April 2022 security patch update for the device with software version M426BXXU3BVC2. The update is based on Android 12.

Updated on March 07, 2022: Samsung started seeding January 2022 security patch update for the device in India with software version M426BXXS3AVA1. The update is based on Android 11.


Updated on July 19, 2022: Samsung started seeding April 2022 security patch update for the device in India with software version M426BXXU3BVE2. The update is based on Android 12.




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