Nokia G42 5G comes for ₹12,599

Light purse no more a curse

In the world of affordable smartphones, Nokia's G series has just welcomed a new member to its family – the Nokia G42 5G, now gracing the Indian market as well. The device boasts a 6.56in HD+ display, complete with 90Hz refresh rate.

Underneath the hood, it packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+ SoC, cosying up to 6GB of RAM. The smartphone also got an extra 5GB of virtual RAM to make sure you've got all the power you need.

Fresh out of the box, the Nokia G42 5G runs on the latest Android 13 and you're in for a treat with a promise of two years of OS upgrades and three years of security updates. When it comes to capturing moments, this phone’s got 50MP main camera, complemented by two 2MP sidekicks for depth and macro shots on the rear. Flip it around, and there's an 8MP front-facing camera for selfies.

The Nokia G42 5G is equipped with a 5000mAh battery that, as per Nokia, promises up to three days of usage on a single charge. When it's time for a juice-up, it supports 20W fast charging, and the package includes a 20W charger as well. Plus, its has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and if you're old-school when it comes to audio, you'll be pleased to know there's also a 3.5mm audio jack for your traditional headphones. All of this comes at a wallet-friendly price of just ₹12,599.