The Nokia G42 is a mid-range smartphone with a perfect balance of features and price. It has a large, 6.56-inch HD+ display, a 5000mAh battery, and a decent triple camera setup on the back. It is also powered by the Snapdragon 480+ chipset, which supports 5G connectivity. The G42 is now on the Kenyan market and you can buy it at our shop Gadgets Leo at an affordable price of KSh31,000. Below, we will tell you everything you need to know about this smartphone to help you make an informed buying decision.
The Nokia G42 Unique Features
- Easy to repair: This is one of the most repairable smartphones on the Kenyan market. It has a modular design, which means that individual components can be easily replaced. Nokia also offers a QuickFix repair service, which allows you to get your phone repaired quickly and easily.
- Durable: This phone has a water-resistant design and a shatter-resistant screen that makes it extremely durable.
- Value: The Nokia G42 offers a good balance of features and price.
Design & Display
The G42 has a simple and clean design. It is made of plastic, but it feels sturdy and well-built. The phone is also relatively lightweight and easy to hold. The 6.56-inch IPS LCD display on this phone is large and bright. It is also sharp and not very reflective, so it is easy to use outdoors.
Nokia G42 Performance
This phone is powered by a powerful Snapdragon 480+ chipset. This is a mid-range chipset that is capable of handling most tasks such as browsing with ease. However, the phone may lag when running more demanding apps, such as games and video editing software. The chipset is pared by 4GB RAM that ensures seamless performance even when multitasking.
The G42 has a triple camera system on the back. The main sensor is a 50MP sensor, which is accompanied by a 2MP macro sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor. This camera system takes good photos, especially in well-lit conditions. The 8MP on the front facing camera also takes decent selfie photos.
The G42 has a massive, 5000mAh battery. This battery is capable of lasting for two days on a single charge with moderate use. The phone also supports 20W fast charging the fills 80% of the battery in 30 minutes.
The G42 runs on the latest Android 13. Nokia has promised to provide two years of Android OS updates and three years of security updates for the phone. The Android 13 is smooth and lag-free. Nokia has not added any bloatware to the phone, meaning you will get a pure Android experience.
Final thoughts- Why the Nokia G42 is a great mid-range smartphone
The Nokia G42 is a good all-around phone with outstanding features such as large display, a long-lasting battery, great performance, decent camera and a clean software experience. It is a great phone for people who are looking for a budget-friendly phone with premium features.