Samsung stated the Galaxy A42 5G smartphone shall be launched right here on Friday with a price ticket of $400, the most affordable amongst 5G smartphone fashions bought in South Korea.
The A42 5G was already launched in choose markets in Europe and Southeast Asia final yr.
The most recent smartphone, geared up with a 6.6-inch show, comes with a rear quad-camera setup providing a 48MP important digital camera, 8MP extremely vast lens, 5MP depth sensor and 5MP macro digital camera. It additionally has a 20MP selfie digital camera on the entrance.
The handset, which packs a 5,000mAh battery, has 4-gigabyte (GB) RAM and 128GB inner storage, which might be expanded as much as 1 terabyte by way of a micro SD card, experiences Yonhap information company.
In line with market researcher Counterpoint Research, Samsung was the dominant participant within the South Korean smartphone market final yr with a share of 65 p.c, adopted by Apple Inc. with 20 per cent and LG Electronics Inc. with 13 per cent.
Globally, Samsung hopes it will probably additional develop its market share with reasonably priced 5G smartphones as its Chinese language rival Huawei Applied sciences Co. is battling US sanctions.
Samsung defended its main standing within the 2020 international smartphone market, however its market share dropped from 20 per cent to 19 per cent as its shipments declined from 296.8 million items to 255.7 million items, Counterpoint Analysis knowledge confirmed.
The South Korean tech large is predicted to launch extra 5G-supporting fashions within the Galaxy A collection this yr, which is able to embody the A32, the A52 and the A72.