The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G has reportedly been spotted on the NFC certification website and is expected to be launched in India soon. The phone may be the first Galaxy M-series phone with 5G connectivity. The phone has previously been seen on various certification websites and recently, a support page believed to be for the Galaxy M42 went live on the Samsung India website. As of now, Samsung itself has not shared any information on the phone.
The Samsung Galaxy M42 has been in the news for quite some time now and is expected to be the first Galaxy M series phone with 5G support. The phone has now been seen on the NFC certification website, suggesting that it will come with NFC support. The certification lists the odel number SM-M426B / DS, which is believed to be the Galaxy M42 where the DS stands for dual SIM.
Listing was first seen Verified by a tipster on Twitter with the pseudonym Blogger and independently by Gadgets 360.
By the end of March, a support page went live on the Samsung India website carrying the same model number. While the support page does not actually reveal any information other than the imminent Indian launch, the Galaxy M42 has allegedly made its way through several pre-launch certifications in the past.
It was reportedly spotted on the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) website, as well as the Wi-Fi Alliance and Bluetooth SIG certification websites last month. Since November last year, the 3C certification listing for the same model number has suggested that the Galaxy M42 will come with a 6,000mAh battery. At the time, it was believed that the phone could rebrand the Samsung Galaxy A42 5G launched in September 2020.
It should be noted that Samsung has not shared any information on the rumored Galaxy M5 5G, so this information should be taken with a pinch of salt.
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