In a recent development, the South Korean tech giant Samsung and SK Telecom have joined together and unveiled a new smartphone in the country. The latest offering is the Samsung Galaxy Wide5. It is a budget smartphone with 5G connectivity offering a slew of specifications that are quite appealing.
Is It Samsung Galaxy F42 5G?
Well, the Samsung Galaxy Wide5 makes use of a large display, a 64MP primary camera sensor within the triple-camera unit, a capacious battery and ample internal storage space. What’s interesting is that this smartphone is believed to be launched as the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G in India.
Ahead of its launch, the Galaxy Wide5 was speculated to be a refreshed variant of the Galaxy A22 5G. However, the device appears to have a different rear design and main camera. Samsung is expected to unveil the Galaxy F42 5G in India likely with the model number SM-E426B-DS. Since the model number is similar to that of the Galaxy Wide5, it is said to be launched in India with the rebranding Galaxy F42 5G.
Samsung Galaxy Wide5 Specs
When it comes to specifications, the Samsung Galaxy Wide5 with the model number SM-E426B has been launched with a 6.6-inch Infinity-V display with an FHD+ resolution. The screen houses an 8MP selfie camera sensor. At its rear, there is a triple-camera setup that comprises a 64MP primary camera sensor, a 5MP secondary ultra-wide lens with a 115-degree field of view, and a 2MP tertiary depth sensor.
Under its hood, the Samsung Galaxy Wide5 makes use of a MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC teamed up with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage space. There is a microSD card slot for expandable storage space. The smartphone runs Android 11 OS out-of-the-box. A 5000mAh battery powers the smartphone from within along with support for 15W fast charging. Also, there is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor on the Samsung smartphone.
Given that the Galaxy Wide5 has been unveiled, we can expect the Galaxy F42 5G to also be launched sometime soon in India. Taking the previous launches from the company into consideration, we can expect it to be priced competitively in the country.