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Nokia G42 5G with free Nokia TWS-731 headphones can be purchased from July 24 in Poland

21. 07. 2023 Friday / By: Robert Denes / Reviews / Exact time: BST / Print this page

HMD Global, the manufacturer of Nokia phones, announced the upcoming store premiere of the Nokia G42 5G smartphone in Poland, which device will be on store shelves in the original purple color. The advantage of the device is the possibility of self-repair using the QuickFix kit. The device will be available in an interesting purple color and a more traditional gray version.

For the model with a memory configuration of 6 + 128 GB, the manufacturer will sell it at a price of PLN 1199 (GBP 232, EUR 268, USD 298 and INR 24494), which will be available for purchase from July 24. Initially, there will be a special offer - when purchasing this model, customers will receive Nokia TWS-731 headphones. The Nokia G42 5G is another HMD Global smartphone after the G22 that could be improved by the manufacturer thanks to the manufacturer's collaboration with Fixit. The QuickFix system allows you to replace cracked screens, bent charging ports and dead batteries. The whole operation requires only affordable spare parts and prepared repair manuals. Nokia G42 5G repair kits, guides and replacement parts are available at

Country Price (Expected)
1. Nokia G42 5G Price in Canada 394 CAD
2. Nokia G42 5G Price in Australia 443 AUD
3. Nokia G42 5G Price in Bangladesh 32428 BDT
4. Nokia G42 5G Price in Nigeria 231835 NGN
5. Nokia G42 5G Price in Mexico 5058 MXN
6. Nokia G42 5G Price in Russia 27041 RUB
7. Nokia G42 5G Price in UAE 1097 AED
8. Nokia G42 5G Price in Hong Kong 2335 HKD
9. Nokia G42 5G Price in Brazilian 1425 BRL
10. Nokia G42 5G Price in Argentin 80499 ARS
11. Nokia G42 5G Price in Switzerland 258 CHF
12. Nokia G42 5G Price in Japan 42341 JPY
13. Nokia G42 5G Price in Madagascar 1 347304 MGA
14. Nokia G42 5G Price in Tanzania 730414 TZS
15. Nokia G42 5G Price in Hungary 101992 HUF
15. Nokia G42 5G Price in South Korea 384919 KRW
17. Nokia G42 5G Price in Saudi Arabia 1120 SAR
18. Nokia G42 5G Price in Colombia 1 188176 COP
19. Nokia G42 5G Price in Paraguay 2 171725 PYG
20. Nokia G42 5G Price in Peru 1071 PEN
21. Nokia G42 5G Price in China 2147 CNY
Nokia has exited the Russian market due to the Russian embargo

The manufacturer primarily praises the purple version of the phone, which according to WSGN is the color of the year 2023. It also emphasizes that the back of the Nokia G42 5G is made of 65% recycled material, and the packaging is already 100% recycled. The phone is built to last and has undergone rigorous daily crash tests. However, HMD Global does not provide any details about this. However, it is known that the display is protected by Gorilla Glass 3, and the housing is dust and splash resistant according to the IP52 standard.

The Nokia G42 5G is a 6.56-inch IPS smartphone with HD+ resolution (720 x 1612) and a 90Hz refresh rate. The work power and the 5G connection are provided by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+ chip, which is supported by 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of memory in the UFS 2.1 standard. In addition to the 5G Dual SIM, the connection is provided by Wi-Fi 5 ax-ready, Bluetooth 5.1 and NFC. There is also USB 2.0 Type C and a 3.5 mm audio port. Positioning functions are possible thanks to the receiver combining GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou and Galileo systems.

Nokia G42 5G Specifications:

Network Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 13, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66
5G bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78 SA/NSA
Speed HSPA, LTE, 5G
Launch Announced 2023, June 28
Status Available. Released 2023, June 28
Body Dimensions 165 x 75.8 x 8.6 mm (6.50 x 2.98 x 0.34 in)
Weight 193.8 g (6.84 oz)
Build Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (2x Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 Dust and splash resistant
QuickFix user-reparable design
Display Type IPS LCD, 90Hz, 450 nits (typ), 560 nits (peak)
Size 6.56 inches, 103.4 cm2 (~82.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1612 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Platform OS Android 13
Chipset Qualcomm SM4350-AC Snapdragon 480+ 5G (8 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 460 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 460)
GPU Adreno 619
Memory Card slot microSDXC
Internal 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
Main Camera Triple 50 MP, f/1.8, (wide), AF
2 MP, (macro)
2 MP, (depth)
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie camera Single 8 MP
Video Yes
Sound Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
Radio FM radio
USB USB Type-C 2.0, OTG
Features Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Battery Type Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging 20W wired, PD3.0, QC3
Misc Colors Gray, Purple
Price PLN 1199 (GBP 232, EUR 268, USD 298 and INR 24494)

The photography part consists of three rear cameras. It is supported by the main 50-megapixel and two 2-megapixel units - macro and depth sensor. There is an 8-megapixel camera on the front. The maximum resolution of the recorded video is 1080p at 30 frames per second, but the advantage is the OZO 3D sound recording function. The Nokia G42 5G is also equipped with a 5,000 mAh battery with 20 W charging, which, according to the manufacturer, allows for 3 days of work. HMD Global also guarantees that the cell will retain 80% of its original capacity after 800 full charge cycles, which is enough for four years. Everything is handled by Android 13. The manufacturer promises monthly security updates for three years, and users will receive operating system updates for two years.

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