Nokia G42 5G Goes Official with 5G Connectivity

The Nokia G42 5G is the latest addition to Nokia’s lineup of smartphones, offering impressive features at an affordable price point. With its sleek design, solid build quality, and support for 5G connectivity, this device aims to provide a reliable and immersive smartphone experience. In this blog post, we will delve into the technical specifications, features, availability, and Nokia G42 5G Price in Nepal. 

Nokia G42 5G Overview

The Nepali market had already witnessed the spark of the Nokia G21 and now, we are all set for the welcome of the Nokia G42 5G. With its arrival, the competition will be high with Realme 10, Redmi Note 12 5G, and a few others. With the inclusion of 5G connectivity, Nokia G42 5G will surely fix its position in the list of Best Smartphones Under Rs. 40000 in Nepal

At the aggressive price, Nokia G42 5G packs some flagship features such as:

  • 6.56-inch IPS LCD, 90Hz refresh rate
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+ 5G
  • 50MP Triple Camera
  • Side-Mounted fingerprint sensor
  • 20W fast charging

Design and Display:

The Nokia G42 5G boasts a modern and sleek design with a glass front, a plastic frame, and a plastic back, striking a balance between durability and aesthetics. The device measures 165 x 75.8 x 8.6 mm and weighs 193.8g, making it comfortable to hold and carry. Additionally, it features a QuickFix user-reparable design, allowing users to easily repair certain components themselves.

Nokia G42 5G Display
Nokia G42 5G Display

The smartphone sports a 6.56-inch IPS LCD display with a Full HD+ resolution of 720 x 1612 pixels. The 20:9 aspect ratio ensures an immersive visual experience, and the 90Hz refresh rate results in smooth scrolling and fluid animations. With a pixel density of 269 ppi and a peak brightness of 560 nits, the display delivers vibrant colors and sharp details. The Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection enhances durability and safeguards the screen against scratches and minor impacts.


Under the hood, the Nokia G42 5G is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+ 5G chipset built on an 8nm process, the same processor that powers Nokia X100. The octa-core processor combines 2×2.2 GHz Kryo 460 cores and 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 460 cores, ensuring efficient multitasking and smooth performance. The Adreno 619 GPU handles graphics-intensive tasks, enabling a lag-free gaming experience and smooth video playback.

Nokia G42 5G Connectivity

The smartphone runs on the latest Android 13 operating system, offering an intuitive and user-friendly interface. The Nokia G42 5G comes with 4GB or 6GB of RAM, allowing for smooth multitasking and app switching. It offers ample 128GB of internal storage with the support of microSDXC cards.

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On the rear, the Nokia G42 5G features a triple-camera setup, led by a 50MP primary sensor with an ƒ/1.8 aperture. This high-resolution sensor captures detailed and vibrant photos, even in challenging lighting conditions. Accompanying the primary sensor are a 2MP macro lens (ƒ/2.4) for close-up shots and a 2MP depth sensor (ƒ/2.4) for stunning portrait shots with a blurred background.

Nokia G42 5G Camera

For selfies and video calls, the device sports an 8MP wide front-facing camera with an ƒ/2.5 aperture. It delivers clear and detailed self-portraits and supports 1080p video recording at 30fps.


Equipped with a 5000mAh battery, the Nokia G42 5G offers excellent battery life, ensuring that you can use your smartphone throughout the day without worrying about frequent recharging. The 20W wired charging support enables quick charging, minimizing downtime and keeping you connected.

The Nokia G42 5G supports dual SIM cards, allowing users to manage personal and professional contacts simultaneously. It offers extensive 5G network compatibility, including support for both standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) modes, ensuring fast and reliable connectivity.

Nokia G42 5G Battery

For security, the smartphone features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, providing convenient and secure access to your device. Additionally, it supports face unlock technology for quick and effortless device unlocking. Connectivity options include Bluetooth 5.1 for seamless wireless connections and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6 for fast internet browsing and streaming.

Nokia G42 5G Technical Specifications

  • Body:
    • 165 x 75.8 x 8.6 mm 
    • 193.8g
    • Glass front, plastic frame, plastic back
    • Dust and splash resistant
    • QuickFix user-reparable design
  • Display:
    • 6.56-inch IPS LCD FHD,  720 x 1612 pixels
    • 20:9 aspect ratio
    • 90Hz refresh rate
    • 269 ppi
    • 560 nits (peak)
    • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Processor:
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+ 5G, 8nm
    • Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 460 & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 460)
    • Adreno 619
  • Software:
    • Android 13
  • RAM: 4/6GB 
  • Storage:
    • 128GB
    • microSDXC support
  • Battery:
    • 5000mAh battery
    • 20W wired charging
  • Rear Camera:
    • 50MP wide primary sensor (ƒ/1.8, AF)
    • 2MP Macro ( ƒ/2.4)
    • 2MP Depth ( ƒ/2.4)
  • Rear Camera Video:
    • 1080p@30fps
    • LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 8MP wide (ƒ/2.5)
  • Front Camera Video: 1080p at 30fps
  • Biometrics:
    • Side-Mounted fingerprint scanner
    • Face unlock
  • Connectivity:
    • Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
    • 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78 SA/NSA
    • Bluetooth 5.1
    • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band
  • Colors: Gray, Purple
  • Nokia G42 5G Price in Nepal: Rs. 32,999 (8/128GB) [Expected]

Nokia G42 5G Price in Nepal and Availability

The Nokia G42 5G is expected to be priced at approximately Rs. 32,999 for the 8GB/128GB variant in Nepal. Don’t forget to check Official Nokia Mobiles Price in Nepal

Nokia G42 5GPrice in the UKPrice in Nepal [Expected]
6/128GBGBP 199Rs. 32,999

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Nokia G42 5G In Nepal

1. What are the key features of the Nokia G42 5G?

   – The Nokia G42 5G offers 5G connectivity, a 6.56-inch FHD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+ 5G processor, a triple-camera setup with a 50MP primary sensor, and a 5000mAh battery.

2. Is the Nokia G42 5G water-resistant?

   – Yes, the Nokia G42 5G is designed to be dust and splash resistant, providing some level of protection against water splashes and minor exposure to moisture.

3. What is the price of the Nokia G42 5G?

   – The expected price of the Nokia G42 5G is around Rs. 32,999 for the 8GB/128GB variant in Nepal. 

4. Does the Nokia G42 5G support expandable storage?

   – Yes, the Nokia G42 5G supports microSDXC cards, allowing for storage expansion beyond the built-in 128GB capacity, providing users with additional space for apps, photos, and files.

5. What biometric security features does the Nokia G42 5G have?

   – The Nokia G42 5G features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for secure and convenient device unlocking. Additionally, it supports face unlock technology for quick and effortless authentication.


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