Nokia 4.2 Specifications
Nokia is one of the oldest company involved in the field of a manufacturing feature phone. But In these recent years, when HMD global has taken over the Nokia, From there they reborn the Nokia and start contriving amazing smartphone from launching of Nokia 1 to Nokia 9, and now they have unveiled Nokia 4.2 a budget phone.
Nokia 4.2 is a new smartphone unleashed by Nokia, and it is somewhat similar to Nokia 5.1 Plus. The primary difference is that of its hardware, but the design is approx the same. Nokia has announced it in February, but now finally, it is available to buy. Since the price of this phone is also affordable, its price is just like Nokia 5.1 Plus.
In this Article, you will be getting a complete in-depth specification about the Nokia 4.2. Each section has been detailed so that you can get full info. Let’s start with the basic design, display and build quality.
Nokia 4.2 Display & Design
Nokia 4.2 is a great phone when it comes to its body, especially design. Nokia 4.2 has a great shiny glass type body design which someone can easily get attracted. But as I told above, its design is also precisely the same as the old Nokia 5.1 plus. Only the front is changed in Nokia 4.2, But it features a selfie type notch Display which gives you full-width viewing experience.
Nokia 4.2 has a 5.71” HD+ a-Si TFT LCD Display panel which will give you a very crisp and sharp display which will also work on sunlight. Talking about its resolution, it has 720×1520, 270 PPI with the aspect ratio of 19:9, but Nokia does not mention screen protection, you may need to put the tempered glass on it. Getting to its build quality, the Nokia 4.2 body is made out of Aluminium alloy and Polycarbonate material, and Nokia has not compromised in it. Also, there will be two colour option that is Black, Pink sand which looks incredible.
Nokia 4.2 Camera
Now lets come to the most crucial part which most of the people buy the phone for this reason only. Nokia 4.2 has a Dual camera set up at the rear which is 13MP F2.2 + 2MP F2.2 and an 8MP F2.0 at a front side. Talking about its features, it has Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Phase Detection autofocus and HD video recording. But It is most likely as same as Nokia 5.1 Plus camera which captures some similar shots.
The camera is overall average at daylight shooting with a decent dynamic range, But Nokia 4.2 struggles when it comes to low light shooting, but you can always go for pro mode if you want some better pics in low light condition.
Nokia 4.2 Hardware
The smartphone is getting advance, getting improved by its processors, which had always focused on the processing power and its speed. Nokia 4.2 has 1.95 GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 439 chipset which is an average processor for minimal multi-tasking. For gaming, it has Adreno 505, which will give an excellent lag-free performance while enjoying games.
Nokia 4.2 has 2/3 GB DDR3 RAM and 16/32 GB of internal storage which will come with two different variants. The device supports memory card slot expandable up to 400 GB and other options like Google Drive. But since, the device has enough hardware configuration for those average day-to-day workers.
Nokia 4.2 Battery
Nokia 4.2 has the battery of 3000 mAh, which can up to approx 1.5 days of battery life. If you will use in normal mode like just opening some apps, checking emails, clicking photos, 2-3 Hrs calling can get quickly up to 16 hrs of battery life. But if you are a heavy user like me, or love to play big games, then it hardly lasts up to 5-6 hrs only. Overall, Nokia 4.2 can give you decent battery life if you can restrict using some apps and games.
Nokia 4.2 other features and sensors
Nokia 4.2 stuffed by its amazing features like it come with the latest Android 9.0 Pie, and also the HMD Global will give you 3 yrs of free update every two months. Nokia 4.2 packed with many fantastic android pie features like its UI and stability. Its pure android experience will never disappoint you. The phone also comes with many gesture support and Digital wellbeing by Google.
Let’s have a look to its some other specifications; it has Fingerprint (rear-mounted), two mics with noise cancellation, proximity, Google Assistant Button, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GLONASS and much more. Some sensors are stuffed in Nokia 4.2 are Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, NFC, Biometric face unlock.
Nokia 4.2 Price and Availability
According, to various news sites, the price has been rumoured at Rs. 11,999 a few years back. But now as it has launched, the price is set through as Rs. 10990. Which is cheaper than the phones coming at this specs. The phone is also less expensive than Nokia 5.1 Plus which will give you approx the same performance at a lower price range. Currently, the phone is available on the Nokia official website. But soon, it will be available on other online stores.
Review and Conclusion
Nokia 4.2 is a great and affordable smartphone, especially for Indian customers. It has a good processor, average camera, average battery life, excellent build quality and design. And all these you are getting for such an affordable price. But it may sometime lack in processing speed and battery performance because as I told you if you are going to use it immensely, it will suck your battery life. But if you are a light user, usually opens regular apps, surfing the internet and clicking photos, then this device will give you the best battery life.