Samsung Galaxy A42, 5G review
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You may not think of Samsung when you’re looking for a cheaper phone with 5G, but the Galaxy A42 is fairly reasonably priced for a handset that’s futureproofed for the nationwide rollout. It’s missing some of the features you’d find on a more expensive Samsung smartphone, but that doesn’t mean it can’t keep up with the best when it comes to performance. Read our full review of this phone to see if our experts recommend it.What's included:
- Pros and cons
- What is it?
- What’s it like to use?
- How long does the battery last?
- How good are the cameras?
- Is there anything I should watch out for?
- Is there anything else I should know?
- Should I buy it?
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