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Nokia G42 5G

So fast. So much battery.

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Repairable and fashionable: Nokia G42 5G goes So Pink

There’s no such thing as too much pink. It’s today’s pop color, not least because of a certain blockbuster film that’s been taking the world by storm. That’s why I’m so happy that our first repairable 5G smartphone,¹ the Nokia G42 5G, now comes in So Pink!

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Tried and tested

Nokia G42 5G has been rigorously tested for durability against everyday knocks.

Self-repairable and up to date

3 years of monthly security updates and 2 years of OS upgrades.¹ Make repairs at home with parts from iFixit.

Recycled materials

Nokia G42 5G is built with a 65% recycled back cover and boxed in FSC®-certified mixed packaging.

Nokia G42 5G

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Snap, share, shop, stream – do it all at your pace with 5G² connectivity. Take stunningly clear shots with AI-powered imaging and get them on your socials fast. Go for days without charging and for years without worry – the 3-day battery³ will take you through the weekend, while QuickFix repairability means you can make repairs at home and keep your phone for longer.

Full specifications

5G connectivity²

Fast network speeds, powered by the Snapdragon® 480+ 5G chipset.

Big screen, big audio

6.56” HD+ display and OZO Playback for immersive videos and music.

Stunning photos

Using AI algorithms, the 50 MP camera takes shareable shots, day or night.

3-day battery life³

Forgot the charger? Nokia G42 5G will see you through the weekend.

5G

So fast

Unlock the power of 5G² and enjoy browsing, shopping, and sharing photos without the lag. And, with up to 3 days of battery life,³ you can get a lot done between charges.

Photos

So clear

The rear triple camera works with our latest AI algorithms to make the most of any lighting condition, so you’re ready to snap and share on your socials, day or night. And when shooting video, OZO 3D audio capture will make sure they sound as good as they look.

Screen and sound

So entertaining

Enjoy the view with a 6.56” HD+ display and a 90 Hz refresh rate for smoother scrolling. And with bigger audio powered by OZO Playback, you won’t miss a beat. If you find yourself somewhere noisy, audio boost mode for the loudspeaker elevates the sounds you want over the ones you don’t.

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QuickFix

So fixable

Ever dropped a phone and had to live with a cracked screen? There’s a better option. Thanks to its QuickFix design, Nokia G42 5G can be repaired at home. All you need is a few spare parts and tools from iFixit.

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Performance

So seamless

With virtual memory feature,⁴ you get to dedicate up to 5 GB of storage to be used as extra RAM which helps your phone run smoothly. The TL;DR of it is: running a lot of apps at once? Turn this on and feel the difference.

Android™ 13

So secure

With Android™ 13, you have more control over what information apps can and can’t access including specific photos, videos and clipboard history. With up to 3 years of monthly security updates,¹ you won’t be worrying about ‘outdated protection’ any time soon.

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¹ From the global launch date of Nokia G42 5G.

² 5G coverage is limited and might not be supported by your network service provider. Actual speed depends on network and other factors.

³ The 3-day battery testing was conducted using a real-life usage test by HMD Global. The test included active usage of a device for 5 hours per day with a new battery. Usage included e.g. gaming, video streaming, calling, sending SMS, browsing and using apps (such as social media, news, navigation and music). The test was conducted with normal device settings in a lit indoor environment. The device was left on standby overnight.

⁴ Using memory extension (virtual RAM) requires enough storage space. To protect the storage, memory extension is automatically and permanently disabled once 90% of the usage limit is reached. This can occur after 4 years of heavy usage.