Nokia Mobile has launched its affordable 5G smartphone offering in India. The Nokia G42 is powered by the Snapdragon 480+ chipset, making it 5G capable. The retail price is set at
₹12,599 ₹12,299, which looks quite attractive. It will get you a Nokia G42 with 128GB of storage and 6GB of physical RAM. The virtual RAM feature can increase the available RAM by another 5GB using a portion of the storage, pushing the total RAM to 11GB.
Where to buy the Nokia G42 5G in India?
The Nokia G42 5G is an Amazon Specials product. The smartphone sale starts on the 15th of September at noon (12:00 PM). It will be available for purchase from Amazon at the link below.
You can also buy the Nokia G42 at an offline shop near you. The 256GB storage variant of the Nokia g42 is currently available exclusively in offline retail shops.
Best offers for a discount on the Nokia G42 5G (10% off)
The price of the Nokia G42 5G on Amazon is ₹12,299. You can get a discount of 10% by using various card offers on Amazon. Alternatively, you can save 5% (cashback) by using the Amazon Pay ICIC Bank Credit Card that gives 5% cashback across Amazon.
Full payment offers:
- Amazon Pay ICICI card: 5% cashback
- ICICI/SBI offers: 10% instant discount
No-cost EMI offers:
- Up to 6 months No cost EMI on Amazon Pay ICICI Bank credit card. You can pay 2099/m
Standard EMI offers:
The below-mentioned EMI options are available. Do note that an EMI processing fee and interest will be applicable. So, you might only save as much to cover the interest and EMI processing fee.
- Citibank Credit Card: 10% discount = ₹1000 for up to 9 months EMI and 1259 on 12 months EMI.
- AMEX Credit Cards: 7.5% discount = ₹945
Currently, it is the best discount possible. We will update you if other offers are released for the Nokia G42. You can also avail EMI facility and exchange offers to make the new purchase easier on your pockets.
Nokia G42 5G – Product specifications
Here are the essential specifications of the Nokia G42 Indian variant. The Indian variant has slight differences from the global variant.
- 6.56 HD+ IPS LCD w/ 90Hz refresh rate
- Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- Camera – Total 4 camera sensors
- 50 MP, f/1.8, (wide), AF back camera
- 8 MP front camera
- 2MP Maco and 2MP depth sensors at the back
- CPU / Processor – Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+ (8nm)
- Operating system – Android 13, assured upgrades until Android 15.
- Storage and RAM – 2 variants
- 128GB storage + 6GB RAM
- 256GB storage + 8GB RAM
- MicroSD card support up to 1TB
- Support for virtual RAM up to 5GB
- Battery – 5,000 mAh Li-Po
- Fast charging support with included 20W charger
Nokia G42 5G in India FAQs
Nokia Mobile only sells the Nokia G42 online at Amazon and the Nokia website. So, it is not officially available at offline shops. However, some shopkeepers may procure units from online sales and sell them offline at slightly higher prices. You can check in your locality if you want to buy the phone strictly offline.
Nokia G42 is available in Grey and Purple. You can choose the color at the time of purchase, depending on stock availability. The Pink color is not yet made available in India.
The 256GB storage variant of the Nokia G42 is primarily available only through offline retail shops. You can also purchase it on Amazon or Nokia.com website.
The Nokia G42 comes with all the essentials within the box. This includes a 20W charger, USB Type A to Type C cable, TPU protective case, and the smartphone itself.
5G calling (VoNR or Vo5G) is available on the Nokia G42. If your operator supports 5G calling, the phone will make voice calls over 5G without falling back to VoLTE.
The smartphone is made in India by Padget Electronics for HMD Mobile India. So, yes, the Nokia G42 is made in India.
The global variant of the Nokia G42 came with a lot of 5G bands enabled. However, the Indian variant has been limited to only 2 5G bands. The Nokia G42 in India supports 5G on the n28 and n78 bands. So, the 5G coverage on the device may be limited. That said, Airtel and Jio have 5G available on these bands.