Samsung has launched the new Galaxy Wide 5 in South Korea and reports claim that it will be launched in other countries like India as the Galaxy F42 5G. The phone was launched in collaboration with SK Telecom and is now available only on the carrier’s site. The device has a waterdrop-style notch display and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. It houses a triple rear camera setup. The camera setup is placed inside a square module with two sensors arranged vertically and the third sensor and flash sitting alongside.
As for the price, the Samsung Galaxy Wide 5 costs KRW 4,49,000 which is approximately around RS. 28,200. It is only offered in a 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. The colour options available are Black, White, and Blue. The device runs on Android 11 and has dual-SIM slots. It has a 6.6-inch full-HD+ Infinity-V display. Samsung Galaxy Wide 5 is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC. The 128GB storage can be further expanded to 1TB using the microSD card slot.
The triple rear camera setup houses a 64-megapixel main camera with f/1.8 aperture, 5-megapixel secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture, and 2-megapixel tertiary sensor with f/2.4 aperture. For selfies and video calls, an 8-megapixel camera is given in the front. The device also features a 5,000mAh battery. The dimensions of the device measure 76.4×167.2x9mm and weigh about 203 grams.
SK Telecom lists the Samsung Galaxy Wide 5 with the model number SM-E426S. The model is similar to the proposed Samsung Galaxy F42 5G (SM-E426B). In India, the support page for the Samsung Galaxy F42 5G has been activated. This suggests that the launch might happen sometime soon. The company has not given any clarifications on the global launch of Galaxy Wide 5.