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Nokia announces its first user repairable 5G Phone Nokia G42.


Nokia in partnership with iFixit a popular do-it-yourself repair guide brand has announced its first user-repairable 5G phone Nokia G42. Therefore in this article, we will discuss Nokia G42 specs and in-depth details on the partnership along with Nokia G42 5G price in Nepal and availability.

Nokia G42 5G Specification

  • Body: Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
    • Resistance: Dust and splash resistant
  • Display:
    • Size: 6.56 inches
    • Type: IPS LCD
    • Resolution: 720 x 1612 pixels
    • Refresh Rate: 90Hz
    • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Processor:  Snapdragon 480+
    • CPU: Octa-core with a max clock speed of 2.2Ghz
    • GPU: Adreno 619
  • Memory:
    • RAM: 4/6GB
    • Storage: 128GB UFS 2.1
  • OS: Android 13
  • Rear Camera:
    • Primary: 50 MP, f/1.8
    • Depth: 2MP
    • Macro: 2 MP
  • Front Camera: 8 MP
  • Video:
    • Rear: 1080p@30fps
  • Audio: Single Speakers, 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • Security: Fingerprint (Side-Mounted)
  • Connectivity: Dual Band Wifi 6, Bluetooth 5.1
  • Battery: 5000mAh
  • Charging: 20W
  • Colors: Meteor Grey, Lavender

Nokia G42 5G Price in Nepal and Availability

The Nokia G42 5G is officially announced in UK at the price of £199 for the base 6/128GB variant. Therefore the expected Nokia G42 5G price in Nepal is NPR.33,201. Furthermore, we yet don’t have information on the availability of the Nokia G42 in Nepal till date.

Moreover Nokia in partnership with iFixit will be providing the OEM part of the device which set you back £23 (NPR.3,837) for a replacement battery, £45 (NPR.7,507) for a new screen, and £19 (NPR.3,170) for a charging port.

Nokia G42 5GPrice in Europe (Offical)Price in Nepal (Converted)

Nokia G42 5G Overview


The Nokia G42 5G is the first user-repairable 5G smartphone from Nokia Mobile Oy (HMD) focusing on repairability. Where HMD has partnered with iFixit to bring repair guides and OEM parts including displays, batteries, and charging ports for the G42 for the year going forward.

Nokia G42 repairable design

Talking about the built of Nokia G42 5G features a plastic back and plastic frame which is expected to be a user-reparable design rather than a glass back. Whereas the Nokia G42 also gets Dust and splash resistance.


Nokia G42 5G Display and design

Moving to the display Nokia G42 5G packs a 6.56 inches IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 720 x 1612 pixels and a 90Hz refresh rate. Likewise, the display gets Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and 560 nits of brightness.

Performance and Software

Powering the mid-range device is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 480+ 5G chipset which is based on an 8nm architecture. Similarly, the chipset gets an Octa-core CPU that has a max clock speed of 2.2 GHz along with Adreno 619 GPU for graphics.

Moreover, the Nokia G42 5G comes with a UFS 2.1 128GB internal storage paired with 4/6GB of RAM. Talking about software the device out of the box comes with Andriod 13 and will get two 2 years of OS Updates and 3 years of security patches.


Nokia G42 5G Camera

looking into the optics of Nokia G42 5G, it packs a triple camera setup at the rear with a 50MP f/1.8 wide primary sensor paired with a 2MP macro and 2MP depth as secondary len. Whereas the main camera is capable of recording 1080P video at 30fps. At the front, the device gets 8MP single camera under the water-drop notch.

Battery and Other Features

Under the hood, Nokia G42 5G features a 5000mAh Li-Po non-removable battery paired with 20W fast charging support in contrast to FairPhone 4 a user-repairable smartphone with a removable battery.

Talking about other features the smartphone packs a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security, Dual-band Wifi 6 along with Bluetooth 5.1, and a 3.5mm headphone jack for connectivity.

BTW What are your thoughts on the Nokia G42 5G pricing and its specification? Do comment below.

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