Next offering in the Galaxy M series, the Samsung Galaxy M42 appears to be in development. Although Samsung has yet to provide details on the new model, the Galaxy M42’s battery has reportedly received certification from China’s compulsory certification (3C). The battery, bearing a model number EB-BM425ABY, has also been certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), according to a report. The BIS certification alludes to the launch in India of the Samsung Galaxy M42. The new smartphone is expected to have a 64-megapixel main camera.
According to the 3C list, tweeted by tipster the_tech_guy, the battery with model number EB-BM425ABY has a nominal capacity of 5830mAh. This suggests that it might have a battery capacity of 6000mAh.
In addition to the details of its certification on the 3C website, according to a report from MySmartPrice, the same battery was spotted on India’s BIS certification portal. The European inspection company DEKRA, has also certified it.
The BIS certification in particular suggests that the Samsung Galaxy M42 could make it to India. However, details on its launch in India and around the world has yet to be provided by the Samsung.
SamMobile announced that the Samsung Galaxy M42 would debut with model number SM-M425F, in late September. The smartphone is expected to have 128GB of built-in storage and include a main snapper of 64-megapixel.
Samsung is said to have the Galaxy M12 in the works with model number SM-M127F alongside the Galaxy M42. The Galaxy M12 could be an entry-level model in the Galaxy M series, while the Galaxy M42 is likely to be a new mid-range offering from the South Korean tech giant. Gadgets 360 has not been able to independently verify the details reported on the Galaxy M42.