Videocon launches Videocon A42 smartphone for Rs. 7,490

Videocon has been one of the most popular Indian brands over the last decade or so and recently it has ventured into the smartphone industry. Videocon has launched a wide range of smartphones and it has now unveiled its latest product – Videocon A42.

Mr. Khalid Zamir, Head Product Planning & Development, Videocon Mobile Phones Division commented on the launch, “Continuing our endeavor towards innovation and bringing the best available technological advancements to our consumers, we are elated at the introduction of the Videocon A42. With this launch our aim is to bring a market-leading innovation to our target audience which demands a cutting-edge smartphone well within their budget. The device has been strategically priced for young consumers who are looking for their first smartphone and enter into the exciting world of Android. It is for these consumers that we have created a niche product which brings the best of hardware & software specs to answer all their needs.”


The Videocon A42 which runs on 4.2.2 Android Jellybean OS, is a mixture of good specifications and features. The hierarchy at Videocon is hoping that the phone can create its own niche in the market. Videocon A42 has few unique features such as engaged battery life notification, widget access on lock screen, improved perspective setting among others.

In terms of specifications, Videocon A42 is supported by a dual core 1.2 GHz processor. It also offers 3.75G connectivity to its users. The battery used in a Videocon A42 is 1700mAh; the phone also supports dual SIM technology. The primary camera and the secondary camera on the Videocon A42 are 5MP and 1.3MP respectively. The Videocon A42 also comes with a set of pre-loaded apps such as Saavn, Hungama and Fun Zone. The display provided on the Videocon A42 is a handy 4.5 inch screen offering a resolution of 480×854 pixels.

Key Specifications:

  • 4.5” FWVGA Capacitive Multi-Touch Screen
  • 1.2 GHz Dual-Core Processor
  • 4 GB ROM + 512 MB RAM
  • 5 MP Rear Camera & 1.3 MP front camera
  • Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • 1700 mAh battery
  • 3.75G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi & GPRS Edge for easy web access
  • FM Radio with Recording
  • Expandable Memory upto 32GB
  • Dual SIM, Dual Standby
  • V Connect for getting links of popular apps like Facebook, WhatsApp etc.
  • Preloaded Apps like Saavn, Hungama & Fun Zone

The Videocon A42 will be available either in White Chrome or Black color to the users and will cost Rs. 7490.