Following the success of the Nokia G42 5G So Purple repairable phone, HMD, the maker of Nokia phones, has today launched the Nokia G42 5G So Pink in Australia. As Pink continues to take the world by storm in 2023, the Nokia G42 5G arrives without the significant cost of other smartphones recently launched, its sub-$450 price tag and striking colour accompanying a battery that lasts for days, 5G1 and a clear triple AI camera to snap away your day.
The Nokia G42 5G in So Pink continues HMD Global’s leadership in self-repairability. With the average cost of replacing a cracked screen in Australia more than $300, consumers can embrace the new Nokia G42 5G in So Pink without cost-of-living strains. A cracked screen, as well as damaged charging ports and batteries can be repaired at home with iFixit’s DIY kits starting from AUD$42.99 and handy step-by-step repair guides.
The Nokia G42 5G is made with a 65% recycled back cover and boxed in FSC®-certified mixed packaging. And at $449 RRP, it is a highly-featured smartphone that includes a 50MP camera, 3-day battery life and Android™13 so you can snap, share, shop, stream in style, all at your own pace. It also comes with 3 years of monthly security updates, 2 years of OS upgrades and an industry-leading 3 year warranty.
Brenden Folitarik, HMD Global’s Country Manager for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands: “Being on-trend is incredibly important of course, but the Nokia G42 5G in So Pink is so much more than this. It’s time to ‘Pink Differently’. In our So Pink colourway, we have proven that you can be fashionable and 5G connected without the heavy price tag of either an expensive smartphone or repairs.”
Lars Silberbauer, CMO of HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones said: “Repairable and fashionable – the new So Pink Nokia G42 5G ticks all the boxes. It does good and looks good. Why should repairable be dull? This 5G smartphone has a brilliant vibrant design that people will hopefully appreciate.”
Who needs batteries that struggle to last a day? This device has standout battery performance. With a whopping 3-day battery life, your Nokia G42 5G battery will keep 80% of its original capacity after 800 full charging cycles – that’s about four years of charges and it comes with 20 W USB-C fast charging.
This is a sturdy device; the screen is bright and clear with Gorilla 3 glass and an IP52 rating for protection against water sprays and dust. It has been rigorously tested for durability against everyday knocks. It arrives on Android™ 13 with the promise of three years of monthly security updates and 2 years of OS upgrades.
The 50MP camera works with some of our smartest imaging AI to capture clear shots, even in tougher conditions. Portrait Mode brings your focus point into the limelight while Night Mode helps with quality shots after dark which can all be viewed on the 6.56” HD+ display. And with OZO 3D audio capture, your videos sound as good as they look.
Get answers. Share photos. Browse, shop, work and play – whatever being online means for you, 5G1 connectivity powered by the Snapdragon® 480+ 5G Mobile Platform, gets you where you want to go, fast. Plus, with plenty of memory, loads of storage space and smart background optimisation, you can jump from one app to the other with no problems.
The average cost to repair a broken screen alone in Australia is more than $300 and the average cost to replace a battery is more than $100 the iFixit screen replacement kit costs AUD$89.99and the battery replacement kit costs AUD$49.99, including the tools.
The Nokia G42 5G in So Pink is available in Australia in 6/128 GB storage and memory configurations from AUD $449 from JB Hi-Fi, Officeworks, Nokia, TVSN, Amazon, Catch and Kogan.
You can add further protection for your Nokia G42 5G with a clear case. Made from 100% recycled materials with fully recyclable packaging, the ultra-slim, lightweight case doesn’t hide your phone’s design. Available from Nokia’s website for AUD $29.
At-home Fit Kits and replacement parts for the Nokia G42 5G are available for AUD $42.99 from iFixit Australia, including display at AUD $89.99, battery at AUD $49.99, and charging port at AUD $42.99.