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About LG

1. Trusted Brand

2. A giant in electronics, LG has been making smartphones for a long time. Popular for its "G" series, the Korean firm is credited with launching the world's first dual-core phone, first curved phone and has partnered with Google on multiple occassions to deliver Nexus devices.

3. LG has over 700 service centres in India. Toll Free Number: 18001809999

LG K42 Price, Launch Date

Expected Price: Rs. 13,999
Release Date: Dec 17, 2020 (Expected)
Variant: 3 GB RAM / 64 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Upcoming phone

LG K42 details

Buy For
  • Good performance
  • Latest Android v10 (Q)
  • Decent battery life
Beware of
  • Average RAM considering the price
  • Camera setup could have been better
Verdict

LG K42 is yet another addition to the brand's K-series that is a decent low-end smartphone with considerable features like good battery and great performance. It also has the latest Android v10 (Q), 4G VoLTE, and an ample amount of storage capacity. However, considering the price range, the smartphone has an average camera setup and RAM, especially when other entry-level devices are out with up to quad-camera setup and a minimum of 4-6GB RAM.

Decent smartphone with good battery
Display and Camera

LG K42 is expected to have a 6.5-inch HD+ IPS LCD display, having a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and a pixel density of 270 ppi. The smartphone has a bezel-less display with a waterdrop notch design to support the front camera. It also features a rear fingerprint sensor.

Talking about the optics, LG K42 has a dual-camera setup of a 13MP primary lens and a 5MP depth camera. The rear camera is packed with basic features like Autofocus, ISO control, Exposure compensation, Digital Zoom, HDR, and Continuous shooting. The selfie shooter comes with an 8MP primary sensor, which clicks decent images.

Configuration and Battery

LG K42 should be having a MediaTek Helio P22 chipset, clubbed with an octa-core 2GHz Cortex A53 processor. For the graphics, the device is packed with PowerVR GE8320, along with 3GB RAM, which gets your job done pretty decently. The smartphone derives power from a 4,000 mAh non-replaceable Li-ion battery, which gives good backup for long hours.

Storage and Connectivity

LG K42 has an internal memory of 32GB that is expandable up to 256GB (has a dedicated MicroSD card slot). Some of the network and connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Mobile Hotspot, A-GPS, Bluetooth v5.0, and USB Type-C.
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LG K42 price in india

LG K42 price in India is expected to be Rs. 13,999. LG K42 Expected to be launched on Dec 17, 2020. This is 3 GB RAM / 64 GB internal storage base variant of LG K42 which is expected to available in Green, Grey colour.

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Key Specs See Full Specs
Android v10 (Q)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • 64 GB + 256 GB Expandable
  • Dual SIM
  • Supports Indian bands
  • VoLTE
  • Fingerprint sensor
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LG K42 with 6.6-inch display and quad cameras launched: price, specifications
LG K42 with 6.6-inch display and quad cameras launched: price, specifications

LG K42 specifications include quad cameras, a 6.6-inch HD+ display, and MediaTek Helio P22 SoC. Price is yet to be announced.

Sep 21 2020 By Ashish Kumar

LG K42 Specifications

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Key Specs
RAM 3 GB
Processor MediaTek Helio P22
Rear Camera 13 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP
Front Camera 8 MP
Battery 4000 mAh
Display 6.6 inches
General
Launch Date December 17, 2020 (Expected)
Brand LG
Model K42
Operating System Android v10 (Q)
SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands),
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor yes
Design
Height 165 mm Compare Size
Width 76.7 mm
Thickness 8.4 mm
Very Good
Weight 182 grams
Below Average
Colours Green, Grey
Display
Average
Screen Size 6.6 inches (16.76 cm)
Screen Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels
Bezel-less display yes with punch-hole display
Pixel Density 266 ppi
Good
Display Type IPS LCD
Screen to Body Ratio (calculated) 83.1 %
Performance
Good
Chipset MediaTek Helio P22
Processor Octa core, 2 GHz, Cortex A53
Average
Architecture 64 bit
Graphics PowerVR GE8320
RAM 3 GB
Excellent
Storage
Best in Class
Internal Memory 64 GB
Best in Class
Expandable Memory yes Up to 256 GB
Camera
Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup Quad
Resolution 13 MP Primary Camera
5 MP, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
2 MP, Macro Camera
2 MP, Depth Camera
Autofocus yes
Flash yes LED Flash
Image Resolution 4128 x 3096 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Front Camera
Camera Setup Single
Resolution 8 MP Primary Camera
Battery
Very Good
Capacity 4000 mAh
Type Li-ion
User Replaceable no  No
USB Type-C yes
Network & Connectivity
Network Support 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
VoLTE yes
SIM 1
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
SIM 2
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Wi-Fi yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Wi-Fi Features Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth yes v5.0
GPS yes with A-GPS
USB Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging
Multimedia
Loudspeaker yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor yes
Fingerprint Sensor Position Side
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer
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LG K42 FAQs
  • When will LG K42 be launched?

    The expected launch date of LG K42 is 17 December 2020.

  • Will LG K42 support 5G?

    No, LG K42 is not expected to support 5G.

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  • Will LG K42 support Quick Charging?

    No, LG K42 is not expected to support Quick Charging.

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