LG K42

Europe

2.4/10
3GB
RAM
64GB
memory
6.6"
720x1600
13MP
8MP front
4000 mAh battery

Platform

OSAndroid 10
RAM3 GB
-44.7
Internal64 GB
-44.8
CPUOcta-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUPowerVR GE8320
ChipsetMediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)

Screen

TypeIPS LCD
Size6.6 inches (16.17 cm)
+1.6
Resolution720x1600
-43.3
Pixel density266 ppi
-22.8
Screen/body ratio83.1%
+2

Sound

Loudspeaker
Output3.5mm
RadioNo

Camera

Primary13 MP, 27mm (wide), 1/3.1", 1.12µm, PDAF 5 MP, f/2.2, 115˚ (ultrawide), 1/5.0", 1.12µm 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Video quality[email protected]
Secondary8 MP, (wide)
-44.7
LED flash, panorama, HDR

Battery

CapacityLi-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable
-7.2

Physical feel

Height16.5cm (6.73 inch)
+1
Width7.67cm (3.13 inch)
-3.8
Thickness0.84cm (0.34 inch)
-4.6
Volume106.3062cm3 (6.49 inch3)
-10.4
Weight182 g (6.42 oz)
-9.8
ColorsGray, Green
STD-810G compliant* *does not guarantee ruggedness or use in extreme conditions

Sensors & ports

GPSA-GPS
Card slotmicroSDXC
USBUSB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Sensors & portsAccelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (side-mounted), Proximity

Network

SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFCYes (market/region dependent)

Variants & compatibility

ModalsEurope
International modalGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600)
EuropeGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600)

Availability

VendorLG
Modal year2021
Announced2021 September
Released2021 September
StatusAvailable. Released 2020, September 21
Price$ 171.97, £ 126.11, € 109

Review

2.4/10

LG K42 is an Android device (Android 10) powered with a Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 processor, Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm) chipset and PowerVR GE8320 GPU. LG K42 has 3 GB RAM. This is -44.7% when compared with the industry avarage capacity of a RAM of the devices released during this year (September, 2020 - September, 2021). An avarage device released during this year had 5.4 GB of RAM. Also LG K42 has 64GB internal memory which is -44.8% when compared with the industry avarage capacity of a internal memory for this year. An avarage device released during this year had around 116GB of internal memory. LG K42 has a 6.6 inch screen. Screen size avarage for 2021 was 6.5 inch (+1.6%). Total number of pixels in screen for LG K42 is 1,152,000 (1600x720) and this is -43.3% the avarage. Pixel densiy 266ppi is -22.8% (avarage was 344ppi). An avarage phone in 2021 was about 202g in weight but LG K42 182g weight is -9.8% of this avarage. Screen/body ratio 83.1% is +2% the avarage of 81.4%. 13MP primary camera is -58.4% the avarage of 31.2MP and 8MP secondary camera is -44.7% the avarage of 14.5MP. The volume of LG K42 is 106.31 cubic cm and it is -10.4% the avarage of 118.7 cubic cm while its thinkness is 8.4 cm while the 2021 avarage was 8.8cm (-4.6%). LG K42 is powered by a Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable which is -7.2% while the avarage battery capacity for 2021 was 4309 mAh.

Pros

6.6 inch IPS LCD 75.8-
83.1% screen/body ratio.51.9-
Compact dimensions (16.5x7.67x0.84cm).54.3-
Thin, 0.84cm.34-
Light weight, 182g.41.2-
Dual SIM.
Fingerprint sensor.
Type-C USB.
External memory expansion slot: microSDXC
2 colors.

Cons

3 GB RAM.72.7+
64 GB internal memory.56+
720x1600 screen resolution.2.9+
266ppi pixel density.86+
13 MP primary camera.53.7+
8 MP front camera.54.3+
4000 mAh battery.53.1+
No radio.
Not water resistant.
Non-removable battery.

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