LG K42 Specs Review: 3GB RAM And 64GB Storage

The LG K42 is a new budget smartphone that packs a nice body design and also a special panel and a large screen display size. There is an impressive camera on the device and enough inbuilt storage.

Design And Display

Just as mentioned above, the LG K42 packs a nice body with a special panel which gives it a unique look. The smartphone overall body is built with a combination of aluminum and glass. It has MIL-STD-810G compliant and also measures 165 x 76.7 x 8.4 mm in dimensions and weighs 182 grams.

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On the front, it offers a large screen display size of 6.6 inches with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and a waterdrop notch. The screen, on the other hand, comes with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and 266 PPI density.

Lg K42
Lg K42

Cameras Features

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The LG K42 is blessed with an impressive rear camera of 13 MP, 5 MP ultrawide sensors, another 2 MP macro camera, and 2 MP depth sensors. The four cameras feature LED flash, panorama, HDR and can record 1080p@30fps video quality. The front camera on the notch is 8 MP for selfies and video calling.

Hardware And Software

On the inside, the LG smartphone has a midrange Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 chipset built on a 12nm process node and an octa-core processor running at a speed of 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53. There is PowerVR GE8320 GPU for graphics and it’s powered by the Android 10 operating system.

Storage Capacity And Sensors

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The internal storage on the LG K42 is 64GB and 3GB RAM and you can further expand the memory using a micro SDcard up to 256GB. The phone packs a fingerprint scanner on the side, it has an accelerometer and proximity.

Battery Power And Network Connectivity

The LG K42 has a non-removable battery of 4000 mAh but the battery lack support for fast charging technology. Further, it has dual SIMs and a 4G LTE network. Other connectivity options on the K42 include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, GPS, and USB Type-C 3.1.

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LG K42 Full Specifications

Model NameLG K42
Announced2020, September
Market AvailabilityAvailable


Network TypeGSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G NetworkHSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G NetworkYes
5G NetworkNo
Network SpeedHSPA, LTE-A
Network GPRSYes
Network EDGEYes
SIM TypeDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Body BuildFront glass
Body Dimensions165 x 76.7 x 8.4 mm
Body Weight182 grams
Body ColorsGray


Display TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display Size6.6 inches
Display Resolution720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio
Display MultitouchYes
Display Pixel Density266 ppi density
Display Screen ProtectionYes Corning Gorilla


Primary Camera13 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP
Secondary Camera8 megapixel
Camera FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Camera FlashYes


Operating SystemAndroid
OS Version10.0
User InterfaceYes


ChipsetMediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)
CPUOcta-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics processor (GPU)PowerVR GE8320
System Internal Memory3GB RAM
Internal Storage64GB
Storage Card SlotYes
SensorsFingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity


Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi HotspotYes
BluetoothYes, 5.0, A2DP
USB TypeType – C
GPSYes, with A-GPS


Battery TypeLi-Po Battery
Battery Capacity4000 mAh battery
Battery PlacementNonremovable
Fast ChargingNo
Wireless ChargingNo
Battery Standby
Battery Talk Time
Battery Music Play Time


Audio PlaybackYes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video PlaybackYes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Outn/a
FM Radion/a
Alert TypesVibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Ring TonesMP3, WAV
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jackYes

Other Features

MessagingSMS (threaded view), MMS, Email
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LG K42 Price And Availability

The LG K42 will sell at a price of about $195 and will ships in LMK420HM, and LM-K420HM model number. You can buy the phone in Gray color.

Where To Buy LG K42

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Miracle .O is a Computer scientist by profession and a blogger by passion. He's an expect in writing about phones, gadgets and tutorials.


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