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Blu V XI vs LG K42 (K420YMW)

Side by side comparison between Blu V XI vs LG K42 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Blu V XI
5.9"
IPS

720x1520

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG K42 (K420YMW)
6.6"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG K42 (K420YMW)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

V XI8 Advantages Blu V XIvsK42 (K420YMW)16 Advantages LG K42 (K420YMW)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)6%
Thinner
vs8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+285 PPI7%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs266 PPI
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+1/3" inches3%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3.1" inches
+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
32GB (22GB available)vs+64GB (45GB available)105%
More internal storage for applications and files
187 grams (6.55 ounces)vs+184 grams (6.44 ounces)2%
Lighter
720x1520 pixelsvs+720x1600 pixels5%
Higher resolution screen
5.9"vs+6.6"12%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 16MP + 5MPvs+(quad camera) 13MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP4%
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3000 mAhvs+4000 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
4.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

30 Common items in both devices
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
3GB LPDDR4X
eMMC 5.1
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC / Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
+23 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresBlu V XILG K42 (K420YMW)
ModelV XIK42 (K420YMW)
Other model namesBlu Vivo XI V0330WW, Blu Vivo 11, Blu VXILG K42 LMK420YMW, LM-K420YMW Dual-SIM
Country or region availableBrazil
Brazil
(Global, International)United Arab EmiratesIndiaIsraelTaiwan
(Global, International), United Arab Emirates, India, Israel, Taiwan
BrandBluLG
Release dateSeptember, 2018September, 2020
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)72.9 x 149.7 millimeters (2.87 x 5.89 in)76.7 x 165 millimeters (3.02 x 6.5 in)
Weight187 grams (6.55 ounces)184 grams (6.44 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedMIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
System (OS)Blu V XILG K42 (K420YMW)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareBlu V XILG K42 (K420YMW)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 650MhzPowerVR GE8320 650Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (45GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBlu V XILG K42 (K420YMW)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.9" inches6.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~79.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1520 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)285 PPI266 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksBlu V XILG K42 (K420YMW)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF) and nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,28,66)LTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingBlu V XILG K42 (K420YMW)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraBlu V XILG K42 (K420YMW)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP depth1/5"1.12µm
(quad camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2115º1/5.0"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41.75μm
2MP depthf/2.41.75μm
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.1µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraBlu V XILG K42 (K420YMW)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaBlu V XILG K42 (K420YMW)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityBlu V XILG K42 (K420YMW)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsBlu V XILG K42 (K420YMW)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver
- 2.5D curved glass
- 450nits / 19:9 display
- 2 silicone cases included
- Screen protector tempered glass
- DTS sound
- Quick Charger: 100% in 2.5 hours
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Titan, Green, Red
- Silicon case included
- LG 3D Sound Engine
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyBlu V XILG K42 (K420YMW)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day
Standby37500 minutes | 625 hours | 26 days10800 minutes | 180 hours | 7.5 days
Radiation rateBlu V XILG K42 (K420YMW)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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