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Blu Vivo Selfie (V030U) vs LG K42 (K420YMW)

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

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Compare LG K42 XBlu Vivo Selfie (V030U)06Points
Blu Vivo Selfie (V030U)
4.8"
AMOLED

720x1280

8
MP

8mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2300
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)

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Vivo Selfie (V030U)6 Advantages Blu Vivo Selfie (V030U)vsK42 (K420YMW)20 Advantages LG K42 (K420YMW)
+111 grams (3.89 ounces)66%
Lighter
vs184 grams (6.44 ounces)
+7.75 millimeters (0.31 inches)8%
Thinner
vs8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+306 PPI15%
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
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core112%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR2vs+3GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
8GB (4GB available)vs+64GB (45GB available)10 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC15 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
720x1280 pixelsvs+720x1600 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
4.8"vs+6.6"37%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(quad camera) 13MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP173%
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
Android 5.0.2 Lollipopvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2300 mAhvs+4000 mAh74%
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
4.0 + 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

22 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
(front) 8MP
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
+15 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresBlu Vivo Selfie (V030U)LG K42 (K420YMW)
ModelVivo Selfie (V030U)K42 (K420YMW)
Other model namesBLU Vivo Selfie Dual Sim AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, MetroPCSLG K42 LMK420YMW, LM-K420YMW Dual-SIM
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)United Arab EmiratesIndiaIsraelTaiwan
(Global, International), United Arab Emirates, India, Israel, Taiwan
BrandBluLG
Release dateJuly, 2015September, 2020
Depth7.75 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)68.4 x 141 millimeters (2.69 x 5.55 in)76.7 x 165 millimeters (3.02 x 6.5 in)
Weight111 grams (3.89 ounces)184 grams (6.44 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic 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 Vivo Selfie (V030U)LG K42 (K420YMW)
Operating systemAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareBlu Vivo Selfie (V030U)LG K42 (K420YMW)
Chipset32bit - MediaTek MT658264bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)
CPU processor1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-400PowerVR GE8320 650Mhz
RAM memory1GB LPDDR23GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage8GB (4GB available)64GB (45GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayBlu Vivo Selfie (V030U)LG K42 (K420YMW)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size4.8" inches6.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)306 PPI266 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksBlu Vivo Selfie (V030U)LG 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)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 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 850/1700/1900UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE 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+GPRS, 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 Vivo Selfie (V030U)LG 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 Vivo Selfie (V030U)LG K42 (K420YMW)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(quad camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2115º1/5.0"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41.75μm
2MP depthf/2.41.75μm
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: 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 Vivo Selfie (V030U)LG K42 (K420YMW)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaBlu Vivo Selfie (V030U)LG K42 (K420YMW)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityBlu Vivo Selfie (V030U)LG 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
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsBlu Vivo Selfie (V030U)LG K42 (K420YMW)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Green, Pink
- Blu Bright Technology
- Screen protector included
- Case protector included
- Sony IMX 179 sensor camera
- Selfie Stick included
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Titan, Green, Red
- Silicon case included
- LG 3D Sound Engine
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyBlu Vivo Selfie (V030U)LG K42 (K420YMW)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2300 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 day960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day
Standby40500 minutes | 675 hours | 28.1 days10800 minutes | 180 hours | 7.5 days
Radiation rateBlu Vivo Selfie (V030U)LG 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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