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Lenovo S5 (32GB) vs LG K42 (K420YMW)

Side by side comparison between Lenovo S5 vs LG K42 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG K42 XLenovo S5 (32GB)10Points
Lenovo S5 (32GB)
5.7"
IPS

1080x2160

13
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!

S5 (32GB)10 Advantages Lenovo S5 (32GB)vsK42 (K420YMW)12 Advantages LG K42 (K420YMW)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core9%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+155 grams (5.43 ounces)19%
Lighter
vs184 grams (6.44 ounces)
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8%
Thinner
vs8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+1080x2160 pixels103%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+424 PPI59%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs266 PPI
+(dual camera) 13MP + 13MP18%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 13MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
3GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR4XAdvantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
32GB (22GB available)vs+64GB (45GB available)105%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
5.7"vs+6.6"16%
Larger screen
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Android 8.0 Oreovs+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
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
4.2 + 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
Not supportedvs+MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

26 Common items in both devices
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLenovo S5 (32GB)LG K42 (K420YMW)
ModelS5 (32GB)K42 (K420YMW)
Other model names联想S5, Lenovo S5 3GB RAM + 32GB PABX0000CN, PABX0001CNLG K42 LMK420YMW, LM-K420YMW Dual-SIM
Country or region availableChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
(Global, International)United Arab EmiratesIndiaIsraelTaiwan
(Global, International), United Arab Emirates, India, Israel, Taiwan
BrandLenovoLG
Release dateMarch, 2018September, 2020
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)73.5 x 154 millimeters (2.89 x 6.06 in)76.7 x 165 millimeters (3.02 x 6.5 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 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)Lenovo S5 (32GB)LG K42 (K420YMW)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareLenovo S5 (32GB)LG K42 (K420YMW)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)
CPU processor2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 650MhzPowerVR GE8320 650Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)64GB (45GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLenovo S5 (32GB)LG K42 (K420YMW)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.7" inches6.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~74.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI266 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksLenovo S5 (32GB)LG K42 (K420YMW)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/100 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 networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat7 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, 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
CallingLenovo S5 (32GB)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
CameraLenovo S5 (32GB)LG K42 (K420YMW)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
13MP mono
(quad camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2115º1/5.0"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41.75μm
2MP depthf/2.41.75μm
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm 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 on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraLenovo S5 (32GB)LG K42 (K420YMW)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaLenovo S5 (32GB)LG K42 (K420YMW)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLenovo S5 (32GB)LG K42 (K420YMW)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + 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, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLenovo S5 (32GB)LG K42 (K420YMW)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Midnight Black, Flame Red
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum body
- 2.5D glass screen
- ZUI 3.7
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Titan, Green, Red
- Silicon case included
- LG 3D Sound Engine
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLenovo S5 (32GB)LG K42 (K420YMW)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registered10800 minutes | 180 hours | 7.5 days
Radiation rateLenovo S5 (32GB)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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