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LG K42 (K420EMW) vs LG K32 (K200QM)

Side by side comparison between LG K42 vs LG K32 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG K32 XLG K42 (K420EMW)17Points
LG K42 (K420EMW)
6.6"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG K32 (K200QM)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG K42 (K420EMW)

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!

K42 (K420EMW)17 Advantages LG K42 (K420EMW)vsK32 (K200QM)3 Advantages LG K32 (K200QM)
+2GHz 64bit Octa-Core83%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.3GHz 64bit Quad-Core
+3GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+64GB (45GB available)114%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB available)
+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 4.5
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
+720x1600 pixels5%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1520 pixels
+6.6"6%
Larger screen
vs6.2"
+(quad camera) 13MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP47%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 13MP + 2MP
+(front) 8MP63%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+10W67%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs6W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
184 grams (6.44 ounces)vs+170 grams (5.95 ounces)8%
Lighter
266 PPIvs+271 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

32 Common items in both devices
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Plastic body, glass front
TFT IPS LCD
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+25 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

LG K42 (K420EMW)LG K32 (K200QM)
ModelK42 (K420EMW)K32 (K200QM)
Other model namesLG K42 LMK420EMW, LM-K420EMW Dual-SIM NFCLG K32 LM-K200QM, LMK200QM.ACANTN (Bell)
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
Canada
Canada
BrandLGLG
Release date9/21/202011/1/2020
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)76.7 x 165 millimeters (3.02 x 6.5 in)75.4 x 157.7 millimeters (2.97 x 6.21 in)
Weight184 grams (6.44 ounces)170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersMIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.

🤖 Operating System

LG K42 (K420EMW)LG K32 (K200QM)
System versionAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

LG K42 (K420EMW)LG K32 (K200QM)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm 215 QM215 (28nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
1.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 (650MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 308
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

LG K42 (K420EMW)LG K32 (K200QM)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (45GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 4.5
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

LG K42 (K420EMW)LG K32 (K200QM)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.6" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)720x1520 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)266 PPI271 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh rate60Hz60Hz
Display featuresNot supportedNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

LG K42 (K420EMW)LG K32 (K200QM)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (2, 4, 5, 12, 13, 25, 66)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported

📷 Camera

LG K42 (K420EMW)LG K32 (K200QM)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2115°1/5.0"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41.75μm
2MP depthf/2.41.75μm
(dual camera)
13 megapixels
2MP macro
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

LG K42 (K420EMW)LG K32 (K200QM)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

LG K42 (K420EMW)LG K32 (K200QM)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or moreNot supported
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

LG K42 (K420EMW)LG K32 (K200QM)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

LG K42 (K420EMW)LG K32 (K200QM)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

LG K42 (K420EMW)LG K32 (K200QM)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
BL-M03
Battery capacity4000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging6W (5V/1.2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy16 hoursfeature not registered
Standby180 hours (7.5 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

LG K42 (K420EMW)LG K32 (K200QM)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Titan, Green, Red
- Silicon case included
- LG 3D Sound Engine
- Colors: Gray
- Google Assistant
- Silicone case included
- Earphones included
- WiFi hotspot

☢️ Radiation rate

LG K42 (K420EMW)LG K32 (K200QM)
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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