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LG K42 (K420YMW) vs LG G2 (D802 16GB)

Side by side comparison between LG K42 vs LG G2 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG G2 XLG K42 (K420YMW)18Points
LG K42 (K420YMW)
6.6"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
10PointsLG G2 (D802 16GB)Compare LG K42 X
LG G2 (D802 16GB)
5.2"
IPS+

1080x1920

13
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

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

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K42 (K420YMW)18 Advantages LG K42 (K420YMW)vsG2 (D802 16GB)10 Advantages LG G2 (D802 16GB)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core10%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.27Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+3GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+64GB (45GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (11GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)6%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+6.6"27%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(quad camera) 13MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP68%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+f/1.8 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.4 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2.1MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
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
+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)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
184 grams (6.44 ounces)vs+143 grams (5.01 ounces)29%
Lighter
TFT IPS LCDvs+TFT Super IPS+Advantage
TFT Super IPS+ display is brighter and more vivid
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels80%
Higher resolution screen
266 PPIvs+424 PPI59%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/3.1" inchesvs+1/3.06" inches1%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 2Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

25 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
+18 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG K42 (K420YMW)LG G2 (D802 16GB)
ModelK42 (K420YMW)G2 (D802 16GB)
Other model namesLG K42 LMK420YMW, LM-K420YMW Dual-SIMLG G2 D802 4G for UK, LG G2 D802 4G LTE
Country or region available(Global, International)United Arab EmiratesIndiaIsraelTaiwan
(Global, International), United Arab Emirates, India, Israel, Taiwan
feature not registered
BrandLGLG
Release dateSeptember, 2020September, 2013
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)76.7 x 165 millimeters (3.02 x 6.5 in)70.9 x 138.5 millimeters (2.79 x 5.45 in)
Weight184 grams (6.44 ounces)143 grams (5.01 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersMIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.Not supported
System (OS)LG K42 (K420YMW)LG G2 (D802 16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
HardwareLG K42 (K420YMW)LG G2 (D802 16GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
2.27Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 330
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (45GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (11GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayLG K42 (K420YMW)LG G2 (D802 16GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT Super IPS+
Screen size6.6" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)266 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 2
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksLG K42 (K420YMW)LG G2 (D802 16GB)
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)
micro-SIM (3FF)
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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40)
VoLTE
LTE 850/900/1800/2100/2600
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingLG K42 (K420YMW)LG G2 (D802 16GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraLG K42 (K420YMW)LG G2 (D802 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2115º1/5.0"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41.75μm
2MP depthf/2.41.75μm
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4160x3120 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/3.06" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraLG K42 (K420YMW)LG G2 (D802 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels1920x1080 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
MultimediaLG K42 (K420YMW)LG G2 (D802 16GB)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
ConnectivityLG K42 (K420YMW)LG G2 (D802 16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Micro-B USB SlimPort
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsLG K42 (K420YMW)LG G2 (D802 16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Titan, Green, Red
- Silicon case included
- LG 3D Sound Engine
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- Dolby mobile sound
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
Power supplyLG K42 (K420YMW)LG G2 (D802 16GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day
Standby10800 minutes | 180 hours | 7.5 days41760 minutes | 696 hours | 29 days
Radiation rateLG K42 (K420YMW)LG G2 (D802 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.5W/kg (head) | 0.69W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.41W/kg (head) | 0.47W/kg (body)
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