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LG K42 (K420YMW) vs Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite

Side by side comparison between LG K42 vs Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG K42 (K420YMW)
6.6"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06PointsMotorola Moto G8 Power LiteCompare LG K42 X
Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
6.5"
IPS

720x1600

16
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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

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K42 (K420YMW)12 Advantages LG K42 (K420YMW)vsMoto G8 Power Lite6 Advantages Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+184 grams (6.44 ounces)9%
Lighter
vs200 grams (7 ounces)
+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)10%
Thinner
vs9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)
+6.6"2%
Larger screen
vs6.5"
+(quad camera) 13MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP9%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 16MP + 2MP + 2MP
+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+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
+MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core23%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR4Xvs+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (45GB available)vs+64GB (50GB available)11%
More internal storage for applications and files
266 PPIvs+270 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4000 mAhvs+5000 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use

36 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Plastic body, glass front
TFT IPS LCD
60Hz
16 million
720x1600 pixels
LED flash
+29 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG K42 (K420YMW)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
ModelK42 (K420YMW)Moto G8 Power Lite
Other model namesLG K42 LMK420YMW, LM-K420YMW Dual-SIMLenovo Moto G8 Power Lite XT2055
Country or region available(Global, International)United Arab EmiratesIndiaIsraelTaiwan
(Global, International), United Arab Emirates, India, Israel, Taiwan
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandLGMotorola
Release dateSeptember, 2020April, 2020
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)76.7 x 165 millimeters (3.02 x 6.5 in)75.76 x 164.94 millimeters (2.98 x 6.49 in)
Weight184 grams (6.44 ounces)200 grams (7 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
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.Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)LG K42 (K420YMW)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareLG K42 (K420YMW)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 650MhzPowerVR GE8320 680Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (45GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG K42 (K420YMW)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.6" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)266 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz60Hz
Mobile networksLG K42 (K420YMW)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
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)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 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 Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
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
CallingLG K42 (K420YMW)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
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
CameraLG K42 (K420YMW)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
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
(triple camera)
16 megapixels
2MP depthf/2.41.75um
2MP macrof/2.41.75um
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1µm 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 cameraLG K42 (K420YMW)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaLG K42 (K420YMW)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG K42 (K420YMW)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG K42 (K420YMW)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
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
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Titan, Green, Red
- Silicon case included
- LG 3D Sound Engine
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Royal Blue, Arctic Blue
- Moto Experiences
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG K42 (K420YMW)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 dayfeature not registered
Standby10800 minutes | 180 hours | 7.5 days50400 minutes | 840 hours | 35 days
Radiation rateLG K42 (K420YMW)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
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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