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LG K42

The LG K42 (K420HMW) is a good Android phone with 2Ghz Octa-Core processor that allows run games and heavy applications.

An advantage of the LG K42 (K420HMW) is the possibility of using two mobile carriers, a Dual-SIM device with two SIM card slots.

Good connectivity of this device includes Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz), but it lacks NFC connection.

Including the battery, the LG K42 (K420HMW) phone has 184 grams and it's a very thin device, only 8.4mm.

4.9/10
Physical featuresLG K42
Model
Other model namesLG K42 LMK420HMW, LM-K420HMW Dual-SIM
Country or region available(Latin America)ColombiaCosta RicaGuatemalaHondurasNicaraguaPanama
(Latin America), Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
BrandLG
Release dateSeptember, 2020
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)76.7 x 165 millimeters (3.02 x 6.5 in)
Weight184 grams (6.44 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersMIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
System (OS)LG K42
Operating systemAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registered
HardwareLG K42
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 650Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (45GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLG K42
Display typeTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)266 PPI
Colors16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display features60Hz
Mobile networksLG K42
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE
CallingLG K42
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupported
Video callingSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraLG K42
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
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraLG K42
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered
MultimediaLG K42
RadioFM
TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG K42
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supported
NFCNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supported
Other functionsLG K42
Active noise cancellationSupported
Vibrating alertSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Titan, Green, Red
- Silicon case included
- LG 3D Sound Engine
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLG K42
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day
Standby10800 minutes | 180 hours | 7.5 days
Radiation rateLG K42
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered
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