• 6.6" (1600x720) IPS LCD
  • 3GB
    MT6762) SoC
    32GB/64GB Storage
  • 13-MP, f/2.2 4 Rear Cameras
    CAMERA HW score: 64
  • 4000 mAh

The LG K42 phone has a 6.6-inch (1600x720) IPS LCD screen, a 13MP main camera and a 5MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 4000 mAh and the main processor is a MT6762) with 3 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductLG K42 (Launched 2020-09-21), Price: 179 USD at Amazon
Display6.6" 1600x720 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 26mm 13-MP f/2.2 (Primary)
  • 17mm 5-MP f/2.2
  • 2-MP f/2.4 +Bokeh Sensor
  • 2-MP f/2.4
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 8-MP
  • MT6762) SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
Battery4000 mAh
DesignIPxx, 182g (6.4oz), 76.7x165x8.4 mm (3.02 x 6.50 x 0.33 inches)
Price (Market)$179
Price at Launch$189
Diagonal (inches)6.6"
Display/Body Ratio83.1%
Sharpness (PPI)266 PPI
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Focal Length (35mm) 26mm
Sensor SizeSmall
Ultrawide Camera
Focal Length (35mm) 17mm
Sensor SizeVery small
Macro Camera
Hardware Features
  • Macro Lens
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)4000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Processor BrandMediaTek
Processor NameMT6762)
Processor ModelMT6762)
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2 GHz
RAM Options3GB
Internal Storage Options32GB/64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXC
Operating System + VersionAndroid 10
LTE Bands1, 12, 2, 20, 3, 4, 5, 66, 7, 8
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
SAR US Head0.78 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.29 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • FLAC
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • DIVX
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • MP4
  • XVID
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS

LG K42 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The last time we checked, the LG K42 was retailing at around $179 online. Things may have changed a bit since. The LG K42 launched at $189 on 2020-09-21.
No, the LG K42 does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but it could be different in Asia. We mainly track USA data.
No, the LG K42 1600x720 resolution is not 4K.
No, the LG K42 is not compatible with Wireless Charging.
No, the LG K42 does not support Qi Wireless Charging.
No, the LG K42 does not seem to work on 4G networks.
No, the LG K42 is not a 5G NR device.
Yes, the LG K42 has a USB-C connector.
No, the LG K42's battery cannot be removed.

LG K42 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better