• 6.6" (1600x720) IPS LCD
  • 3GB
    MT6762) SoC
    32GB/64GB Storage
  • 13-MP, f/2.2 Rear: 4 Cameras
  • 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 (2020), 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
Computing
  • 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
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Display
TypeIPS LCD
Diagonal (inches)6.6"
Display/Body Ratio83.1%
Resolution1600x720
Sharpness (PPI)266 PPI
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel13-MP
Aperturef/2.2
Focal Length (35mm) 26mm
Sensor SizeSmall
Ultrawide Camera
Megapixel5-MP
Aperturef/2.2
Focal Length (35mm) 17mm
Sensor SizeVery small
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)4000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Computing
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
Communications
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
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
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
Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS

LG K42 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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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.
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No, the LG K42 does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but things may be different in Abroad. We mainly track USA data.
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No, the LG K42 resolution of (1600x720) is not considered to be 4K.
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No, the LG K42 is not capable of Wireless Charging.
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No, the LG K42 does not feature Qi Wireless Charging.
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No, the LG K42 does not seem to work on 4G-LTE networks.
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No, the LG K42 is not a 5G handset.
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Yes, the LG K42 has a USB C port.
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No, the LG K42 does not have a removable battery.

LG K42 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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