Score from 10
0.7

LG K42

Score

Camera
1.7
Performance
0.9
Screen
1.1
Battery
1
Connectivity
1
Appearance
5
Futures
3.6

Pros and cons

GoodNothing
NormalAppearance
BadCamera, Performance, Screen, Battery, Connectivity, Futures

Price comparison


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Ebay
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a.l.comm
LG K42 UNL GRN WITH H2OWIRELESS UNLIM TRIAL5G ATTPlan WhyPayMore USEINMOBHOTSPOT
a.l.comm
132$
26.06

Shop Product description Price
Ebay
Ebay
a.l.comm
LG K42 UNL GRN WITH H2OWIRELESS UNLIM TRIAL5G ATTPlan WhyPayMore USEINMOBHOTSPOT
a.l.comm
132$
26.06
Ebay
Ebay
never-msrp
LG K42 LM-K420YMW 64GB 3GB RAM (FACTORY UNLOCKED) 6.6" Gray ✤ in Stock ✤ Ship Worldwide ✤ USA Seller ✤ Top Rated
never-msrp
176$
26.06
Ebay
Ebay
one.stop.shoppee
LG K42 (RAM 3GB, 64GB) 6.6"Display 13+5+2MP Camera Dual SIM GoogleplayPhone
one.stop.shoppee
200$
26.06
Ebay
Ebay
kickmobiles-ltd
BNIB LG K42 Dual Sim 64GB ROM + 3GB RAM Gray Factory Unlocked 4G/LTE GSM
kickmobiles-ltd
489$
26.06

LG K42 specifications


BrandLG
Model
K42
LMK420EMW
LM-K420EMW
CategoryMobile phones
Weight182 grams
Density266 ppi
Memory size3 Gigabytes
Battery capacity4000 mAh

Width76.7 milimeters
Height165 milimeters
Thickness8.43 milimeters
Weight182 grams
MaterialsPlastic
ColorsGray, Green
Effective area83 percents
Resistance certificateMIL-STD-810G
Operating systemAndroid 10
Interface
Google playYes

Screen typeLCD IPS
Screen futuresHole-punch Notch, Scratch resistant, Capacitive, Multi-touch, Frameless
Aspect Ratio20 : 9
Screen resolution720 x 1600
Resolution type
Density266 ppi

Audio futuresDTS / DTS X
Headphone JackYes
RadioYes

NFCYes
Voice over LTEYes
PC syncYes
OTA syncYes
Infrared
TetheringYes
Sim cardsDual SIM
Wi-Fi standards802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wi-Fi futuresWi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth versionBluetooth 5.0
NavigationGPS, A-GPS, GLONASS

Memory size3 Gigabytes
RAM type
CPU nameMediaTek Helio P22 MT6762
CPU cores4 cores Cortex A53 with speed 2 GHz
4 cores Cortex A53 with speed 1.5 GHz
GPU namePowerVR GE8320

Storage size64 Gigabytes
ROM type
Card slotYes
Slot typeIndependent SD slot

Battery capacity4000 mAh
Battery typeLi-Ion
Battery futuresNon-removable
USB Type CYes
Fast chargeYes

FingerprintYes
Fingerprint locationOn the side
ProximityYes
Light sensorYes
AccelerometerYes
GyroscopeYes
Gravity
Cooling systemNo
Gaming buttonsNo
Notifications

2GB2 (1900)
B3 (1800)
B5 (850)
B8 (900)
3GB1 (2100)
B2 (1900)
B5 (850)
B8 (900)
4G LTEB1 (2100)
B3 (1800)
B7 (2600)
B8 (900)
B20 (800)
B28B (700)
B28A (700)
B38 (TDD 2600)

Benchmarks

Antutu
v8
Total Score 94 000
25.02.2021
UL-Benchmark
Performance 10 035
01.04.2022

Chipset

Model Manufacturer GPU Cores Speed
Helio P22 MT6762 MediaTek PowerVR GE8320 8 cores 1.5 GHz - 2 GHz

Cores list

Cortex A53 2 GHz
Cortex A53 2 GHz
Cortex A53 2 GHz
Cortex A53 2 GHz
Cortex A53 1.5 GHz
Cortex A53 1.5 GHz
Cortex A53 1.5 GHz
Cortex A53 1.5 GHz

Camera sensors

Main camera
Sensor model -
Manufacturer -
Resolution 13 MP
Aperture -
Sensor type CMOS
Wide Angle lens
Sensor model -
Manufacturer -
Resolution 5 MP
Aperture -
Sensor type -
Portrait mode (depth)
Sensor model -
Manufacturer -
Resolution 2 MP
Aperture ƒ/2.4
Sensor type -
Macro lens
Sensor model -
Manufacturer -
Resolution 2 MP
Aperture ƒ/2.4
Sensor type -
Selfie
Sensor model -
Manufacturer -
Resolution 8 MP
Aperture -
Sensor type -

Supported bands

Carrier 2G
GSM
3G
UMTS
AT&T
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B2 (1900)
B5 (850)
Bluegrass Cellular
Boost Mobile
C Spire
Carolina West Wireless
Cellular One
B5 (850)
Chariton Valley
B5 (850)
Commnet Wireless
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
Cricket
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B2 (1900)
B5 (850)
Indigo Wireless
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B5 (850)
iWireless
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS A-F)
Limitless Mobile
B2 (1900)
Lycamobile
B2 (1900)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS A-F)
Metro
B2 (1900)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS A-F)
Pine Cellular
B5 (850)
Plateau Wireless
B5 (850)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS A-F)
B5 (850)
Sprint
Straight Talk
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS A-F)
B5 (850)
T-Mobile
B2 (1900)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS A-F)
Ting
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS A-F)
Union Telephone
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
US Cellular
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B2 (1900)
B5 (850)
Verizon
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B2 (1900)
B5 (850)
Viaero
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B2 (1900)
B5 (850)
Virgin Mobile
West Central Wireless
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B5 (850)

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