LG launched the company’s latest LG K42 Smartphone in the K series in India. The phone sports a a 6.6 20:9 HD+ FullVision punch-hole display. It is powered by Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) 12nm processor with 3GB RAM and runs Android 10. It has LG’s 3D sound engine, 4000mAH battery and has been verified by strict US Military Standard Tests — MIL-STD-810G for durability.
The phone also comes with side-mounted Fingerprint Sensor. It has a dedicated Google Assistant button, Pressing the Assistant Button once instantly launches Google Assistant and pressing it twice launches Visual Snapshot that show weather, schedule, and other information.
The LG K42 phone features quad-camera a 13MP primary camera, 5MP Ultra Wide, 2MP Depth camera and a 2MP Macro camera. On the front side it has an 8MP camera. This phone can also be used as a walkie-talkie for quick voice command by pressing and holding the button.
Advait Vaidya, Business Head- Mobiles, LG India, commented on the launch:
Consumers today are looking for affordable smartphones that not only sport an advanced camera technology but also has a sturdy build for longer life. Catering to this need, the LG K42 sets new standards of performance, innovation, and durability. The K42 with its quad-camera arrays, immersive large-screen displays, cutting-edge features and military grade durability is a value for money product that will provide the right edge to our new age consumers. We are confident that the K42 will be a game changer in the category and deliver an elevated experience to our consumers. We are firmly committed to the Make in India vision and the LGK42 will be made in India.
LG K42 specifications
The phone sports a 6.6-inch (1600 x 720 pixels) 20:9 HD+ FullVision Display.
It is powered by 2GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) 12nm processor with 650MHz IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU and runs Android 10.
The phone comes with 3GB RAM, 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD.
The phone features triple rear cameras 13MP rear camera, 5MP 115° Ultra-wide sensor, 2MP macro sensor, 2MP depth sensor, LED Flash.
On the front side it has 8MP front-facing camera.
Connectivity & Sensors
The phone supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS / GLONASS, USB Type-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1 Compatible). It has 3.5mm audio jack, LG 3D Sound Engine, MIL-STD 810G Compliance and comes with Side-mounted Fingerprint Sensor and Google Assistant Button.
Battery and Dimensions
The phone packs 4000mAh built-in battery. The phone has a dimension of 165.0 x 76.7 x 8.4 mm and weight is 182g.
Price and Availability
The LG K42 is priced at Rs. 10,990 and comes in Green and Gray colours. It will be available from Flipkart starting from January 26th. LG will also be providing customers with a 2-year extended warranty along with a free one time screen replacement.
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