LG K42 was launched in India with four rear cameras and a 4,000 mAh battery. The new LG smartphone also comes with a military-grade MIL-STD-810G certified construction that is touted as having passed nine different categories of the US military defence standard tests, including high and low temperatures, shock temperature, vibrations, shocks and humidity. among others. The LG K42 comes with a free second-year warranty coverage to complement its rugged build. Other key highlights of the smartphone include an HD + display, perforated design, side-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a 13-megapixel main camera sensor. The LG K42 competes with others like the Oppo A31 (2020), the Infinix Hot 9 Pro, and the Samsung Galaxy M11.
LG K42 price in India
LG K42 the price in India has been set at Rs. 10,990 for the only 3GB RAM + 64GB storage variant and will be available for purchase exclusively through Flipkart. It comes in grey and green colour options. LG offers a two-year extended warranty along with a free one-time screen replacement with every purchase.
The LG K42 debuted in the Central American and Caribbean region in September of last year.
LG K42 Specifications
The LG K42 dual SIM (Nano) runs on Android 10 with LG UX on top and features a 6.6-inch HD + screen (720×1,600) with a 20: 9 aspect ratio. It is powered by octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) SoC, along with 3GB of RAM. For photos and videos, the LG K42 houses a quad rear camera setup that includes a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor with a super wide-angle lens. The camera setup also comes with a 2-megapixel depth sensor and a 2-megapixel macro shooter. For selfies and video conferencing, the LG K42 features an 8-megapixel selfie camera sensor on the front.
LG has provided a Flash Jump Cut function that allows the camera to take four still images with some intervals, as well as using the flash to indicate when the sensors are capturing images. There is also a Time Helper feature that blinks the flash to alert users before the phone captures an image. Additionally, the phone includes an AI Cam feature that uses algorithms backed by artificial intelligence (AI) to recommend an optimal camera mode among eight different modes after analyzing subjects in the frame.
The LG K42 comes with 64GB of onboard storage. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS / A-GPS, and a USB Type-C port. The phone also comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The LG K42 includes a 4000 mAh battery. It measures 165.0×76.7×8.4mm and weighs 182 grams. Specifically for gamers, the LG K42 comes preloaded with a Game Launcher that helps provide relevant settings for mobile games. The phone also features a 3D sound engine and includes a Google Assistant button.