LG K42

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LG K42
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  • 6.6" 720x1600 pixels
  • 13MP 1080p
  • 3GB RAM Helio P22
  • 4000mAh Li-Po
Released 2020, September 21 182g, 8.4mm thickness Android 10, up to Android 11 64GB storage, microSDXC
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Also known as LG K52 in Brazil

Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38 - Europe
  1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41 - Australia
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2020, September 21
Status Available. Released 2020, September 21
Body
Dimensions 165 x 76.7 x 8.4 mm (6.50 x 3.02 x 0.33 in)
Weight 182 g (6.42 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 MIL-STD-810G compliant*
*does not guarantee ruggedness or use in extreme conditions
Display
Type IPS LCD
Size 6.6 inches, 105.2 cm2 (~83.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~266 ppi density)
Platform
OS Android 10, upgradable to Android 11
Chipset Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR GE8320
Memory
Card slot microSDXC
Internal 64GB 3GB RAM
 eMMC 5.1
Main Camera
Quad 13 MP, 27mm (wide), 1/3.1", 1.12µm, PDAF
5 MP, f/2.2, 115˚ (ultrawide), 1/5.0", 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 8 MP, (wide)
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC Yes (market/region dependent)
Radio No
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Battery
Type Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable
Misc
Colors Gray, Green
Models LMK420, LM-K420, LMK420H, LM-K420H, LMK420E, LM-K420E, LMK420Y, LM-K420Y
Price About 140 EUR

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User opinions and reviews

  • Anonymous

Hi, For those like me who updated to android 11 and have had the fingerprint unlock lag for 5 seconds, All you have to do is to delete all exisiting fingerprints then re-register them again. This has completely fixed my fingerprint unlock lag is...

Perform hard factory reset after Android 11 upgrade. Clean the junk and the phone will become noticeably faster. I followed the same and I can confirm I do not face such issues. But I admit Android 11 is a tiny bit slower on LG K42 over Android 10. B...

  • T4techdroid

After updating my LG K42 to Android 11 , the phone now its too slow , even the fingerprint scanner takes morethan 3 seconds to unlock. And multitasking is worst, sometimes apps even not respond! Performance got degraded after Android 11 update. The ...

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