LG K42 has officially launched in India powered by the MediaTek Helio P22 processor and LG says it has passed the US Military-grade tests for its durability. The K42 is a budget smartphone with quad cameras on the back, HD+ display and a new durable design.
“Consumers today are looking for affordable smartphones that not only sport an advanced camera technology but also have 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,” said Advait Vaidya, Business Head- Mobiles, LG India.
LG K42 pricing and availability
LG K42 is priced at Rs 10,990 and will be available to purchase from Flipkart in Green or Gray colours. The LG K42 is made in India and the company is offering a two-year warranty on the phone. It goes on sale from January 26 on Flipkart along with a free one-time screen replacement.
LG K42 specifications
The LG K42 has a new design with a UV coated back panel and wave patterns which makes the back of the phone less susceptible to wear and tear. The phone measures 8.4 millimetres in thickness and weighs 182 grams. The phone has also passed through nine categories of US Military Standard tests withstanding high temperature, low temperature, temperature shock, vibration, humidity and more.
The LG K42 features a 6.6-inch HD+ (1600 x 720 pixels) resolution display with a punch-hole cutout in the top centre. The phone is powered by the MediaTek Helio P22 processor with an octa-core CPU and is paired with 3GB RAM and 64GB storage with an option to expand the storage further via microSD card slot. It runs on Android 10 and has a dedicated Google Assistant button.
The K42 has quad cameras on the back that consists of a primary 13MP camera, 5MP ultra-wide-angle camera with 115-degree field-of-view, 2MP macro camera and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, there is an 8MP selfie camera housed within the notch cutout upfront. The rear cameras can record in 1080p at 30FPS.
The LG K42’s power button doubles up as a fingerprint reader and the phone is equipped with a 4,000mAh battery but does not support fast charging.