LG K42 Review: Although LG’s hold in the smartphone market has reduced now, the phones that are in the company’s market are tremendous. Recently LG has launched its new budget smartphone LG K42 in India. The build quality of the LG K42 is military-grade. This MIL-STD-810G certificate is received.
For this certificate, LG K42 has to go through nine stages in the US Military Defense Standard Testing which includes fire, water, shock, moisture, etc. The phone is also getting a two-year warranty. The price of LG K42 is Rs 10,990 and it will be available in the same variant 3 GB RAM and 64 GB storage. The phone is being sold from Flipkart with a two-year warranty and free one-time screen replacement.
LG K42 Price in India
As of 30th March 2021, LG K42 price in India starts at Rs. 10,990.
LG K42 Smartphone Specifications, Details
|Price in India||₹10,990|
|Release date||21st September 2020|
|Launched in India||Yes|
|Dimensions (mm)||165.00 x 76.70 x 8.40|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||4000|
LG K42 Review of Military Grade Smartphone
LG K42 can be said with the claim that the phone has been introduced with an industry leading design. The company has not made any compromises in terms of design. The phone has been introduced with a unique design.
LG K42 Review: Design
Talking about design, a phone with such design is not present in the Indian market. The back finish of the phone is superb in web style. The back panel is plastic and the frame is also plastic, but the strength is tremendous. This is the first phone with a plastic back panel that does not slip.
You can also use it without a cover, although the company has provided a cover in the box along with the phone. Except for the rear camera panel, a separate finishing has been given on the entire back panel.
All the rear cameras are in the same rectangular shape and also have flash lights. You do not have to worry at all about the strength of the phone, as this phone comes with a military grade MIL-STD-810G certificate. The power button has a fingerprint sensor which is also called a side mounted fingerprint sensor.
LG K42 Review: Display
LG K42 has given Android 10 based LG UX. The phone has a 6.6-inch HD + display with a resolution of 720×1600 pixels. The style of the display is punch-hole. The design of the display is a punch-hole. The punch hole is quite small and is at the top of the display.
The brightness of the display is good and the touch response is also good. Though glass has been used for the protection of the display, although the company has not given any information about the name or brand.
The display is supported by WideWine L3, due to which you will not be able to watch HD videos of Amazon and Netflix on this phone. To watch HD videos of these apps, it is necessary to have support of WideWine L1. The display has a slight bezel at the bottom but the phone is bezelless from the side.
LG K42 Review: Camera
Talking about the camera, it has a quad rear camera setup in which the main lens is 13 megapixels, while the second lens is a 5-megapixel super-wide-angle. The third lens is a 2-megapixel depth sensor and the fourth is a 2-megapixel macro lens. LG K42 has an 8-megapixel front camera for selfie.
With the camera, there is a feature called Flash Jump Cut, with the help of which you can click four photos at a time and can also create a jiff file. AI is also supported with the camera. During the quick review, we clicked some pictures from the camera.
Both the rear and front cameras bring good photos, but the colors are less. The good thing is that the photos have a lot of detail, just the lack of color disappoints. A separate button is available for the camera’s YouTube Live.
LG K42 Review: Performance
Talking about performance, LG has given MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) processor in this phone, which is about three years old processor, although it is also very popular. You will find Helio P22 processors in many midrange and budget smartphones. The phone has 64 GB of storage with 3 GB of RAM, which can be increased with the help of a memory card.
LG K42 Review: Battery
The LG K42 has 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS / A-GPS, and a USB Type-C port for connectivity. The phone also has a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor whose speed is not great but is fine.
Face Unlock is not provided in the phone. The LG K42 has a 4000mAh battery and weighs 182 grams. The phone also has a game launcher, 3D sound engine and a special button for Google Assistant. Charger, cable and cover will be found in the box with the phone.
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