• 6.6" (1600x720) IPS LCD
  • 3GB
    MT6762) SoC
    32GB/64GB Storage
  • 13-MP, f/2.2 Rear: 4 Cameras
  • 4000 mAh

The LG K42 phone has a 6.6-inch (1600x720) IPS LCD screen, a 13MP main camera and a 5MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 4000 mAh and the main processor is a MT6762) with 3 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductLG K42 (2020), Price: 179 USD at Amazon
Display6.6" 1600x720 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 26mm 13-MP f/2.2 (Primary)
  • 17mm 5-MP f/2.2
  • 2-MP f/2.4 +Bokeh Sensor
  • 2-MP f/2.4
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 8-MP
  • MT6762) SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
Battery4000 mAh
DesignIPxx, 182g (6.4oz), 76.7x165x8.4 mm (3.02 x 6.50 x 0.33 inches)
Price (Market)$179
Price at Launch$189
Diagonal (inches)6.6"
Display/Body Ratio83.1%
Sharpness (PPI)266 PPI
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Focal Length (35mm) 26mm
Sensor SizeSmall
Ultrawide Camera
Focal Length (35mm) 17mm
Sensor SizeVery small
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)4000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Processor BrandMediaTek
Processor NameMT6762)
Processor ModelMT6762)
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2 GHz
RAM Options3GB
Internal Storage Options32GB/64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXC
Operating System + VersionAndroid 10
LTE Bands1, 12, 2, 20, 3, 4, 5, 66, 7, 8
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
SAR US Head0.78 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.29 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • FLAC
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • DIVX
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • MP4
  • XVID
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS

LG K42 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How much is the LG K42?

The last time we checked, the LG K42 was retailing at around $179 online. Things may have changed a bit since. The LG K42 launched at $189 on 2020-09-21.

Is the LG K42 Dual-SIM?

No, the LG K42 does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it may be different in Abroad. We mainly track USA data.

Is the LG K42 4K?

No, the LG K42 resolution of (1600x720) is not defined as 4K. 4K is typically defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on smartphones, but it has more similar resolutions for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the LG K42 compatible with Wireless Charging?

No, LG K42 does not feature Wireless Charging.

Does LG K42 feature Qi Wireless Charging?

No, the LG K42 does not support Qi Wireless Charging.

Is the LG K42 4G?

No, the LG K42 is not a 4G-LTE handset.

Is the LG K42 a 5G phone?

No, the LG K42 is not a 5G device.

Is the LG K42 USB-C?

Yes, the LG K42 has a USB-C connector. The USB Type C port runs on the USB 2.0 standard.

Does the LG K42 have a removable battery?

No, the LG K42 does not have a removable battery.

LG K42 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better