LG K42

Added: 09.28.20 | Updated: 11.16.21
  • Model: K42
  • Brand: LG
  • Rating: 3.58 out of 5 (12 votes)
  • Price
  • Year of manufacture: 2020
  • Dimensions: 165 x 76.7 x 8.4 mm
  • Weight: 182 g
  • Chipset: Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)
  • Built-in memory
  • Screen: IPS LCD 6.6 inches
  • Battery: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: Quad, 13MP
  • Front camera: Single, 8MP

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LG K42 specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

LG K42 Release dateCommon

Brand and model

LG K42

Launch date

2020, September 21

LG K42 PricePrice

First price

LG K42 dimension, size, weightDesign


6.5 in (165 mm)


3.02 in ( 76.7 mm)


0.33 in ( 8.4 mm)


6.42 oz (182 grams)

Water resistant

MIL-STD-810G compliant




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LG K42 screenScreen

Technology IPS LCD

6.6 in

Screen Area

105.2 cm2


720 x 1600 px

Points per inch

266 PPI

Color Depth


Ratio (height:width)


Ratio (screen:body)


Screen protector

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LG K42 ProcessorHardware


- Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)


- Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53


- PowerVR GE8320

LG K42 Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory


Memory Card Slot


LG K42 SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 10

User Interface

LG K42 main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras



-13 MP, 27mm (wide), 1/3.1'', 1.12µm, PDAF
-5 MP, f/2.2, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/5.0'', 1.12µm
-2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)


LED flash, panorama, HDR

Video Recording 1080p@30fps

LG K42 selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras



-8 MP, (wide)

Video Recording 1080p@30fps

LG K42 Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE
SIM Card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE

LG K42 wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

LG K42 Battery type and CapacityBattery


4000 mAh


Li-Po, non-removable



LG K42 sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes
Radio No


Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity

Other specifications


Performance Benchmark

LG K42 antutu score Antutu Score

Antutu 8 Score94368 (Position 962 out of 1146)

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LG K42 geekbench ScoreGeekbench Score

GeekBench 5 Single Core179 (Position 1409 out of 1884)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core732 (Position 1513 out of 1873)

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Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from LG. However, there may be differences in specifications.

Review of LG K42

LG k42 is a smartphone that appeared on the market in the fall of 2020. It stands out with interesting design solutions, only one color and an excitingly beautiful and large screen. Its dimensions predispose to comfortable use every day. In addition, the LG K42 offers a quadruple rear camera and quality and loud sound. It also has protection according to the MIL-STD-810G standard. This way you can be sure of its durability even in extreme conditions.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does LG K42 cost?

The price of the LG K42 varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at . Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.

When did the LG K42 come out?

LG K42 mobile was launched on in these colors: Gray.

What is the size and weight of LG K42 ?

The LG K42 has dimensions of Height: 165 mm Width: 76.7 mm Thickness: 8.4 mm and weighs approximately 182 grams.

What is the screen size and resolution of LG K42?

When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 6.6 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 720 x 1600 px at a pixel density of 266 ppi.

How much memory and storage does a LG K42 have?

Device comes with chipset Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm) with processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53. LG K42 is available with internal memory of 64GB 3GB RAM.

What are the main camera specifications and megapixels of the LG K42?

The device have a Quad rear camera setup with specs of 13 MP, 27mm (wide), 1/3.1'', 1.12µm, PDAF 5 MP, f/2.2, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/5.0'', 1.12µm 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth) and features like LED flash, panorama, HDR

What are the front camera specs and MP of the LG K42?

The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 8 MP, (wide) and features like