After Samsung, LG is another South Korean giant domaining Indian market. However, in the Smartphone market, LG keeps losing its grip. Meanwhile, LG has launched a budget handset with military-grade durability debuted LG K42 in herein India. That shows the company is still in the business. Going by the handset – No doubt it is a value for money handset thanks to the extra one year warranty. Though the handset meets the actual requirements of the Indian users, this market has plenty of Chinese smartphones providing the same level of value for money.
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LG K42 Price and Availablity
The handset will be available after January 26 exclusively on Flipkart. If you purchase the handset on the Republic Day sales, you will get an extra one-year warranty as well as one-time screen replacement at free of cost. The handset available in a single storage option configured as 3GB+64GB memory. While it has two colour options to choose from Green and Gray. Apart from the 64GB inbuilt storage, you have the storage expansion support through a dedicated microSD card slot. Overall the handset has been priced in India for ₹10,990 for the 3GB+64GB model.
Features and Specs
At the upfront, the handset is built around an HD+ resolution LCD display of size 6.6″ inches diagonal with a punch hole at the top centre. Beneath the punch hole, there is a selfie camera sensor of 8MP. While at the rear, the handset has a rectangular-shaped camera module consisting of quad-camera sensors and an LED flashlight built into it. The camera sensors are of a 13MP main camera, a 5MP ultrawide camera, and two 2MP auxiliary camera sensors of a depth and macro.
Under the hood, the handset is powered by a MediaTek Helio P22 SoC. Further, it 8X Cortex-A53 CPU cores at 2.0GHz clock speed while processed in a 12nm architecture. Furthermore, it bundled with PowerVR GE8320 GPU and 3GB of RAM alongside the 64GB internal storage. The system runs on Android 10 OS while it is being fueled by a 4000mAh battery with 10W fast charging support.
Connectivity option includes 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, USB Type-c port, 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth 5.0, and other required sensors.
LG K42 Mil-Standard 810G durability
Indians need the extra protection of their handsets, here LG has given Mil-STD-810G durability. Usually, the handset goes through 26 drops from 4 feet height from all faces and edges and corners. This ensures your extra protection of the handset being survived from 4 feet in height.