LG K42, with quad rear cameras, launched at Rs. 11,000
LG's K42 has finally made its way to the Indian market after its debut in Central America and Caribbean last September. The handset comes with MIL-STD-810G certification, meaning it can survive drops and harsh environmental conditions. As for the highlights, it features a MediaTek Helio P22 chipset, an in-trend punch-hole design, a 4,000mAh battery, and quad rear cameras. Here's our roundup.
The LG K42 has a punch-hole design with a prominent bottom bezel and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. It also gets a dedicated Google Assistant button. On the rear, the rubberized panel houses quad cameras. The handset bears a 6.6-inch HD+ (720x1600 pixels) IPS LCD screen with an aspect ratio of 20:9. Dimensions-wise, it measures 165.0x76.7x8.4mm and weighs at 182 grams.
The LG K42 has a quad rear camera setup comprising a 13MP primary sensor, a 5MP super-wide lens, a 2MP depth camera, and a 2MP macro shooter. For selfies and video calling, it has an 8MP camera.
The LG K42 draws power from an octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 chipset, coupled with 3GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage. The smartphone runs on Android 10-based LG UX and packs a 4,000mAh battery with 10W fast-charging support. For connectivity, the device offers support for VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and a Type-C port.
The LG K42 has been launched in India at Rs. 10,990. It will be available for purchase exclusively through Flipkart starting January 26. Buyers will get a 2-year extended warranty along with a free one-time screen replacement.