LG K42 — One of a kind!

LG is a well known brand and it certainly needs no introduction. It has been a part of many households for many decades now. It is undoubtedly one of the most trusted brands across the country and it has once again brought us something that is worth checking out. The phone which is touted to be the epitome of being durable named LG K42 is definitely one of a kind. However before getting into the specs, let’s take a look at the unbelievably affordable price tag it comes with.

LG K42 price in India has been set at Rs. 10,990 for the lone 3GB RAM + 64GB storage variant and will be available for purchase exclusively through Flipkart. It comes in Gray and Green color options. LG offers a two-year extended warranty along with a free one-time screen replacement on every purchase which are two of the best pull factor with respect to this phone.

The phone set the bar high when it comes to the aspect of durability. There are a few of us who have been known to drop our phones every now and then. We have now become so used to it that the first few falls don’t even affect us. However, LG has brought in a solution for these drops and not having to worry about crashing our display owing to a simple drop or so. The phone comes with a military-grade MIL-STD-810G certified build that is touted to have passed nine different categories of the US Military defence standard testing, including high and low temperature, temperature shock, vibration, shock, and humidity among others. It is not just a budget smartphone, but it is one of the most rugged and durable budget smartphones by LG.

This military-grade test includes nine different categories of durability tests. So, this smartphone will not bear any damage in these situations and circumstances making it a suitable choice for basically everyone but even more who are looking for a phone that would last for long and are mainly rough using their devices.

In terms of optics, it flaunts a quad rear camera setup that includes a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor with a super-wide-angle lens. The camera setup also comes with a 2-megapixel depth sensor and a 2-megapixel macro shooter. For selfies and video chats, the LG K42 features an 8-megapixel selfie camera sensor at the front.

As far as the performance of the phone is concerned, LG K42 runs on Android 10 with LG UX on top and features a 6.6-inch HD+ (720x1,600) display with a 20:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) SoC, coupled with 3GB of RAM. The LG K42 packs a 4,000mAh battery. It measures 165.0x76.7x8.4mm and weighs 182 grams. The smartphone also comes preloaded with a Game Launcher that helps provide relevant settings for mobile games. The phone also features a 3D sound engine and includes a dedicated Google Assistant button which is again another value-added feature to this phone.

What are your thoughts on the specs and price of the LG K42?

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