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LG K42 With Military-Grade Durability Launched In India

The K42 has a rear quad camera module; a 13MP Primary, 5MP Super Wide Angle, 2MP Depth and 2MP Macro.

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LG Electronics has unveiled the LG K42 smartphone in India. LG K42 Passed the Mil-Std 810G test to prove its armor strong durability, K42’s durability has been verified by the strict US Military Standard Tests. The phone is sturdy enough to pass 9 categories of US Military defense standard including high temperature, low temperature, temperature shock, vibration, shock, and humidity, etc. LG is so confident in the K Series quality that in addition to the manufacturer’s first year limited warranty, LG is now offering a free second-year coverage.

Keeping pace with the recent consumer trends, the K42 comes equipped with a rear quad camera. In addition to this, the smartphone has a 6.6-inch punch-hole display, premium design and a robust build verified by the strict US Military Standard Tests. The LG K42 will be exclusively available on Flipkart starting 26th January 2021, priced at INR 10,990 with 2-year extended warranty and a free one-time screen replacement. 

The rear quad cameras equipped with AI capabilities come with a 13MP rear camera – for clear and vivid high-resolution images, 5MP Super Wide Angle lens that captures a wider scenery, a 2MP Depth camera and a 2MP Macro camera, for rich and detailed pictures without zooming in when taking close up shots. The smartphone also sports an 8MP Selfie front camera for selfies.

The LG K42, comes equipped with a super sharp and crisp 6.6-inch HD+ display designed to be cinematically proportioned for an immersive viewing experience. Housing LG’s 3D sound engine, AI technology and a large 4000mAH battery, the K42 can provide users with a captivating and rich multimedia experience for long hours. Ergonomically designed and built to last, the LG K42 comes with a Side-Mounted Fingerprint Sensor and has been verified by strict US Military Standard Tests – MIL-STD-810G for durability.

Speaking at the launch, Advait Vaidya, Business Head- Mobiles, LG India, said “Consumers today are looking for affordable smartphones that not only sport an advanced camera technology but also has a sturdy build for longer life. Catering to this need, the LG K42 sets new standards of performance, innovation, and durability. The K42 with its quad-camera arrays, immersive large-screen displays, cutting-edge features and military grade durability is a value for money product that will provide the right edge to our new age consumers. We are confident that the K42 will be a game changer in the category and deliver an elevated experience to our consumers. We are firmly committed to the Make in India vision and the LGK42 will be made in India. “

Price and Availability

The new LG K42 will be exclusively available on Flipkart in two colors – Gray and Green and will be priced at INR 10,990. LG will also be providing customers with a 2 year extended warranty along with a free one-time screen replacement.

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