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LG K42 and LG K71 announced with Android 10 and 4000mAh battery

    The South Korea tech company, LG adds updated Smartphones to its affordable K-series, it is the LG K42 and K71 that runs on Android 10 with LG’s UX on top, 4000mAh battery, and powered by MediaTek’s chips with different Helio SoC.

    MediaTek Helio P22 chipset powers the LG K42 with 3GB RAM and 64GB storage, and the LG K71 is powered by the Helio P35 chipset with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage. Both phones are expandable further via a dedicated MicroSD card.

    The LG K42 sports a 6.6-inch HD+ display, and comes with a centered punch-hole for its 8-megapixels selfie shooter. While the LG K71 offers a bigger 6.8-inch FHD+ display with a 20.5:9 aspect ratio, and a waterdrop notch for its 32MP sensor.

    LG K42
    LG K42

    A quad-camera array sits on the LG K42, offering a 13-megapixels main shooter, 5-megapixels ultrawide lens, and two 2-megapixels sensors for macro shots and depth shots.

    Instead of four rear-mounted cameras, the LG K71 packs a better triple camera setup, there are the primary 48-megapixels primary shooter, 5-megapixels ultrawide module, and 5-megapixels depth shooter.

    Surprisingly, the K71 comes with a built-in stylus pen. Tho, it is not as powerful as Samsung’s pen, but it is kinda cool for such a Smartphone. It is available in white and grey color options.

    Well, the LG K41 comes with a Wave pattern that features a “UV coating” which comes with support for comfortable grip and durability. It is available in grey and green color options.

    The LG K41 comes with a right-sided fingerprint sensor that also doubles as a power button. On the other side are the volume and Google assistant buttons. Both phones are fueled by a 4000mAh battery that charges over a USB-Type C.

    LG K71
    LG K71

    LG K41 and LG K71 support headphone jack and dual speaker setup with DTS:X 3D support and a MIL-STD-810G certification for shock resistance.

    Both will soon launch in several Latin American markets including Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Ecuador, Honduras, El Salvador, and Costa Rica. However the case may be, LG failed to provide details on the pricing and availability of these phones.