As an introduction to this analysis
A lot of cell phones come out every month, and you get overwhelmed pretty quickly.
For heavy or occasional use, the models to be chosen will not be the same.This model, the K42 64 GB uses Android, which is already a choice in the telephone world.
Now let’s see the results of our situational testing.
Following our tests, we see that this K42 64 GB is not good for all cases.He’s at the bottom of our ranking.In the end, it’s a second choice in addition to your main smartphone.
|Avoid choosing this phone for|
|Making photos or movies|
Is the K42 64 GB compatible for nomadic use?
The intended use of your future phone is of utmost importance.If for you, a phone is just for making calls, you probably won’t need a smartphone.
This K42 64 GB is a large model, a little bulky.It doesn’t matter, probably if during your various activities, with its 6.6-inch size, your smartphone will stay in your bag.On the contrary, it will be perfect to go on the web.Reading will be easier on this type of device.Smooth web browsing, and pleasant interaction with the images displayed on the screen.All right. All right.
In addition, through its Wlan option, you can connect to wifi terminals.This means that the connection will be easier during your internet browsing.This smartphone comes with GPS.You’ll appreciate not having to ask for directions anymore.Unless you’re in the middle of the desert.
Several Sims can be activated on this smartphone.In other words, the ability to use multiple phone lines in this unit.And therefore several operators on this model.This feature will be useful for travellers among you, who will be able to integrate a prepaid SIM card of the country they are in, without having to remove the main card.
No protection on the screen of this K42 64 GB.No protection against scratches or shocks that can occur during the lifetime of all smartphones.You will need to plan for the purchase of a protective film.
In terms of autonomy, this phone is in the average with a 4000 mAH battery, comparable to competing models.Enough to get through the day.
And since LG did not consider it useful to put a fast charge on this model, we will have to wait.Too bad, it’s a very interesting feature today.
Analysis of multimedia functions.
For many, phones are beginning to replace TV sets.It’s a device that is always at hand.You can also simply listen to music.Thanks to the ever-increasing access to networks, and with easy-to-use applications, it has become very simple to watch a streaming movie (Netflix, YouTube or Disney) on a phone screen.But not all phones are suitable for this purpose.
Unsurprisingly, this model is not really made for multimedia.It is one of the worst in this area.Its screen is not big enough to enjoy a video, let alone a movie.A resolution which is moreover in 720 x 1600.He’ll be more comfortable listening to music.
This includes an IPS LCD screen.The visual result is very good no matter from what angle you look at the screen.
For the audio part, LG wanted to do well.You have an input for the 3.5mm plug of your headphones.
To transfer the sound from the phone, you will have the option via bluetooth.A technology that ensures quality sound.
Finally, we deplore the absence of stereo speakers.
The right choice to play online?
For games, you need performance.This implies that the batteries must be able to keep up.On 3D games, the right processor and quality graphics chip ensure smooth rendering.In other words, the power of the technical components is essential to enjoy the game phases.
After our tests, we find out that this K42 64 GB is in the lowest rankings.The Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm) processor is weak and the graphics processing unit of a lower quality than we would have liked.The colors are medium and the images are not fluid.
The memory available on this model is average compared to competitors.That’s 64 GB available.And because LG predicted that some of you would be demanding gamers, you have the ability to expand the available memory.
Normal use of this smartphone is adapted to its level of autonomy.This model is in the middle of the category.With 4000 mAH, its power allows you to stay connected all day long.
Performance and good display were expected for the possible applications of this model.The components do not allow for a quality display.That’s gonna make it harder to read.Even if it remains legible, the clarity of the image and the display are below the competition.
Finally, and regrettably, this model does not allow for contactless payments.
The tool to make photos, movies?
The quality of smartphones allows you to take pictures as well as many cameras.The reason being related to the millions of pixels they are equipped with.The ability to stabilize at the time of shooting or the Burst mode are also important points.Editing and sharing options should also be analyzed.LG is renowned for the quality of its sensors and the design of its smartphones.
The latter has perfectly integrated the camera lens and the functionalities adapted to this Android smartphone.Thus, this model has 4 objectives.
If you are very attached to the quality of the photos, you may be disappointed by this K42 64 GB.An image resolution of 13 Mp which will give a mediocre result.The technical specifications are perfect for selfies.This will allow you to retouch your photos.This K42 64 GB is really easy to access for the retouching part of the images.
This phone provides 64 GB of usable space.This space will be correct to store your image and sound files.And with this amount available, you’ll have time to sort out what you don’t want to keep and what you need to transfer to your computer or to the cloud.
What about the K42 64 GB?
Following our tests, we see that this K42 64 GB is not good for all cases.It can be a temporary choice or a temporary fix.In the end, it’s a second choice in addition to your main smartphone.