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LG 420G

Apr 27, 2010
Market status
Release date
Apr 27, 2010

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Tracfone


No pros


  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (EDGE)
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment




LG 420G is a basic clamshell phone with color display, Bluetooth, VGA camera, MMS and speakerphone.

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  • Device type:
    • Basic phone
  • Form factor:
    • Clamshell
  • Weight:
    • 2.87 oz (81 g)
      the average is 5.1 oz (146 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad, D-Pad, Soft keys (2)


  • Additional display:

    Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

      • Yes


  • Camera:
      • 0.3 megapixels VGA


  • Talk time:
    • 7.00 hours
      the average is 13 h (804 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 23.0 days (552 hours)
      the average is 17 days (409 h)
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion


  • GSM:
    • 850, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 1000 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact
  • Organizer:
    • Alarm
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input, MMS


  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1
    • Profiles/ Protocols:
      • Headset (HSP), Handsfree (HFP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Object Push (OPP), Generic Access (GAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), Basic Printing (BPP), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Polyphonic ringtones (64 voices), Vibration, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3, T3
    • TTY/TDD
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Regulatory Approval

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 12 Apr 2010
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        BEJLG420G link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

    • Head:
      • 1.13 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.40 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz


  • Officially announced:
    • 27 Apr 2010
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