LG K42 makes it to India with military-grade durability and low price

While LG may or may not leave the smartphone market soon (there's a lot of conflicting information on that right now), at the moment the company is definitely still in the game.

And so it has launched a new device in India today, the K42. This rugged-looking handset was initially announced back in September of last year, but now it's finally made it to the subcontinent.

It's priced over there at INR 10,990 (about $150 or €123 at the current exchange rates). It will become available from Flipkart on January 26 in green and gray. If you buy a K42, you will get a two-year warranty as...