LG has launched a new phone in the mid-range segment. Named the K8, the phone is available in off-line stores. There has been no official announcement from LG but the phone has been listed on the official website of the company. The phone is priced at Rs. 11,000. However, a retailer in Mumbai has started selling the phone at a price of Rs. 9999.
The LG K8 (2017) is the successor to the phone with the same name that was launched in the month of March 2016. The latest version comes with an improved camera, fingerprint scanner and support for 4G VoLTE. The 2017 version also comes in a new design.
The fingerprint sensor of the phone is located on the back, below the camera. The LG logo is on the front and also on the back. The speaker is placed at the rear end of the device. The front panel also contains the navigation buttons. The 3.5 mm audio jack is present in the top and the volume rocker is present on the left edge. The LG K8 runs on Android Marshmallow and supports dual SIM cards.
Coming to the hardware, the LG K8 sports a 5 inch high definition display capable of 720×1280 pixel resolution. Under the hood there is a 1.25 Ghz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor and 2 GB of RAM. The phone comes with 16 GB of internal storage and also has a microSD slot for further expansion of storage.
The LG K8 (2017) comes with a 13 megapixel camera on the back. The aperture of the rear camera is f/2.2. There is also a flash module. On the front, there is a 5 megapixel camera which caters to selfies and video chatting. The phone also packs a 2500 mAh battery. Connectivity features include support for 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, Bluetooth direct and AGPS. Sensors include proximity sensor and accelerometer.
The LG K8 2017 is available in gold and blue colors.
LG K8 (2017) Specifications:
- Display: 5 inch high definition display capable of 720×1280 pixel resolution
- Processor: 1.25 Ghz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor
- Memory: 2 GB
- Internal storage: 16 GB; expandable via microSD card
- Camera: 13 megapixel camera on the back & 5 megapixel camera on front
- Battery: 2500 mAh battery
- Operating system: Android Marshmallow
- Connectivity features: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, Bluetooth direct & AGPS