LG K8

  • Available. Released 2016, April
LG K8
  • Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
  • 8/16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
  • 8 MP, autofocus, LED flash
  • Removable Li-Ion 2125 mAh battery

Overview

LG K8 is an Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) smartphone announced by LG in 2016, February. It’s a [3G/4G] supported, Micro-SIM phone which comes in 5.0 inches (~66.7% screen-to-body ratio) and 144.6 x 71.5 x 8.7 mm (5.69 x 2.81 x 0.34 in) with 720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi pixel density) and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.

Some other notable features of LG K8 are Accelerometer, proximity Sensors. LG K8 Built in running OS is Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) and it’s powered with Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 while internal/external memory of the phone stands at Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 8/16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM (some GBs will be consumed by pre installed Apps and OS so available space would be less than stated memory) however user can upgrade internal memory by inserting into the device

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When comes to the camera, LG K8 features 8 MP, autofocus, LED flash on the back with Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama options whereas the front selfie camera is 5 MP, 720p . Battery of the phone is Removable Li-Ion 2125 mAh battery

LG K8 comes in various colors like Black, White . You can find here detailed LG K8 specification following with video reviews, Classified Ads and price in Pakistan from online and offline stores. You can also explore the user’s review tab to get an idea about the opinions of other users of this Model while we also encourage you to give your valuable review of the model if you have own experience of using LG K8 for other members.

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Launch

  • Announced 2016, February
  • Status Available. Released 2016, April

Network

  • Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • 2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
  • 4G LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
  • Speed HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
  • GPRS Class 12
  • Edge Class 12

Body

  • Dimensions 144.6 x 71.5 x 8.7 mm (5.69 x 2.81 x 0.34 in)
  • Weight 157 g (5.54 oz)
  • SIM Micro-SIM

Display

  • Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size 5.0 inches (~66.7% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch Yes

Platform

  • OS Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Chipset Mediatek MT6735
  • CPU Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU Mali-T720

Memory

  • Card Slot microSD, up to 32 GB
  • Internal 8/16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM

Camera

  • Primary 8 MP, autofocus, LED flash
  • Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
  • Video 1080p@30fps
  • Secondary 5 MP, 720p

Sound

  • Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack Yes

Comms

  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
  • Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP
  • GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • NFC Yes
  • Radio FM radio, RDS
  • USB microUSB v2.0

Features

  • Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
  • Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
  • Browser HTML5
  • Java No

Battery

  • Battery Removable Li-Ion 2125 mAh battery

Misc

  • Colors Black, White
  • Price group 3/10 (About 150 EUR)

Pros & Cons of LG K8

Advantages

  • 4G Enabled Handsets give you more download speed and a faster internet experience than 3G.
  • Front camera Front Camera enables you to take your own photos and do videocalling (on supported devices).
  • Card Slot Memory cards give your device more storage capacity. So you can store more data such as songs, photos and videos.
  • Accelerometer Detects motion as well as the orientation of a device (horizontally or vertically).

Dis-Advantages

  • Single Sim You wont be able to use two sims at the same time in one cellphone
  • Small Screen Size Small screen sizes makes it hard to enjoy watching movies or reading
  • Older OS makes it tough to install latest app updates
  • Less storage means you can not keep more data and cann't install more or heavy apps (MB's)
  • Less RAM means you can't run multiple functions at the same time with smooth speed
  • Camera Not suitable for taking high resolution photos.
  • Less battery time means that you would have to plugin charger sooner then you expec

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