LG K8 (2018) Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Mediocre Smartphone

LG K8 (2018) low-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out LG K8 (2018) advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. LG K8 (2018) price in India is around Rs.7,499 and $119 in the USA. Currently, it is not available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.

LG K8 (2018)

Best Price: Rs.7,499(India), $119(USA)

LG K8 (2018) Key Features:

  • Android OS, v7.1.2
  • 5.0 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colors.
  • 8 MP rear camera, 5 MP secondary camera.
  • Quad-Core processor.
  • 2 GB RAM and 16 GB Internal Memory
  • 2500 mAh Battery

LG K8 (2018) Advantages (Pros):

  • LG K8 (2018) comes with Android OS, v7.1.2
  • Presents 5.0-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and Multitouch in it.
  • Its display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
  • LG K8 (2018) display has good pixel density for its HD resolution (~294 PPI pixel density)
  • It supports Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 2 GB RAM for multitasking.
  • It encompasses with Quad-core processor.
  • Brings an internal memory of 16 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 32 GB (uses dedicated slot).
  • It offers 8 MP rear camera with additional features like autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
  • It offers 5 MP front-facing camera.
  • Supports full HD video recording at 1080p@30fps.
  • It has the battery capacity of 2500 mAh which is good for heavy usage.
  • Performance is smooth with no lags.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G.
  • Supports sensors like Accelerometer, proximity.
  • Design and build quality are great.
  • Supports FM radio.
  • It is available in Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue, Terra Gold colors to choose.

LG K8 (2018) Disadvantages (Cons):

  • Old Android OS.
  • Performace is not smooth and heating problems.
  • Costly for its features.
  • Many sensors are missing like fingerprint, gyro, compass etc.
  • Old design style nothing great.

Check out LG K8 (2018) Specifications:

General Features
Brand LG
Model Name K8 (2018)
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 7.1.2
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz
Colors Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue, Terra Gold
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~78.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2880 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~538 ppi density)
Dimensions 146.3 x 73.2 x 8.2 mm (5.76 x 2.88 x 0.32 in)
Weight 152 g (5.36 oz)
Other Display Features Multi-Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Camera Features
Primary Camera 8 MP
Secondary Camera 5 MP
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
Other Camera Features autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
RAM and Storage
Internal Memory 16 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 32 GB (uses dedicated slot)
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 2500 mAh battery
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
FM Yes
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
Additional Features & Apps

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7 Total Score
Mediocre Smartphone !!

LG K8 (2018) smartphone comes with mediocre features & performance for its price. We suggest checking other mobiles from Xiaomi or Moto if you are looking for a good budget mobile.

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