LG K8 @ Rs.14,999 – Android V6.0, 5.0′ Full HD, 2125 mAh, 8 MP Camera, 1.5 GB RAM

LG launched a mid range smartphone called K8 into the market.The price of new LG K8 is expected to be around Rs.14,999/- in India and $225 in USA. This is going to be released into the market on April, 2016. If you are planning to buy LG K8 you must be aware of its advantages, disadvantages, price and specifications.

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Expected Price: Rs.14,999(India), $225(USA)

Key Features:

  • 5.0 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Android OS, v6.0(Marshmallow)
  • 8 MP Rear Camera & 5 MP Secondary camera
  • 1.5 GB RAM
  • Quad-core Processor
  • 2125 mAh battery

Advantages of LG K8:

  • LG K8 comes with latest Android OS, v6.0(Marshmallow)
  • Presents 5.0-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with Multitouch in it
  • It provides 1.5 GB RAM and mechanized with Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 processor
  • It is equipped with Mediatek MT6735 Chipset
  • Brings an internal memory of 8 GB and expandable memory supported with upto 32 GB
  • Comes with 8 MP rear camera and 5 MP front facing camera and with additional features like Autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
  • Its display has a ppi pixel density for its resolution (~294 ppi pixel density)
  • Full HD video recording
  • It has good battery capacity of 2125 mAh that lasts for better hours.
  • Performance is extra-ordinary with no lags
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, USB, 3G, 4G
  • Available in various color variants like Black, White
  • It comes with additional features like Fast battery charging, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Document viewer, Photo editor/viewer
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint, accelerometer and proximity
  • Design is impressive and looks stylish

Disadvantages of LG K8:

  • No advance features like Fast charging  and Fingerprint sensor
  • Does not support Dual SIM
  • Screen protection is missing
  • Average Resolution
  • Bit heavy to carry
  • Memory extension is only upto 32 GB
  • Comes with regular handset color options i.e Black and White

Specification

General Features

Brand: LG

Model Name: K8

SIM Type: Single SIM

Operating System: Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)

Processor: Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53

Chipset: Mediatek MT6735

Colors: Black, White

Accessories in Box: --

Display

Touch Screen: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Display Size: 5.0 inches

Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi pixel density)

Other Display Features: Multitouch

Dimensions

Dimensions: 144.6 x 71.5 x 8.7 mm

Weight: 144.6 x 71.5 x 8.7 mm

Camera Features

Rear Camera: 8 MP

Front Camera: 5 MP

Video Recording: 1080p@30fps

Other Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama

Battery Capacity

Type: Removable Li-Ion 2125 mAh battery

Talk Time: --

Standby Time: --

Memory & Storage

Internal: 8 GB

Expandable Memory: microSD, up to 32 GB

RAM: 1.5 GB

Connectivity

GPRS: Yes

EDGE: Yes

3G: Yes

4G: Yes

Wifi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot

USB Connectivity: microUSB v2.0

Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP

NFC: Yes

GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS

Other Features

FM: Yes

Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity

Additional Features & Apps: Photo/video editor, Document viewer

Price

USA: $225

India: Rs, 14,999

7 Total Score
No Advance Features!

The handset comes with regular features. Its software, connectives, performance are excellent. If your budget is Rs. 15,000/- check the mentioned disadvantages before you grab it!

User Rating: 4.6 (1 votes)
  • (Android) thephonereviewer

    Brilliant phone, no lag, good camera and a fair amount of storage. Highly recommend this phone.