After the launch of LG Q6, the company has launched a new smartphone LG K8 2017. The LG K8 2017 is the successor of LG K8 which was launched last year in March. The LG K8 is expected to be priced at Rs. 9,999. The information was shared by a Bombay based retailer Mahesh telecom.
The LG K8 (2017) comes with a poly-plastic build and has a curved back cover.
For starters, it comes with a 5 inches display with a resolution of 1280 *720 pixels (293 PPi). While a lot of brands are offering FHD Display in this price range the K8 2017 comes with just HD display panel.
Notably, the K8 display comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The smartphone has 8 mm thickness and it weighs 144 grams.
LG K8 2017 Specs and Features
Egregiously, the LG K8 (2017) runs on the legacy Android Marshmallow which is more than 2 years old now. It comes with support for dual sim.
Powering the K8 is a 1.25 GHz Quad-core Processor (unknown) accompanied with 2 GB of RAM. Internal storage on the phone is just 16 GB but it can be expanded up to 200 GB with the help of a microSD card.
The smartphone also has a fingerprint scanner at the back which is missing on the more expensive LG Q6.
For imaging, the Rear camera comes with 13 Megapixel lens with Auto-focus, flash support, and a f/2.2 aperture. Whereas the front-facing camera comes with 5 Megapixel lens with f/2.4 aperture.
Like other smartphones, the LG K8 2017 comes with connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, and a Micro USB 2.0.
Furthermore, it has a 2500 mAH capacity battery which is just passable. The LG K8 (2017) will be available in Silver, Titan Gold, and Dark Blue color variants. While there are several good smartphone options in the 10k price range like the Redmi 4, Lenovo K6 Note, Yu Yureka black, LG K8 2017 may find it difficult to make an impression.
Key Specs for LG K8 2017
- Screen- 5 inches 1280 * 720 pixel (293 PPI)
- Processor- 1.25GHz Quad Core processor
- RAM- 2GB RAM
- Storage- Internal storage 16 GB expanded via microSD card up to 200 GB
- Rear Camera – 13 Megapixel camera with f/2.2 aperture
- Front Camera –5 Megapixel with f/2.2 aperture
- Connectivity- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and a micro USB 2.0.
- OS- Android Marshmallow.
- Battery- 2500 mAH.
- Thickness – 8 mm
- Weight – 144 grams
- Fingerprint sensor- YES at the back
- Colours – Silver, Titan Gold, and Dark Blue
- Price – Rs. 9,999.