LG K8 (2018) Specs and Price

LG K8 (2018)

LG K8 (2018) is an entry-level smartphone with decent specs and an affordable price tag.

LG K8 (2018) Key Specs and Features

  • 5.0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1280 X 720 pixels (294 ppi)
  • Quad-core 64-bit  MediaTek CPU with 2GB RAM
  • 16GB built-in storage, up 32GB with a memory card
  • 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear)
  • 2, 500mAh non-removable Li-ion battery

Design and Display

With a plastic body material, the device lets out a basic feel that’s more or less unsurprising. Bezels on the smartphone are thick, so there’s no chance of a bezel-less display. On the bottom bezel of the device, the soft Android navigation keys are in place while a single camera and earpiece dominate the top region.

Colour variations of the device are Moroccan Blue, Terra Gold and Aurora Black. For security to be more accurate, the device features a fingerprint sensor which is mounted at the back.

Viewing space for media on the smartphone is an average 5.0 inches IPS touchscreen. The touchscreen revels in a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Also on the display is the In-Cell touch support and 294 PPI.

Battery and Camera

LG K8 (2018) has a removable Li-Ion 2,500mAh battery.

The rear camera is 8MP with LED flash and records videos at 720p resolution. The front camera has a 5MP lens woth LED flash.

Hardware and Software

Riding on the high sea of operations on this device is a Quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 that clocks at 1.3 GHz. Software operations is handled by Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS which has the enablement to upgrade to Android Oreo OS.

Still, in the performance lane, a 2GB RAM is on board on the smartphone.It has 16GB of ROM expandable to 32GB.

Pricing and Availability

LG K8 (2018) is available in various online stores for about 40,000 naira depending on your location.

LG K8 (2018) Specs

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Processor: Quad-core 64-bit MediaTek
  • GPU: ARM Mali-
  • Memory: 2GB
  • Colours: Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue, Terra Gold
  • Dimension: 146.3 x 73.2 x 8.2 mm
  • Weight: 152g
  • SIM Type: Nano sim
  • SIM Count: Dual sim

Display

  • Display: 5.0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1280 X 720 pixels (294 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: –

Camera

  • Rear Camera: 8MP camera, 720p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 5MP camera, 480p [email protected]

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 16GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 32GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yea
  • HSPA+: Yes 42.2/5.76Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE Cat 4 50/150Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP
  • NFC: –
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0

Messaging

  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –

Entertainment

  • Music Player: MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes

Navigation

  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: –
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: –
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: –
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: –
  • Wireless Charging: –
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: –
  • Dust Resistant: –
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yea
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes

Battery

  • Battery: 2, 5000mAh non removable Li-ion battery
  • Talktime: –
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: –

Conclusion

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