LG K8 (2017) may be considered the step-down variant of the K10 (2017) – less powerful but more affordable. The latest iteration of the LG K8 comes with a quad-core Qualcomm processor, 1.5GB RAM, and an HD display.

Like its more expensive brother, the LG K8 (2017) sports a plastic casing. This is not bad of itself, but Chinese phone makers have spoiled buyers for choice with metal-clad chassis. The phone is not too thick, measuring about 8 millimetres.

At 5 inches, it offers slightly smaller display to the LG K10 (2017). But you are going to get sharper images here since the screen resolution is also 1,280 x 720 pixels. LG K8 (2017) dons scratch resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

There is nothing to wow on the camera front for the LG K8 (2017). You get an 8 megapixel rear and 5 megapixel front camera combo that just gets the job done. A variant gives you a 13 megapixel sensor on the rear. The primary shooter has regular features such as autofocus and LED flash. Both cameras record Full HD videos, like the K10.

There is nothing separating the LG K8 (2017) and the other phone in terms of internal storage. You get 16 GB of space, expandable up to 32 GB.

Under the hood, the LG K8 (2017) carries a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor paired with an Adreno 308 graphics solution. The 64-bit, Cortex-A53 CPU delivers speeds of up to 1.4 GHz. It gets backing from 1.5 GB of DDR3 RAM. Operating system of choice is Android 7.0 Nougat.

A 2,500mAh removable battery takes charge of juice supply and promises about 12 hours of talk time. The LG K8 (2017) supports 4G LTE (Cat. 4) connectivity for mobile download speeds of up to 150 Mbps, at least on paper. It loses the fingerprint scanner of its bigger brother.

You get to enjoy USB On-the-Go feature on the device. LG K8 (2017) also comes with Bluetooth 4.2, NFC and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with Wi-Fi Direct.

LG K8 (2017) is currently available in Nigeria, we currently have data on pricing and availability for Nigeria. LG K8 (2017) Price in Nigeria ranges from 47,000 Naira to 70,000 Naira depending on your location in the country.


Key Features

  • 5.0-inch IPS Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (293ppi)
  • 1.4GHz octa-core Mediatek MT6750 CPU with 1.5GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 32GB
  • 13MP Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE Data
  • 2500 mAh Li-ion Removable Battery

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