After the successful launch of LG Q6, the company has decided to launch yet another smartphone in India – the LG K8 2017, a midrange smartphone has been quietly listed on its onlinestore and is priced at Rs. 11,000. Notably, this smartphone is the successor to the LG K8 that was launched in March 2016. While there has been no official announcement from LG, the website mentions that the smartphone is available in offline stores. Separately, an established Mumbai retailer Mahesh Telecom claims the smartphone is already retailing offline at a price of Rs. 9,999.
— Mahesh Telecom (@MAHESHTELECOM) August 22, 2017
LG K8 2017 Features
The LG K8 2017 is the successor of the LG K8 launched last year in March. This year’s variant sees a better camera, fingerprint scanning support, 4G VoLTE support, and a different design aesthetic as well. The LG K8 (2017) sports a fingerprint scanner at the back below the camera sensor. The LG logo sits at the front and the back, while the speaker is seen at the rear end as well. The front panel has sufficient bezels with on screen navigation buttons. There is a 3.5mm audio jack on top, and the volume keys sit on the left edge.
Talking about the specifications, the LG K8 2017 features a 5-inch HD display with 720×1280 pixel resolution. The smartphone runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and is powered by 1.25GHz quad-core processor. The smartphone offers 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 32GB by adding a microSD card.
The imaging aspects of the LG K8 include a 13MP primary camera at its rear with LED flash and a 5MP selfie camera with a wide-angle lens and soft LED flash as well. Looking at the other aspects, the device does feature NFC, Bluetooth, GPS, and WiFi. Like any smartphone today the device doesn’t miss out on 3.5 mm headphone jack, analog FM radio. Booting on Android Nougat out of the box, the smartphone packs a 2500mAh battery and connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, Wi-Fi Direct, and A-GPS. Sensors on board include proximity and accelerometer. The smartphone has been made available in Gold and Blue color variants.
LG K8 (2017) Specifications
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