LG K8 Dual SIM 8GB Smartphone - White (SIM Free/Unlocked)
What's in the Box:
- LG K8 Dual SIM 8GB Smartphone - White (SIM Free/Unlocked)
- Mains Adapter
- MicroUSB Cable
- User Manual
N.B. This is a EU version and is no different to a UK version. The warranty and software updates are valid & EU wide.
UK Customer supplied with EU to UK Mains converter. *English user manual download available online.
Impressive & Catchy Design
LG K8 actually carries an eye-catching design especially with the curved edges, an attractive touch of detail, while the frame is also pleasingly skinny and slim. The plastic rear cover features a hard build being a quite a unique robust cover in the budget devices. LG K8 features rear-mounted power and volume buttons make a welcome return. The location goes the same conventional sitting centrally, just beneath the camera lens, and their bumpy, textured surfaces are easy to find on your fingertips. Users can also prise off that back panel, which gives you easy access to the removable battery plus the nano SIM and microSD card slots.
One-Handed LG Feature
LG K8 in particular features a one handed usage being particularly easy, and the LG K8 features a bezel capable of maintaining the grip from edge to edge. The screen itself features a user-friendly notification bar from the top of the screen that proves particularly useful when users are trying to quick access the notifications in a rush as well as it lets you add the handy notifications shortcut to the lower toolbar. The LG K8 also feels reassuringly rugged for general usage and endures the wear and tear.
- LG K8 with 8GB storage is a smooth performer with no lags and pauses in the operating system and functionality
- LG K8 features an 8MP premium build camera with strong image and video quality output in daylight as well as in the challenging lighting situations
- LG K8 features a 5MP front/secondary camera capable enough to capture the selfies and group shots in high resolution and crystal clear image and video output
- It features a robust build and tough design to endure the impact suffered during daily usage
- The screen offers sparkling colours with a colour blend while maintaining the distinctiveness and appropriate mix
- LG K8 features a user-replaceable battery, and the battery capacity lets you sustain for over a day with medium to high-end usage
Marvel Hardware Performance
LG K8 features a quad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6735 processor and 1.5GB of RAM and with such hardware combination the K8 goes fully capable of multitasking and handling the gaming pressure quite comfortably. The device has a dedicated graphics processor unit Mali-T720 fully capable of handling the heaviest graphics while the gaming and the multiple graphic based application are on the run. Even at the full capacity output, the device maintains its responsiveness and users will never experience the hardware struggling to respond the way they want.
Vibrant & Vivid Screen
Users today always prefer a device whose touchscreen offers distinctively clear colour mix as well as sharpness which should not compromisable at all. LG K8 creates a true rivalry when it comes to the display and truly attractive display, and within such a budget phone this unique feature is hard to find. With LG K8 users will experience no disappointment at all, while the equipped 5-inch 720p panel competes truly more than what can be expected. Users can lean in close and individual pixels closely packed are visible yet offering sharp enough enjoyment for photos and video. The display viewing angles are also pleasingly wide with no discomfort or less visibility experienced.
From Android To Android Marshmallow
LG K8 comes pre-loaded with Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) allowing users to enjoy this bonus feature such as full control over all application permissions as well as old favourites such as Google Smart Lock support. LG has also added in some of its own features in the form of LG UX. Security has been beefed up with the addition of Knock Code. A lot better is the Capture+ notes tool, which can be used to scrawl messages during phone calls. Users will definitely like the revamped notifications bar letting you add customisable shortcuts.
Capture, Share & Impress The World
Within LG K8, a budget device offers you a quality snapper and with LG K8 primary/rear 8MP camera is fine for shooting and impressing the world with the image quality never witnessed before. LG K8 camera app is decent, with a simple point-and-tap mode for anyone who wants a straightforward experience. The auto-focus is lighting and exactly fast and it does the job, and you can manually tap to focus too. It equally features the manual controls to aid the extended accessibility and usage. The front-facing secondary selfie camera is also a remarkable milestone within LG K8 where is offers paramount visual output in all the lighting conditions. Video quality lets LG K8 stand-out of the crowd as well where the HD output is promised to deliver what it should. It perfectly capable of handling the image stabilisation, and all little movements in the videos maintain the sharpness while capturing.
With the budget devices range LG K8 16GB Smartphone features extensively smart features capable to boost the competition among the budget devices family. The dazzling 5.0-inch IPS screen lets you view the world in a unique mix of colours and graphics never witnessed before. It has the technology to be your prime and foremost smart companion and will never let you down. The design is sturdy, the look and feel goes impressive and carries a true LG legacy match. The device is comfortable to hold and easy to use with a single-hand. The conventionally ornamental design of LG K8 offers an incredible bargain and is catchy enough to become the first choice of most people without a second thought.
- GSM - 2G bands GSM850/900/1800/1900
- HSPA - 3G bands HSDPA850/900/2100
- LTE - 4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
- Speed - HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
- GPRS - Class 12
- EDGE - Class 12
- Device Dimensions - 144.6 x 71.5 x 8.7 mm (5.69 x 2.81 x 0.34 in)
- Weight - 157g (5.54 oz)
- SIM - Dual SIM
- Screen Type - IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- Screen Size - 5.0 inches (~66.7% screen-to-body ratio)
- Resolution - 720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi pixel density)
- Multitouch - Yes
- Operating System - Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
- Chipset - Mediatek MT6735
- CPU - Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
- GPU - Mali-T720
Storage & Memory Features:
- Card slot - microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)
- Internal - 8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
- Rear/Primary - 8MP, f/2.4, autofocus, LED flash
- Features - Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
- Video - 1080p@30fps
- Front/Secondary - 5MP, 720p
- Alert types - Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
- Loudspeaker - Yes
- 3.5mm jack - Yes
- WLAN - Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
- Bluetooth - v4.2, A2DP
- GPS - Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
- NFC - Yes
- Radio - FM radio, RDS
- USB - microUSB v2.0
- Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity
- Messaging - SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
- Browser - HTML5
- Java - No
- MP4/H.264 player
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
- Photo/video editor
- Document viewer
- Battery Type - Removable
- Battery Cell Type - Li-Ion
- Battery Capacity - 2125 mAh battery