LG K8 (2022) Announced Ahead Of Mobile World Congress 2022; Check Out Specs

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As the smartphone world is bracing up for the largest mobile show in the world, LG has announced the 2018 versions LG K8 and LG K10 ahead of the Mobile Congress that’s to hold in Barcelona. The first thing to take note about the LG K8 (2018) smartphone, the topic of the day is that it is an entry-level smartphone. In other words, it’s a smartphone that comes with specs that aren’t fit for flagship but decent, and as such a pocket-friendly price. The smartphones were announced as the successors to the LG K8 2017 and LG K10 2017. Let’s get to know more about the LG K8 (2018) as we proceed.

Design & Display

The smartphone’s body build is crafted out in plastic with a weight of 152 g including the battery. The smartphone sports a fingerprint sensor at the rear and a single camera as well as a LED flash support. The LG logo is also seen at the rear. The dedicated keys on the smartphone arrives the traditional volume keys and power button. The dimensions of the smartphone are 5.76 in length x 2.88 in width x 0.32 in thickness. The top bezel of the smartphone houses the front camera and the earpiece as well as the ambient light sensor. The color options of the smartphone are Moroccan Blue, Aurora Black and Terra Gold.

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The smartphone has a 5.0-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen which uses a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and a pixel density of 294 PPI. The display also has the In-Cell touch and 64% screen-to-body ratio. The display colours of the smartphone is 16 million colors.

Camera

The smartphone’s camera unit has an 8 megapixel shooter at the rear. The camera shoots bright images in low light conditions as a result of the LED flash support. Features such as HDR, panorama, Phase detection auto focus (PDAF), Gesture shot, Quick Share and geo tagging are present in the camera unit. The front camera on the other hand makes use of a 5 MP sensor to take selfies. A LED flash is also supported.

CPU, OS & Storage

A MediaTek chipset enclosing a Quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU is the powerhouse of the smartphone. This 64-bit CPU makes use of the 28 nm process technology and clocks at 1.3 GHz speed. LG K8 (2018)’s graphic is handled by ARM Mali GPU. The OS running on the smartphone is the Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS that’s upgradeable to Android Oreo OS. The RAM has a 2 GB size that takes control of the smartphone’s multitasking. The internal storage has a 16 GB capacity that stores files and can be expanded to 32 GB with the use of a MicroSD card.

Battery

The smartphone is powered by a removable Li-Ion 2,500 mAh battery.

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LG K8 (2018) Full Specifications Table 

 General

Device TypeSmartphone
ModelLG K8 (2018)
AnnouncedFebruary 2018
ReleasedNot Yet
StatusLaunching Soon

Network

2G NetworkYes
3G NetworkYes
4G NetworkYes
SIM TypeNano SIM
SIM CountTwo

Data

2GGPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3GUp to 21 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4GUp to 150 Mbps
SpeedHSPA 21 Mbps
Web BrowserYes, HTML5

Design

TypeSmartphone
Dimensions5.76 in x 2.88 in x 0.32 in
Weight152 g
Body MaterialPlastic
ColoursMoroccan Blue
Aurora Black
Terra Gold

Display                                                               

Display TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size5.0”
Resolution1280*720 pixels
Colors16M colors
Pixel Density294 PPI
Touch ScreenYes
ProtectionYes
FeaturesCapacitive touch,  2.5D Curved Glass
Secondary DisplayNo

Camera

Primary8 MP
ImageYes
VideoYes
FeaturesHDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, ISO, panorama, Quick Share, Gesture shot
FlashYes, LED flash
Secondary5 MP with LED flash

Software

Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 Nougat OS
User InterfaceYes
Java SupportNo
SkypeYes
WhatsappYes
FacebookYes
YoutubeYes

Hardware

ChipsetMediaTek chipset
CPUQuad-core 1.3GHz ARM Cortex-A53
GPUARM Mali
RAM (Memory)2 GB
Internal Storage16 GB
Card SlotExpandable to 32 GB
SensorsFingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity, ambient light sensor
ControlsLock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

BluetoothYes, Bluetooth v4.0 A2DP (Advance Audio Distribution Profile), LE Profile
Infraredn/a
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi HotspotYes
USB TypeMicro USB v2.0
GPSYes, with A-GPS
NFCn/a
HDMIn/a
Wireless Chargingn/a

Battery

Battery TypeLi-Ion Battery
Capacity2,500 mAh Battery
PlacementRemovable
StandbyUp to 179 hours
Talk TimeUp to 9.3 hours
Music PlayUp to 13.1 hours

Messaging

SMSYes (threaded view)
MMSYes
EmailYes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IMYes & BBM

Media

Audio PlaybackYes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video PlaybackYes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Outn/a
FM RadioYes, Stereo FM radio with RDS
Alert TypesVibration, Ringtones
Ring TonesMP3, WAV
LoudspeakerYes
Handsfree Yes, 3.5 mm audio jack

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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LG K8 (2018) will cost around US $132 once released.

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