LG K8 announced speculated at MWC event

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MWC is all set to welcome handful of gadgets from LG. After revealing X series before the show now LG has pulled the wraps off another smartphone that adds to the K series. We are talking about the new release that goes by the name LG K8. The device features 5-inch Display, quad-core processor, 1.5GB RAM, 4G LTE, and runs on latest Android v6.0 Marshmallow OS. LG K7 is already shipping to many countries. LG K8 add to the K series with decent features. lg k8

The device is not yet on the official list for MWC event at Barcelona. But the unit was spotted with the Hungarian arm. It is adding to the mid end series and is expected to get official in coming weeks. It looks like a affordable gadget lets check out what the gadgets has to present us.

Talking about the specifications, the new LG K8 sports 5-inch, 294ppi HD IPS display with In-Cell technology boasting a resolution 1280 × 720 pixels. On the software front, the smartphone is running on Android v6.0 Marshmallow OS which will surprise as this is mid end gadget accompanied with mid end features but runs on latest OS, unlike its siblings under K series. The device dimensions measure 144.6 x 71.5 x 8.7 mm and weighs about 157 grams.

On the hardware front, LG K8 is powered by 64-bit MediaTek MT6735 SoC, 1.3GHz quad-core processor. In terms of memory, the smartphone is offered with 1.5GB of RAM, 8GB inbuilt storage onboard and supports expansion via microSD card upto 32GB. The graphics on the unit is supported by Mali-T720 GPU.

For photography and video recording, the K8 comes with an 8MP rear facing camera with LED flash, autofocus. On the secondary front, the handset features 5MP front snapper for video chats and selfies. Connectivity-wise, the handset includes usual options like 4G-LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi, GPS/A-GPS, microUSB 2.0 port and 3.5mm audio jack. It is backed up by 2125mAh battery life. There are two color options available for the gadget i.e. Black and White.

Dual SIM LG K8 is yet to get a price tag and availability details. Stay tuned to www.techcular.com as we will update the space upon further updates.


Priyanka contributes to the Computer and Gadgets section on Techcular.

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