The LG K8 2017 comes to the manufacturer’s catalog for a renewal of the first generation of LG K Series smartphones and, specifically, as successor to the first LG K8. The new model maintains the line of design and counts on a data sheet and characteristics typical of a mid-range equipment without great stridencies. The best asset of the phone comes in the form of software and is that the new LG K8 has Android 7.0 Nougat inside.
In the design section, the LG K8 2017 does not offer great news since it broadly maintains the aesthetic line of the family of mid-range smartphones manufacturer. A classic look, without physical buttons on the front (virtual buttons integrated with the interface) and a housing made of plastic materials. Hence the weight of the equipment is relatively contained with 142 grams. The official measurements are 144.8 x 72.1 x 8 millimeters.
The screen of the LG K8 2017 maintains its dimensions in the strip of the five inches, as well as the resolution in front of its predecessor. It is a display with 720p IPS panel and a density of 194 dots per inch. In the same way, covers a hardened protective glass with the 2.5D design.
More details of the LG K8 2017 datasheet
Regarding the performance and other data of interest of the data sheet of the LG K8 2017, we find a team that has inside it a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor with an architecture of eight cores and 1.4 GHz, in addition to an Adreno GPU 308 with a maximum working frequency of up to 500 MHz. In the same way, the processor includes in the encapsulate a modem 4G with support for networks under the technology LTE-Advanced.
The memory section, the LG K8 features 1.5GB of RAM and an internal 16GB storage system that can be extended with external microSD cards. Both technical sections can be considered an improvement over the previous generation.
The main camera of the equipment has CMOS sensor with the maximum resolution of 13 megapixels and capacity to record video to 1080p, in addition to other functions like autofocus, HDR filter, detection of faces and scene selection. In the front, we differentiate the second camera with the sensor of five megapixels.
The wireless connectivity is completed with WiFi connection n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS assisted with support for the GLONASS network, NFC and the so-called 4G connectivity. Also, the LG K8 2017 has microUSB 2.0 physical interface and 3.5 mm jack for headphones.
The autonomy of the smartphone is determined by a lithium ion battery with capacity for 2,500 mAh, which is removable. Autonomy times have not been provided by the manufacturer.