LG K8V

Announced:
Jun 9, 2016
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jun 16, 2016

Display

Display size:

5.0 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

294 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

65.87 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD)

Features:

Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.69 x 2.85 x 0.33 inches (144.5 x 72.4 x 8.4 mm)

Weight:

4.71 oz (134 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 8909

Processor:

Quad-core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7

GPU:

Adreno 304

RAM:

1.5 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

Available to use:

9.3 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), LG UX UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2, 4, 5, 13

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

2125 mAh

Type:

User replaceable

Talk time:

12.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

16.1 days (386 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 12, 2016

FCC ID value:

ZNFVS500 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.98 W/kg

Body:

1.11 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.34 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.17 W/kg

This device is also known as LG VS500, LG K8 V

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Too little RAM

Description

The LG K8V is based on the LG K8 that can already be bought outside the US, offering relatively similar specs in a slightly different looking package. Running Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box, the LG K8V sports a 5-inch display with 720 x 1280 pixels - which we guess is acceptable for an affordable phone. The new device is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor clocked at 1.3 GHz, further offering an 8 MP rear camera, a 5 MP front-facing camera, 1.5 GB of RAM, and a 2125 mAh battery. HD Voice and global roaming capabilities are also included. The K8V has 16 GB of internal memory, though only 9.3 GB are usable. Luckily, the handset supports microSD cards (up to 128 GB).

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