LG K8

Announced:
Feb 15, 2016
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Apr 01, 2016

LG K8

Announced: Feb 15, 2016
Market status: Released
Release date: Apr 01, 2016
  • Display 5.0" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor MediaTek, Quad-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSD
  • Battery 2125 mAh
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

5.0 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

294 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

66.81 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.69 x 2.81 x 0.34 inches (144.6 x 71.5 x 8.7 mm)

Weight:

4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Colors:

Gold, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

MediaTek MT6735M

Processor:

Quad-core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU:

Mali-T720 MP2

RAM:

1.5 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow), LG UX UI

Battery

Capacity:

2125 mAh

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 3, 7, 8, 20

Data:

LTE, HSPA

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Notifications:

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

Hearing aid compatibility:

M4, T4

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, RDS

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 12, 2016

FCC ID value:

ZNFK350N link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.48 W/kg

Body:

0.54 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.20 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.58 W/kg

This device is also known as LG K350N, LG US375

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

LG K8 US375

for U.S. Cellular

Differences from the main variant:

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 8909

Processor:

Quad-core, 1100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7

GPU:

Adreno 304

Internal storage:

8 GB

Maximum User Storage:

3.75 GB

Talk time:

10.10 hours
the average is 21 h (1278 min)

Stand-by time:

15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2, 4, 5, 12, 17, 25

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (294 ppi)

Description

The LG K8 is a new member of its relatively new K series. It features 5-inch 720p display, MediaTek MT6735 - a quad-core 64-bit chipset, and 1.5GB of RAM. There is also 8GB of storage and microSD card slot on-board. On the back is 8MP autofocus camera with LED flash. The phone is powered by 2,125mAh Li-Ion battery and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

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