LG K8 2017 is currently available in India with a fingerprint sensor and 4G VoLTE. As per the Mahesh Telecom, a Mumbai-based retailer, the smartphone will be available at a price of Rs 9999.
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One of the biggest disappointments is its Android version. K8 2017 runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and not even Nougat.
LG K8 2017 Specifications
The smartphone sports a 5-inch 2.5D curved glass in-cell touch display at a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.
It is powered by 1.25GHz Quad-Core processor and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box.
The device comes with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage that can be expanded to 32 GB using microSD card.
It has 13-megapixel primary camera with LED flash, 1/3″ sensor, f/2.2 aperture and 5-megapixel front camera.
Connectivity and Sensors
The device is equipped with a fingerprint sensor on board to provide an extra layer of security besides supporting 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and Dual SIM connectivity features.
Battery and Dimensions
The mobile packs 2500 mAh battery and weighs 144 grams with 147.1×72.5×8.2mm size measurements.
Price and Availability
The smartphone will be available in Gold and Blue colors and is priced at Rs 11,000. But, you can get it for Rs 9999 from the retail stores. We are expecting the official launch of the mobile to be around the corner.
When the whole world is waiting for Android Oreo, it is surprising to see the manufacturers like LG are still relying on Marshmallow to run their business in the smartphone world. However, let us know your views about it in the comments section below.
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