LG K5, K8 Mid-Ranged Smartphones Announced: Specifications & Features

LG introduced its K series of smartphones, early this year, at CES 2016. Now the company has expanded its K series of smartphones with the launch of LG K5 and K8.

Under the hood, the K5 is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. It runs Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system and features a 5-inch FWVGA display with 854×480 pixels resolution. The phone sports a 5 mega pixel rear camera with LED flash and a 2 mega pixel front shooter. Backed up by a 1900mAh battery, it houses 8GB of inbuilt storage with expandable support.


The LG K8, on the other hand, is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor. It comes with 1.5GB RAM for EU, North America) and 1GB RAM for Latin America. Other specifications of the phone include 5-inch IPS HD (1280×720 pixels) display, Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and 2125mAh battery. It also comes with 2.5D Arc Glass and woven back cover.


Specifications & Features Of LG K5

  • Processor: 1.3GHz quad-core
  • Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Display: 5-inch FWVGA (854 x 480 pixels)
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Storage: 8GB (expandable via microSD card)
  • Rear Camera: 5 mega pixel with LED flash
  • Front Camera: 2 mega pixel
  • Battery: 1900mAh
  • Connectivity: 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS
  • Dimensions: 145×71.6×8.9 mm

Specifications & Features Of LG K8

  • Processor: 1.3GHz quad-core
  • Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Display: 5-inch IPS HD (1280×720 pixels, 2.5D glass)
  • RAM: 1.5GB (EU, North America) / 1GB (Latin America)
  • Storage: 8GB (expandable via microSD card)
  • Rear Camera: 8 mega pixel with LED flash
  • Front Camera: 5 mega pixel
  • Battery: 2125mAh
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC
  • Dimensions: 144.6×71.5×8.7 mm

Price & Availability

Both smartphones will be rolled out for sale in key markets this week. The LG K5 will roll out in Europe, CIS and Latin America (Q6 in Mexico) while the LG K8 will roll out in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, CIS and Latin America. Price of the devices are expected to be announced locally at the time of launch.

“We are aware of the diverse needs and wants of our customers around the world and our goal is to deliver the best products to meet their expectations. The K8 and K5 will be fantastic choices for anyone who is seeking a smartphone with great looks, great looks, at a great price,” said Juno Cho, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.

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