LG has today introduced two new smartphones under K series- K8 and K5. Both the smartphones will be rolling out starting from this week, but there are no pricing details available yet. LG K8 will roll out in Asia, Africa, Middle East, CIS and Latin America, while the LG K5 will go on sale in Europe, CIS and Latin America.
LG K8 is fitted with a 5 inch HD IPS On cell display with 2.5D glass on top. It is powered by 1.3 GHz quad core MediaTek MT6735 processor along with 1.5GB of RAM in EU and 1GB of RAM in Latin America. Internal storage of this handset is 8GB which is expandable using micro SD card slot.
LG K8 packs an 8 MP AF rear shooter with LED flash and on the front, there is a 5 MP camera for selfies. K8 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box and houses a 2125 removable battery. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, 3G / HSPA+, EDGE / GPRS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, dual SIM functionality, Micro USB port and 3.5mm audio jack.
On the other hand, LG K5 incorporates a 5 inch FWVGA display and is powered by 1.3 GHz quad core processor with unspecified chipset details, coupled with 1GB of RAM, 8GB of inbuilt storage and an expansion slot for microSD card. This handset runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS.
On the camera front, K5 comes with a 5 MP rear camera with LED flash and a 2 MP front facing camera. K5 is backed by 1900mAh removable battery. Connectivity options include 3G / HSPA+, EDGE / GPRS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, Micro USB port and 3.5mm audio jack.
Key Specifications of LG K8 and K5:
|Model||LG K8||KG K5|
|Display||5 inch HD IPS On cell display||5 inch FWVGA display|
|Processor||1.3 GHz quad core MediaTek MT6735||1.3 GHz quad core|
|Camera||8 MP rear and 5 MP front camera||5 MP rear and 2 MP front camera|
|RAM||1.5GB / 1GB||1GB|
|Software||Android 6.0 Marshmallow||Android 5.1 Lollipop|
|Dimensions and Weight||144.6 x 71.5 x 8.7mm and 156 grams||145 x 71.6 x 8.9mm|
|Price||To Be Announced||To Be Announced|
LG K8 comes in Gold, Indigo and White colors and K5 will be available in Gold, Silver and Titan color options.