• LG K8 launched in India at a price of Rs 9,999
  • It features a 5-inch display, 1.5GB RAM and 16GB storage
  • Actual date of availability is yet not known

The LG launched two of its budget smartphones LG K8 and K5 earlier this year. Now, sources have it that LG has launched the K8 smartphones with a price tag of Rs 9,999 against the current market price of Rs 11,000. However, the exact date of availability of the smartphone is not known yet.


The LG K8 features a 5-inch HD display and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor. The device offers 1.5GB of RAM and an internal storage of 16GB, that can be expanded with the help of a dedicated microSD slot. The smartphone will run Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. The smartphone sports an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front selfie shooter. Connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi, NFC and USB 2.0. The device is backed by a 2,125mAh battery.

If the LG K8 launched around the same price, it faces a strong competition by best-seller Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and recently launched Micromax Selfie 2.

Talking of the competition, the Redmi Note 4 comes with an all metal unibody design and comes with a 5.5-inch FHD display with 1920×1080 pixels. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Octa-core processor clocked at a 2GHz processor. It sports a 13-megapixel camera on the rear and 5-megapixel selfie shooter on the front. The Redmi Note 4 runs Android Marshmallow-based MIUI 8 out of the box.

Other competitors include Micromax Selfie 2, which features a 5.5-inch display powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6737 Soc clocked at a 1.35GHz processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. It offers an internal storage of 16GB. There is a 13-megapixel camera sensor on the rear with an aperture of f/2.0, auto detection and Panorama Mode. On the front, it has an 8-megapixel camera sensor for selfie shooting. The device is backed by a 3,000mAh battery. There is a dual-SIM support along with VoLTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support.


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