• 5" (1280x720) IPS LCD
  • 1.5GB
    MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 13-MP, f/2.2 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2500 mAh

The LG K8 (2017) phone has a 5-inch (1280x720) IPS LCD screen, a 13MP main camera and a 5MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2500 mAh and the main processor is a MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 with 1.5 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductK8 (2017) (2016)
Display5" 1280x720 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 13-MP f/2.2 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 SoC
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (32GB max.)
Battery2500 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 144g (5.1oz), 144.5x72.1x8 mm (5.69 x 2.84 x 0.31 inches)
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Display
TypeIPS LCD
Diagonal (inches)5"
Display/Body Ratio66.2%
Resolution1280x720
Sharpness (PPI)294 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 3
Features
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel13-MP
Aperturef/2.2
Sensor Pixel Size1.12 µm
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2500 mAh
Battery Features
  • Removable
Computing
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameMSM8917 Snapdragon 425
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.4 GHz
RAM Options1.5GB
Internal Storage Options16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size32GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.0
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Proximity

K8 (2017) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the LG K8 (2017) waterproof?

No. Our information indicates that the K8 (2017) is NOT water-proof an has no IP-Rating rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the K8 (2017) Dual-SIM?

No, the K8 (2017) does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but things may be different in Asia. We mostly track United States data.

Is the K8 (2017) 4K?

No, the K8 (2017) 1280x720 screen resolution is not 4K. 4K is usually defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on handsets, but there are a few more variants for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the K8 (2017) compatible with Wireless Charging?

No, K8 (2017) does not feature Wireless Charging.

Does the K8 (2017) work with 4G networks?

Yes, the K8 (2017) is a 4G-LTE handset that is rated 4G LTE cat4 (150 Mbps).

Does the K8 (2017) work with 5G wireless?

No, the K8 (2017) does not work on 5G NR networks.

Does the K8 (2017) have a USB-C connector?

No, the K8 (2017) does not have a USB-C connector.

Does the K8 (2017) have a removable battery?

Yes, the K8 (2017) has a removable battery.

LG K8 (2017) Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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