LG officially announced K8 and K5 – budget models with sleek appearance

LG-K8-and-K5After the first arrival of LG K8 on LG’s official web page a month ago, the company has now officially released the phone itself, along with another the LG K5. The manufacturer claims that the models are designed for users seeking stylish appearance at a decent price. LG K8 is going to be available in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East while the users in Europe will be able to enjoy only the K5 model.

LG K5 has a 5-inch display with 480 x 854 resolution, quad-core SoC clocked at 1.3GHz, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage, which could be expanded with a microSD. The phone also features two cameras – a 5MP rear shooter and a 2MP front-facing one. Android 5.1 Lollipop is running the show and the phone also supports 3G, Wi-Fi b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.1 connectivity.

  • Display: 5.0-inch FWVGA
  • SoC: 1.3GHz Quad-Core
  • Cameras: Rear 5MP / Front 2MP
  • Storage/ RAM: 1GB RAM / 8GB ROM / microSD
  • Battery: 1900 mAh (removable)
  • OS: Android 1 Lollipop
  • Dimensions: 145 x 71.6 x 8.9 mm
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n / Bluetooth 4.1 / USB 2.0
  • Colors: Gold / Silver / Titan

LG K8 is positioned slightly higher in the segment with a 5-inch screen, but 720p resolution. Another difference between the two models is the location of the power button and volume rocker keys, which are placed on the back. The device sports the same SoC as the K5 and supports LTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity. It also has a 5MP camera at the front. Both models will hit the market by the end of this month.

  • Display: 5.0-inch HD In-cell Touch
  • SoC: 1.3GHz Quad-Core
  • Cameras: Rear 8MP / Front 5MP
  • Storage/ RAM: 1.5GB (EU, NA) / 1GB (LATAM) / microSD
  • Battery: 2125 mAh (removable)
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Dimensions: 146 x 71.5 x 8.7 mm
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n / Bluetooth 4.2 / NFC / USB 2.0
  • Colors: Gold / Indigo / White
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