Specs summary

Screen
5"

The LG K8's screen is 5 inches with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.3GHz

There is a MediaTek MT6735M Quad core 1.3 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system (OS).

Camera
8+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 8+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 5+ megapixels resolution.
Storage
8 GB

Internal memory is 8 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
2125mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 2125 mAh battery. LG's performance ratings are 12.1 days standby time, 335 minutes (2G), 440 minutes (3G).



Reviews (5.4/10 Avg. rating)


Know Your Mobile

The best looking budget android phone around

from Know Your Mobile
I love the way the LG K8 looks. I think it is one of the best looking budget Android phones on the market right now. The camera is decent and performance, providing you’re not expecting Galaxy S7-levels of grunt, is more than adequate for normal usage. The software is useful, well executed and adds in lots of utility. If you’re in the market for a very cheap and very capable Android phone that also looks rather snazzy the LG K8 should high on your watch list... Full review
Recombu

Offers decent value for money

from Recombu
The LG K8 is a solid all-round affordable mobile that gives the excellent Vodafone Smart Prime 7 a run for its money. If you're after a no-frills everyday handset or a dependable second mobile for taking to festivals and the rest, we'd happily recommend it... Full review
PC Magazine

Inexpensive, latest Android software, decent camera

from PC Magazine
The LG Phoenix 2 offers reasonable performance, a 720p display, the latest software, and a decent camera for just $100. It isn't as powerful as the equally affordable Zmax 2, but it has a better camera... Full review
Expert Reviews

A middling Moto G rival

from Expert Reviews
The LG K8 does a pretty decent job of matching the 3rd Gen Moto G's speed, but when both phones are now exactly the same price, the Moto G leaps ahead with its superior display and camera and longer-lasting battery... Full review
Patty

Hate It

Data Hog. Storage is eaten up by unremovable bloat ware. Sound quality on calls is awful. Connectivity, awful unless connected to wifi-So that defeats purpose of cell phone. It looks good on the outside, but inside is useless as far as functionality. Camera selfies gesture does not work. Cannot see... More

Data Hog. Storage is eaten up by unremovable bloat ware. Sound quality on calls is awful. Connectivity, awful unless connected to wifi-So that defeats purpose of cell phone. It looks good on the outside, but inside is useless as far as functionality. Camera selfies gesture does not work. Cannot see screen outdoors. Expensive paperweight.

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DarrenBroughton

Not Too Bad So Far

GOOD POINTS.......... Nice Looking Phone. Nice User Interface. Latest Android OS. Screen Clear With Sharp Crisp Images And Is Large. Reasonable Price. BAD POINTS......... Memory Is Awful. I've Downloaded About 20 Apps And Nearly 15 Of Them I've Moved To The SD Card But My... More

GOOD POINTS.......... Nice Looking Phone. Nice User Interface. Latest Android OS. Screen Clear With Sharp Crisp Images And Is Large. Reasonable Price. BAD POINTS......... Memory Is Awful. I've Downloaded About 20 Apps And Nearly 15 Of Them I've Moved To The SD Card But My Memory Is About 98% Used. Switchers Itself On Whilst Charging. Lack Of Accessories.

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Dalibor

my lg volume buton is broke its been 7 days i buy it wtf



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Full Specs

Overview
Release date April 30, 2016
Regions available United Kingdom, Europe
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/2100 MHz
LTE:
2100/800/900/1800 /2600 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
SIM Card Micro-SIM
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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Processor MediaTek MT6735M Quad core 1.3 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
8 GB
RAM 1 GB
ROM No
GPS A-GPS
Digital compass Yes
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.48 W/kg
Body: 0.54 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 2 Years
Accessories Included Data Cable, Manual, Standard Battery, USB Power Adapter
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 2125 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Wi-Fi Surfing Time Unknown
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Up to:
335 minutes (2G)
440 minutes (3G)
Standby Time Up to: 12.1 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Gold, Indigo, White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 14.5 x 7.1 x 0.9 cm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.4 in)
Weight 157 grams
(5.5 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel Density 294 pixels
Size 5 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical Keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer Yes
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type HTML, HTML 5
Browser Google Android
Javascript Yes
Flash No
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging Services SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB)
PC Synchronization No
TV-out No
DLNA Support No
NFC Yes
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 8+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom Yes
Flash Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus, Effects, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, Voice activation
Video Recording Formats MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera  
Resolution 5+ megapixels
Zoom Yes
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, MP4, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer No
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
Notepad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps No
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Additional Comments Other Names (AKA): LG Phoenix 2, K350N

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