LG K8 review
|Review: May 2016|
In a nutshell: We're struggling to find anything about the LG K8 that isn't average. Although it has a 5 inch HD screen, a quadcore processor and an 8 megapixel camera, so does every other phone in the ~£150 mid-range - many have better specs than the K8. The phone is let down further by its tacky design, woeful 8GB of memory, and under-sized battery.
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LG K8 features include:
- Operating system: Android 6 Marshmallow
- 8 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, autofocus and 1080p HD video recording
- 5 megapixel front-facing camera with 720p HD video
- Display: IPS, 5 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels (294ppi)
- A-GPS, Glonass positioning
- FM radio
- Processor: Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53, 1.5GB RAM
- Memory: 8GB, microSD card slot (up to 32GB)
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB 2.0, NFC, 3.5mm audio jack
- Networks: 4G LTE, 3G, 2G
- Size: 145 x 72 x 8.7 mm
- Weight: 157g
- Battery: 2125 mAh
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Im looking to use the phone with an app that uses maps/sat nav. How reliable is the gps on this device?
Asked by Ed
on 30th Apr 2017
Can you get bbm on this phone?
Asked by mandy smith
on 3rd Aug 2016
LG K8 user reviews
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Average rating from 5 reviews:
Reviewed by Matt
on 13th Jul 2017
This phone is pointless for anything other than making phone calls. The storage is utterly awful. It is full with just two, yes 2 apps. It is impossible to move anything to a memory card. Flippin useless waste of money. 1 star is 1 too much for this lump of dog mess.
Reviewed by Val
on 24th Jun 2017
My husband has this phone and is not impressed. Poor storage. Had problem with freezing was repaired in april and now same thing happened again. Very disappointed.
Reviewed by CB
on 8th Jun 2017
Honestly? Save your money. Poor battery performance lousy storage as most if it is taken up by Google apps i neither need or use. Unbranded smartphones better value.
LG usually known for quality and value. This is neither.
Reviewed by Jozef
on 17th Dec 2016
I have just started secondary school an I need a new phone. If you a want a simple but yet upmarket phone, this one is for you.
Reviewed by Paul
on 7th Jul 2016
Battery life pathetic. Won't last a day even on standby.