Posted on 21 Jun 2016 Back

Get Set To Grab The Sleek Budget Phone LG K8 V

LG has launched its next version of smart phones which will be exclusively available through Verizon. Called the LG K8-V, the ‘V’ standing for Verizon, this is a toned down version of the earlier blingy model LG K8. With a sleek design, great camera features and World over roaming facilities, the LG K8 V is touted as the perfect complement to Verizon’s super fast 4G LTE network.


  • The LG K8-V has a soft-touch finish with a simple design, weighing 157gms and measuring 8.7 mm in thickness.
  • It has a 5.0” display with a resolution of 720 x 1280p, IPS LCD HD capacitive touch screen with 16M colours 
  • It runs the Android OS v6.0 Marshmallow and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 chip clocked at 1.3 GHz.
  • It has a MSM8909 Quad Core 1.3GHz Cortex A53 processor and Mali T-720 GPU. It also has a 1.5 GB RAM MT6735 Mediatek Chipset
  • It has a 16 GB internal storage, but if this seems insufficient for you music, video and data storage needs, you need not worry because the phone comes with an expandable memory via a micro SD card slot up to 128 GB.
  • The K8-V has an 8MP autofocus rear facing camera with LED flash and video resolution of 1080p @ 30fps.
  • It also has a 5MP, 720p front facing camera with low light capabilities.
  • It is equipped with LG’s Gesture Shot feature which uses hand gesture to allow the shutter to be operated.  All you have to do is turn on the selfie camera, display your open palm on the screen, wait for the box to appear and then use your fist to make an automatic countdown.
  • You can take pictures simultaneously while shooting a video. Other features include video calling and video sharing.
  • Features include Geo-tagging, voice activation, digital zoom, touch focus, face detection and panorama.
  • The K8-V can be operated with one hand as it is equipped with LG’s rear mounted buttons for volume control, power and camera shutter release.
  • It has a removable 2125mAh Li-ion battery which gives 22 hours of usage time and 16 days of standby.
  • It is equipped with Accelerometer and proximity sensors.
  • The K8 V is a CDMA phone and can be used internationally as a world phone on GSM and UMTS networks. HD voice and global roaming capabilities are also included.

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