“The updated K-series of smartphones from LG ship with budget specs”
Mobile World Congress or MWC for short is one of the biggest tech conventions in the world, held annually at Barcelona, Spain. Traditionally, Korean tech giant LG unveils its latest flagship at the tech conference, but this year, the company announced two smartphones in its budget K-series and an AI-powered version of its V30+ flagship (review) dubbed the V30s Thinq (first impressions). The new K-series phones are labelled the K8 and the K10, and ship with basic specifications.
Coming to the specs of the K8 (2018) first, the handset sports a 5-inch HD display and is backed by a quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz. The smartphone features 2GB of RAM and ships with 16GB of user-expandable storage. For optics, the smartphone gets 8MP and 5MP shooters on the back and the front respectively. Fuelled by a 2,500mAh battery, the new LG K8 boots Android v7.1 Nougat.
As far as the K10 (2018) is concerned, the device sports a 5.3-inch HD display and is powered by an octa-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz. The device features 2GB of RAM and gets 16GB of onboard storage, which can be further expanded up to 2TB by means of a microSD card. In the camera department, the smartphone comes with a 13MP primary camera and an 8MP selfie-shooter. The handset sips juice from a 3,000mAh battery and runs Android Nougat from the get-go. LG also showcased two other variants of the K10, including the K10+ which features 3GB of RAM and 32GB of built-in storage and the K10α, which comes with an 8MP primary camera and a 5MP selfie shooter. Rest of the specifications of both the models are similar to the K10. Now that we have the specs out of the way, let’s take a closer look at the new smartphones.
As of yet, LG hasn’t revealed the pricing of the smartphones so stay tuned to our blog for more updates on the same.