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LG K8 (2017)



LG K8 (2017) (SIM Free/UK)

Refined style is core to the LG K8 (2017).

Slimmer, but longer lasting with a solid and robust design the 2017 edition of this mid-range smartphone benefits from an additional 375mAh in the user removable battery whilst being 0.7mm thinner.

There is also an upgrade to a 5 megapixel front facing camera.

SIM Free / Unlocked UK Stock

The LG K8 (2017) sold by Clove is UK specification stock, SIM Free and Unlocked for use on all mobile networks across the UK and Europe.
For LTE connectivity outside of Europe, please check the specifications and your local operator.

EU Models

Where a product option states "EU Model", it will have been sourced directly from a European supplier. These phones should come factory sealed with the original LG Charger (Europlug 2-pin).

EU Converts

Where a product states "EU Convert", it will have been sourced from a UK supplier that has imported EU stock and converted it for UK sale. These phones will be resealed with official LG branding and should contain a standard UK charger (3-pin). Please note this may not be the official LG Fast Charger.

Dual SIM options

LG manufactures the K8 (2017) in both single & hybrid dual SIM versions. If an option for sale on Clove Technology specifies "DUAL SIM" then it has the hybrid slot. If DUAL SIM is not mentioned in the option, please assume that it is the single SIM version of the handset.

Reasons to buy the LG K8 (2017)

  • 1.4GHz Quad-core processor – Work efficiently and do more without lag thanks to excellent performance from the processor supplied by leading chip maker Qualcomm
  • 5.0" 720p HD touchscreen display – A functional sized screen that fits lots of content on but also sits comfortably in the hand
  • Android operating system – All your favourite Google services pre-installed and little extra effort to add more
  • 16GB internal storage – Store various file types on the internal memory of your phone
  • MicroSD expansion – Store more content on your device with cards up to 32GB
  • 2,500 mAh removable battery – Work for longer without the need to re-charge
  • 13 megapixel rear camera – Capture images in great detail
  • 5 megapixel front camera – Capture crisp selfies
  • NFC – Achieve simple one touch pairing
  • 4G - Download and stream files on the go with ease

Colour and Memory Variants

The LG K8 (2017) comes with 16GB of internal storage and is available in either Titanium, or Gold, colour options.

Box contents

  • SIM Free/UK LG K8 (2017)
  • 3 PIN UK Mains Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • Quick Start Guide


At just 8.0mm thick the K8 (2017) is a slimmer and longer lasting smartphone thanks in part to the 2,500mAh user removable battery, and intelligent Android software that efficiently uses the power it has available to it.

Whether you need to arrange your social life, send an email to your boss, the kids school, or to the builder, the K8 has what it takes to do this and more.

Use the built in GPS and GLONASS receivers along with Google Maps to navigate from point A to B.

Stream your favourite music and video content from the web and listen back, via Bluetooth headphones, for example.

WhatsApp, Facebook, Snapchat, they all are available to work on the K8 (2017).

Within minutes of switching on the K8 for the first time the truly versatile platform can have you up and running quickly, particularly if you are already an existing Google services user.

Pre-installed are many Google services including the Play Store which gives you access to a wealth of different applications that can make full use of your phone.

Connecting to the internet via WiFi or 4G, this device has support for all major European networks and comes supplied SIM free.

A 13 megapixel rear camera and 5 megapixel front camera allows you to capture those moments you want to remember as well as video.

This content can be stored on the internal 16GB of memory, or, if you need more space, then just pop in a microSD card into the provided slot.

Multi-tasking is no problem with the Quad-Core processor, and 1.5GB of RAM.

The handset has been engineered to be durable and comfortable to grip with the touchscreen having 2.5D Arc glass for a premium look and finish.

The user removable 2500mAh battery should last a day. For those who need it, or when it comes to it, just hook up a universal microUSB cable to re-charge or transfer data.

Near Field Communication (NFC) is included for one touch data transfer when required.

For performance and reliability in a smart and slim form factor, the K8 could be a suitable option for you.


SIM Free & UnlockedYes
Operating SystemAndroid
  • Version7.0
  • Custom Skin
  • Speed1.4GHz Quad-Core
  • Dual Core
  • Quad CoreYes
  • Make/ModelQualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425
  • OtherAdreno 308
Expansion SlotYes
  • TypeMicroSDXC
  • Capacity (Up to)32GB
Internal StorageYes
  • Capacity16GB
  • TouchscreenYes
  • Size5
  • TypeIPS LCD
  • Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Other294 ppi pixel density, 66% screen-to-body ratio, capacitive touchscreen
  • Frequencies
  • Speed
  • Frequencies
  • Speed
  • Frequencies
  • Speed
  • Version4.2
  • FunctionsA2DP, LE
  • Version802.11 b/g/n
  • Version
  • DataMicroUSB
  • PowerMicroUSB
  • Audio3.5mm
  • Video Out
Device Controls
  • Keyboard
  • Optical Trackpad
  • Hardware Buttons
  • Other
  • Antenna TypeGPS / GLONASS
  • A-GPSYes
  • Built-in SoftwareGoogle Maps
  • Megapixels13MP
  • FlashAuto Focus and LED Flash
  • Camera Lens
  • OtherGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, video 1080p@30fps
Front Facing CameraYes
  • Type5MP
  • AccelerometerYes
  • Proximity SensorYes
  • Digital Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light SensorYes
  • Formats
  • Recording
  • Formats
  • Recording
Near Field CommunicationYes
FM Radio
  • Capacity2500mAh
  • TypeLi-Ion
  • RemovableYes
Call Time
  • GSM
  • 3G
Standby Time
  • GSM
  • 3G
Dimensions144.8 x 72.1 x 8.1 mm
Weight 142 g
Warranty24 months


LG_K8_2017_M200N.pdf LG_K8_2017_M200N.pdf (4055KB)


Will my phone work

The following is a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about this product. Hopefully you will find the answer to your question, if not, use the contact form below and we shall answer it for you.

Do you ship internationally?

Yes - If you are located outside of the UK you may want to take a look at our list of FAQs for international customers on the following link:

Is this phone SIM FREE and Unlocked?

Yes, this phone is unlocked and can be used with networks around the world.

Do check the specifications to ensure compatibility in your region with your network provider. No SIM card or contract applies to this phone.

Is this phone brand new?

Yes. Unless the description of the product suggests otherwise (I.e. EX-DEMO) then this product is brand new and has not been used before.

Is there any network/operator branding?

No - There is only the manufacturer’s branding.

Does the phone have a Micro SDHC/memory card slot?

Yes – this phone supports up to 32GB of external storage

What SIM card does this phone use?

This phone takes a nano SIM card

Is this handset LTE compatible?


Does this phone have a removable battery?

Yes, it does.

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