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LG has recently released the K8 and K10 smartphones with a similar design, but they have different dimensions and hardware configurations. We’ll compare their specs and you’ll decide which mid-range smartphone is worth buying.


The LG K8 measures 144.6×71.5×8.7mm and weights 157 grams, while the LG K10 is slightly thicker and slimmer as it measures 146×74.8×8.8mm and weights 142 grams. They have a premium design, featuring a curvy shape, a plastic cover with a woven pattern, and 2.5D Arc Glass


The LG K8 comes with an IPS LCD display of 5-inch that supports a resolution of 1280×720 pixels at 294 ppi. The LG K10 has a bigger IPS LCD display of 5.3-inch with the same resolution, but which results in a lower pixel density of 277 ppi.

Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM

The LG K8 features with a Mediatek MT6735 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.3GHz, a Mali-T720 graphics card and 1.5GB of RAM. The LG K10 comes in two variants, as follows:

– a Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.2GHz, an Adreno 306 graphics card and 1GB of RAM;
– a Mediatek MT6753 chipset, an octa-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.14GHz, a Mali-T720MP3 graphics card and 1.5GB of RAM.


The LG K8 comes with an internal storage of 8GB, while the LG K10 has an internal storage of 16GB. Both devices offer a card slot, which allow you to expand the storage capacity up to 32GB.


The LG K8 sports a primary camera of 8MP that supports LED flash, geo-tagging, panorama, face detection, touch focus and a secondary camera of 5MP. One variant of the LG K10 features a primary camera of 13MP, while the other variant has an 8MP camera. However, when it comes to the secondary camera, both devices sport a 5MP one.


The LG K8 is powered by a removable 2125 mAh battery, while the LG K10 has a slightly more powerful cell of 2300 mAh, which is also removable.