LG K8 2017 becomes the first affordable Android Nougat Smartphone from US Cellular

US Cellular has started selling the LG K8 2017 smartphone which will also be the most affordable handset with Android Nougat which will be the successor of the K8 2016. This device was also released by T-Mobile and MetroPCS but under the name LG Ariston. This device is available for a price of $49.99 on prepay after an online discount of $100. There is also an option of paying $5 per month over 30 months which doesn’t give any discount due to monthly payments.

Although the device does not come with many high specifications, it is still a healthy deal for this entry level device. Many first time Android users would be utilizing the deal since the device comes with the latest Android Nougat Operating system. Coming to the specifications of the handset the device will be coming with a 5-inch touchscreen display with 720 x 1280 pixels resolutions. It will also be only the second phone next to LG V20 to come with the Android Nougat from US Cellular.

To power the device, under the hood, there is a quad-core Snapdragon processor with a clocking speed of 1.4 GHz coupled with 1.5GB of RAM. There is a 2500 mAh removable battery on the rear while there is an 8MP autofocus camera on the back which will be accompanied with 5MP front facing camera. The onboard memory is limited to 16GB, but it can be further extended with a microSD card slot. The device also comes with many features like Gesture Interval Shot that lets its users take quick selfies by raising the hand and make a fist twice which will capture four selfies.

US Cellular is providing the LG K8 only in Blue color variant although it is also available in many other color options. The device can be purchased via US Cellular online store and let us know if you are planning to get this device or already bought one by commenting in the section below.


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