06.16.2016Personal Tech

Verizon launches LG K8 V international Android smartphone

By: George Koroneos
Verizon launches LG K8 V international Android smartphone

Are you ready to make the switch to Android? Make the leap with the LG K8 V, available June 16, exclusively from Verizon. The LG K8 V has a sleek modern design, great camera features and global roaming capabilities, making it the perfect complement to Verizon’s super-fast 4G LTE network — ranked number one by Root Metrics for overall network performance — and supports HD voice to other HD voice-enabled phones for crystal clear conversations with friends and family.

The LG K8 V features a 5” HD display — one of the largest screens in its class — so you can comfortably binge-watch your favorite shows and movies in HD, no matter where you are. And with the LG K8 V, you can now leave your camera at home. Its 8-megapixel rear-facing camera is perfect for capturing your children playing sports or recording your favorite rock band. Plus, you can take the perfect selfie with the 5-megapixel front-facing camera that includes Gesture Shot (make a fist to start a three-second timer and get ready to smile) and Selfie Light for stunning images in low light.Save more pics, apps, and tunes with the option to expand your memory up to 128GB.

And whether you live in the boardroom or the classroom, you no longer have to worry about the volume sneaking up on you thanks to LG’s signature rear-key design, which allows for ambidextrous, multipurpose use of power/lock and volume keys.

Additional specs:

  • 5” HD display (720x1280)
  • 1.3 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad Core processor
  • 8-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front-facing cameras
  • 16 GB of memory, 9.3 GB usable
  • Removable 2,125mAH battery
  • HD Voice
  • Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 operating system
  • Global roaming capabilities

Accessorize your LG K8 V

The LG K8 V is customizable with accessories that ensure your smartphone is protected, charged and ready for the day. Pick up a case and anti-scratch screen protector to keep your LG K8 V looking good as new, a travel charger or Mophie Powerstation to get the most out of your battery and an LG Tone PRO Bluetooth headset to listen to your tunes on the go.

Pricing and availability

Order your LG K8 V today on Verizon device payment for $6 per month for 24 months (0% APR; full price $144). Visit verizonwireless.com for more information.

George Koroneos is an external communications manager for Verizon, focusing on mobile devices and pricing. A former editor and certified tech geek, George has more than 15 years of publishing experience with expertise in vertical market solutions, mobility, IoT devices, cloud computing and data security.