The LG K9 is just a rebranded LG K8 (2018)
Back at MWC 2018, LG introduced the K8 and K10 handsets. Now, the Russian market receives a 5-inch smartphone that should fill the space between those two, but the LG K9 name is nothing more than a new label for the LG K8 (2018) phone.
The specs of this handset make it a low-end offering, although its price in Russia is pretty high: almost US$180 at the current exchange rate (if the information displayed by Helpix is accurate). The specs and features are the same as those of the LG K8 (2018): a modest 5-inch IPS 720p display, a low-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB internal storage, a low-end combination of cameras that provide 5 MP (front) and 8 MP (back).
One interesting fact is that the microSD slot supports cards up to 2 TB in size. Obviously, nobody will go that far, since a 400 GB microSD card is more expensive than the phone itself and there are no 2 TB cards on the market right now, but it is good to know that the phone is future-proof from this point of view. On the other hand, this could be just a mistake, since the LG K8 (2018) only supports microSD cards up to 32 GB.
The LG K9 runs Android 7.1.2 Nougat out of the box and comes with a 2,500 mAh battery. Sadly, the circle on the back is apparently not a fingerprint reader. If the color choices are the same as those for the LG K8 (2018), the LG K9 should hit Russia in black, blue, and gold.
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