CityCall K8 Price in Dubai, UAE  

CityCall K8




CityCall K8
CityCall K8

Citycall is a China based mobile manufacturing brand. It is the mobile phone division of a large scale electronics enterprise called Senyang Electronic Science & Technology Co. Ltd. The first mobile phone from this manufacturer was released in 2008. Now, in the recent times Citycall has come up with a good mobile phone called the Citycall K8.The company aim is to manufacturing sleek smart phones for easy portability. This smart phone has seen great degree of popularity and has been accepted well amongst its customers too. This smart phone mainly targets the lower middle class and middle class customers. It is known for its light weight and easy handiness. Moreover, the sleek nature of this smart phone makes it quite suitable for those who travels a lot. The major pros of this smart phone are its design and display along with its amazing battery performance. Apart from these pros there are other features which are important for a smart phone’s performance too. Let us look at these specifications in detail in the review that follows.


CityCall K8 Design
CityCall K8 Design

This smart phone comes with a very light plastic rear with a pretty stylish design. The plastic used is carefully chosen such that it does not add on considerably to the overall weight of the smart phone and making it easy to carry around. It does not feel premium to hold and is quite slippery when used without a back cover. The overall dimensions of this smart phone are pretty reasonable. It comes with a length of 122.8 mm. The breadth of this smart phone is 64.3 mm. The thickness though is very less just around a mere 8.6 mm, that makes this phone very light. The smart phone weighs around 89 g. Citycall K8 smart phone comes with a colour IPS Capacitive touch screen. This display is 5.5 inches in size and has 16 M colour feature which enhances its vibrancy. The display functions with a pixel resolution of 540 x 1080 pixels. Also, it has the pixel density of 265 ppi. This smart phone functions smoothly with the multi-touch feature. It does not possess a secondary display. It comes in just single colour option, Black.


CityCall K8 Performance
CityCall K8 Performance

It operates on the Android OS v 5.1 ( Lollipop ). The chip set used is Qualcomm MSM8939. Also, the central processing is taken care by a Quad–Core processor. The processing speed of this CPU is around 1.5 GHz. It is pretty decent for average usage. This phone comes with 8 GB internal memory slot. User usable memory is lesser than 16 GB though. But, additionally, it has an external micro SD or TransFlash slot for expandable memory requirements. The maximum limit to which the smart phone supports expansion is 32 GB. It comes with only a very less 1 GB RAM.


CityCall K8 Camera
CityCall K8 Camera

This smart phone has a dual camera feature. The main camera comes with 8 MP. This smart phone’s main camera comes with an LED (dual tone) flash to provide ample light in cases of need. Hence, better pictures can be captured. The additional supportive features which come along are Auto focus, geo–tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR and Panorama. The secondary camera is a mere 2 MP. The resolution at which the camera takes pictures is 540 p. The audio in this smart phone is pretty decent with alert types like Vibrations, MP3 and WAV ringtones. It has good functional FM Radio feature too. The video recording in this smart phone can be done by the main camera. The main camera can capture videos with a resolution of 540 p at 30 fps.


Citycall K8 comes with a user removable Li–Po battery. This battery has a capacity of 2400 mAh. Knowing this we can easily assume that it would have only an average stand-by as well as talk time. So, overall on the battery end, this phone is pretty decent. This smart phone comes with the Dual sim facility. Both the sims are compatible with the GSM connectivity. One of the sim is of the micro sim type. The other sim though is just the normal sim size. Both the sims support 3G. It has other basic wireless network features like GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It connects using 802.11 b/g/n as its Wi-Fi standard. The Bluetooth version which helps transfer files wirelessly is v 4.00.


  • Light Weight
  • Handy size
  • Good Design
  • Decent Display
  • Dual sim
  • Poor front camera
  • Average back camera
  • Below average processor
  • Lacks 4G connectivity

Those, who are ardent travellers where your work demands you to travel a lot, this is pretty much an ideal smart phone. Though, you cannot rely on this smart phone for taking pictures. It comes with a very poor camera facility. Also, note that this does not have 4G compatibility too. So, knowing the verdict, its up to the buyer to decide.