Last month, SKK announced the SKK V2 – a quad core Android Kitkat smartphone with 1GB of RAM and supports USB OTG. I even thought it was named SKK Marian V2.

However, the company discontinued that model and announced a re-imagined SKK V2 that comes with a heart rate monitor just like the Samsung Galaxy S5 and looks like the LG G2 with all the buttons on the back!

Placing your finger on the heart rate monitor just beside the rear camera will let it count your heartbeat. The SKK V2 is the first locally branded smartphone to have this feature!

There is a very obvious similarity in the new SKK V2’s design with that of the LG G2. In fact, the power button, camera and volume buttons on the back of the SKK V2 are exact copycats of the LG G2.

SKK recently launched the SKK X4 which has a very similar design with the Oppo N1. Is this SKK’s new strategy – to copy the designs of other smartphones?

SKK V2 LG G2 knock-off
LG G2 and Samsung Galaxy S5 in one?

This might be a good thing because those who can’t afford an Oppo N1 or LG G2 can buy an SKK product and experience these innovative designs and features. Are you okay with this? Share your thoughts in the comments.

The SKK V2 has a 5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. It runs on Android 4.4 kitkat using a 1.3GHz quad core processor from MediaTek with 1GB of RAM and a Mali-400 MP2 graphics processor.

It also boasts a set of gesture controls such as Air Browse, Air-call Accept, Smart Screen or Eye Gesture, Palm Motion and Quick Gesture Entry.

The SKK V2 comes with 3G HSPA+ connectivity as well as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and FM Radio. It has 8GB of internal storage with up to 64GB of microSD card storage. However, it doesn’t support USB OTG.

It’s battery is rated 2,500mAh and even has an E-compass.

SKK V2 will be available this month for only ₱4,999. This price will surely make it very interesting!

Update: SKK V2 now costs ₱3,999 only!


  • 5.0-Inch IPS Display (540 x 960 Pixels)
  • Android 4.4 Kitkat OS
  • 1.3GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6582 Processor
  • ARM Mali-400 MP2 GPU
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 8GB Internal Storage
  • Expandable up to 64GB via MicroSD
  • 8.0 Megapixel Autofocus Main Camera with LED Flash
  • 5.0 Megapixel Front Camera
  • Dual SIM/Dual Standby
  • 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE and GPRS Networks
  • Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • GPS with A-GPS
  • FM Radio
  • MicroUSB
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Hear Rate Sensor
  • Magnetometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Gesture Controls
  • 2,500mAh Li-ion Battery
  • ₱4,999.00 Official Suggested Retail Price
  • ₱3,999.00 NEW Official Suggested Retail Price