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Lenovo K8 Plus

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INTRODUCTION

Lenovo K8 Plus
Lenovo K8 Plus

Lenovo Group Ltd has announced that it will be launching its new product Lenovo K8 Plus in September 2017. Its recently launched a new smartphone is expected to make huge profits with the new features that will be available in it and is sure to attract a lot of buyers towards itself.

The Lenovo K8 Plus will be targeting Android users who are willing to buy a new smartphone that will be available in the mid-price range.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

Lenovo K8 Plus Design and Display
Lenovo K8 Plus Design & Build

The Lenovo K8 Plus has a 5.2 inches FHD screen and that is full HD type. The screen resolution is about 1080x1920 pixels and the pixel density is about 401 ppi and supported by about 16M colors. The dimensions and weight of this model is unknown yet it can be expected to be very user-friendly for customers to handle it while using it. The display is protected by Gorilla Glass 3 cover. The fingerprint sensor feature will be front mounted. The power button and the volume buttons will be on the right edge. It will have a dual-SIM slot space, where only micro SIM cards will be accepted. This model will be available in two colors silver and gold.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

Lenovo K8 Plus Stock Android
Lenovo K8 Plus Stock Android

The Lenovo K8 Plus will be supported by a faster 64-bit processor Octa-core processor which comprises of 2.6GHz octa-core processor so that the system can provide faster and better performance without any problem of slowing down or lagging. The GPU is of Mali-T880 MP2 and the chipset is comprised of MediaTek MT6757CD.

The operating system is Android’s latest version 7.1.1 (Nougat). The internal memory is about 32GB and it has a 3GB RAM. The external memory can be expanded upto 128GB.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

Lenovo K8 Plus Dual-Rear Cameras
Lenovo K8 Plus Dual-Rear Cameras

The camera specifications for the Lenovo K8 Plus include 13MP+5MP primary camera and 8MP secondary camera. The rear camera has a LED flash beside it for taking sharp and clear pictures even under low light while the front camera has no flash beside it. The image resolution is about 4616 x 3464 pixels. The other features for the camera include geo-tagging, autofocus, smile detection and digital zooming but it does not have the option of Optical Image Stabilization. The front camera also takes good quality pictures worth satisfying.

The video recording feature for the rear camera of this device is very good as it captures video at 1080p@30fps. The videos are viewed in full HD quality and they are also very clearly shown. The features for the video recording include continuous shooting mode and HDR (High Dynamic Range). The video quality provided by the front camera during a video calling will also be very good and will be viewed clearly.

The multimedia features for this device includes a 3.5mm headphone jack, loudspeaker and FM Radio. It supports MP3 player for audio and MP4 and MPEG4 for video playing. It will also be having active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

The Lenovo K8 Plus has a non-removable Li-ion battery with a power of 4000mAh that will last for nearly a day or two before the charge runs out completely. It has no option for quick charging. It supports 2G, 3G and 4G network bands. It also supports 4G Volte for better calling experience. For 4G bands it supports 2100/ 1900/ 1800/ 850 and for 3G bands it supports 850/ 900/ 1900/ 2100. EDGE and GPRS will be available in the device. The NFC payment option and Infrared port will be unavailable. Some of the other features that will be included are Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.2, A-GPS, light sensor, gyroscope and accelerometer and HTML will be available for browser.

PROS AND CONS

The Lenovo K8 Plus will be a mid-priced model because of the new updated features that will be available in it. But this model has its own pros and cons, let us briefly go through them:

WHAT WE LIKED
  • 5.5-inch Full HD display
  • Gorilla Glass Protection
  • Android v7.1 Nougat - Latest OS
  • Good cameras (13MP+5MP rear | 8MP front)
  • Powerful & long lasting battery
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • No flash on front camera
  • No NFC options
  • No Java support
  • No quick-charge option

ONLINE STORES

  • img-ques What networks is the phone capable of connecting to?
  • img-ans It can connect to 4G LTE conforming to VoLTE networks. The phone also supports 3G HSPA/UMTS and 2G EDGE/GPRS cellular networks.
  • img-ques What are the miscellaneous connectivity options?
  • img-ans The connectivity options present in the device are Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ ac (2.4/5GHz), Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS w/ A-GPS , FM Radio.
  • img-ques What is included in the box?
  • img-ans Other than K8 Plus, the box contains a SIM ejector tool, a 15W fast charger, a user-guide, and documentation.
  • img-ques Is the phone Dual-SIM supportive?
  • img-ans Yes, it has a Dual SIM (nano+nano) slot, and a separate dedicated microSD card slot to expand storage by up to 128GB additionally..
  • img-ques What is the type and size of the display?
  • img-ans It comes with a 5.2-inches Full HD (1080 x 1920p) resolution display.
  • img-ques Which processor runs in Lenovo K8 Plus?
  • img-ans About K8 Plus device hardware, it comes with a MediaTek MTK Helio P25 chipset equipped with Octa Core clocked at 2.6 GHz.
  • img-ques Which Android version is present in the phone?
  • img-ans Lenovo has finally welcomed the stock android in ‘K8 Plus’ that comes with Android v7.1.1 Nougat. It will be easy for Lenovo to receive the software updates quicker.
  • img-ques What are the dimensions, weight and SAR value in K8 Plus?
  • img-ans The dimensions for K8 Plus are as follows: 154.5 x 75.9 x 8.5 mm, weighs 180g and SAR value of 0.66 W/kg.
  • img-ques How much battery capacity does the phone support? What’s the standby and talktime time?
  • img-ans The battery capacity is 4000mAh which is non-removable. The phone delivers up to 13 hours of web browsing and 100 hours of music playback on a single charge.
  • img-ques Can I quick charge the Lenovo K8 Plus?
  • img-ans Yes, K8 Plus supports fast charging feature.
  • img-ques Does the phone feature a Fingerprint scanner?
  • img-ans The smartphone comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.
  • img-ques How many pixels does the primary camera have? Does the phone support dual cameras?
  • img-ans Yes it supports dual primary cameras. It is backed up with 13MP and 5MP dual lens.
  • img-ques What is the front camera resolution? Does it have a flash?
  • img-ans The front camera of K8 Plus has 8MP lens with “party-LED flash”.
  • img-ques Is device protected with Corning Gorilla glass?
  • img-ans Yes. The Lenovo K8 Plus is protected with Corning gorilla glass.
  • img-ques How many variants does the smartphone come in?
  • img-ans The smartphone has been launched in 2 variants i.e one with 32/3GB, other with 64/4GB.
  • img-ques What are the different color options for the device?
  • img-ans There are 2 colors to choose from i.e Venom Black and Fine Gold.
  • img-ques What are the special features?
  • img-ans The ‘Lenovo K8 Plus’ comes with a dedicated music key which can be used to control music playback.
  • img-ques What is the price of Lenovo K8 Plus in UAE?
  • img-ans The price of K8 Plus in UAE i.e price of 32/3GB for 650 AED and price of 64/4GB for 750 AED.