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Lenovo K8

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INTRODUCTION

Lenovo K8
Lenovo K8

Lenovo seems to be coming up with a zoom by launching smartphones with flagship features. Its ‘K’ series has been proven to be successful and is popular for its notable performance. To continue the success track, Lenovo is coming up with another smartphone, K8 which is also Android based and is affordable too. It might target the budget segment of Android users. Lenovo K8 is the successor of K6 which was released last year.

The K8 is a deca-core device, with 3GB RAM and runs on latest Android 7.1 version. It is expected to be released in standard colors of Black, Gold and Gray. Though from a budgeted range, it might sport high-density camera, clear display, fingerprint scanner and few more exciting features. As of the now, Lenovo has not confirmed the date of launch of K8.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

Lenovo K8 Design and Display
Lenovo K8 Design & Build

If we have to talk about the design of K8, then it is quite similar to any other phone in its price range and class. The rear panel appears to be acrylic with a primary camera along with flash placed on one side. On the front, it sports selfie camera and speaker on the top and microphone at the bottom. The home button seems to be on the mid-bottom side of the screen along with other navigation buttons on the either side. As of now, we are still not sure about the correct dimensions of the phone. But from the leaked images, we can make out that the phone is handy and easy to hold because of its appropriate size and matt-finish rear panel.

The K8 is expected to host LCD Capacitive Screen that measures 5.2-inches. The screen is expected to be Full HD that can ensure bright and clear display even facing the sun directly.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

Lenovo K8 Performance
Lenovo K8 Performance

Lenovo is trying to be at par with the competition. With the same objective, it is now launching smartphones with not just Octa-core processors but more than that. The K8 also is expected to sport a deca-core processor which is a combination of two quad-core processors and one dual-core processor. All the three processors are clocked to 2.3GHz dual core of Cortex A72, one 1.85GHz quad-core of Cortex A53 and another 1.4quad-core of Cortex A53. Having a deca-core processor in a low relatively low priced mobile would be a good deal that the consumers want to make use of. Along with power-packed performance, the phone is also expected to host 4GM RAM which makes the enables smooth performance without any lags.

Lenovo K8 is going to be a dual SIM smartphone, and both the SIMs are expected to support internet connectivity up to 4G. The device offers an internal memory of 32GB which is huge enough to store all your required information and apps. And still, if you find it not sufficient then the storage memory is expandable via microSD card upto 256 GB.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

Lenovo K8 Camera
Lenovo K8 Camera

Though not many details are available about the cameras of K8, but according to the leaked sources, the device will host 13 megapixels of a primary camera on the rear side along with LED flash. The camera is expected to offer features like Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, etc. The front shooter is expected to be of 8 megapixels which can click clear selfies and supports video calling.

Similar to its predecessor, the K8 is also expected to come with stereo speakers along with 3.5mm jack. It would have default FM radio too.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

Lenovo has well understood that the battery of any phone can bring up the sales volume, and therefore, they are planning to integrate powerful batteries in their upcoming smartphones. The K8 is also expected to be backed by 4000 mAh battery which is big enough to last for a day or more. The battery is non-removable. As of now, there is no confirmation upon the dash charging feature of the phone.

As it has been ensured that the K8 is dual SIM with 4G internet connectivity, the bands are still not known. The device might also support other connectivity options like Wifi, Hotspot, Bluetooth, WLAN, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, A-GPS, etc. Among the wired ones, it might host micro USB 2.0.

Though we are still not sure about the sensors, it is any how expected to offer basic sensors like fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass and few more.

PROS AND CONS

Lenovo K8 will be a power-packed smartphone with really exciting features at a budgeted price.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Full HD display
  • Deca-core processor
  • 32GB internal memory
  • Expandable memory upto 256GB
  • Huge battery of 4500mAh
  • 3GB RAM
  • 8MP front shooter
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • The overall look and appearance
  • Few more sensors can be added

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. it supports 3G HSPA/UMTS and 2G EDGE/GPRS cellular networks.
  • img-ques Is the phone Dual-SIM supportive?
  • img-ans Yes. The phone supports Dual Nano-SIM. There is a dedicated microSD card slot to expand storage by up to 128GB additionally.
  • 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 v4.2, Micro-USB Port, A-GPS, FM Radio, microSD slot, and earphone jack 3.5mm.
  • img-ques What OS is present in the phone? Will it receive OTA updates?
  • img-ans It runs on near stock build Android v7.1.1 Nougat OS pre-installed. With the experience of near-stock Android, it will help Lenovo K8 in rolling out software updates quicker.
  • img-ques What is the device’s battery capacity?
  • img-ans The device is packed up with 4000mAh battery capacity. The device offers the talktime of upto 32 hours on 4G network, and active standby time is up to 19 days.
  • img-ques How many sensors are present in the device?
  • img-ans The sensors of Lenovo K8 are: Gravity, Proximity, Light, E-compass and Gyro.
  • img-ques Does it secure with fingerprint-scanner?
  • img-ans Yes. The device has fingerprint-scanner at the rear side.
  • img-ques Is the Lenovo K8 Note water-resistant?
  • img-ans No. It’s not a water-resistant but has a splash repellent coating.
  • img-ques How much camera resolution and aperture is present? Is it Dual rear-cameras?
  • img-ans No. It doesn’t feature dual-lens. On the rear, it has a 13MP camera with LED flashlight. On the front, it comes with an 8MP camera with a selfie flashlight.
  • img-ques What are the dimensions?
  • img-ans The Lenovo K8’s dimensions are: 147.9 x 73.7 x 8.55 mm(L x W x T)
  • img-ques How much the device weigh?
  • img-ans The device weighs about 165g.
  • img-ques How much memory does the device have?
  • img-ans The device has been launched with a single version i.e 32 GB of memory and backed up by with 3GB RAM. The available memory space in the device is around 22GB for users.
  • img-ques What is Lenovo’s Music key?
  • img-ans The music key on Lenovo K8 presents a dedicated physical button on the right edge that enables you to play, skip, forward, pause songs in a single click. If you wish to change the music function, then you can change it for any other apps like Whatsapp, Facebook etc.
  • img-ques What technology used for audio?
  • img-ans The audio technology used in the device is powered by Dolby ATMOS and Theatre Max 2.0.
  • img-ques What is the type and size of the display?
  • img-ans It features 5.2-inches HD screen with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The display is protected with 2.5D Gorilla Glass against scratches.
  • img-ques What are the colour options for the device?
  • img-ans There are 2 colors options to choose from: Venom Black, and Fine Gold.