Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Lenovo’s New K8 Note “Killer Note” has Dual Cameras, Stock Android and 10 Core Processor
Lenovo India has launched the latest edition of its bestselling K Note series, the K8 Note. Targeted at the young and spirited, who want more from their device at a pocket-friendly price, the K8 Note makes history by being the first device in Lenovo’s K Note series to run on stock Android and offer dual cameras. Designed with metal body available in two colors: Venom Black and Fine Gold, the K8 Note comes powered with a 10 core processor, backed by 4GB RAM, 64GB storage (and a dedicated memory card slot), Dolby(R) Atmos(R) sound, as well as a large 4000 mAh battery. It comes with Android 7.1.1 out of the box, with at least one OS upgrade.
“We know that millennials expect nothing but the latest from their phones,” said Sudhin Mathur, Country Head, Lenovo Mobile Business Group, India. “Which is why the K8 Note comes packed with everything that our consumers would expect from a smartphone today - an eye-catching design, dual cameras, 10-core processor, great sound, and of course, the TheaterMax technology that is the hallmark of the Note series. It is also the reason why we have brought pure Android to the Note series, ensuring that the user gets total control over the device and their experience.”
Manish Tiwari, Vice President – Category Management, Amazon India said, “Amazon.in has been an exclusive partner to Lenovo since 2015 – a partnership we continue to cherish. With the launch of Lenovo K8 Note, both Lenovo and Amazon.in aim to take this partnership to the next level by providing a best-in-class smartphone at a very competitive price point. We are determined to bring customers more innovation, superlative choices and a richer shopping experience on Amazon.in.”
The purity of stock Android
The Lenovo K8 Note runs on Android 7.1.1 without any bloatware. This makes it the first device in the legendary Killer Note series to run on pure or stock Android. It is smooth, secure and stable, giving consumers the best of Android experience with all of Google’s services including Google Assistant. And will receive at least one OS upgrade.
The magic of dual cameras..and a great selfie camera too
The most outstanding hardware feature of the K8 Note is its dual camera set-up, which comprises of a 13.0-megapixel primary and 5.0-megapixel secondary depth sensor for great quality pictures and enhanced depth of field. These two work in seamless combination allowing users to take photographs with amazing depth of field (up to virtual DSLR-equivalent F/1.2) and bokeh, making it one of the best cameras in its class. Samples of images taken by a select group of photographers using the new Killer Note can be seen at @KilerShots/ . And for those who love snapping themselves, there is a 13.0-megapixel selfie camera with a full light LED flash.
The power of ten cores
Powering the K8 Note is a 10-core processor that is designed for those seeking high-performance with no short cuts. A 64-bit processor, it comes with four power efficient cores clocked at up to 1.4 GHz, four powerful cores clocked at up to 1.85 GHz, and two high performance cores clocked at up to 2.3 GHz. Also on board is an ARM Mali T-880 MP4 graphics processing unit. It is perfected to eliminate lags.
No shortage of memory or battery
The K8 Note comes with an option of 4GB or 3GB RAM along with 64GB or 32GB of storage. And to ensure that users are never short on space, the device comes with a dedicated microSD slot that supports up to 128 GB, so that you do not have to sacrifice a SIM card slot for storing your information. Battery life is not an issue either - there is a 4000 mAh battery under the hood with a 15W Turbo Charge. With this, consumers will not be short of battery juice or memory space on the K8 Note.
Big sight and big sound
The K8 Note comes with a bright 13.97cm (5.5”) full HD display protected by Gorilla Glass and with sunlight visibility, it gets a whole new dimension with TheaterMax and Dolby Atmos. TheaterMax allows you to view all the content on your phone on a much larger virtual screen once you put on a VR headset and Dolby Atmos ensures that you get high quality sound from your device - whether it is the thump of a drum or the buzzing of a bee in a forest. The phone even has a dedicated music key to play/pause music and switch tracks.
..And no fear from water
A splash of water will not kill the Killer Note. It comes with an advanced water repellent coating that protects it from spills, splashed or getting caught in the rain!
Pricing and availability
The Lenovo K8 Note will be available starting Rs 12,999 for 3GB+32 GB variant and Rs 13999 for 4GB+64 GB variant. Sale opens August, 18 at 12 noon, exclusively on amazon.in. Visit amazon.in to get sale notifications.