After posting a series of numerous teasers, the Chinese PC and tablet manufacturer Lenovo is all set to launch its latest killer smartphone, dubbed as the “Lenovo K8 Note” in the Indian tech market on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. The company has already started sending out “save the date” press invites for its upcoming premium smartphone launch event, where the Lenovo K8 Note India price and availability details will be revealed. And now the e-commerce website Amazon India, through a teaser on their website, has announced that their e-commerce platform will be the exclusive retail partner for the upcoming Lenovo device. Amazon India has already put up a page with ‘Notify Me’ live button, where interested customers can register for notifications about the Lenovo’s next killer smartphone.
Lenovo has been started teasing the launch of a killer smartphone in the Note series for the past few days on its official social media channels. Earlier, it was also speculated that the company will unveil the K6 Note’s successor K7 Note but a new teaser confirmed that the Lenovo will launch the K8 Note at the event. So now the question is why is Lenovo going straight to 8, apparently skipping Lenovo K7? It seems like a mysterious matter, OnePlus in the past also followed same line or policy by launching the OnePlus 5 after the OnePlus 3T. However, time will answer your queries.
Recently, the Lenovo K8 Note was spotted on the Geekbench benchmarking website, which does reveal a gist of specifications and features about the upcoming killer smartphone. In the benchmark test, the Lenovo K8 Note scored 1659 points in single-core test and got 4,844 points in multi-core test. As per Geekbench benchmark listing, the device will be powered by a 64-bit MediaTek Helio X20 deca-core processor paired with 4GB RAM. On the software front, the Lenovo K8 Note will run on Google’s latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system out-of-the-box with company’s own custom UI skin. Apart from this, we don’t have any other information about the smartphone but we will update you pretty soon when we know more.
The Lenovo K8 Note will be the direct successor to the company’s previous Lenovo K6 Note, which was launched in India in December last year. Recollecting some key specifications, the Lenovo K6 Note comes equipped with a 5.5-inch full-HD (1920×1080) screen and features a fingerprint sensor. The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor paired with Adreno 505 GPU, 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. Talking about its camera, Lenovo K6 Note has a 16-megapixel sensor on the back and 8-megapixel sensor on the front. On the software front, it runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system out-of-the-box. Other features of the smartphone include Dolby Atmos audio, microUSB 2.0 port, 4G LTE support, and 4,000mAh battery.