After a brief hiatus in the Indian market, smartphone maker Lenovo is now back with a “Killer” smartphone. The handset maker has announced the successor of the K8 Note today here in New Delhi where I am present on behalf of Gizchina. The Lenovo K9 is a quad-camera phone that starts at Rs 8,999 ($122) and will be sold exclusively on Flipkart.
The K8 Note successor comes with a 5.7-inch Full HD display and has an 18:9 aspect ratio. It doesn’t feature a notch. It is loaded with a 2.0GHz processor and this is probably a Mediatek Helio P22 and has 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt expandable storage.

Lenovo K9 specifications

  • 5.7-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • 2GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) 12nm processor with 650MHz IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano / microSD)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, secondary 5MP camera
  • 13MP front camera with soft LED Flash, secondary 5MP camera
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 153.8 x 72.9 x 7.95mm
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS, USB Type-C
  • 3,000mAh battery
As for the cameras, the Lenovo K9 features dual rear and front shooters. Both are of the same configuration i.e. 13MP + 5MP with a host of AI features like AI low light, AI Bokeh, AI Beautify and more. It has a 3,000mAh battery with USB Type C and runs Android Oreo out of the box.
The company also announced the Lenovo A5 at the same event. This handset launched earlier in China and features a 5.45-inch display with a 4,000mAh battery as the highlight. It features a quad-core MediaTek MT7639 SoC clocked at 1.3GHz and has two variants – 2GB + 16GB and 3GB + 32GB.
As for the camera, there’s a 13MP on the rear and an 8MP on the front and a triple card slot that can house a microSD with two sims simultaneously.
The Lenovo A5 is priced Rs 5,999 ($81) for the 2GB variant and Rs 6,999 ($95) for the 3GB variant.

Vivek Singh

Vivek is a blogger, builder of things by passion and handles the situation like pro. You’ll usually find him talking about technology, music, travel, automobiles and the game of Life, when not busy writing or speeding his way through the country!

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