Lenovo had earlier launched the K8 Note. Now, the company has launched another phone in the series named the Lenovo K8 Plus. The phone is exclusively available on Flipkart.com. The phone comes with the same dual camera setup on the rear as the K8 Note and is powered by a 4000 mAh battery. It also runs on stock Android to provide a fast and snappy user experience. The phone comes with a dedicated music button on the left side that allows users to control playback and also apps. Another USP of the phone is its Dolby Atmos support which gives good audio performance.
Lenovo also announced the launch of the Lenovo K8 which shares many features with the K8 Note and Plus devices. In terms of design too, the phones have similarities but the constructional features are different with the higher end K8 Note being made fully of metal. The price details of the Lenovo K8 are yet to be announced but the company has revealed that the phone will soon be available for sale in offline stores.
The Lenovo K8 Plus features a 5.2-inch full-HD display with 1080×1020 pixel resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The phone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 SoC (4 cores running @ 1.69 GHz, 3 cores running @2.3 GHz and 1 core running @2.6 GHz) paired with 3 GB of RAM. A special addition of the phone with the name Lenovo K8 Plus Holiday Edition featuring 4GB of RAM will also be launched during the Diwali season.
Coming to the cameras, the Lenovo K8 Plus features a dual camera setup on the rear consisting of a 13-megapixel Purecel Plus sensor and a 5-megapixel depth sensor along with a flash module. On the front, the phone comes with a 8-megapixel camera and also features a “Party Flash”. The fingerprint sensor is located on the rear below the camera module. The phone supports dual-SIM (both nano) and runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
For storage, there is 32 GB inbuilt which can be expanded using microSD to 128 GB. The phone comes with a dedicated microSD slot. Connectivity features include support for 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, 3.5mm headphone jack, GPS/A-GPS, FM radio, and a Micro-USB port with OTG functionality. Sensors present in the phone are accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. As mentioned before, the Lenovo K8 Plus is powered by a 4000mAh battery. The phone measures 147.9×73.7×8.55mm, and weighs 165 grams.
Lenovo K8 Plus Specifications
Display: 5.2-inch full-HD display with 1080×1020 pixel resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass protection
Processor: octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 SoC (4 cores running @ 1.69 GHz, 3 cores running @2.3 GHz and 1 core running @2.6 GHz)
Memory: 3 GB RAM
Storage: 32 GB inbuilt; expandable to 128 GB using microSD card
Camera: 13-megapixel Purecel Plus sensor and a 5-megapixel depth sensor on the rear; 8-megapixel camera on the front
Battery: 4000mAh battery
Operating system: Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Connectivity features: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, 3.5mm headphone jack, GPS/A-GPS, FM radio, and a Micro-USB port with OTG functionality