Lenovo today officially launched the duo new mid-range Android smartphones including K8 and K8 Plus. Of those, only K8 is available in stores, while K8 Plus will be sold exclusively through Flipkart (India).
Lenovo said it has sold nearly 3.1 million smartphones K5, K5 Plus, and K6 Power, and the new K8 series will inherit the best of previous devices.
Lenovo K8 Plus
Just like last month Lenovo announced the K8 Note, Lenovo K8 and K8 Plus also come pre-installed with Android OS version 7.1.1 Nougat and will receive an update to Android 8.0 Oreo in coming months.
The Lenovo K8 Plus will be a more advanced version with a larger display and dual cameras on the back. The device owns a monolithic metal design and a 5.5-inch display with Full HD resolution. The K8 Plus is equipped with a 2.5GHz MediaTek Helio P25 chipset along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory.
The K8 Plus rear camera cluster includes two sensors, a 13-megapixel main sensor, and a 5-megapixel sub-sensor. Secondary sensors can be used to capture images with shallow depth of field or to blur the background after the image is taken with its own mode. The device also comes with a self-resolution 8-megapixel front camera with 84-degree wide angle lens, f / 2.0 aperture, dedicated flash, Pro mode integration and beauty mode.
Interestingly enough, the K8 Plus has a dedicated hard drive dedicated to music but can be programmed to launch another application. The device also supports TheaterMax virtual reality technology for a rich viewing experience and Dolby Atmos audio support. The K8 Plus comes with a 4000mAh battery and Lenovo says it can last for 2 days, but will not charge fast.
The smaller K8 Lenovo K8 with 5.2 inch HD screen, equipped with 2.3GHz MediaTek Helio P25 chipset. The device features a 13MP rear-facing camera with auto-focus and 8-megapixel selfie self-timer with dedicated flash.
The K8 also comes with a 4000mAh battery and will be available soon at leading retailers.
The Lenovo K8 Plus will be available today on Flipkart for around $ 171. While the price of the K8 has not yet been announced.