Lenovo Launches K8 Note “Killer Note” With Dual Cameras, Stock Android and 10 core processor

First stock android device with dual camera in India, available starting INR 12,999 

Sale opens 18th August, 12 noon, exclusively on Amazon.in

 

 

Bangalore 9th August, 2017: 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 Mr. 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.”

 

Mr. 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 Charger(™). 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. TheaterMax1allows 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 2

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 INR 12,999/- for 3GB+32 GB variant and INR 13999/- for 4GB+64 GB variant. Sale opens 18th August, 12 noon, exclusively on amazon.in. Visit amazon.in to get sale notifications.

 

About Lenovo:

 

Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a $46 billion global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and enterprise technology. Our portfolio of high-quality, secure products and services covers PCs (including the legendary Think and multimode YOGA brands), workstations, servers, storage, smart TVs and a family of mobile products like smartphones (including the Motorola brand), tablets and apps. Join us on LinkedIn, follow us onFacebookInstagram or Twitter  or visit us atwww.lenovo.com.

 

K8 Note Product Specifications:

Lenovo K8 Note

SPECIFICATIONS

Operating System

Stock Android Nougat 7.1.1

Screen

5.5inch (13.79cm) FHD(1920 x 1080), 2.5 D Corning Gorilla Glass with Anti fingerprint coating

CPU

Hello X23 (MT6797) 10-Core platform, up to 2.3Ghz, 64 Bit

Memory

RAM: 4GM/3GB

ROM: 64GB/32GB built-in; add up to 128GB with microSD card

Audio

1 x speaker, Dolby Atmos, Music Key, Headphone Jack

Wi-fi

Data GPRS, EDGE, HSPA+, LTE

Speed

LTE Cat 6 300Mbps DL, 50Mbps UL

4G Network

FDD LTE Band 1/3/5/7/8 TDD, LTE Band 40

3G Network

WCDMA Band 1/5/8

2G Network

GSM Band 2/3/5/8

WLAN

Wifi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, 2.4GHz & 5GHz, Wifi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Bluetooth 4.1

Battery

4000mAh, non-removable, 15W turbo charger

Talk Time

24.7 hours (4G)

Standby time

378 hours (4G)

Security

Fingerprint Reader

Dimension

154.5 x 75.9 x 8.5mm

Weight

180g

Camera

Main Camera: 13MP + 5MP Dual Camera, Dual CCT LED Flash

Front Camera: 13MP with selfie light

Sensor

Accelerometer/Proximity/Light/E-compass/Gyro

GPS

Yes

Splash proof

Yes

SIM Card

3 Slots (Nano + Nano + Micro SD)

Material

Metal and Polycarbonate

Colours

Venom Black, Fine Gold

 

*Actual available capacity of user storage and internal memory is less because the operating system, software and other functions which utilize part of this capacity.  The available capacity may change with software updates.

 

**Because software upgrades and patches require the approval and support of many partners, including carriers, operating system developers, software and hardware suppliers, regulators, and others in the mobile phone ecosystem, the foregoing is provided for information purposes only and is intended only to describe Lenovo’s current plans regarding potential software updates, and is therefore, subject to change.  The information communicated is not a commitment or an obligation to deliver any product feature, software upgrade or functionality and Lenovo reserves the right to change the content, timing and frequency of updates.

 

TheaterMax VR headset is not included in the box and would require a separate purchase. It is compatible with previously sold AntVR headsets. 

 

2 K8 Note is equipped with advanced nano-coating technology creates a water repellent barrier to help protect against moderate exposure to water such as accidental spills, splashes or light rain. Not designed to be submersed in water, or exposed to pressurized water, or other liquids; Not waterproof.Water damage is not covered under warranty

 

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