With a dual camera setup, a full HD display and one of MediaTek’s newest deca-core CPUs, the Lenovo K8 Note is the OEM’s device for mid-budget shoppers.
- Network: 2G / 3G / 4G
- Display: 5.5 inches, IPS LCD Touchscreen display — (1080 x 1920 pixels)
- Software: Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)
- Processor: 2.3 GHz Deca-core CPU (MediaTek Helio X23)
- Memory: 3/4GB RAM | 32/64GB ROM
- Cameras: Front — 13 MP (f/2.0, LED flash) | Rear — Dual setup: 13 MP + 5 MP (f/1.7, PDAF, dual-LED flash)
- Battery: 4000 mAh
- Price: Check today’s price
Software, Design, Display
The Lenovo K8 Note is a dual SIM Android Nougat device (version 7.1.1) which, as per normal these days, has support for LTE.
Coming in either black or Gold, the K8 Note has a unibody metallic build with antenna band placements visible at the top and bottom parts of the device’s rear.
Theoretically, the device is “splash resistant”, albeit not having any IP rating at the moment (at least, none that we can find), weighs around 180g, and has a thickness of fewer than 0.9 centimeters.
The K8 Note’s sports a 5.5-inch IPS LCD Touch display having a full High Definition resolution (1080 x 1920 pixels) and a pixel density of approximately 401 pixels per inch.
Performance, Hardware, Cameras
Within its unibody build, the Lenovo K8 Note features MediaTek’s Helio X23 — a Deca-core CPU clocked at 2.3 GHz for the Note — and a Mali-T880MP4 GPU for taking care of the device’s overall performance.
To efficiently handle concurrently running applications, the device ships with a RAM capacity of 3GB (there’s also a 4GB variant) and for storage of files and multimedia, 32GB of onboard storage is present (there’s a 64GB version too).
As hinted above, there are basically two memory configurations of the Lenovo K8 Note viz:
- A 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM K8 Note, and
- A 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM K8 Note.
The internal storage on both variants can be extended by means of a microSD card, though.
For selfies and snaps, the Lenovo K8 Note features a 13-megapixel front facing shooter having an aperture width of f/2.0 and a dedicated LED flash for low-light lighting.
Behind the device, on the other hand, sits a dual primary camera setup.
This setup is made up of a 13-megapixel lens with an f-stop of f/1.7 and another 5-megapixel lens beneath it.
To the side of both cameras sits a dual LED flash light and directly under the setup is a Fingerprint sensor for securing the device.
In the aspect of power, the Lenovo K8 Note relies on a non-removable 4000 mAh Lithium Polymer battery which can be juiced up swiftly as the device, courtesy of the Helio SoC, supports fast charging.
Lenovo K8 Note Price in Nigeria
As at publishing this piece, the Lenovo K8 Note is not available in Nigeria. When it gets here (eventually), the device would retail for under N120,000.
This piece would be updated as soon as the device is available for purchase down here.
Lenovo K8 Note Full Device Specifications
Here are the full essential details about the device…
Network and Software
|4G||Yes (Bands 1/3/5/7/8/40)|
|Operating System||Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)|
Design and Display
|Dimensions||154.5 x 75.9 x 8.5 mm|
|Build||Metal — Splash resistant|
|Colors||Fine Gold, Venom Black|
|Display Size||5.5 inches|
|Display Type||IPS LCD Touchscreen|
|Display Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels|
Performance and Hardware
|Processor Name||MediaTek Helio X23|
|Processor Type||2.3 GHz Deca-core CPU|
|SD Card Support||Yes (up to 256GB)|
|Front Camera||13 MP (f/2.0, LED flash)|
|Rear Camera||Dual setup: 13 MP + 5 MP (f/1.7, PDAF, dual-LED flash)|
|Battery Capacity||4000 mAh|
Connectivity and Multimedia
|WiFi||Yes (802.11 b/g/n/ac)|
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