2015 clearly belonged to Lenovo India and the K3 Note was a smashing hit. It’s 2016 and Lenovo hopes to give back to back hits with the sequel, K4 Note. Today at an event at Delhi, Lenovo launched the K4 Note and is priced at Rs 11,999. It will be available via a flash sale on Amazon India on January 19. Registrations for the first sale start today from 3PM.
The key addition to the K4 Note is the finger print scanner technology at the rear. Apart from unlocking the phone, the finger print scanner also supports actions like touching the sensor to click pictures and more gesture options. Other highlights include 1.5w dual front speakers and a metallic body.
Talking about the specs, the K4 Note features a 5.5-inch fullHD display (1980 x 1080 pixels resolution) with 450 Nits Brightness and 1000:1 contrast ratio and backed by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The display setting is enhanced by Lenovo screen color optimization. Powering the device is a Mediatek 6753 chipset with eight-cores clocked at 1.3GHz, 3GB of RAM, Mali T720 GPU and 16GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB.
On the software side, it runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with Vibe UI layered on top of it. The UI enhancements include Secure zone management, which allows to run two accounts of the same app in the phone, native VipeR support, knock to wake etc.
The K4 Note is equipped with Dolby Atmos surround support and also features Wolfson 8281 Audio Hub for enhance audio experience. Further Lenovo also has included the TheatreMax technology into the phone. TheaterMax helps you to convert all your favorite content like Movies, TV Series, Youtube etc into virtual giant screen Cinematic Experience. For the Virtual Reality experience, Lenovo has partnered ANT VR to launch a virtual reality headset, priced at Rs 1,299 for immersive experience. Users can also pick the phone with the VR handset bundled together at a price of Rs 12,499.
On the camera side, the K4 Note is armed with a With a 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera. The rear camera uses ISOCELL sensor with PDAF for super fast focus and has a f/2.2 aperture and supports fullHD video recording. The front camera can shoot at 720p.
The K4 Note boasts of a 3300mAh battery. The included sensors are Gyroscope, Light sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor. The K4 Note weighs 150 grams and is 7.7mm in thickness.
On the accessory side, Lenovo says it will introduce customization options for the K4 Note including five wood-finished back covers. The company is also bundling a pair of Skullcandy earphones out of the box.
Lenovo K4 Note Specifications:
|Processor||Octa Core 1.3 Ghz CPU|
|GPU||ARM Mali T720|
|OS||Android 5.1 + Native VipeR Support|
|Call||Triple MIC Advanced Noise Cancellation System|
|Finger Print Reader||Finger Print Reader + Finger Print Gestures (Take Photo, Recent Apps, Back Button)|
|Audio||Dolby Atmos Surround Sound over speakers, WM8281+3MIC +Dual Stereo Speaker|
|UI Enhancements||Native VipeR Support, Secure Zone, Shareit, Finger Print Gestures, Knock to Wake, Camera trigger shortcut, Micro Screen, Smart Scene|
|Max||Supports external storage up to 128GB|
|Cellular and wireless||Supports 4G (FDD-LTE&TD-LTE), 3G(WCDMA) and 2G(GSM) networks|
|4G FDD-LTE||FDD LTE Band 1/3/5/7/8/20|
|4G TDD-LTE||TDD LTE Band 40/41|
|Battery||3300mAh Battery (Li Ion)|
|Resolution||1920X1080 Full HD IPS Display, 1000:1 Contrast Ratio|
|Rear camera||13 MP|
|Front camera||5 MP|
|Flash||Dual LED Flash|
|Camera Features||Auto – ISO, Auto – White balance, Auto Focus mode, face recognition, high dynamic range (HDR), real-time filters, 5 Selfie Trigger, Auto Beautification|
|Rear camera||1080P (1920×1080) Full HD video recording|
|Front camera||720P (1280×720) HD video recording|
|Sensors||Gyroscope, Light sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor|