Lenovo has announced the K3 Note, an upper mid-range phablet. The device will directly take on Xiaomi Redmi Note and Meizu M1 Note. It is a larger and better equipped version of the existing Lenovo K3.
The K3 Note is equipped with a 5.5-inch FullHD display surrounded by a body in yellow. The phone has a unique design with a distinctive circular bump at the back which is purely for aesthetic purposes.
The K3 Note comes with a 64-bit MediaTek MT 6752 chipset which has an octa-core processor which clocks at 1.7 GHz. The smartphone is also has 2GB of RAM and 16GB on on-board storage which is expandable by up to 32 GB via microSD card. The camera department harbors a 13MP sensor at the back with a dual tone LED flash and a 5MP front camera.
The connectivity is covered by a dual-sim capability with one sim supporting 3G and 4G LTE while the second sim slot is GSM only. Lenovo have fit a big 3000mAh battery inside the battery which 7.6mm thick. The phone weighs around 150g.
Lenovo K3 Note Specifications:
- CPU: Octa-core 1.7 Ghz Cortex-A53
- GPU: Mali T760MP2
- Chipset: 64-bit MediaTek MT 6752
- OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop
- Supported Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE
- Design: Phablet
- Display: 5.5” with 1920×1080 (401ppi) resolution
- Scratch-resistant glass
- ceramic piece vibration speaker
- RAM: 2 GB RAM
- Internal: 16 GB
- Card slot: expandable by 32 GB via microSD
- Primary: 13 mp with 1080p video with dual tone LED flash and HDR
- Secondary: 5 mp
- Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0, GPS with GLONASS, LTE
- Battery: 3,000 mAh
- Price: 145/160 US Dollars
The phone comes with the latest Android build Lollipop 5.0. The smartphone provides good hardware at a very low price tag of $145 and it makes it probably one of the best bang-for-buck devices we’ve ever seen. Another version of the K3 Note, called the Teana, costs $160 adds the ability to use “ceramic piece vibration speaker”, which supposedly pumps out more sound.
There is no word on local availability yet.