Following the K8 Note, Lenovo launched its mid-range dual camera smartphone, the Lenovo K8 Plus in India earlier this month. While the company announced a 3GB RAM/32GB storage version of the phone it has now brought a 4GB RAM variant which will be available exclusively on Flipkart. As part of Flipkart Billion Day sale, the new version is listed at Rs. 10,999 while the existing 3GB RAM model is currently retailing at Rs. 8,999.
Both the variants will be available in two colour options- Fine Gold and Venom Black. Other specifications on the new Lenovo K8 Plus 4GB RAM model are same, including dual rear camera setup, with 12MP Purecel Plus sensor and a 5MP depth sensor combined to create bokeh effects. Similar to the Lenovo K8 Note, it runs stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Lenovo has said that the handset will be updated to Google’s latest Android 8.0 Oreo.
The phone features a 5.2-inch full HD display with Corning Gorilla glass protection and oleophobic coating to get rid of smudges. Design-wise it carries a metal unibody with smooth curve edges. The phone bears a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor that sits below the dual rear camera. The power button and volume keys are placed on the right edge of the device.
The Lenovo K8 Plus is powered by a 16nm MediaTek Helio P25 processor clocked at 2.6GHz and paired with Mali-T880 GPU for graphics. The phone packs a 4000mAh battery and promises up to two days of battery life. Like the K6 Power, it comes with Dolby Atmos surround sound to offer immersive multimedia experience. Internal storage on the K8 Plus is at 32GB which can be expanded via a dedicated memory card slot. Connectivity options on the phone include- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB OTG and 3.5mm audio jack.
As mentioned both the 3GB RAM and 4GB RAM variants are available on Flipkart at discount rates. Consumers who wish to purchase the handset can avail exchange offer of up to Rs. 8,500 on the 3GB RAM version and up to Rs. 10,000 off on the 4GB RAM model.