Lenovo India confirmed today that Lenovo K8 is coming soon to leading offline retail stores across the country. Although Lenovo did not reveal the exact release date of the smartphone, it said the device should be coming in a couple of weeks. Lenovo India’s Anuj Sharma said while addressing media during the K8 Plus launch in New Delhi this afternoon. The Lenovo K8 will be available at all the leading retail stores in addition to Lenovo’s retail partners across India.
Lenovo also confirmed few technical specifications of the Lenovo K8. In terms of specifications, it sports a 5.2-inch HD (1,280 x 720) IPS display with 282 ppi pixel density. Powering the device is a 2.3GHz MediaTek Helio P20 octa-core SoC based on 16nm process and combined with Mali T880 MP2 GPU for graphics. The company did not reveal any details with regards to its RAM and internal storage.
The Lenovo K8 runs stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box. Starting Lenovo K8 Note, the company announced its plans to ditch its Vibe Pure UI in favour of near-stock Android. Design-wise, it flaunts a metal unibody which is expected to be no different than the K8 Note and the K8 Plus.
On the camera front, the K8 houses a 13MP primary camera and an 8MP selfie camera with party flash. The selling point of the K8 has to be its massive 4,000mAh battery, which according to Lenovo shall deliver up to two days of battery life on single charge. It offers a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, and Dolby Atmos surround sound support for an immersive multimedia experience.