Lenovo on Monday launched a new 4G LTE budget phablet dubbed the Lenovo K3 Note in China, priced at CNY 899 (approximately Rs. 9,000).
Just like the recently launched Lenovo A7000, the Lenovo K3 Note offers dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) support, and runs Android 5.0 Lollipop with the firm’s Vibe UI on top.Lenovo is also offering a Teana variant of the K3 Note that features a ceramic piece vibration speaker and is priced at CNY 999 (approximately Rs. 10,000).
Upfront, the Lenovo K3 Note features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display with 401ppi pixel density. The smartphone is powered by a 64-bit 1.5GHz octa-core (MediaTek MT6572) processor with 2GB of RAM.
The K3 Note packs a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front facing camera. Inbuilt storage on the handset is 16GB, which is expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). Connectivity options on the smartphone include 4G (TD-LTE/ LTE), Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, Bluetooth, and Micro-USB.
The large-screen Lenovo K3 Note packs a 3000mAh battery, which is slightly bumped up from Lenovo A7000’s 2900mAh battery. It measures 152.6×76.2×7.99mm and weighs 150 grams.
The Lenovo K3 Note smartphone is seen as competition to the Meizu m1 note in China. While both devices have almost identical specifications, the key differentiator would be the pricing in China. The Meizu m1 note is priced at CNY 1,399 (approximately Rs. 14,000).