Lenovo after a long time has launched a new smartphone and this time it is the Lenovo K8 Note. The phone is slated to compete with several brands like Samsung, Honor, Coolpad, Nokia and others, but the biggest rival currently is the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4.
Lenovo after a long time has launched a new smartphone and this time it is the Lenovo K8 Note. The device falls under the mid range segment, yet it offers dual camera and a big battery. The Lenovo K8 Note is slated to compete with several brands like Samsung, Honor, Coolpad, Nokia and others, but the biggest rival currently is the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. While the first question is whether Lenovo K8 Note is a better phone than the Xiaomi device, but an ever bigger thing to think about is, whether the differences will be enough to convince users to choose the former ahead of the latter. Xiaomi has made a big ground in India, especially after its smartphones became a raging hit and continue to be so. Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Note 4 is one of the most popular devices in the market since it offers great specifications at a really affordable range. But does Lenovo offer the same or more? Find out here:
Lenovo K8 Note vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Price): The 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant of Lenovo K8 Note has been priced at Rs 12,999. The 4GB RAM and 64 GB storage model comes with a price tag of Rs 13,999. Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 can be bought for Rs 9,999 for the 2GB RAM and 32GB storage model, Rs 10,999 for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant and Rs 12,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage version.
Lenovo K8 Note vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Camera): Lenovo K8 Note has a dual camera setup. The smartphone’s main camera features a 13MP sensor while the secondary camera has a 5MP sensor. This system lets its users click DSLR like images, with a focus on the foreground and a blurred background. Meanwhile, the Redmi Note 4 sports only one 13MP camera along with dual-tone LED flash at the back. As a selfie camera, the phone has a 5MP shooter.
Lenovo K8 Note vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Battery): The Lenovo K8 note has a huge 4000mAh battery, with a fast charging capacity. Meanwhile, the Redmi Note 4 has a little better battery with 4100mAh battery. So, in terms of charge, both the phones feature massive batteries in their price range.
Lenovo K8 Note vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Processor): The Lenovo K8 Note features a ten-core MediaTek Helio-X23 processor clocked at 2.3Ghz. Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core SoC, paired with 2GB or 3GB or 4GB of RAM options.
Lenovo K8 Note vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Display): Both the phones feature a 5.5-inch full HD display. Other features like viewing angles and screen resolutions are also very close to each other.
Lenovo K8 Note vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Android): While the Lenovo K8 Note runs on stock Android 7.1.1, the Redmi Note 4 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. However, the Xiaomi device will soon get the Nougat update. Additionally, there will be a launch of MIUI 9 soon too.
Final verdict: While Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is a popular smartphone for a reason, Lenovo has played a smart game by announcing a few popular features which are not there on the Redmi Note 4. However, will it be enough to lure in more buyers, is a good question. But with dual camera and pure Android software, this smartphone will surely challenge the Redmi Note 4.