Talking about the newly launched Lenovo K3, the company’s latest entry-level smartphone debuts in China, and now listed by a Chinese online retailer, JD, with an impressive price tag of CNY 599 (Rs. 6,000 approx). Which will be a tight competitor to the already hyped Xiaomi’s Redmi 1s smartphone in India via Flipkart availability.
Lenovo K3 is touted as a direct rival to Xiaomi’s budget Redmi 1s smartphone and the Chinese publication claims that the K3 from Lenovo will be available only online, just like how Xiaomi handsets sold in India. No official announcement have been made by Lenovo regarding its newly introduced Lenovo K4’s global launch.
The Lenovo K3 Music Lemon (K30-T) is the name of the new budget smartphone which will be available to buy in China via JD’s e-commerce website.
Specifications as far on the Lenovo K4 features a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display with a pixel density of 294ppi. With a sleek profiler of 7.9mm, the Lenovo K3 is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 CPU clocked at 1.2GHz paired with 1GB of RAM, 16GB on internal storage which can be expnadable upto 64GB via microSD card support.
The Lenovo K3 packs an 8-megapixel primary camera and a 2MP front-facing snapper, which the body measures 141×70.5×7.9mm and packs a 2300mAh battery. Instantly, it sports a vibrant yellow-colored back panel while featuring Waves MaxxAudio for sound experience. With a dual-SIM slot, and 4G LTE connectivity in China. Lenovo has also added some flashy speakers and a few audio tweaks to make the K3 sound great.
While the Redmi 1S goes with a 1.6 GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage that could be expanded up to 32GB. It has a 4.7-inch HD display, 720×1280 pixel screen, an 8mp rear camera and a 1.6mp front camera.
Lenovo has plans to create a new company and a new mobile brand that will be officially launched on April 2015 and will focus mainly on selling their mobile phones online. The Le Lemon K3 will make it to America, but it’s possible Lenovo will launch it in other regions where Xiaomi is beginning to take off, including India.