Lenovo India has launched their latest mid range smartphone, the Lenovo K8 Plus which comes with a 5.2-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The device is powered by a 2.5GHz Octa-Core Mediatek Helio P25 processor with Mali-T880 GPU. The device carries the same design as the other K series devices, it also comes with a similar Dual rear Camera set up as the Lenovo K8 Note. The device comes with Dual Rear camera set up with a 13MP sensor with Largan 5P lens and f/2.0 aperture along with a Secondary 5MP camera.
Similar to the Lenovo K8 Note the device comes with Stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS update and is said to be one of the first devices to get Android Oreo 8.0 OS update before the end of this year. Lenovo mentioned that they are going to stop Vibe UI which was their UI skin on all preceding Lenovo devices and all the coming Lenovo devices will be having stock Android. The Lenovo K8 Plus comes with unibody metal design similar to the K8 Note.
Specifications of Lenovo K8 Plus:
Display: 5.2-inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass display with 450 nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass protection with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
Processor: 2.5GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 16nm processor with Mali-T880 GPU
RAM and Storage: 3GB / 4GB RAM, 32GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
Camera: 13MP rear camera with Largan 5P lens, f/2.0 aperture, dual-tone LED Flash, secondary 5MP camera and an 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, 84-degree wide-angle lens, LED flash
OS: Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB OTG
Battery: 4000mAh built-in battery
The Lenovo K8 Plus has the dedicated Music Key (hardware button) on the side of the display which can be customized and set to launch any app or do any function – How to change Lenovo K8 Note Music Key Function. The device comes with a rear placed Fingerprint sensor and has Dual SIM card option with a separate microSD card slot. The device is powered by a 4000mAh battery which is said to give 2 days of battery life and also supports fast charging, it comes with a 10W rapid charger.
The Lenovo K8 Plus is priced at Rs. 10,999 for the 3GB RAM variant and will be available exclusively on Flipkart starting from 7th September 2017. It will be available in Fine Gold and Venom Black colors. The 4GB RAM variant will be launched around Diwali and the pricing for it will be revealed at that time.