At a launch event in New Delhi, Lenovo launched their 2 new smart-phones in India. The Lenovo K9 mid-range smartphone, the China-based company also launched an entry-level device, dubbed as Lenovo A5.
The K9 boasts a big 5.7-inch HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio and 2.5D glass protection. It is powered by a 2.0GHz MediaTek MT6762 octa-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM. Internal storage is at 32GB with the option to expand further using the hybrid microSD card slot (up to 128GB storage). The device runs on ZUI 4.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo.
In terms of optics, the Lenovo K9 include a dual camera set up at the rear camera 13-megapixel sensor and another 5-megapixel sensor and a dual front camera 13-megapixel sensor and another 5-megapixel sensor. Both the front and back cameras are backed by a flash. Lenovo K9 offers AI-based bokeh, beautify, low-light and back-light.
Connectivity options on the Lenovo K9 include A.I Face unlock, LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack, and more. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor. The Lenovo K9 features a triple slot design for 2 Nano SIM + 1 Micro SD card and weighs 155gm.
The A5 boasts features a 5.45-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) IPS display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6739 SoC clocked at up to 1.5GHz, paired with a 2/3GB+16/32GB memory coupled. The device supports a 256GB of expandable storage. The device runs on ZUI 3.9 based on Android 8.1 Oreo.
In terms of optics, the Lenovo A5 sports a 13-megapixel sensor with a f/2.2 aperture and autofocus at the back. The camera comes with a flash. The handset also has an 8-megapixel front camera with a f/2.2 aperture.
Connectivity options on the Lenovo A5 include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, Micro-USB port, and a 3.5mm jack. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor. The smartphone also has a fingerprint sensor. The battery in the Lenovo A5 is of 4000mAh capacity. The A5 weighs 160 grams.
Lenovo K9 and Lenovo A5 price in India
Lenovo K9 is priced in India at Rs. 8,999 for the sole 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option, and the smartphone will be available in Black and Blue colour options. Coming to the Lenovo A5, the smartphone is priced in India at Rs. 5,999 for the 2GB RAM + 16GB storage option, and the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage is priced at Rs. 6,999, and these variants will be available in Black and Fine Gold colour options. Both the phones will be sold exclusively via Flipkart.