After a week of teasing on the social media websites, Twitter and Facebook, Lenovo has launched the new Lenovo K6 Power. Lenovo called media and bloggers to an event in New Delhi today for the unveiling of the new K6 smartphone. Mr. Anuj Sharma, Head of Product and marketing at Lenovo, took the centre stage to explain in-depth about the Lenovo K6 Power
Lenovo has also confirmed that the Lenovo K6 Power will be exclusive to Flipkart and will go on sale on 6th December 2016 at 12:00 PM.
Lenovo K6 Power is priced at Rs. 9,999 and competes with the Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. Lenovo has emphasized that the smartphone will has kickass battery life.
The Lenovo Vibe K6 Power was launched by Lenovo, at IFA Berlin, in Sept’16. Lenovo K6 Power was unveiled along with the Lenovo Vibe K6 and the K6 Note. Lenovo has only launched the K6 Power in India and have not launched the other 2 devices.
Lenovo Vibe K6 Power
The key highlight of the Lenovo K6 Power, as the name suggests, is it’s battery life. Notably, the Lenovo K6 Power comes with 4000 mAH battery capacity. The smartphone offers all day battery life with long usage hours. The K6 Power also supports reversible charging like Asus Zenfone Max and you can charge other devices from K6 Power. Lenovo claims that the smartphone can offer 48 hours of voice calls and 12.6 hours of web surfing on a single charge.
The smartphone also comes with an ultimate power saver mode which can extend the battery life. It makes the essential apps to run while stops the background apps and extends the battery life.
The Lenovo K6 Power has Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, clocked at 1.4 Ghz. It is a new Octa-Core SOC from Qualcomm, though it uses 28 Nm process for manufacturing. The processor has 64 Bit architecture and is previously used by Xiaomi in Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S prime.
The Lenovo K6 Power comes with a metallic design and Lenovo is calling the design as Alton Barnes Design. It is more symettrical than most of the devices and Mr Anuj gave an example about the equi-distant placement of camra , flash and rear fingerprint scanner on the K6.
In addition to SD 430, the K6 Power comes with Adreno 505 GPU, which is great for gaming. The smartphone has a 5.0 inch IPS LCD display and has Full HD resolution. The 1080P display comes with 441 pixels per inch, which is excellent for reading and watching videos.
The K6 Power will be available in 1 variant with 32 GB storage and 3 GB RAM.
The smartphonecomes in 3 colors – Dark Grey, Silver and Gold. In the optics section, it comes with 13 Mega pixel rear camera with Auto-focus support and LED Flash. Lenovo has done something special for selfie lovers by including a decent 8 Megapixel front camera with the K6 Power.
The Lenovo K6 Power comes with Dual Sim support and there is also a micro-sd card slot to expand the storage to 128 GB. The Vibe K6 runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0 along with the Vibe UI, which offers a near stock Android experience. It is not as deliberately modded as Lenovo mobiles used to be 2 years back, like A6600 or the A7000.
The Lenovo Vibe K6 comes with standard connectivity options with 4G LTE , Bluetooth and WIFI support. The smartphone also supports VOLTE and will work with JIO, Idea , Airtel and Vodafone 4G networks.
The Lenovo K6 Power comes with 9.3 mm thickness and is not a very thin profile device due to a smaller 5.0 inch size and mammoth 4000 mAH battery. The smartphone weighs 145 grams, which is passable.
Overall the K6 Power looks promising and Lenovo has kept the pricing aggresive to continue it’s rapid growth in the Indian market and maintain it’s number 2 position.
Lenovo K6 Power launch Event:
Market Share Expansion – Lenovo has been gaining market share in the Indian market and with many quick launches, along with Motorola (Motorola is part of Lenovo) it is bound to close the gap with Samsung. Still, Samsung has 23% of market share while Lenovo holds 9.6 % share, followed by Micromax at 7.5%. (Read more on latest smartphone market share in India.). The K6 Power if priced right can help Lenovo with it’s rapid expansion.
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