Chinese multinational technology company, Lenovo, is known for designing and manufacturing personal computers, servers and workstations. However, in 2012, it started to manufacture and distribute smartphones and other devices. A couple of years after, Lenovo became the largest smartphone vendor in mainland China.
The Lenovo K6 series belongs to the more affordable smartphones in the market today with the models, K6, K6 Power and K6 Note. Although budget-friendly, these devices do no compromise performance. The Lenovo K6 Note was launched last year, along with the other K6 models. If there is one thing impressive about the L6 Note, it is the battery. The 4000 mAh battery can last for the whole day with average use. It can even stay on for more than 20 hours if you seldom use it. But these are not the only features worth checking out.
Design and Build
The Lenovo K6 Note is similar to K6 Power in terms of design except for the size of the screen. The physical design includes capacitive navigation buttons located beneath the display with the power and volume buttons on the side, typical design that can be found in other phones. It comes with a 3.5mm audio jack on top and card slots for the SIM and microSD cards. Speaker grilles are located on the side of the Micro USB port located at the bottom. Weighing 170 grams, this model is not lightweight but can be held with one hand. The body is metal that makes it look sturdy and elegant while two gold lines are found at the top and bottom of the body. Additionally, the round fingerprint scanner is situated below the rear camera and the LED flash.
The Lenovo K6 Note runs on Android Marshmallow and is powered by Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon at a clock speed of 1.4 GHz. Built-in storage id 32 GB and is expandable up to 128 GB via a microSD card. The K6 Note also has dual SIM capability and supports 4G LTE connectivity. RAM can be 3GB or 4GB.
The Lenovo K6 Note has 5.5-inch IPS LCD display at 401 ppi and 1,080 x 1,920 pixel resolution. The rear camera boasts of PDAF autofocus and has dual-tone LED flash that adds to the bulge at the back panel. Video capturing capability is 1080p at 30fps. The front-camera is at 8MP, which is perfect for taking selfies.
For connectivity, the Lenovo K6 Note has GPS, Bluetooth 4.1 and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. It also has an accelerometer, proximity sensor, gyroscope and a digital compass.
The Lenovo K6 Note is a performing smartphone and does deliver. Belonging in the mid-range category, certain flaws are expected. While the K6 Note is fast when used for browsing and does not really get affected, in terms of speed, even when multiple apps are running, there are also some issues. There were problems with connection when using Skype, Google DUO or Hangouts.
Meanwhile, aside from the Lenovo K6 Note, there is also the Lenovo K5 Vibe if you are looking for a smaller display. Learn more about these two Lenovo smartphones to decide which one will suit your preference.