Asus grandly launched the Zenfone 2 in India yesterday boasting it to be the world’s first smartphone with 4GB of RAM and aggressive pricing. Stealing its thunder rather quickly, Lenovo has unveiled the K80 with similar specifications including 4GB RAM. Also Read - Lenovo Legion 5 Pro launches with Ryzen 5000 CPU, brings Legion Ultimate Support serviceAlso Read - Best gaming laptops under Rs 1,00,000 in India: MSI GP65 Leopard, Dell G5 and more
Details of the K80’s specifications are scarce at the moment but the smartphone sports a 5.5-inch 1080p display. Its powered by a 1.8GHz Intel Atom 64-bit processor paired with 4GB RAM. It offers 64GB of internal storage space.
On the photography front, the K80 flaunts a 13-megapixel camera with optical image stabilization. It packs a mammoth 4,000mAh battery and runs on Android Lollipop out-of-the-box. It is thinner than the Zenfone 2 with 8.5mm thickness and come in black, silver and red variants. Connectivity wise, it supports LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
In comparison, the Zenfone 2 ZE551ML has a similar 5.5-inch 1080p display. It is powered by a 2.3GHz Intel Atom Z3580 quad-core 64-bit processor paired with 4GB RAM. It also offers 64GB internal space but is expandable further up to 64GB. There is a 13-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front snapper. It falls a bit short on the battery front, as it packs a 3,000mAh battery. The Zenfone 2 ZE551ML also runs on Android Lollipop and is priced in India at Rs 22,999.
The K80 has been unveiled only in China and will be available there on April 30 for CNY 1,799 (approximately Rs 18,500). It is not certain if it will be available in India or not. Lenovo also has a 2GB variant of the K80 with 32GB internal space and has priced it at CNY 1,499 (approximately Rs 15,400).