After Lenovo taking over Motorola, we could say the company is on fire. The maker has launched many smartphones in the recent past. Now aiming the budget segment, Lenovo K6 Power launched in India with some challenging specs. Focusing on the multimedia, the device will be a tough competitor for the peers like Xiaomi Redmi 3S. And this line-up in the K6 series again serves the best smartphone need.
With the Motorola on the other hand, Lenovo is good at managing both with decent releases every month. Keeping the brand names and series aside, K6 power is good at its range. Reviewing the specs and features, the smartphone did prove that it one of the best devices to offer best multimedia. But did the name ‘power’ have been justified in all aspects? Check out in our complete Lenovo K6 Review and find out more about this package of specs and power.
Though the design is not so unique among the regular Lenovo phones, it is good with the 5-inch form. The phone does offer good look with the flat screen on the front and aluminium rear panel. The built quality is pretty good which we haven’t seen in the recent offerings. The fingerprint scanner is adjusted on the rear panel just below the camera sensor.
On the top, micro-USB charging slot and a 3.5mm audio out jack are provided. While the power button and volume rockers keys made their presence in their regular place. Interestingly, Lenovo has simply adjusted the microphone alone on the bottom edge. Dual microSD slot is adjusted on the left side which accepts dual nano SIMs.
The front of the phone is a typical slab which we get in any budget smartphone. The bezel length is a bit high and didn’t pack any of physical keys. Being a 5-inch variant, the phone does give a good in-hand experience. But the slim design factor also resulted in another way for the phone being slippery.
Lenovo K6 Power sports a 5-inch full-HD display with 1080×1920-pixel resolution and pixel density of 441 ppi. Undoubtedly, it is a good display for all multimedia needs. While other phones in the segment don’t offer this pixel resolution, K6 Power claims the best.
The screen is large enough to serve all the basic needs adequately. Be it playing games, web browsing, reading books and watching movies the full HD display is a big plus. But, the display is a bit dull even at full brightness and results in bad viewing angles. When if its sunlight, viewing angles are much sick. But the sharp display manages all the aspects and convinces you to buy this phone.
Overall, Lenovo K6 Power display offers an excellent viewing experience with accurate colours. Other mobiles in the same price range, be it Xiaomi Redmi 3S or Vivo Y22 lags far behind in terms of display.
K6 power is a pretty fast phone with new Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octa-core processor paired with 3GB RAM. Comparatively, the specs are a bit mediocre, but the phone is quite responsive and handles multitasking very well. The mains apps and services work very well and are performing at brilliant speed.
The phone does perform well even if you are a heavy app user. It runs very smoothly even while navigating the interface. No lag issues were found even in heavy multi-tasking. Gaming performance was quite nice even while playing heavy graphic games like Modern Combat 3 the device didn’t notice any frame drop.
An internal memory of 32GB is provided of which 8GB is assigned for the operating system. Hybrid SIM slot allows you to expand the storage. The fingerprint scanner provided is very responsive as well and unlocks phones very quickly. You don’t need to struggle with the scanner as it recognizes so quickly. The phone includes connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and USB OTG.
On the whole, Lenovo K6 Power is a great combo of power and performance. If you believe in benchmark scores, K6 power scores 9554 points in 3DMark Ice Storm benchmark. AnTuTu benchmark gives 44008 points for the phone.
Lenovo K6 Power runs on Android Marshmallow Lenovo UI on the top. As the company is good enough with the software approach, k6 power comes with great UI. Another feature impresses the users is the lock screen leads to the home screen where you can place widgets or app icons.
You may find few unnecessary apps and failed to keep the bloatware less. Holding the icons aside, there some other interesting customization in the software. The device also offers a full range of integrated gestures which lets you take photographs and switch on the flashlight quickly.
The Dual Apps profile feature remains favorite which allows maintaining two versions of the same app. However, enabling Dual App support is a simple affair as you can use two separate WhatsApp accounts on most of the phones these days.
Lenovo K6 power is equipped with a 13MP Sony IMX258 sensor with LED flash and is unique among its competitors. The camera performance is acceptable in almost all conditions but does disappoint at few times. The images taken in the low light are washed out at few scenarios. Using low light mode may help you up to an extent to get proper photos but not the perfect ones. In a normal daylight condition, you can get some nice pictures. Properties are keen, images are punchier, and close shots also come out well. You find no reason to neglect camera in the price segment. But make a note that you don’t expect anything beyond the price.
While the 8 MP camera provided on the front panel takes sharp and picture-perfect selfies. There will be no complaints with the selfies comparing to the peers of 8MP cameras. But still, the cameras could be better. Lenovo K6 power is also able to record videos up to 1080p at 30 fps.
As the name implies, the battery is the thing which highlights the Lenovo K6 Power. The beefy battery consistently delivers over a day on moderate usage. On using social channels, multiple email accounts, a lot of WhatsApp & Telegram the Lenovo K6 Power still had over 30% charge left. K6 Power handles tasks easily when downloading flurry apps.
K6 power challenges reliable battery in the range when compared in cases like heavy gaming, videos. If you are a moderate user, you don’t need to charge the phone for a couple of days too. The long-lasting battery is a need for many users in this price segment, and K6 Power nails it.
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Getting a smartphone below Rs.10000 isn’t a big deal these days, choosing the right one is. There are many companies in the market which pose a great specs sheet in the price limit. But, confusion is the eventual thing if we compare each with the other. Straight to the point, Lenovo K6 power is a good budget smartphone with a good combo of power and specs. If you are a moderate phone user and aims for a high battery, K6 power is definitely the one for you.
Xiaomi Redmi 3S is noted as the best in range till now, and the K6 power has come with same specs and a better display. Surpassing all, the device managed to do well without any major issues to point out. Apart from display and battery, K6 power does provide many reasons for you to buy it.