Lenovo just unveiled their latest smartphone dubbed as the K80 which is set to rival the popular ASUS ZenFone 2. The K80 sports a 5.5 inch 1080p display, powered by a 1.2 GHz 64 bit Intel SoC, 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of internal storage and a huge 4,000 mAh battery.

Lenovo K80 Announced! 4GB RAM, 4000 mAh, ZenFone 2 Killer?
Meet Lenovo K80
Lenovo K80 specs

  • Display: 5.5 Inches HD IPS Plus (1280 x 720) OGS Asahi Dragontrail glass
  • Processor: 1.8 GHz Intel Atom Z3560 quad core
  • GPU: Mali T760
  • RAM: 2 / 4 GB
  • ROM: 32 / 64GB of storage
  • Rear Camera: 13 MP IOS
  • Front Camera: TBC
  • OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • Battery: 4,000 mAh
  • SIM: Dual-SIM, Dual-Standby
  • Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, LTE, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS
  • Others: TBC
  • Dimensions: 8.5 mm thin
  • Price: PHP 7,999

It also comes in a 8.5 mm thin body, runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop and packs a 13 MP rear camera with OIS with an unconfirmed type of selfie camera used.The 4 GB RAM version is just priced at CNY 1,799 that's around PHP 12.8K and the 2 GB RAM version is at CNY 1499 or around PHP 10.6K. It will be available in China starting April 30 and will come in black, silver and red variants. There's no word yet if there will be an international release.

ZenFone 2 Killer?

In the battery life department, maybe yes as this packs a bigger battery capacity at 4,000 mAh. However in the performance side, the most powerful version of the ZenFone 2 has a more powerful processor compared to this. Although I'm sure that performance wise this won't lag that much compared to the pricier most powerful version of the ZenFone 2. I'd say that this could be a great alternative to the ZenFone 2 if you have less budget. In the end, more competition, the better.

As usual, we are hoping that this will be available in the Philippines too. Calling Lenovo Philippines attention. We want this phone! :) 


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