Yes, Lenovo’s has got a new phone in the new year but, the even bigger news is Lenovo is stepping into the world of VR technology its own Lenovo Virtual Reality also dubbed as TheatreMax. The Lenovo K4 Note is the first smartphone to use this VR tech.
Lenovo is emphasizing on the cinematic experience this new phone and VR tech will give to the users. The K4 Note even has front firing stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos to keep its entertainment quotient high. The Lenovo K4 Note has a pretty strong specsheet that keep up with its competitors. It is powered by the MediaTek MT6753 octa-core processor and 3GB RAM. The 5.5 inch display has FullHD resolution. Lenovo has also thrown in NFC and Fingerprint sensor. It’s also dual SIM with 4G LTE as standard. Lenovo K4 Note also has a 13MP rear camera with dual tone flash and 5MP front camera. It’s got a hefty 3,300 mAh battery as well.
The Lenovo K4 Note is probably the first of its kind in the segment to sport a technology like this. To take the full benefit of it, all you need to do is wear a pair of Lenovo’s VR glasses. These VR glasses won’t even cost you a bomb as Lenovo will be selling K4 Note bundled with these glasses for Rs.12,499 (~$187) and without glasses for Rs.11,998 (~$180). Shelling few extra bucks looks worth it. However if you decide to buy these glasses separately, it’ll pinch your pocket a little at Rs.1,299 (~$19).
India is the first market to get the K4 Note. It will be sold in flash sale style on Amazon India with first flash sale happening on Jan 19. There’s no word on the availability in other markets.