(Also see: Lenovo K80 vs. Asus ZenFone 2)
The highlight of the Lenovo K80 smartphone is it features a massive 4GB of RAM and the same variant includes 64GB of built-in storage. The company is likely to place its new handset up against the Asus ZenFone 2's 4GB variant in various markets. Unfortunately, the company hasn't revealed global launch plans for the Lenovo K80.
A standard version of the Lenovo K80 featuring 2GB of RAM and 32GB storage has also been launched at CNY 1499 (approximately Rs. 15,300).
Much like Asus ZenFone 2 series, the Lenovo K80 is also powered by an Intel chipset. It comes with a 64-bit Intel Atom processor (cores, chipset unspecified) clocked at 1.8GHz. It features a 5.5-inch full-HD display. Another notable feature of the Lenovo K80 is its large 4000mAh battery.
The smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with OIS (optical image stabilisation). There is no word on the front camera on the handset. The Android 5.0 Lollipop-based Lenovo K80 sports an 8.5mm thin body and will be available in black, silver, and red colour options. The launch was first reported by Chinese website CNMO.
On Thursday, Lenovo's new A-series smartphone, the A5000, was launched in Russia while was also listed on Lenovo's official UAE site without price details. An established retailer the same day claimed the Lenovo A5000 smartphone had been launched in India at Rs. 10,250. Lenovo India is however yet to make an official announcement or list the device on its site.