Lenovo Vibe K4 Note Starts Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update in India

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Lenovo Vibe K4 Note Starts Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update in India

Highlights

  • The Marshmallow update is now available via OTA.
  • Lenovo also announced that it sold 600,000 units of the Vibe K4 Note.
  • The company said that it sold 150,000 units of Ant VR headset so far.

Lenovo on Wednesday announced that the Vibe K4 Note smartphone in India has started receiving the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. The update is available over-the-air (OTA) though users can manually check for the update via Settings > About Phone > System Update. Unfortunately, there is no official changelog to highlight the changes that are coming to the phone with the update.

(Also see: Lenovo Vibe K4 Note Review)

To refresh on some of the features of Android 6.0 Marshmallow (previously just Android M) include revamped app permissions; Google Now on Tap feature; new Chrome feature that will change the Web experience for Android users; new ways to handle Web links; Android Pay mobile payment system is now official with Android M; New Silent feature for sound and vibrate mode as well as a 'Do Not Disturb' mode to block all sounds or only alarms and notifications, and battery saver features called Doze that will make Android devices smart about managing power. Some of the other additions include new RAM manager, adoptable storage devices, new app drawer, auto backup, and restore for apps.

The Chinese company alongside also announced that it has till date sold 600,000 units of the Vibe K4 Note smartphone that went on sale in India starting January 19. Apart from the Lenovo Vibe K4 Note, the company also revealed that it sold 150,000 units of the Ant virtual reality (VR) headsets (Review) that were also individually available via Amazon priced at Rs. 1,299.

To recall, Lenovo had in April announced that it sold 500,000 units of the Vibe K4 Note smartphone while 100,000 units of the Ant virtual reality (VR) headsets were sold at that time. This means that the company in almost a month sold close 100,000 units of the Vibe K4 Note and around 50,000 units of the Ant VR headsets.

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  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Good screen
  • Excellent software
  • VR-ready
  • Good audio
  • Quick and accurate fingerprint sensor
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  • Average camera
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  • Only 16GB of internal storage
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Display5.50-inch
Processor1.3GHz octa-core
Front Camera5-megapixel
Resolution1080x1920 pixels
RAM3GB
OSAndroid 5.1
Storage16GB
Rear Camera13-megapixel
Battery Capacity3300mAh
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