Lenovo A7010 vs Lenovo K3 Note: budget offerings from China
In the year 2015, a lot of 4G LTE-enabled budget smartphones were launched in India. A handful of these offerings were from the Chinese smartphone maker Lenovo, which made a name by launching multiple 4G devices at budget prices under its A series. After the success of the A series, Lenovo launched new devices under its K Note series in the country. The brand’s K3 Note has been one of the successful devices in this range from the Chinese company. Now after a long time, the company is planning to launch a new Smartphone under its A series called the Lenovo A7010. The brand recently launched the A7010 as the Vibe X3 Youth in China. However, outside of China, the Vibe X3 Youth is expected to launch as the A7010. If you are planning to buy the Lenovo K3 Note or waiting for the A7010 in the country, let’s compare the features of the K3 Note and A7010.
Lenovo A7010 vs Lenovo K3 Note: comparison of VFM devices
The Lenovo A7010 is the dressed down variant of the Vibe X3. The phone known as the Vibe X3 Youth comes with an appealing design. The device measures 9mm around the waist and tips the scale at 160 grams. The K3 Note on the other hand comes with a plastic body, which is slimmer than the A7010 with a waistline of 8mm, and is lighter by 10 grams than the A7010. Overall, the A7010 and K3 Note offer premium designs for their price range.
Display and OS
The Lenovo A7010 and K3 Note, both the smartphones offer phablet-grade 5.5-inch displays bearing screen resolutions of 1,080 x 1,920 pixels and a pixel density of 401 pixels per inch. Overall, when it comes to the display, both the smartphones offer immersive media viewing experience on their large screens. Coming to the software, the Lenovo A7010 and K3 Note, both the smartphones run Android 5.1 Lollipop with the brand’s Vibe user interface on top. So, when it comes to the display and software department, they both offer similar features.
As far as the configuration is concerned, the Lenovo A7010 is powered by a 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor, which is further supported by 2GB of RAM. The phone comes with 16GB of internal memory, which can be further increased by inserting a microSD card. The Lenovo K3 Note on the other hand utilises a more powerful 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6752 processor. The phone offers the same RAM and storage capacity as the A7010.
The K3 Note comes with a 13-megapixel primary snapper with a dual-LED flash and a 5-megapixel secondary snapper for selfies. The Vibe X3 Youth aka the A7010 offers better camera specs than the K3 Note as it features a 16-megapixel primary snapper with an LED flash and a 5-megapixel selfie shooter. Overall, the A7010 will impress the ones who need better camera specifications along with quality selfies.
Connectivity and battery
Coming to the connectivity features, the A7010 and K3 Note, both the smartphones come with dual-SIM slots, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and A-GPS. However, the A7010 aka Vibe X3 Youth sports a fingerprint sensor for enhanced security, which is missing on the K3 Note. The K3 Note is backed by a 3,000mAh battery, while the A7010 on the other hand is fuelled by a much bigger 3,400mAh battery.
The Lenovo K3 Note is one of the best value for money devices available on the market at the moment. The phone offers a 1080p display, a powerful processor, a meaty amount of RAM, and decent camera specifications. The Lenovo A7010 aka the Vibe X3 Youth comes with better camera specifications, enhanced security features thanks to a fingerprint sensor, a huge battery, and amazing audio prowess thanks to Dolby Atmos-powered speakers and Texas Instruments amplifiers. As far as the prices are concerned, the K3 Note is available in India for Rs 9,999, while the Vibe X3 Youth aka A7010 is expected to be offered for around Rs 19,500. So, which one are you going for? Share in the comments with