Lenovo is a well known brand around the world for making Smartphones and Laptops has released Lenovo K3 Note recently that comes with a 5.5 inch, 1080p display. K3 Note is powered with a Octa-core 1.7GHz Cortex-A53 CPU accompanied with Mali-T760 MP2 GPU and 2 GB of RAM. Priced around Rs. 10,000, this device will be a good competitor in mid-range market.
Here are the Tips and Tricks the device in case if you are planning to buy this smartphone.
Insertion of the SIM card on your device is a simple process. To insert an SIM card on your Lenovo K3 Note, power off your device and remove its battery. Now insert the SIM cards into the respective slots as per the marked direction on the back panel. Further, place the battery and put the back cover and boot the device. You have successfully inserted SIM card on your device.
Lenovo K3 Note is a Dual SIM smartphone and supports dual Standby. The device supports micro SIM’s and lets its users the luxury of using two different numbers on one device.
To share data via tethering on Lenovo K3 Note, go to the settings of the device and tap on the more option. Now select the Tethering and portable hotspot, wherein you can set-up the Wi-Fi hotspot and the security levels on the device to start sharing your data. Make sure you have and activated internet package before proceeding with the above instructions.
To take a screenshot in K3 note, hold the power/lock button along with the volume down button simultaneously until you hear a sound or feel the vibration. This screenshot will be saved in the gallery, and the user can view it and send it as a message if they want to.
There is a 13 MP camera on the rear with a resolution of 4128 x 3096pixels and also comes with a dual-LED flash. This autofocus camera is capable of taking 1080p videos at 30fps, and it is accompanied with a 5 MP camera on the front. Features like HDR, panorama, face detection, Geo-tagging and touch focus are also available.
The benchmarking scores of the device are mention below that will be helpful in determining the performance levels of the smartphone.
Antutu benchmark score: 45837
Vellamo Metal score: 848
Chrome Browser Score: 1919
Geekbench Single-core score: 814
Geekbench Multi-core score: 4018
Quadrant Standard score: 20908
To check if any Android update is available for the device, go to the settings and scroll down to find About phone. Now select this option and tap on System update, wherein you have the option to check for the update. If you have an update, then download it, and it will be ready to be installed.
K3 Note comes with sensors like, Proximity, accelerometer, gyro and compass. These will be useful daily for various reasons like counting your steps, location, etc.
Yes, LED notification light is present on K3 Note that will be blinking whenever there is a missed notification like a call or message. Once the notifications are read or seen this light stops blinking. to activate the LED notification lights, you need to turn on it from the settings of the device.
Out of 16 GB on internal memory, around 10 GB is user accessible the rest is used by the system OS and other applications. There is also an option of extending the memory up to a maximum of 32 GB via microSD card.
Yes, Lenovo K3 Note supports OTG (On The Go) drive. This helps the user to transfer data from phone to the drive or vice versa without having to connect it to a system every time.
The device runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box, and there is no news on Android Marshmallow update for the device. We would love to see the device getting the update soon, but there are many other high-end devices that are yet to receive this update.
Lenovo K3 Note comes with a 3000mAh battery on the back given a talk time of Up to 17 h on 3G and Standby of 21 h. This is a decent battery considering its pricing, and will be competing with the m2 note came with a 3100mAH battery on its back.
Out of given 2 GB of RAM, only 1.4 GB can be used by the user, the rest will be used up by the system and other background applications. For a mid-range device that is priced around Rs.10,000, 2 GB RAM is a good provision, and this will be a direct completion to Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 2.
No, the device does not support 4K recording on it. 4K recording can be seen mostly on high-end devices or camera-centric devices.
Yes. The device will be supporting 4G LTE connectivity on both the SIM’s and it has become an important feature in the phone as everyone is looking to be updated and have the 4G connectivity in their device. Although all the network operators still do not provide 4G connectivity yet, everyone is eager to get a device that supports LTE so than they can use it when their network operator provides it.
SAR Value of Leno K3 Note at the Head is 1.59 W/Kg, and at the Body, it is 0.69 W/Kg. It is safe to use a device with lower SAR value as mobiles with high SAR value will be affecting the user’s brain.
The model number mentioned in the device is Lenovo K50a40. To check this model number, you have to head to the settings of the device and select the option About phone wherein you can find the model number of the device. Model number of the device will be changing according to the region of the device.
These are the Tips and Tricks of Lenovo K3 Note and if you have more questions, then do drop a comment in out Phoneradar Forum and we will get back to you. Also read our article on Lenovo K3 Note Problems, User Complains & How To Fix them