Lenovo has had some success in the Indian smartphone market, but the company has not seemed to be able to sustain serious momentum over the past few years. Some models have been extremely popular and have made it to our lists of recommended phones to buy in the crucial sub-Rs. 10,000 and sub-Rs. 15,000 price brackets. The company at one point decided to focus on its Motorola portfolio, and then also used the Zuk brand which had before then been an online-only effort in China. While all these changes in strategy were playing out, other brands steadily won more and more of Lenovo's market share.
The Lenovo K9 marks a return for the once-popular brand to the highly competitive budget segment. It promises two cameras on the front and two on the rear, as well as an attractive glass body. We were a little disappointed with the construction quality of our review unit, but it did look very good. Performance is just about okay for an entry-level phone and the cameras actually surprised us with decent results in some situations, though this is still very much an entry-level phone. Battery life is a strong point, and the software is clean with useful customisations. The hybrid dual-SIM slot is disappointing.
|Product Name||Price in India|
|Lenovo K9 (3GB RAM, 32GB) - Blue||₹ 7,990|
|Lenovo K9 (3GB RAM, 32GB) - Black||₹ 5,999|
Lenovo K9 price in India starts from ₹ 7,990. The lowest price of Lenovo K9 is ₹ 7,990 at Amazon on 5th February 2023.
|Price in India||₹7,990|
|Release date||October 2018|
|Launched in India||Yes|
|Dimensions (mm)||153.80 x 72.90 x 7.95|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||3000|
|Screen size (inches)||5.70|
|Processor make||MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762)|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Dedicated microSD slot||No|
|Rear camera||13-megapixel + 5-megapixel|
|Front camera||13-megapixel + 5-megapixel|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|