Spec comparison: Lenovo K8 vs Lenovo K9

By yatin singh | Published on 22 Oct 2018

Today, we are comparing the Lenovo K8 with its successor the Lenovo K9, which was recently unveiled by the company in India at a price tag of Rs 8,999.

Spec comparison: Lenovo K8 vs Lenovo K9

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The Lenovo K8 was launched in India in September 2017. The device packs a 5.2-inch display and a 13MP rear camera along with an 8MP front camera. The phone was introduced with a price tag of Rs 7,483 in India. Following that, the company has finally introduced the Lenovo K9 along with the Lenovo A5. The phone does not have a notch like we have seen in most smartphones this year. Still, it has bezels on top, a fingerprint sensor. Interestingly, the phone features dual cameras at both the rear and the front, which means it has four cameras in total. Let’s compare the specification of these two smartphones to see how well the company upgraded its new Lenovo K9 in comparison to its predecessor the Lenovo K8.


Lenovo K8

Lenovo K9

Launch price

Rs 7,843

Rs 8,999





720 x 1280 pixels

720 x 1440 pixels

Processor make

MediaTek Helio P20

MediaTek Helio P22


2.3GHz octa-core

2.0GHz octa-core




Internal storage



Expandable storage



Rear camera


13MP + 13MP

Rear Flash



Front camera


5MP + 5MP

LED selfie light



Android version

7.1.1 Nougat

8.1 Oreo

Sim slot



So, let's discuss in detail how these two devices look on paper in comparison to each other. The Lenovo K8 has a 5.2-inch display that offers a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. On the other hand, the Lenovo K9 has a bigger 5.7-inch screen that also offers a slightly better resolution than the Lenovo K8.

Coming to the processor, the Lenovo K8 was equipped with MediaTek Helio P20 octa-core processor, while the Lenovo K9 comes with a MediaTek Helio P22 octa-core processor. 

The Lenovo K8 has a single 8MP unit on the front and single 13MP sensor at the back. The Lenovo K9 is equipped with dual rear 13MP cameras and dual 5MP sensors on the front. So, if you are looking for a dual camera setup smartphone under a limited budget, then this device might do the job.

The Lenovo K9 runs on Android Oreo 8.1, while the Lenovo K8 runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The K9 will be available in India at a price of Rs 8,999. On the other hand, the Lenovo K8 is priced at Rs 7,843.

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