Lenovo K900, Intel Clover Trail+ Smartphone with 13MP Camera: An Unexpected Contender for Xperia Z

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Back in 2012, Lenovo unveiled K800, its first Intel Medfield based smartphone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012. Similarly, this time, the Chinese manufacturer has come up with another offering - K900, which is based on the recently launched Intel Clover Trail+ processor.

The launch of K900 could be an impressive news to the Android world as the handset boasts a 5.5 inch 1080p full HD display, which is jaw-breaking.

Commenting at the launch event, Liu Jun, president, Mobile Internet Digital Home and senior vice president, Lenovo was quoted stating, "With the K900, our team has broken down the key functions of the smartphone and redesigned them from the ground up. Rather than focus on specifications that look good on a datasheet, we've zeroed in on what consumers want and proved that for smartphone users, top performance doesn't require a thick profile. The K900 is a game-changer that looks as good as it performs."

Lenovo K900, Intel Clover Trail+ Smartphone with 13MP Camera Launched

Lets have a look at the all new level of specifications in Lenovo K900 smartphone.


Display: K900 is claimed to sport a big 5.5 inch IPS touchscreen display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Processor: The handset is based on Intel Clover Trail+ processor, which is likely to include a 2GHz dual core Atom Z2580 processor.

Operating System: When it comes to operating system: K900 is based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and hence, it comes with software features including Project Butter, expandable and contractible notifications, resizable widgets, Google Now and more.

Camera: The handset has a 13MP rear camera with dual flash and a 2MP front camera for video chatting.

Storage: Lenovo K900 comes with 16GB internal storage, 2GB RAM and a micro SD card slot supporting up to 32GB additional storage.

Connectivity: The handset will come with connectivity features including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and micro USB.

Battery: As of now, there is no information on the battery used in K900.

Price & Availability

There is no word on the pricing of K900 and the smartphone will be launched in China in April and in selected markets thereafter.

Competition with Xperia Z

It seems like 2013 is a year of high definition devices with 1080p displays. Even before the year could start several companies including Sony, Samsung, HTC, LG and many others were circulating in rumors to launch such devices early this year.

One such smartphone, which was launched at the CES 2013 on Monday is Sony Xperia Z with cutting-edge technologies and glass panels at the front and back.

Speaking of specs, Xperia Z comes with a 5 inch full HD capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and with Mobile Bravia Engine 2, quad core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system, 13MP rear camera, 2.2MP front camera for video calling, 16GB internal storage, 2GB RAM, micro SD card slot supporting up to 32GB additional storage, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, 4G LTE and a 2,330 mAh battery.

Sony smartphones may not have fared well against its competitors in the recent years. But, the company is making constant attempts in order to gain a strong foothold in the market.

The newly launched Lenovo handset - K900 with similar specifications as Xperia Z comes with a larger 5.5 inch display and an improved Intel Clover Trail+ processor with 2GHz speed. However, the Sony offering comes with several outstanding features including IP55 and IP57 certificate.

Hence, Lenovo K900 and Sony Xperia Z could be claimed as 2013 direct rivals the 1080p smartphone battle, which is turning interesting and competing with each passing day at the CES 2013. 

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