How much better is the Lenovo K9? Here's our thorough review of the specs and features

Created date: 11/18/2018, 01:31:55, Updated date: 04/15/2020, 06:31:25

We have evaluated the Lenovo K9 thoroughly based on its functions, specifications/performances, and ease of use, and provided a review on whether you should buy it. We have also summarized the pros and cons of choosing the Lenovo K9 so that you can see them at a glance.

Lenovo K9's features, performance, reviews

Lenovo K9's size

The Lenovo K9 has a width of 2.9 inches (72.9 mm), a length of 6.1 inches (153.8 mm), and a thickness of 0.3 inches (8 mm). It might be possible to operate it with one hand, but depending on the person it might feel big. In addition, the weight of the Lenovo K9 is about 155 oz (155 g). Even if you are operating it with one hand it feels almost weightless. However, depending on the person, you may feel tired after using it for a while.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the Lenovo K9, it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

Lenovo K9's CPU specs

With the 2.0GHz×8(OctaCore) for processing power, the Lenovo K9 has extremely high performance and will operate smoothly without stress, whichever app you use. Among all smartphones released to date, it is one with top class performance. It is also suitable for heavier 3D games, and quite smooth play will be possible.

With 3GB of RAM, the Lenovo K9 has a sufficient amount. Very occasional cases of insufficient RAM do occur, but with this sort of amount of RAM, it will rarely be the cause of feeling any stress.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the Lenovo K9, it is a smartphone in the high-end category and can almost always be used without stress. However, if you want smooth and comfortable usage in heavy apps like 3D games, caution is necessary.

Lenovo K9's storage size

The data storage capacity of the Lenovo K9 is 32GB, and while it is enough for taking photos, it might feel insufficient for those who often shoot videos or who install many games.

The Lenovo K9 is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

Lenovo K9's screen

Lenovo K9 has a 5.7 inch display. It is fairly large and has a good presence. Photos, videos, and games will really enjoy this screen estate. It is also suited for productivity use such as creating a business document.

Lenovo K9 has a mid-range screen. It is OK for normal use, but if you want to enjoy photos, videos, or games at their best, you may feel dissatisfied.

Lenovo K9's camera specs

Lenovo K9 has a 13 MP main camera, which can take very high-resolution photos and videos. While you might feel a little dissatisfied when you need better resolution for landscape photography or want to print high-definition photographs, you will be satisfied most of the time.

Lenovo K9 has an 13 MP front camera, which is a fairly high figure. Photos taken with this camera will not appear rough even when you print them, so you will be fairly satisfied with the quality of this camera.

Lenovo K9's battery performance

The battery performance of the Lenovo K9 is 3000 mAh, so it has a relatively large capacity. Compared to other smartphones, the battery life of the Lenovo K9 is good. At this amount, you will not feel stressed even if you are on the internet and Twitter for a long time. Even when playing a game or watching a movie on the go, you can do so comfortably without needing to be conscious of the battery. However, some caution is necessary when watching movies or playing games for too long.

Lenovo K9's general rating

The Lenovo K9 is a high-performance smartphone when viewed comprehensively. It works for everyday use with hardly any inconvenience.

Advantages and disadvantages of Lenovo K9

Advantages of Lenovo K9

  • The display is very large, so it is perfect for watching videos or playing games.
  • It has a high-grade CPU, so you can play 3D games without encountering stuttering.
  • It has a relatively high-grade front camera, and it is good enough for normal use.

Disadvantages of Lenovo K9

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Comparing the specifications of Lenovo K9 against similar products

body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody size

Lenovo K9

55.1-

Lenovo K5

55.4

Lenovo K5 play

55.4

Lenovo S5

54.7

Lenovo K320t

53.8

Lenovo Z5 Pro

53.5

Lenovo K5 Pro

52.7

Lenovo S5 Pro

52.9

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody weight

Lenovo K9

68.4-

Lenovo K5

66.4

Lenovo K5 play

68.4

Lenovo S5

68.4

Lenovo K320t

68.8

Lenovo Z5 Pro

48.6

Lenovo K5 Pro

64.4

Lenovo S5 Pro

62.4

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen size

Lenovo K9

85.2-

Lenovo K5

85.2

Lenovo K5 play

85.2

Lenovo S5

85.2

Lenovo K320t

85.2

Lenovo Z5 Pro

90.7

Lenovo K5 Pro

89.8

Lenovo S5 Pro

90.3

screen resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen resolution

Lenovo K9

45.6-

Lenovo K5

45.6

Lenovo K5 play

45.6

Lenovo S5

72.7

Lenovo K320t

45.6

Lenovo Z5 Pro

75.3

Lenovo K5 Pro

72.7

Lenovo S5 Pro

74.0

GPU performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoGPU performance

Lenovo K9

22.0-

Lenovo K5

42.8

Lenovo K5 play

43.5

Lenovo S5

49.2

Lenovo K320t

13.7

Lenovo Z5 Pro

71.2

Lenovo K5 Pro

58.5

Lenovo S5 Pro

58.5

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoRAM capacity

Lenovo K9

60.0-

Lenovo K5

60.0

Lenovo K5 play

60.0

Lenovo S5

70.0

Lenovo K320t

60.0

Lenovo Z5 Pro

90.0

Lenovo K5 Pro

90.0

Lenovo S5 Pro

90.0

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twostorage size

Lenovo K9

55.5-

Lenovo K5

55.5

Lenovo K5 play

55.5

Lenovo S5

90.0

Lenovo K320t

55.5

Lenovo Z5 Pro

90.0

Lenovo K5 Pro

90.0

Lenovo S5 Pro

90.0

process integration

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoprocess integration

Lenovo K9

67.5-

Lenovo K5 play

9.9

Lenovo S5

53.1

Lenovo Z5 Pro

85.9

Lenovo K5 Pro

53.1

Lenovo S5 Pro

53.1

Lenovo A5

9.9

Lenovo Z5

53.1

battery

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobattery

Lenovo K9

65.0-

Lenovo K5

65.0

Lenovo K5 play

65.0

Lenovo S5

65.0

Lenovo K320t

65.0

Lenovo Z5 Pro

70.3

Lenovo K5 Pro

80.2

Lenovo S5 Pro

72.5

downlink data communication speed

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twodownlink data communication speed

Lenovo K9

65.6-

Lenovo S5

65.6

Lenovo K320t

65.6

Lenovo Z5 Pro

65.6

Lenovo A5

54.9

Lenovo Z5s

65.6

Lenovo Z6 Pro 5G

87.1

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the tworear-camera resolution

Lenovo K9

61.7-

Lenovo K5

61.7

Lenovo K5 play

61.7

Lenovo S5

61.7

Lenovo K320t

50.0

Lenovo Z5 Pro

87.6

Lenovo K5 Pro

68.8

Lenovo S5 Pro

78.2

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twofront-camera resolution

Lenovo K9

71.2-

Lenovo K5

58.3

Lenovo K5 play

58.3

Lenovo S5

75.4

Lenovo K320t

58.3

Lenovo Z5 Pro

75.4

Lenovo K5 Pro

75.4

Lenovo S5 Pro

81.0

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twogrip

Lenovo K9

61.7-Color:Black/Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (72.9 mm) x 6.1 inches (153.8 mm) x 0.3 inches (8 mm), Weight:155 oz (155 g)

Lenovo K5

60.9Color:Black/Gray/Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (72.7 mm) x 6.1 inches (153.8 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.8 mm), Weight:160 oz (160 g)

Lenovo K5 play

61.9Color:Black/Gray/Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (72.6 mm) x 6.1 inches (153.8 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.9 mm), Weight:155 oz (155 g)

Lenovo S5

61.5Color:Midnight Black/Flame Red, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (73.5 mm) x 6.1 inches (154 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.8 mm), Weight:155 oz (155 g)

Lenovo K320t

61.3Color:Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (73.5 mm) x 6.1 inches (155.2 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.5 mm), Weight:153.8 oz (153.8 g)

Lenovo Z5 Pro

51.0Color:Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (73 mm) x 6.1 inches (155.1 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.3 mm), Weight:210 oz (210 g)

Lenovo K5 Pro

58.5Color:Black/Gold, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75 mm) x 6.1 inches (156 mm) x 0.3 inches (8 mm), Weight:165 oz (165 g)

Lenovo S5 Pro

57.6Color:Black/Gold/Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75.5 mm) x 6.1 inches (154.5 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.7 mm), Weight:170 oz (170 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen cleanliness

Lenovo K9

57.3-Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1440, Pixel density:282 ppi

Lenovo K5

57.3Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1440, Pixel density:282 ppi

Lenovo K5 play

57.3Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1440, Pixel density:282 ppi

Lenovo S5

85.5Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:423 ppi

Lenovo K320t

57.3Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1440, Pixel density:282 ppi

Lenovo Z5 Pro

84.9Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:403 ppi

Lenovo K5 Pro

84.9Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:403 ppi

Lenovo S5 Pro

84.9Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2246, Pixel density:401 ppi

screen quality

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen quality

Lenovo K9

74.4-Display size:5.7 inch, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1440, Pixel density:282 ppi

Lenovo K5

74.4Display size:5.7 inch, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1440, Pixel density:282 ppi

Lenovo K5 play

74.4Display size:5.7 inch, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1440, Pixel density:282 ppi

Lenovo S5

81.7Display size:5.7 inch, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:423 ppi

Lenovo K320t

74.4Display size:5.7 inch, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1440, Pixel density:282 ppi

Lenovo Z5 Pro

86.0Display size:6.39 inch, Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:403 ppi

Lenovo K5 Pro

83.3Display size:5.99 inch, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:403 ppi

Lenovo S5 Pro

84.7Display size:6.2 inch, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2246, Pixel density:401 ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoperformance

Lenovo K9

88.2-OS:Android

Lenovo K5

61.8OS:Android

Lenovo K5 play

72.0OS:Android

Lenovo S5

89.6OS:Android

Lenovo K320t

50.6OS:Android

Lenovo Z5 Pro

90.0OS:Android

Lenovo K5 Pro

88.5OS:Android

Lenovo S5 Pro

88.5OS:Android

Lenovo K9's specs

Lenovo K9
ImageLenovo K9
MakerLenovo
Release date10, 2018
ColorBlack/Blue
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)2.9 inches (72.9 mm) x 6.1 inches (153.8 mm) x 0.3 inches (8 mm)
Weight155 oz (155 g)
Display size5.7 inch
Display typeIPS LCD
Screen resolution (width x height)720 x 1440
Pixel density282 ppi
Battery capacity3000 mAh
ChipsetMediatek MT6762 Helio P22
CPU specs2.0GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size3GB
Storage size32GB
Rear-camera resolution13 MP
Front-camera resolution13 MP

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