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The Lenovo K10 Note (4GB RAM, 64GB) is a slightly better phone than the Lenovo K10 Plus, and is also significantly better value for money. What should you buy? Go for the Lenovo K10 Note (4GB RAM, 64GB)!

Lenovo K10 Note (4GB RAM, 64GB)  Lenovo K10 Plus 
Lenovo K10 Note Lenovo K10 Plus
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Excellence Score
29.9
25.3
Value for Money Score
73.2
66.1
Price ₹ 10,990 onwards ₹ 11,499 onwards
Launch Date (India) Sep, 2019 Sep, 2019
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 9.0 PieExpected update to next Android version Android 9.0 PieLow likelihood of getting updated to next Android version
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 6.39 inches 6.22 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x2340 pixels (~ 403 pixels per inch) 720x1520 pixels (~ 270 pixels per inch)
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal Bezels Yes Yes
Scratch Resistant Display Yes Yes
Display Type IPS LCD IPS LCD
Screen Refresh Rate 60 HzStandard 60 HzStandard
Display Features HDR10 N/A
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 2.2 GHz 1.8 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Octa Core
Processor Name Qualcomm Snapdragon 710Ranked #38 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 632Ranked #58 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPU Adreno 616 Adreno 506
RAM 4 GB 4 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
5G
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
VoWiFi/WiFi-Calling
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Connecting Port USB-C USB-C
Primary Camera 16MP + 8MP + 5MP 13MP + 8MP + 5MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (4K) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features 16MP: F/1.8 Aperture; PDAF, 8MP: F/2.4 Aperture; PDAF; 2x Optical Zoom, 5MP: F/2.2 Aperture, Panorama, HDR 13MP: F/2.0 Aperture; PDAF, 8MP: 120° Ultra-wide Lens, 5MP: Depth Sensor
Secondary Camera 16MP 16MP
Secondary Camera Features HDR N/A
Internal Memory 64 GB 64 GB
Expandable Memory Slot Yes, up to 256 GB Yes, up to 2 TB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot) GSM+GSM
Thickness 7.9 mmMedium 8.3 mmMedium
Weight 164 gmMedium 172 gmMedium
Width 74.3 mmOk for one-handed use N/A
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 4050 mAh 4050 mAh
Battery Standby N/A 388 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A 39.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A N/A
Fast Charging Support Yes, 18W Fast Charging Yes, 10W Charging
Included Fast Charger Yes, 18.0W Fast Charger Yes, 10.0W Fast Charger
Other Battery Parameters N/A Audio Playback Time: 130 hrs, Video Playback Time: 15 hrs, Gaming Time: 9 hrs
Fingerprint sensor Yes Yes
Other Features Noise Filtration; Dolby Atmos Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Looks nice upfront with a dewdrop notch display with almost no bezels on the sides (however, it does have a slight chin at the bottom)
  • Light, compact and easy to hold
  • Decent 6.3-inch FHD+ display - the LCD panel comes with HDR10 support, which is pretty good considering the price range - it also produces nice, punchy colors, and works fine in outdoor light conditions
  • Lenovo's ZUI is pretty close to stock Android - which is a good thing - it keeps things nice and simple
  • Good performance from a strong Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC - the phone performs comfortably, and handles moderate multitasking well - gaming performance is good too
  • Triple-camera setup at the back includes a 16-megapixel primary camera sensor, an 8-megapixel telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom (a rarity in this segment), and a 5-megapixel depth sensor
  • Performance of the 16-megapixel primary camera is good, especially in daylight - background colors come out quite richly in the pictures
  • Good focus speed
  • Good portrait mode photos (with good edge detection)
  • Overall, the K10 Note has capable cameras for the price bracket, though it's no quite there at the top of the pile
  • The smartphone comes with a single speaker, but with Dolby Atmos support, which improves the overall audio performance
  • Good battery life with a large 4050mAh battery - you will get around 1.5 days of moderate use
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2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • The back design is a little bland however, and the shiny plastic body attracts smudges very easily
  • But given the fact that the only changes are to the look of the notification shade, and the task switcher, and no major features are added, the ZUI layer could have been easily skipped, which would have resulted in an even more responsive feeling UI
  • While the telephoto lens sounds impressive on paper, the quality is average - you will find that you can get comparable results with digital zoom on competing smartphones
  • The cameras are also average in low light - there is a dedicated night mode, and it does help a bit, but not much
  • Video recording quality is average - audio is also a bit of an issue too, as it generally sounds tinny
  • Average selfie camera - skin textures look a bit sharpened and colours aren't always accurate - there is no flash either for night photos
  • While it does technically 18W fast charging, the actual charging speed is not too great - the battery charges about 63 percent in an hour and takes almost two and half hours to fully charge
  • While the K10 Note does have some aces up its sleeves - Snapdragon 710 SoC, 4050mAh battery and a reasonably capable triple camera setup - it also enters a market segment where the competition from the likes of Xiaomi, Realme, Samsung, Oppo, and Vivo is ruthless - it's worth considering if you want an HDR10 supported device for entertainment purposes or a lightweight device with near stock android experience - but otherwise, the competition is certainly better
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Expert Reviews
  1. A good comeback attempt from Lenovo in the budget segment....but while the Lenovo K10 Note is certainly acceptable, other phones at similar price points such as the Realme 5 Pro and Xiaomi Mi A3 offer better value
    gadgets.ndtv.com in-depth Read Review »
  2. The competition seems better...However, if you want an HDR10 supported device for entertainment purposes or a lightweight device with near stock android experience, then the K10 Note could be the one for you
    bgr.in in-depth Read Review »
  3. A good comeback from Lenovo....However, given the competition, the smartphone is likely to face a stiff battle
    indianexpress.com in-depth Read Review »
  4. Quite good for the money being asked for it
    timesnownews.com in-depth Read Review »
  5. A mixed bag overall, but performance impresses
    business-standard.com in-depth Read Review »
  6. indiatoday.in in-depth Read Review »
  7. androidauthority.com hands-on Read Review »
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