Lenovo has announced Android 7.0 Nougat update for its popular K6 Power and K6 Note smartphones in India. Both phones were launched last year with Vibe Pure UI based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The Android Nougat update for K6 Power and K6 Note smartphones adds updated Doze mode, so whenever your phone isn’t in active use, the background will reduce data sync and periodically run tasks to save extra power for your device.
Additionally, both phones will now get Android 7.0’s multi-window support, double tap the recent button for quick app, background data saver, and a cleaner notifications UI design. Some of the features on K6 Note and K6 Power include the ability to run two apps simultaneously on the screen. For example, a user can watch a YouTube video, and reply to WhatsApp message at the same time.
It also adds a Data Saver mode in the settings, and lets a user restrict data usage on individual apps. The Nougat update comes with cleaner looking notifications. It also lets users reply from the notification bar without the need for opening any app.
Nougat also brings Quick App Switching, a user can just double tap the recent apps button and the phone will automatically switch to the last app that was being used. Android Nougat also comes with better battery life and Doze on the go mode for Lenovo K6 Power, K6 Note phones, and users can now change the size of the font or the display itself.
The K6 Power smartphone comes in two variants – 3GB RAM + 32GB storage priced at Rs 9,999, and 4GB RAM + 32GB storage priced at Rs 10,999. The highlight of the K6 Power is its battery. The handset features a 4000mAh battery rated to deliver up to 649 hours of standby time. The dual-SIM smartphones supports 4G VoLTE. Other specifications include a 5-inch full-HD IPS display, octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, 13-megapixel and 8-megapixel cameras.
Meanwhile, Lenovo K6 Note starts at Rs 13,999. It also comes in 3GB and 4GB RAM variants. It features a bigger 5.5-inch full-HD IPS display and is powered by same 64-bit Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor like the K6 Power. For cameras, it offers a 16-megapixel rear shooter with dual-tone LED flash, and an 8-megapixel front-facing selfie camera.