If you want to have a phone with the specs of Galaxy SIII at a lower price but don’t want to subscribe to local brands, you should try the Lenovo Ideaphone K860.

Lenovo Ideaphone K860 packs a lot of high end specs like a quad core processor, blu-ray quality display, 8 MP camera, scratch resistant screen, WiFi and 3G capability and a long lasting battery. All these in mid range price of $420, ₱ 19,990.00 in the Philippines and Rs. 23,990 in Bangalore.

We will discuss the specs and features of Lenovo Ideaphone K860 one by one and by the end of this article, I will let you decide what you will choose: Lenovo K869 or Samsung Galaxy SIII.

Lenovo Ideaphone K860 with 1.4 GHz Quad Core Processor and 1 GB or RAM

Lenovo Ideaphone K860 Picture

Lenovo K860 operates with a lot of kick. It has the Exynos 4412 Quad chipset enabling it to operate at 1.4 GHz without draining it’s battery. This allows you to use apps like that performs best in quad core systems.

Lenovo K860 can also open apps at the same time smoothly. It does this by using the 1 GB of RAM.

These are more than enough to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich at its full potential.

Lenovo Ideaphone K860 is Scratch Resistant and Plays 3D Games Smoothly

Lenovo K860 has a 5 inch screen which is made with Corning Gorilla glass making it resistant to scratches from keys, coins and even knife. You can even murder bananas, avocados and coconuts all at once in Fruit Ninja because Lenovo K860’s screen supports 4 point multitouch.

The 5 inch screen houses around 294 pixels per inch making text crisp and clear while videos and other graphics stun you with clarity and sharpness. It’s actually a 720 x 1280 pixel screen with IPS technology so you can view the same quality at different angles and 16 Million of colors.

For gamers who would like to play Nova or Need for Speed using Lenovo K860, you’ll be delighted to know that aside from it’s quad core processor, Lenovo K860 has the Mali-400MP graphics processing unit.

Lenovo Ideaphone K860 has 8 MP Camera with 1080 pixel video recording at 30 FPS

This is for the amateur videographers out their who are hoping to create their big documentary using a phone’s camera.

Lenovo Ideaphone K860 dimensions

Lenovo K860 has an 8 Megapixel autofocus camera that’s able to take high definition video at 1080 pixels while still shots are at 3264 x 2448 pixels.

It’s camera is also capable of Geotagging and has a dual LED flash for low light situations. On it’s front is a 2 MP camera for video calling.

Lenovo Ideaphone K860’s Connectivity and Sensors

Lenovo K860 chose to cater the wider population of 3G network users. Unlike Galaxy SIII and iPhone 5 which has the ability to use 4G LTE networks, Lenovo K860 sticks to the more popular albeit slower 3G.

Of course, Lenovo K860 has all the basic connectivity features such as WiFi and WiFi hotspot, EDGE, GPRS, GPS, Bluetooth, microUSB cord and FM Radio.

It also has several sensors like the Accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, compass and noise cancelling microphone.

Lenovo Ideaphone K860’s Awesome Battery and Friendly Price

One of the most notable features of Lenovo phones is their longer lasting battery compare to other Android phones.

Lenovo K860 is equipped with a 2,250 mAh battery that can last up to 336 hours on standby.

Lenovo K860’s price is not that high compared to other quad core phones in the market. It currently sells at  $420, ₱ 19,990.00 in the Philippines and Rs. 23,990 in Bangalore, India.