Lenovo has today announced that all forthcoming smartphone will feature stock Android operating system. The company says that Lenovo K8 Note will be the first device to ship with stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
The company says that the stock Android experience will give users a cleaner interface, a smoother experience and no excess bloat ware. To recall, Lenovo smartphones had Pure VibeUI, which provided some stock Android experience, but it came with nifty tweaks and customization. With this, the company says that it will be able to will be now able to provide better support with efficient updates.
With the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update, consumers will get latest features like multi-window, launch actions and improved bundled notifications. In addition, the OS will also allow users to access popular Google services, including Google Assistant.
Coming to the K8 Note, the smartphone is all set to launch on August 9. The company has been teasing on its official Twitter handle for the past few days regarding its upcoming launch and now it has also been confirmed that the new smartphone will be launched exclusively on Amazon.
Lenovo K8 Note was earlier spotted on the Geekbench benchmarking website which revealed some expected specifications of the upcoming smartphone. In the GeekBench listing, the Lenovo K8 Note got 1659 points in single-core test and in multi-core test it received 4844 points. As per the listing on Geekbench, the Lenovo K8 Note has 4GB RAM and MediaTek Helio X20 1.39 GHz deca-core processor. The handset is based on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system.