Lenovo launched its K6 Power in India in November 2016. The main highlight of the phone was its large 4000mAh battery. The K6 Power retails at Rs. 9,999, which brings it to comparison with Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime, which is backed by a 4100mAh battery and is priced at Rs. 8,999. In this post, we will tell you what’s the difference between both the phones regarding specifications and features.
Both the devices bear the same screen size i.e. 5-inches, but the Redmi 3S Prime comes with 720p HD display (294 ppi) while the K6 Power boasts Full-HD 1080p display (441 ppi).
RAM, Storage, and Processor
Concerning storage and RAM capacity, both the phones share the same specs – 3GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card).
Both the devices come powered by an octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 processor clubbed with Adreno 505 GPU.
Connectivity, Operating System, and OS
The K6 Power supports dual-SIM (nano SIM), 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS. It is compatible with 4G LTE Band (38 / 40 / 41), LTE (FDD) – Band (1 / 3 / 5 / 7 / 8 / 20).
On the other hand, the Redmi 3S Prime supports Hybrid dual-SIM (MicroSIM + Nano SIM or microSD card), 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS. It is compatible with 4G LTE (TDD) – Band 40, LTE (FDD) – Band 3/5
Both the phones run Android 6.0 Marshmallow with their proprietary UI on top. Also, both the K6 Power and Redmi 3S Prime feature fingerprint sensors.
In the imaging department, the K6 Power sport a 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX258 sensor, PDAF, HDR, Panorama, 1080p video recording. It features an 8MP front-facing camera. The Redmi 3S Prime also packs in a 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF, HDR, Panorama, 1080p video recording, but it has a 5MP front-facing camera.
A 4000mAh battery backs the Vibe K6 Power, which is touted by the company to deliver up to 96.5 hours of audio playback, 13.6 hours of video playback, 48 hours of voice calls, and 12.6 hours of Internet usage, and 649 hours of standby time.
The Redmi 3S Prime features a 4,100mAh battery, which is claimed by the company to last up to 2 days without charging (with moderate usage).
Both the phones have almost similar specifications except for the front-facing camera and display resolution, which is better on the K6 Power. However, the difference could also be blamed on the pricing, as the Lenovo K6 Power is 1k costlier than the Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime.
For the price discerning buyers, Redmi 3S Prime would fit the bill perfectly, but for the those who don’t mind shelling out 1k extra for full HD display and 8MP front camera, the K6 Power is worth it.