Lenovo started rolling out Android Marshmallow update for K4 Note

By June 1st, 2016 AT 12:23 PM

Lenovo has started rolling out the Android Marshmallow 6.0 update for K4 Note through OTA update. The users can manually check for the update via Settings > About Phone > System Update.


The latest update bumps the software build to K50a40_S322_160314_ROW and is about 1.6GB in size. The update will bring an array of new features and support including revamped app permissions, Google Now on Tap, Android Pay mobile payment system, new fingerprint APIs for developers Doze, and adoptable storage, among others.

According to a release by the company, Lenovo has sold a total of 600,000 units of the K4 Note and 150,000 units of the popular ANT VR headsets. The smartphone was exclusively sold via Amazon India at a price tag of Rs. 11,999. Bundled with ANT VR headsets, it was priced at Rs. 13,299.

K4 Note is the first device ever to have the TheaterMax technology that can create an immersive large screen experience boasting smooth graphics, lifelike surround sound and responsive 3D.  Without the need for dedicated library of games and apps, TheaterMax turns all your existing media and games into an immersive large screen experience boasting smooth graphics, lifelike surround sound and responsive 3D gameplay.

To mention other specifications, this dual-SIM smartphone features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6753 SoC processor, coupled with 3GB of DDR3 RAM. The K4 Note bears a 13MP rear camera with PDAF autofocus, an f/2.2 aperture and dual-tone LED flash, apart from a 5MP front-facing camera.

It comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage that’s expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB). Connectivity options include 4G LTE, A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, and FM radio. A 3300mAh battery with fast charging completes the package.

Lenovo has been consistent in pushing latest Android updates for its smartphones and so far has rolled out Android M for K3 Note, A7000, P1, and S1.

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Yeah. It’s good… Lenovo didn’t make me regret for not purchasing Le 1s… Le 1s has a poor UI… Lenovo has a GOOD UI… With this update, phone has become faster, not heating while charging, and gives a better battery backup… Along with this, its quite cool to see movies on ANTVR…


I am downloading.Thanks lenovo for updating marshmallow on a 4 month old smartphone.Happy news is it is one of the confirmed devices to run Android N also.


K50a40 is actually K3 Note’s model number 😛 So this is exactly the 1.6 GB update that they released for K3 Note in March. Most people regretted updating their K3 Note to Marshmallow, so it might ruin your K4 Note as well. No real benefit in updating so I stuck to Lollipop.


I am using it found no problems.
Actually phone is faster and better battery backup.i am using it nonstop with 6 hours wifi on nonstop.This is a stable release.K4 note had 7 beta zip releases of marshmallow before.This is a stable release.Maybe k3 note is lagging due to 2gb ram as free ram is now around 1-1.5gb ram.

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