Lenovo K6 Power vs Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime Comparison: Which One Should You Buy?

Lenovo has finally launched its K6 Power smartphone in the Indian market. Priced at Rs. 9,999, the smartphone will compete with Xiaomi’s Redmi 3s Prime smartphone. Read on to find out how Lenovo K6 Power vs Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime compare with each other in terms of price, specifications, features and more.

Lenovo K6 Power vs Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime

Lenovo K6 Power vs Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime Comparison

Device/Feature Lenovo K6 Power Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime
Price Rs. 9,999 Rs. 8,999
Processor 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
GPU Adreno 505 Adreno 505
Operating System Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with Vibe Pure UI Android with MIUI 8
Display 5-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels resolution) 5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels resolution)
RAM 3GB 3GB RAM
ROM 32GB (expandable via microSD card) 32GB (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card)
Rear Camera 13 mega pixel with LED flash, Sony IMX258 sensor and PDAF 13 mega pixel with LED flash, PDAF and f/2.0 aperture
Front Camera 8 mega pixel with Sony IMX219 sensor 5 mega pixel with f/2.2 aperture
Battery 4000mAh 4100mAh
Connectivity Hybrid Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS Hybrid Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS
Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes
Infrared Sensor No Yes
Dimensions & Weight 141.9×70.3×9.3 mm, 145 grams 139.3×69.6×8.5 mm, 144 grams

Design

On design front, both phones flaunt their metal unibody design which looks very premium. Both are compact and light weight smartphones. The Lenovo K6 Power measures 9.3mm in thickness and weighs 145 grams while Redmi 3S Prime has thickness of 8.5mm and weighs 144 grams.

Display

Both smartphones feature a 5-inch display. However, there is a difference in screen resolution of both the phones. Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime comes with an HD 720p resolution display while the K6 Power has a full HD 1080p resolution screen. The Lenovo K6 Power does have an upper hand in this round.

Camera

Both phones sport a 13 mega pixel primary camera on the back accompanied with LED flash and PDAF. As for front camera, the Redmi 3S Prime sports a 5 mega pixel camera while the K6 Power offers an 8 mega pixel front shooter. Thus, in camera department again, the Lenovo K6 Power has an edge over the Redmi 3S Prime due to its front camera.

Processor & RAM

This round is a tie as both smartphones pack 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor paired with Adreno 505 GPU and 3GB of RAM. There is 32GB of internal memory onboard and both devices support expandable storage using microSD card.

Software

Both smartphones run Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system wrapped under their respective UI’s. The Lenovo K6 Power comes with company’s Pure UI that offers support for dual apps and more. The Redmi 3S Prime, on the other hand, has MIUI 8 skin atop and offers tonnes of customization options as well as features such as Lite mode, Reading mode and One-handed mode.

Battery

The Lenovo K6 Power packs a 4000mAh battery while Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime comes with a slightly larger 4100mAh battery.

Fingerprint Sensor

Both smartphones feature a fast and accurate fingerprint sensor for additional security.

Additional Features

The Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime comes with an IR Blaster which allows users to control compatible appliances. The Lenovo K6 Power on the other hand, features Dolby Atmos audio and TheatreMax technology.

Price

Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime carries a price tag of Rs. 8,999 while the Lenovo K6 Power costs Rs. 9,999.

Verdict

Both Lenovo K6 Power and Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime are powerful budget smartphones and offer similar specifications. The Lenovo K6 Power comes with a better display, 8 mega pixel front camera and  features such as Dolby Atmos audio and TheatreMax technology. But you will have to shed Rs. 1,000 for the K6 Power. Xiaomi Redmi 3S on the other hand offers slightly more battery and IR blaster and is priced Rs. 1,000 less than the K6 Power. If you want your smartphone to be equipped with a full HD display, 8MP front camera along with TheatreMax technology for VR and 360-degree viewing support, then you should go for Lenovo K6 Power. But remember that all these features will cost you Rs. 1,000 more. If a full HD display and a 5 mega pixel are sufficient, then you can also opt for Xiaomi Redmi 3S  Prime.

Also Read: Moto G4 Play vs Xiaomi Redmi 3s Prime Comparison: Which Is Better & Why?

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