“Experience the dawn of a new reality,” says Lenovo – but only in India! Curses.

It’s time for Lenovo to bring its smartphones to America. Who wants to miss out on deals like this?

A deal only available in India combines a new Lenovo K4 (“aka “Killer”) smartphone with virtual reality technology via a headset for $184. (Samsung VR goggles alone are $99 at Amazon.)

Is there a market for mobile VR?

More than 500,000 people registered to buy the K4-VR combo touted above as “a new reality.” In less than a second, the first 10,000 were gone.

As WTW reported three weeks ago, Lenovo is pushing mobile technology in 3-D, teaming with Google for the world’s first smartphone to deploy augmented reality. And the lead of that effort is based in Morrisville, Lenovo told WTW. grabbing headlines now is VR.

Oculus, Samsung and others are bringing VR to America, of course, but Lenovo’s combo as advertised would be hard to beat.

Wow. The K4 comes with TheaterMax and Dolby sound. Add the headset and it’s total entertainment immersion, baby, as Dick Vitale might exclaim.

Lenovo talked at CES earlier this month about putting more “wow” in its PCs, trying to re-ignite global growth. It is consistently rolling out new smartphones outside the U.S. while focusing on Motorola in the states.

Maybe the time has come to go all-in for the “K” phones here, too.

Last week, we noted Lenovo’s commitment to “detachables” as a means to drive up computer sales. Lenovo also has talked about a VR lens. So can VR detachables be that far away?

Probably not.

But back to India, where Lenovo seemingly loves to test and launch new products.

Lenovo has found widely reported success there through online “flash” sales. For the VR gambit, more than 500,000 signed up to buy. As we noted earlier, in less than a second, the first 10,000 combo kits were gone. And another sale is already scheduled. More surely will follow.

Here are the specs for the K4. Since Americans can’t get the product, we’re reproducing in full some promo language from Lenovo. (Note: Hyperbole is to be expected from a product’s manufacturer, so bear that in mind.)


“Welcome to a New World of Mobile Fun”

Those who love to watch movies on the big screen, for them the Lenovo K4 NOTE works like a breeze. The USP of the handset is its ability to fetch you a wider cinematic experience, powered by VR technology from Lenovo. Courtesy of TheaterMax that delivers you a mezmerising viewing experience on a super-size virtual screen. All you need to do is to use the VR glass for that unbelievable movie experience, right at your home. The phone comes equipped with a surround sound system which delivers you immersive audio experience. With a vibrant 5.5 inch full HD IPS display with 403 ppi and 178 degree viewing angle and DOLBY ATMOS enabled large chambered stereo speakers, the Lenovo K4 NOTE turns into your perfect companion for a journey, influenced by mobile gaming, web browsing and video playback.

  • Power That Forms the DNA of the Device

The Smartphone houses a 64-bit Octa Core MT6753 processor that works in perfect harmony with 3GB DDR3 RAM. The result is smooth and seamless performance for all your apps, games, internet and entertainment activities.

  • Digital Imaging at Its Best

The handset comes equipped with a 13MP primary camera and a 5MP secondary camera. Capture the memorable moments of your life in full details both in stills and videos. Take selfies whenever you like, that too, in optimum clarity.

  • Store as Much Data You Like

Accommodate a large pool of movies, music, photos and other date on the handset’s 16GB internal eMMC storage. The phone also supports memory expansion of up to 128GB using microSD memory card. Isn’t it amazing to carry your world of entertainment on the Lenovo K4 NOTE in a completely reliable and easily accessible way?

  • Experience the Advantage of Advanced Input and Recording

Full marks need to be given to Lenovo for using an innovative 3-mic system that works with the Wolfson audio codec delivering astounding audio experience. The technology helps in filtering out ambient noise and enhances sound input and recording.

  • Stay Connected All the Time with 4G LTE Network

With lightning fast 4G LTE connectivity, you can access the web at superior speed. Experience faster data downloading and uploading from anywhere you like. Browse the internet on the move at a speed that you have never had before.

  • Intuitive OS, Strong Battery and Solid GPU Make the Device a Must-have for All

The Lenovo VIBE K4 NOTE runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS giving you a flawless user-experience. The 3300 mAh Li-polymer battery keeps the device in action for stretched hours. With the Mali T720-MP3 GPU, you can play games and videos with zero lag.


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Lenovo operates its executive headquarters in Morrisville.