Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 edges out the Samsung Galaxy S4 in benchmark test

Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 edges out the Samsung Galaxy S4 in benchmark test
The Chinese handset manufacturers have all been making a push to the high end of the smartphone market. Lenovo is no exception and the Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 has some pretty high specs of its own. The phablet is equipped with a 5.5 inch FHD LCD display that sports a 401ppi pixel density. A dual-core 2GHz Intel Atom Clover Trail+ processor is under the hood while 2GB of RAM is on board. There is 16GB of native storage on the phone but there is no microSD slot on the handset. The 13MP rear camera captures video in 1080p while the model does come equipped with a 2MP front-facing shooter for self portraits and video chat. A 2500mAh battery keeps the spark alive and Android 4.2 is installed right out of the box.

In other words, when it comes to raw specs, the Lenovo IdeaPhone K900 matches up well with the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S4. Putting both phones through the paces of the AnTuTu benchmark test resulted in the Lenovo model edging out Sammy's powerhouse by a smidgeon. And just in case you thought that this might be a fluke, back in January we put the K900 through AnTuTu and it scored 25,000 which was a good 10,000 above the HTC DROID DNA and the Samsung GALAXY Note II, both of which use quad-core processors like the Samsung Galaxy S4. Must be something in that silicon

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source: Hi-Tech@Mail.ru (translated) via GSMArena

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IdeaPhone K900
  • Display 5.5 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP (Single camera)
    2 MP front
  • Hardware Intel Atom, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB,
  • Battery 2500 mAh
  • OS Android 4.2
Galaxy S4
  • Display 5.0 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP (Single camera)
    2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh
  • OS Android 5.0 Lollipop



70. nicemancoolguy

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 30, 2013

w w w.gsmarena.c o m/snapdragon_800_samsung_galaxy_s4_benchmarked_vs_​octa_model-news-6284.php

68. sarge77

Posts: 202; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

still intel is better really you to pull the octa out to beat a dually lol that rediculous plus intel just playing the game not pushing hard until they pop the quad core then what you think sammy going to make a 16 core chip not likely intel will be king and sammy will be a joker tired of the sammy lovers.

55. jcpwn2004

Posts: 314; Member since: Jan 18, 2012

Interested to see battery performance and price.

54. anGel_pLayer

Posts: 54; Member since: Jun 29, 2012

It's a good phone... Nice spec and body,,,

53. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Lenovo? Not for me. Same as Acer too. Laptops : Yes Tablets : Yes Smartphones : NO

46. bparkerson unregistered

The first question I asked myself was what processor was the Samsung using. How could you write an article like this and not mention the actual processor being compared? This is becoming typical Phone Arena. Careful what read here folks, seriously!

41. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

Intel is about to do what they did to AMD to arm. They are going to release the quad core baytrail soon. That quad core baytrail is the first chip that has a very high chance to kill arm like intel did to AMD.

33. letgomyeggroll

Posts: 139; Member since: Jun 13, 2012

Speed test is only part of a good device. What it can do and how it works in real life is another big challenge. Samsung S3 and Note 2 has already proven how it does with everyday user. Let see the Lenovo can do when it releases. What futures does it have to benefit everyone and how it does good with all that speed.

32. RomeoJDR

Posts: 245; Member since: Dec 09, 2011

16GB as a cap is not enough for a device that is supposed to serve as an all in one media player taking the place of your pocket cam, tablet, music player... etc, especially with apps becoming more refined and deep requiring 1+ GB each. Why any phone would offer such a complete package minus sufficient or expandable space is beyond my understanding. This does showcase the future shakeup of CPUs with Intel being able to beat out the current top quad core processor with their dual core. I'm assuming this comparison is against the S600 SIV version and would still fall a lil short of Exynos.

31. BadAssAbe

Posts: 509; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

NOOOO, its not true! (Loud Gunshot heard) JK Good Job Intel, We need more Choices But i really doubt this will happen in real life performance

30. ama3654

Posts: 295; Member since: Nov 27, 2012

What's with this article?, it clearly says quad core(second image), and when you talk about antutu, check the exynos pulling 27415, and its still a Galaxy S4. http://www.gsmarena.com/galaxy_s4_exynos_5_octa_benchmarks_top_the_charts-news-5769.php

27. SmartPhoneStream

Posts: 162; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

Lenovo has stated the phone is dual core not quad core, and unless Intel has developed a quad core phone processor (the bay trail is only for tablets) it is most likely a fake.

28. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

There is something fishy here indeed! Not only about the cores but look at the numbers of the DPI. Alan wrote 401 on a span of a 5.5 incher but check the one on the image, it is 480 DPI, which makes the screen size to somewhere around 4.5 inch. Alan, unconfuse us with this confusion that you've confused us with!

60. IHateApple

Posts: 122; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Intel has a technology called Hyper-Threading i.e. one core can work on two threads at one time. Usually processors can only work on one thread at one time but because of this technology Intel's dual-core processors can work on 4 threads at one time. Qualcomm 600 can also work on 4 threads because it has 4 cores and each core can process one thread. I guess AnTuTu counts the number of threads and not the number of actual cores. Thats why it is showing Intel CT+ as quad-core.

29. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Also, check the "Phone Model" and "Brand", which i think should be "K900" and "Lenovo" respectively...there's no phone by the 'brand' Intel.

42. SmartPhoneStream

Posts: 162; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

you bring up excellent points, it's either the person who photoshoped this did not pay attention to detail or lenovo has made some changes to the phone

50. mittalmailbox

Posts: 52; Member since: Feb 14, 2012

It is a dual core quad-threaded chip, software identify threads as cores.

23. SmartPhoneStream

Posts: 162; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

FAKE!! The Lenovo as the article pointed out has a dual core Intel atom clover trail + processor, however in the picture it shows the device uses a quad core processor which is false.

26. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Before you cry foul, try something more subtle like, "Correction to be made Alan. You should check the 2nd image, it says quad-core but you mentioned dual-core." Works all the time.

22. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Its gonna be all Intel in the near future.

15. voodoochild2008

Posts: 7; Member since: Apr 02, 2013

2500mah? with a 5.5 screen, well thats a bit off for me and no micro sd omg lol I am sure they said there was one in past videos, but hey I am sure 16g is more than enough....ahem! Nice start for a high end though, maybe the one after this one will be worth checking out.

20. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

some sites say it has micro sd,cough gsmarena.com

13. gmracer1

Posts: 646; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

The backing is gorgeous! Gimme gimme gimme!!!

11. ebubekir26

Posts: 337; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

the Octa core core version scored 27417, so S4 is still faster.. lenovo:25827

9. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Alan F, i think that should be a quad-core processor if you happen to check the image on system info. Quite skeptical on power management with 2500mAh though...also, i don't like what Lenovo did with their icons and the UI. Stock JB would've been better, or atleast, something close.

12. ebubekir26

Posts: 337; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

yeah I agree with UI

45. SmartPhoneStream

Posts: 162; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

you have the option to turn of the custom UI and use stock android on the phone

57. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

That should be a good option (thank God) but i think Lenovo should've done better with the icons and their own UI. Atleast now that they've managed to earn a good name for themselves.

7. bojan

Posts: 188; Member since: Oct 06, 2012

the Galaxy s4 is garbage we already know that.

10. eliasafram7

Posts: 83; Member since: Mar 18, 2013

the garbage is going to blow the market share by its sales

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