Lenovo starts off this New Year with a bang. The company has launched its first LTE Smartphone - the Lenovo Vibe Z. Additionally, Lenovo has unveiled three other mid-range Smartphones without LTE - S930, S650, and A859.
Lenovo Vibe Z
Lenovo Vibe Z dons a 5.5-inch, full HD, IPS wide angle display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels at 400 ppi. It is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor running at 2.2GHz with 2GB of RAM. It ships with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS and has up to 16 GB of internal storage. It comes encased in a 7.9mm silver or titanium body weighing 147 grams.
In terms of camera, the Vibe Z has a 13 MP rear camera with a large f1.8 aperture lens to flout with low light situations and a 5 MP front camera with an 84° lens for wide-angle shots. The Smartphone comes with Lenovo’s Super Camera and Super Gallery apps to add effects to photos and also Lenovo-specific software supporting motion and gestures for better one-handed usage on large screen devices. Other specs include, 4G-LTE, 3G-HSPA+, WiFi (802.11ac), Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS.
Lenovo S930 and S650
The Lenovo S930 sports a massive 6-inch HD (1280x720) display, while the S650 comes with a 4.7-inch gHD (960x540) display with IPS wide angle viewing. Both Smartphones are powered by MediaTek quad-core processor, run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS, and support dual SIM cards. They come with an 8 MP rear camera with flash, a capable front camera, 8 GB of storage and include gesture-based controls with latest Lenovo launcher customizations. They also adopt the Vibe Z’s silver body and laser-etched fabric-feel rear cover and measures 8.7mm thin.
The Lenovo A859 comes with a 5-inch HD (1280x720) IPS display with 178 degree wide angle viewing. Like the S Series, it supports dual SIM card, runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS, and packs MediaTek 6582 processor. It also has an 8 MP rear camera, a front camera and 8 GB of storage. Available in white or black, it measures 9.2mm thin.
Pricing and Availability
Lenovo Vibe Z ships in February with a starting price tag of $549. It will be available in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, UAE and the Philippines.
The S930 and S650 start at $319 and $229 respectively, while the A859 starts from $219. All the three are available immediately in countries where Lenovo Smartphones is sold.