The Lenovo S5 is available in Red and Black colour variants; price starts from 999 Yuan (approx. Rs 10,280)
Chinese smartphone manufacturing company Lenovo today launched the Lenovo S5 smartphone in a media event in China. The Lenovo S5 features a full metallic body that is made up of series 6,000 aluminium. The device sports a smooth touch since the metallic body is created through 7 CNC processes, nano- injection moulding followed by grinding, sandblasting, diamond trimming and anodising. It is available in two colour variants: Red and Black.
The Lenovo S5 features a 5.7 inch IPS LCD 2D curved display with a resolution of FHD+ (2280 x 1080 pixels) and an 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset. It is available in 3 GB and 4 GB RAM options and 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB internal storage options. There is also the option to expand the memory up to 128 GB using micro SD card.
The S5 sports a dual camera setup of two 13 MP sensors with autofocus, a f/2.2 aperture and a dual camera flash. The presence of dual cameras helps in depth-of-field effects like Bokeh effect. On the front it offers a 16 MP fixed focus camera with f/2.2 aperture and 80.2-degree wide-angle lens.
The device runs on ZUI 3.7 based on Android 8.0 Oreo and is backed by a 3,000 mAh battery support for fast charging (10W). Connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/A-GPS, 3.5 mm headphone jack, USB TYPE-C, dual SIM and more. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, magnetometer and proximity sensor and a fingerprint sensor at the rear which claims its response time as 0.09 seconds with 99.7% accuracy. It measures 154 x 73.5 x 7.8 mm and weighs 155 grams.
As for the pricing, the 3 GB RAM + 32 GB ROM model costs CNY 999 (Rs 10,000 approx), while the 3 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM variant costs CNY 1,19 (Rs 12,000 approx). The prices go up to CNY 1,499(Rs 15,500 approx) for the 4 GB RAM + 128 GB ROM. All the three variant are up for registrations on the company’s official site and will be up for sale from Friday on March 23.