Lenovo S5, the new affordable smartphone launched at an event in China. The key highlight of the phone is its dual rear camera setup and bezel-less display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The phone will go on sale on March 23 in the Chinese market. Alongside S5, the company also unveiled two new budget smartphones with dual camera module- Lenovo K5 and K5 Play.
Lenovo S5 flaunts a full metal body design with 2.5D curved glass on top. There is a face unlock feature on the device which can turn your face into a password to unlock the device. The phone has gesture-based UI for navigation as there is no physical capacitive button at the front.
Lenovo S5: Price, Variants
The previous leaks and rumours suggested that the device could be a premium mid-range smartphone. The latest Lenovo smartphone is priced at CNY 999 (roughly Rs 10,300) for 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage model, CNY 1,199 (roughly Rs 12,500) for 3GB RAM + 64GB storage and CNY 1,499 (roughly Rs 15,500) for 4GB RAM + 128GB storage model. All three models will be available in Red and Black colour options.
Lenovo S5: Specifications
The new Lenovo S5 smartphone features a 5.7-inch Full HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) IPS display with 18:9 aspect ratio. There is a 2.5D curved glass on top of the display. The handset runs on Android 8.0 Oreo OS powered by ZUI 3.7. The device boasts a 2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor paired with 3GB/4GB of RAM, 32GB/64GB/128GB of internal storage.
For photography, Lenovo S5 offers a dual rear camera setup including two 13MP sensors. The sensors come with f/2.2 aperture, autofocus, and a dual colour temperature flash support. This camera setup is ideal for getting depth-of-field (Bokeh effect) in photographs. Up front, there is a 16MP selfie shooter with 80.2-degree wide-angle lens and f/2.2 aperture.
The connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, hybrid dual-SIM configuration, Bluetooth, USB Type-C, Wi-Fi, GPS/A-GPS, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The sensors onboard include an ambient light sensor, accelerometer, magnetometer, and proximity sensor. Also, there is a dedicated fingerprint scanner on the rear panel. A 3000mAh battery with 10W fast charging support completes the package.