Lenovo has announced the launch of their latest smartphone, the Lenovo S5, a mid-range smartphone in their “S series”, after teasing the public with an invitation promo. The S5 is said to competing with the smartphone likes of Redmi Note 5. It looks like a reassemble of OnePlus 5T. As of now, all these new Lenovo devices will be limited to the Chinese market.
The Lenovo S5 sports a 5.7-inch IPS display with Full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) resolution. Under the hood, the Lenovo S5 is powered by a 64-bit Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor. It comes 3GB and 4GB RAM variants with 32GB and 64GB of internal storage respectively. Which further expandable up to 128 GB through a MicroSD card.
In the camera department, the S5 has dual 13 MP rear cameras of which, one is a Monochrome sensor, while the other is an RGB sensor and both cameras come with a F/2.0 lens with dual-tone LED flash. For selfies, the device sports a 16 MP 80.2° wide-angle lens with F/2.0 aperture. The selfie camera comes with real-time AI-powered face beautify features.
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The phone comes with a 6000 series aluminum unibody design and houses a 3000 mAh battery. The fingerprint sensor is present on the back, and the phone also has Face Unlock support. It runs on Lenovo’s ZUI 3.7 on top of Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box along with U-Touch 4.0 for gesture interaction.
The Lenovo S5 comes in only two color options; Midnight Black and Flame Red. The prices start from 999 yuan (USD 157/ INR 10,289) for the 3 GB RAM with 32 GB storage model, 1199 yuan (USD 189/ INR 12,349) for the 4 GB RAM with 64 GB storage variant and the 4 GB RAM with 128 GB of storage variant costs you 1499 yuan (USD 236/ INR 15,440). It will go on sale starting March 23rd in China.