Lenovo introduces Vibe S1 with dual front cameras for $299

Lenovo at its IFA press event in Berlin has introduced Vibe S1. The smartphone is designed to impress the selfie enthusiasts with its two front facing cameras. Lenovo Vibe S1 also has an attractive curved glass back design.


The dual selfie camera setup consists of an 8 megapixel primary front camera that captures images and a 2 megapixel secondary front camera will analuze the depth of field information, which will try to replicate human binocular vision.

The Vibe S1 sports a 5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Lenovo’s newest smartphone is powered by a 64-bit MediaTek octa-core processor clocked at 1.7GHz and has 3GB of RAM.  The device packs 32GB of internal storage, but you can expand that by up to 128GB via microSD card. On the back, there’s a 13 megapixel rear camera with dual-tone flash completing the camera department.

Lenovo Vibe S1 measures 143.3 x 70.8 x 7.8mm and weighs about 132 grams. On the connectivity front, the smartphone supports 4G LTE bands, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. The device runs on Android 5.0 lollipop and the juice for it comes from a 2,500mAh battery.

Lenovo Vibe S1 will be up for grabs in Pearl White and Midnight Blue color options and will be available starting this November. Lenovo is asking $299 for the Vibe S1.

Author: Sunil Jamboor Nagesh

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