Lenovo has launched the Vibe S1 smartphone in India, as it promised. It packs a 5-inch 1080p display, is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek MT6752 processor, runs on Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and has a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash and phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF). The main highlight of the smartphone is its dual front-facing cameras. The 8-megapixel front-facing camera, along with the secondary 2-megapixel camera will offer crisp images and advanced depth of field, including background blur, background swap and improved low-light results, according to Lenovo.
It has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection on the front and the back, comes with 4G LTE connectivity, packs 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage with hybrid SIM slot and lets you use the second SIM as a microSD slot when required.
Lenovo Vibe S1 Specifications
- 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- 1.7 GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6752 processor with 700 MHz Mali T760-MP2 GPU
- 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
- Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
- Hybrid Dual (nano + nano) SIM (second slot can also be used as microSD slot)
- 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, BSI sensor
- 8MP front-facing camera with BSI sensor
- 2MP secondary front-facing camera
- Dimensions: 143.3×70.8×7.8 mm; Weight: 132g
- 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11 1a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 2500mAh built-in battery (Typical); 2420mAh (Minimum)
The Lenovo Vibe S1 comes in Pearl White and Midnight Blue colors and is priced at Rs. 15,999 in India. It will be available exclusively from Amazon.in starting from today midnight. We went hands on with the Vibe S1 at the IFA in September, check out the video below.
Update: Check out our Vibe S1 Unboxing and first impressions.
Commenting on the launch, Sudhin Mathur, Director- Smartphones, Lenovo India said:
We are dedicated to innovation by bringing in the latest hardware and software technologies, features and proficiency to the market with every device, based on constant feedback by consumers. The VIBE S1 is in line with Lenovo’s ideals of combining superior aesthetics with innovative technology that gives optimum value to its customers.
Noor Patel, Director Category Management, Amazon India, said:
Having witnessed a significant demand for selfie devices on Amazon.in, we are excited to offer the much awaited Lenovo VIBE S1 to our customers across India. We see this as a great opportunity for our customers across India. We believe this is a great product that combines selfie features with design and technology.