Lenovo just announced S5, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the ‘S Series’, as it had promised. It has a 5.7-inch Full HD+ 18:9 display, is powered by Snapdragon 625 with up to 4GB RAM, runs Android 8.0 (Oreo) with ZUI 3.7 on top and U-Touch 4.0 for gesture interaction, has 13-megapixel dual rear cameras, one with monochrome lens and the other one with RGB lens for capturing portrait shots and has dual-tone LED flash.
It has a 16-megapixel front camera with real-time AI-powered face beautify features and face unlock, comes with a metal unibody design, features a fingerprint sensor on the back and packs a 3000mAh battery.
Lenovo S5 specifications
- 5.7-inch (2160 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display
- 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor with Adreno 506 GPU
- 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB / 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
- Android 8.0 (Oreo) with ZUI 3.7
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
- 13MP (Monochrome) + 13MP (RGB) dual rear cameras with dual-tone LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture
- 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, 80.2-degree wide-angle lens
- Fingerprint sensor
- Dimensions: 154×73.5×7.8mm; Weight: 155g
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
- 3000mAh battery
The Lenovo S5 comes in Midnight Black and Flame Red colors, is priced at 999 yuan (US$ 157 / Rs. 10,289 approx.) for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version, 1199 yuan (US$ 189 / Rs. 12,349 approx.) for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version and the 4GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs 1499 yuan (US$ 236 / Rs. 15,440 approx.). It directly competes with the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus that was launched as Redmi Note 5 in India.