Lenovo S5 with Snapdragon 625 SoC, ZUI 4.0 launched for Rs 10,000 approx.

Lenovo S5

Phones manufacturer, Lenovo, today announced a number of new smartphones besides the Lenovo S5. The company had been teasing the handset for a while now and a Lenovo official billed the Lenovo S5 as the Redmi Note 5 killer. So, here are the official hardware specifications.

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Specifications and other details

The Lenovo S5 is made up of a 6-series aluminium alloy and has a smooth texture and rounded corners. It features a 5.7-inch Full-HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio. As compared to the Redmi Note 5 Pro’s Snapdragon 625 CPU, the Lenovo S5 is also comes with the same processor. Moreover, its battery is a good 1000mAh smaller than the one on the Redmi Note 5. However, Lenovo claims that users will be able to squeeze out 23 hours of heavy use out of it.

In the camera department, Lenovo has equipped the phone with a 13MP RGB sensor aided by a 12MP monochrome one at the back. The RGB sensor has f/2.2 aperture 0.09-second maximum focus, and an 8-layer depth of field. The Lenovo S5’s front camera is a 16MP sensor with face detection and AI beauty features.

True to its word, Lenovo has filled the hard drive of the phone with ZUI, bringing to life the ZUK brand at least in spirit. ZUI comes preloaded with gestures. ZUI 4.0 is based on Android Oreo.

Also read: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro review: how the hell is it priced so low?

The Lenovo S5 costs 999 yuan ($157) for the 3GB + 32GB version, 1199 yuan ($189) for the 4GB+64GB version and 1499 yuan ($236) for the 4GB+128GB version. The Lenovo S5 will be available for purchase from March 23rd in the country.


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