Lenovo on Tuesday announced the launch of the S850 S-series smartphones. The phone is equipped with an illuminating logo at the back panel, which glows every time you receive a notification.
With a thickness of just 8.2mm and weighing 140g, the Lenovo S850. The device is also equipped with a large 5-inch HD screen with ultra-wide viewing (178º) angles and a high resolution 13 MP rear camera for ease of use with Lenovo’s proprietary SNAPit Camera. It also has a 5 MegaPixel front camera.
“As smartphones become more mainstream, consumers expect intuitive and fast products from all premium brands. The need is to go beyond the expected and provide extraordinary design that reflects their personality” said Mr. Sudhin Mathur – Director, Smartphones, Lenovo India. “Launched at MWC early this year, the Lenovo S850 has been widely-recognised as a stylish and a powerful device that signifies Lenovo’s best in-class design. and the expertise to make smartphones that address the needs of the consumers. Devices like the S850 are efficient, responsive and fashionable addressing the key needs of consumers,” he further added.
It has 1.3 GHz Quad Core processor combined with Android 4.4.2. The Lenovo S850 sports new features like the speakers efficiently placed on both the sides for an enhanced acoustic experience and, the gesture and motion-based enhancements added to the user interface offer better one-hand usage.
The smartphone is loaded with the Lenovo Premium DOit Apps “SECUREit” which is a security software that helps you track, analyse and optimise your data usage. Lenovo has also added its award winning “SHAREit” App that can provides the fastest phone-to-phone data transfer without the need for Wifi or mobile network. You can also send across pictures, large videos, folders, and even share free apps in a matter of minutes. “SYNCit” is another innovative platform that LenovoS850 offers you to have a permanent backup of all your data and makes it accessible to you on any device.
The smartphone is priced at Rs. 15,499/- (MOP) and includes a snap stand case that provides a stand mode for table top usage. The phone will be available across 2000+ retail outlets and leading retail chains in India by the end of July. However, the Lenovo authorized online site, thedostore.com is accepting pre-orders starting on Tuesday.