MWC 2014: Lenovo S660, S850 and S860 smartphones launched

Lenovo has just launched 3 new budget quad core smartphones at the MWC 2014. The smartphones will join the S series of smartphones and the ones which have been launched come with the moniker S660, S850 and S860.

Lenovo-S660

The cheapest of the lot will be the Lenovo S660 which comes with a 4.7 inch display of qHD resolution and has a 1.3 GHz quad core Mediatek MT6582m processor coupled with a 1GB RAM. It gets an internal storage of 8GB, microSD card slot upto 32GB, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and an 8MP camera at rear along with a VGA front camera. Giving it the juice is a 3,000 mAh battery. It has been priced at $229 (roughly Rs 14,300).

Lenovo-S850

Joining the S660 is the Lenovo S850 which comes shod with a 5 inch 720p screen and a 1.3 GHz quad core Mediatek MT6582 processor under the hood which teams up with a 1GB RAM. It runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and gets a 13MP camera at the rear and a 5MP camera up front. It gets gesture based functionalities for ease of operations. he internal storage of the smartphone is 16GB. A 2,000 mAh battery gives it the juice. It has been priced at $269 ( roughly Rs 16,700).

Lenovo-S860 (1)

Out of the three, the top of the line device will be the Lenovo S860 which has a 5.3 inch HD screen and has its 4,000 mAh battery as a highlight which can be used to charge other phones. It gets two speakers up front and a brushed metal exterior which is resitant to scratches and fingerprints.   Powering it is a 1.3 GHz quad core Mediatek MT6582 processor which gets a 2GB RAM to complement it. It gets a 8MP rear camera, 1.5MP front camera, 16GB of internal storage and like both its siblings runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.  It has been priced at $349 (roughly Rs 21,700)

Now let us talk about what is common to all the three devices. Their connectivity packages are similar to each other and all of them come with dual SIM (GSM+GSM) support and get 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS for additional connectivity.

Key Specs

Model Lenovo S660 Lenovo S850 Lenovo S860
Display 4.7 Inch qHD 5 Inch HD 5.3 Inch HD
Processor 1.3 GHz quad core Mediatek MT6582m 1.3 GHz quad core Mediatek MT6582 1.3 GHz quad core Mediatek MT6582
RAM 1 GB 1GB 2GB
Internal Storage 8GB, expandable upto 32GB 16GB 16 GB
OS Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Cameras 8MP/VGA 13MP/5MP 8MP/1.5MP
Battery 3,000 mAh 2,000 mAh 4,000 mAh
Price $229 $269 $349