Lenovo has announced the launch of a new quad core smartphone in its S lineup with the S580 for the Indian market. The handset with moderate specifications is priced at Rs 8,999 and it will be available exclusively via the e-commerce portal Snapdeal.
Elaborating on its specifications, the Lenovo S580 is given a 5 inch IPS display that packs a HD screen resolution of 1280×720 pixels. Under its hood, the smartphone incorporates a quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor ticking at 1.2 GHz clock speed. This processor is aided by 1 GB of RAM that can render moderate multi-tasking.
The imaging hardware of Lenovo’s latest smartphone comprises of an 8 MP auto focus primary camera with LED flash supplemented with a 2 MP front-facing snapper that can assist in video conferencing. Also, the Lenovo S580 bundles standard 8 GB of internal storage capacity that can be expanded externally by another 32 GB with the help of a micro SD card.
Connectivity wise, the Lenovo smartphone is packed with the usual set of features including 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. The device draws its energy from a 2,150 mAh battery whose backup remains undisclosed and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, but Lenovo claims that the device can be upgraded to Android 4.4 KitKat.
The Lenovo S580 is preloaded with Lenovo DOit applications including SHAREit, CLONEit, SYNCit and SECUREit for seamless data sharing, security and syncing.
At the launch, Sudhin Mathur, Director- Smartphones, Lenovo India, said, “Lenovo has been in the forefront of product innovation offering consumers a range of superior value for money smartphones. The new range of S series smartphones are stylish and feature rich suiting the users’ aspirations. The S580 is an amalgamation of stylish design, blazing fast processing speeds, and integrated Lenovo proprietary apps making it a unanimous choice for users looking at smartphones at a sub 10k price category.”
|Display||5 inch, HD|
|Processor||1.2 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 200|
|Internal Storage||8 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB|
|OS||Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, Upgradable to v4.4 KitKat|
|Camera||8 MP/ 2 MP|