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Lenovo Vibe S1 FAQ, Pros, Cons, Queries & Answers

Lenovo has been the most active OEM in the market since past one year; it is delivering amazing devices focused in some particular areas without compromising the other departments of its phones. The recent Lenovo device features an amazing Dual-front camera and great specs with elite looks, called the Lenovo Vibe S1. It was revealed earlier in the IFA 2015 and today makes its entry in India. Here are the answers to the most common queries from the users.

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Lenovo Vibe S1 Pros

  • Slim & Lightweight
  • Great selfies with dual-front camera
  • Octa-core processor offers good performance
  • Premium built
  • 3 GB RAM

Lenovo Vibe S1 Cons

  • SIM 2 slot shared with microSD
  • Battery is not user replacable

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Lenovo Vibe S1 Quick Specifications

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Question- How is Design and Build Quality?

Answer- Lenovo Vibe S1 looks premium from every angle, the front and back is coated with glass with a very thin body and minimal weight. It weighs just 137 grams which is even less than the iPhone 6s. It has a unibody structure with curved back, which makes it feel great in hand and have a good hold to it. The only problem is the glossy glass on the back, which acts as a fingerprint magnet and makes the phone slippery in some cases. It is great for single handed usage.

Lenovo Vibe S1 Photo Gallery

Question- Does the Lenovo Vibe S1 Have Dual SIM Slots?

Answer- Yes, it has dual micro-SIM slots, SIM 2 slot can be used either for SIM or for microSD support.

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Question- Does the Lenovo Vibe S1 Have microSD Expansion option?

Answer- Yes, the Lenovo Vibe S1 has a microSD slot, it can support up to 128 GB microSD. It used SIM 2 slot.

Question- Does Lenovo Vibe S1 Have Display Glass Protection?

Answer- The Lenovo Vibe S1 has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The back also sports Gorilla glass 3.

Question- How is the Display of the Lenovo Vibe S1?

Answer- Lenovo Vibe S1 come with a 5 inch FHD IPS (1920 x 1080p) display with pixels packed at a density of 441 ppi, the viewing angles and colour output is excellent. HD videos look bright and crisp, outdoor visibility is also good and the touch works flawlessly.

Question- Does Lenovo Vibe S1 Support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer- Yes, it supports adaptive brightness.


Question- Are navigation Buttons Backlid?

Answer- The physical capacitive navigation buttons are not backlid, they are in fact painted in silver.

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Question- Which OS Version, Type Runs on Phone?

Answer- It comes with the Android 5.o Lollipop out of the box.


Question- Is there any Finger Print Sensor, How Good or Bad It Is?

Answer- No, fingerprint sensor is not available on this phone.

Question- Is Fast Charging Supported in Lenovo Vibe S1?

Answer- This phone does not have the fast charging feature.

Question- How Much Free Internal Storage is Available to User?

Answer- Out of 32 GB of internal storage, around 23.51 GB is available at user end.


Question- Can Apps be Moved to SD card on Lenovo Vibe S1?

Answer- Yes, the apps can be transferred to the microSD card.

Question- How Much Bloatware Apps are Pre-installed, Are They Removable?

Answer- Around 0.9 GB of bloatware apps are pre-installed, some of them can be uninstalled.

Question- How Much RAM is Available on the first Boot?

Answer- Out of 3 GB RAM, 1.9 GB was free on the first boot.

Question- Does it have LED notification light?

Answer- Yes, it has a LED notification light.

Question- Does it support USB OTG?

Answer- Yes, it supports USB OTG.


Question- How is the User Interface on the Lenovo Vibe S1?

Answer- It comes with the latest version of Lenovo’s own Vibe UI, it is pretty responsive and smooth. A lot of additional apps are included and few tweaks has been done on top of Android.

Question- Does Lenovo Vibe S1 offer theme options to choose from?

Answer- Yes, like most of the Vibe UI based phones from Lenovo, it also features a number of themes to customize the look.

Question- How Loud is The Loudspeaker?

Answer- The loudspeaker quality is loud and clear, the speaker is placed at the bottom of the phone.

Question- How is the Call quality?

Answer- The call quality was decent and we did not face any issues with the calls.

Question- How good is The Camera Quality of The Lenovo Vibe S1?

Answer- It comes with a 13 MP rear camera and Dual-front camera which are 8 MP & 2 MP. Both the cameras capture good amount of details and the colours are also well produced. The pictures look clear, vibrant, and lively. Autofocus works quick and accurate, shutter speed is also fast and it also offers a lot of camera modes to enhance your creativity. You can also read the quick camera review for detailed info.

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Lenovo Vibe S1 Camera Samples

Question- Can we Play Full HD 1080p Videos on Lenovo Vibe S1?

Answer- Yes, it is capable of recording and playing Full HD videos.

Question- Can Lenovo Vibe S1 record slow motion videos?

Answer- We tried to locate the slow motion recording mode in the camera app but we were unable to find it.

Question- How is Battery Backup on Lenovo Vibe S1?

Answer- It comes with a 2500 mAh battery, which is capable of running through a full day of basic usage. The FHD display consumes the most out the total juice and this might make you struggle if you are an aggressive user.


Question- What Color Variants Available for Lenovo Vibe S1?

Answer– White and Purple colour variants are available.

Question- Can we set the display colour temperature on Lenovo Vibe S1?

Answer- Yes we have an option to adjust the colour temperature on this phone.

Question- Is there any in-built power saver in the Lenovo Vibe S1?

Answer- Yes, it offers 3 different power saving modes suiting your need and convenience.


Question- Which Sensors are available on Lenovo Vibe S1?

Answer- It has Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, gravity sensor, e-compass and light sensor.

Question- What is the Weight of Lenovo Vibe S1?

Answer- It weighs 137 grams.

Question- What is the SAR Value of Lenovo Vibe S1?

Answer- 0.454 W/[email protected] (Head) 0.791 W/[email protected] (Body)

Question- Does It Support Voice Wake up Commands?

Answer- No, it does not support voice wake up commands.

Question- Does Lenovo Vibe S1 Have Heating Issues?

Answer- We did not face any abnormal heating during our initial testing.

Question- Can Lenovo Vibe S1 be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?

Answer- Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.

Question- What are the benchmark scores?

Answer- Benchmark scores are:

Antutu (64-bit) – 42842

Nenamark- 59.1 fps

Quadrant- 22,498

Question- How is the Gaming Performance?

Answer- Lenovo Vibe S1 offers a great set of specs for gaming and does offer an amazing gaming performance for the price. It ran almost every high end game like Nova 3, Asphalt 8, NFS No limits without any issues.

Question- Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing Supported?

Answer- Yes, you can create and share internet from this device.


This device is a great combination of looks and power, the specs are top notch, and the light weight design makes it look and feel amazing to use. There is a lot of competition in this range and this device stands out due to the dual-front camera and the design among the other phones of its segment. For the price, this is a great phone and will be a tough competition for the other handsets. The only matter of concern is the battery that may not be the best to handle such power and display.