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Lenovo Prepares To Take Wraps Off K5 Flagship Smartphone

Rumors of Lenovo’s upcoming flagship smartphone called the K5 surfaced around a month ago. Now, the company is said to be preparing for the handset’s official unveiling at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.


The smartphone will purportedly feature a 5.5-inch display, joining many recent releases from other companies that have larger screens. This display will be a full High Definition capacitive touch screen by Sharp, which has a with a pixel density of 440 pixels per inch.

Inside, it will be driven by a dual core Intel Merrifield processor with a speed of between 1.6GHz to 2.0GHz, working with 2GB of RAM. The handset will come with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating system out of the box.

The handset will feature two cameras. The main one, found on its rear, will have a 13-megapixel image sensor. The other, located on its front, will come with a 2-megapixel sensor.

It will draw power from a high-capacity 3500 mAh Lithium-Ion battery.

Fans of dual SIM capabilities will be glad to note that the handset will support dual SIM card dual standby, as well, specifically CDMA 2000 and a mobile 2G network.

As for its dimensions, it had been revealed that the smartphone will measure only 6.7 mm in thickness.

The smartphone is expected to hit the market with a price of 3400 yuan, which is around US $545, according to Gizchina.

The device, however, appears in the online retailer website Etotalk, where it appears that the smartphone had been listed with incorrect specifications. For one, it says that the device has a 5-inch display instead of 5.5 inches. The smartphone’s OS is also listed as Android 4.2. Lastly, the device sells for US$ 9,999.99. Lenovo’s or Intel’s announcement regarding the K5 at CES will clarify the specifications of its the flagship handset and reveal more in-depth information about its features.

via softpedia, etotalk

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