When Lenovo isn’t trying to buy out BlackBerry the company also manufactures Android mobile devices. One of its latest devices that just went on sale is the Lenovo S650. This is a 4.7-inch device that sports a quad-core processor. It may not be the fastest or sleekest smartphone model however what makes it attractive is its affordable price of only less than $250.
Lenovo S650 Vibe Technical Specifications
- OS: Android 4.2.2
- CPU: MTK6582, Cortex A7 quad core, 1.3GHz
- GPU: Mali-400
- RAM: 1GB
- ROM: 8GB
- 2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
- 3G: WCDMA 2100MHz
- Sim Card: Dual SIM Card Dual Standby
- Service Provide: Unlocked
- Screen: IPS Screen, Capacitive touch screen
- Size: 4.7 Inch
- Resolution: 960 x 540 pixels
- Camera: 0.3MP front camera, 8.0MP back camera with flashlight and auto focus, up to 3264 x 2448 pixels resolution
- Screen Color: 16000K Colors
- Shell Material: Plastic
- Battery: 2000mAh
The Lenovo S650 has a slim profile which is one of the characteristics of the company’s Vibe line of devices. Its 4.7-inch display is protected by Gorilla Glass while the back part is made of a silver matte material.
One impressive feature of this device is the use of Mediatek’s 1.3GHz quad-core MT6582 processor. This brand is usually used by manufacturers when they want to release low cost models since Mediatek offers cheap processors that perform relatively well. The MT6582 is a quad core processor that’s made up of four energy efficient Cortex A7 cores and a PowerVR SGX544Mp GPU.
The use of a quad core processor combined with 1GB of RAM will definitely provide a smooth Android experience. Even the most processor demanding apps will performs smoothly on this device. Just don’t try to run those graphically intensive 3D games on this model.
Another great feature of this device is its dual-SIM dual-standby functionality. This makes it easier for users to separate their business and personal contacts.
While this model won’t win any awards it’s a pretty solid device that will become popular in emerging markets. This model is currently on sale in China.