Lenovo launched S860, its high end Android smartphone in India. Unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2014, the device sports a 5.3″ 720p display, 1.3 GHz Quad Core processor and a massive 4000 mAh battery beautifully crafted into a brushed aluminium unibody frame. This device comes with a price tag of 21,500. Read on to find out the detailed specifications hands on video, features and our take on the Lenovo S860.
Hands On Video Review
Specifications And Features
- MTK 6582 1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor
- 2 GB RAM
- 5.3″ HD IPS Display with 1280x720p Resolution
- Android™ 4.2 Jelly Bean (Upgradable to Android 4.4)
- 8 MegaPixel Primary Camera, 1.6 MP Front Camera
- 4000 mAh Non Removable Lithium Polymer Battery
- 16 GB Internal Storage
- USB On-The-Go Support (OTG)
- Dual SIM Card Support
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth
- Gravitational, Light and Proximity Sensors
- Measures 149.5 mm x 10.3 mm x 77.0 mm with 190 grams weight
Apart from a healthy checklist of specifications, the device wins points in the looks department. The brushed aluminium unibody design is reminiscent of HTC One M7 and One M8. The flat back and the speakerphone grill at the bottom of the device is inspired from Apple iPhone 5/5S. The device weighs heavy at 190 grams and that is to be expected from a 5+ inch Aluminium Smartphone.
Price and Availability
The S860 costs Rs. 21,500 and will available for preorder at www.thedotstore.com, Lenovo’s own online marketplace from May 3,2014.
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Expert Analysis :
In a very competitive market, the Lenovo S860 has many rivals to face. From the likes of MotoX, Lumia 1320 and Xperia M2 Dual. Each device offers something unique, The MotoX has the customized Android tweaks, handsfree operation of the device and intelligent lockscreen that shows you notifications without actually pressing any button. Lumia 1320 coupled with Windows Phone 8.1 Update makes a worthy buy if you’re a loyal Nokia fan. Xperia M2 Dual offers a similar specification sheet to Lenovo S860 but in a compact timeframe.
The S860 certainly impresses with the beautifully crafted exteriors and thoughtfully inspired design. Lenovo is also catching up with the number of service centres to provide the customers with a hassle free service assistance. If looks and high end specifications are your priorities while keeping the price range close to 20,000 , you should definitely consider Lenovo S860 as a solid contender.