Lenovo today at the 2013 IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin announced the latest additions to its PC Plus portfolio: the Lenovo Vibe X smartphone, and the ultra mobile Lenovo S5000 tablet.
Lenovo Vibe X
The Lenovo Vibe X smartphone comes encased in a premium polycarbonate body
and an advanced mold, laser-engraved 3D tactile finish. Its slim, frame
measures just 6.9mm, as thin as a pencil, and it weighs just 121 grams (0.26
lbs). The five-inch 20/20 Vision display boasts a 1920x1080 full HD
resolution, an IPS panel for wide-viewing angles and 440 pixels per inch
(PPI). The 20/20 Vision Display sits under a scratch resistant Corning
Gorilla Glass 3 screen beveled at the edges.
The Lenovo Vibe X packs two advanced cameras to capture photos and videos. A
front-facing five megapixel (MP) camera with a wide-angle 84° lens as well
as a 13MP auto-focus rear-facing camera, which comes enhanced with a
back-illuminated sensor and also has an LED flash.
The Vibe X comes preloaded with a full-featured photo application that
gallows users to create custom tags or folders, as well as fun and fresh
display arrangements on the screen. Users can also create puzzles and
customize specific games from the photos. The camera application makes it
easy to choose custom settings and filters, as well as edit and share any
photo or video instantly.
The Lenovo Vibe X runs on the Android 4.2 operating system and on a
Quad-Core MTK 6589T 1.5GHz processor. It is also equipped with 2GB of memory
and 16GB of internal storage.
Additionally, Lenovo is updating its premium Lenovo K900 smartphone with
several new features including choices of new colors in either black or
orange as well as storage options of 16GB or 32GB.
The Lenovo Vibe X smartphone will be available in China starting in October
and in countries where Lenovo smartphones are sold beginning in December.
The Vibe X smartphone is not for sale in Europe. The K900 smartphone in
black and orange with 16GB/32GB storage is available beginning immediately
in China and will be available later this year in countries where
smartphones are available.
Measuring just 7.9 mm, the S5000 is one of the slimmest tablets in the
market. It weighs in at 246 grams (0.54 lbs). Inside this frame resides
plenty of horsepower, starting with a seven-inch 1280x800 resolution, 350
nit brightness and a full HD wide-viewing angle display .
The tablet has a 1.6MP front-facing camera and a 5.0MP rear-facing 5.0MP
camera and runs on the Android 4.2 operating system (Jelly Bean) and on a
Quad-Core Media Tek 8389 1.2 GHz processor. It also features optional 3G
HSPA+ connectivity. The S5000 relies on its "On the Go" USB port for storage
expansion or charging other devices and 3450mAh battery for up to eight
hours of non-stop WiFi web browsing or six hours of HD video viewing.
The S5000 tablet will be available in 4Q 2013.
Lenovo has also on display at IFA two two new Yoga convertibles: the Yoga 2 Pro and the the new ThinkPad Yoga. More information on these devices is available here