I have started to think that is mobile computing is the only one market left in this world that every BIG company is jumping into it !! The world is witnessing a tough war already going on between Apple and Samsung; and Nokia trying hard to maintain its position, Lenovo sneakily jumped into the smartphone segment with 5 smartphones.
The leading PC company launched a string of 5 Android-based smartphones in the Indian market at a price starting from Rs. 6499 and going upto Rs. 28,499. The five smartphones are being targeted among different groups of people. The 5 smartphones are divided into 4 segments – Geek, Stylish, Professional and Affordable.
Lenovo claims that the USP of these smartphones is the long battery life and a Dual SIM capability. We can’t say more on this topic as we are not quite sure if the claim is true.
5 Lenovo Android Smartphones.
All the 5 smartphones launched by Lenovo, 4 of them are powered by the most prominent mobile OS, Android 4.0 IceCream Sandwich; while one handset, A60+ is runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
Lenovo K860 : The K860 handset is a powerful 1.4 GHz quad-core smartphone that features a 5-inch IPS display and a 720×1280 pixel resolution. The smartphone comes with a 8 MP camera with special effects and editing options and an 8 GB memory. The K860 is priced at Rs. 28,499.
Lenovo S880 : The S880 smartphone features a 5-inch, a large screen and a slim design of 9.9 mm. Other added features include a long battery life and dual SIM capability. The S880 is prices at Rs. 18,999.
Lenovo S560 : The S560 smartphone is aimed at the music fanatics. The smartphone features a Dolby Digital Plus technology that aims at delivering a music sound better than ever. The S560 comes with a dual core processor, a 4-inch display and a 5 MP camera. Its been priced at Rs. 14,499.
Lenovo P700i : The P700i is a Dual Sim business phone powered with Lenovo Smart Energy Technology to enhance the battery life. The smartphone delivers a talk time of 28 hours and upto 28 days on standby. Powered by a 1 GHz dual core processor and a 4-inch IPS display, the P700i is priced at Rs. 12,499.
Lenovo A60+ : The A60+ is powered by a 1 GHz processor and runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS (2.3 has become quite old). With a 3.5 inch screen, the A60+ is priced at Rs. 6,499.
Lenovo Android Smartphones – Can It Make It BIG ?
The consumers getting adopted to the latest and smarter, wireless technology in the country is on a rise. The company’s dive into smartphone segment is a part of the four screen strategy which comprises of PCs, tablets, smartphones and Smart TVs.
“Having witnessed success in the PC space where we are currently No 1, our entry into the smartphone category is a strategic move that reinforces our commitment to lead technology and innovation across the four screens,” Lenovo India Managing Director Amar Babu told reporters.
Lenovo has entered in the mobile market in India after building a strong, successful mobile phone business in countries like China, Philippines, Russia and Vietnam. So it will be quite interesting to see if it could be able to stay in the Indian market !!
Let’s see whether Lenovo is capable of luring the Samsung and Nokia obsessed Indian customers !!! Have your say, what do you think of this move of world’s largest PC company.