Lenovo comes to town with a couple of new smartphones

Lenovo never blossomed into the major Android player we’d hoped they’d become, but they’re still at it. The company has announced two new Android handsets for the near future. Neither will blow your mind, but they should prove to be decent pocket-friendly options in the regions which be available.

lenovo s930 lenovo s650

The first is the Lenovo S930, a 6-inch phablet that looks to take on the likes of the Samsung Galaxy Mega. That display is only tricked out with 720p resolution — not too bad, but at this screen size it won’t look nearly as good as a 1080p panel would. Here’s how the rest of the device reads:

  • 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek 6852
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 8GB of internal storage
  • 3,000mAh battery
  • 170 x 86. x 8.65mm
  • 170g

Coming right behind that is the smaller Lenovo S650, a 4.7-inch device with a qHD display, a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor, 8GB of internal storage and a 2,000mAh battery. It’s might lighter at 126 grams, so this is billed as the “normal,” more pocketable offering for those who aren’t necessarily into big phones.

The devices should launch in limited regions later this month, with Lenovo S650 coming in at around $366 and the Lenovo S930 at about $427.

[via GSMArena]

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  • Matt Laney

    Junk.

    • Henri Conradie

      Haha. To paraphrase Homer Simpson: Junk is such an ugly word.

  • Mr. Smith

    Not a bad price only thing I don’t see is what the camera is ?

  • JonnyPo

    Yuk.

  • oneloveonehate

    I sure wish all manufacturers would embrace soft keys like Google intended.

  • JointhePredacons

    Pass on their computers, so pass on their smartphones.

    • Stone Cold

      Love their laptops.

  • steveb944

    What’s up with manufacturers using garbage MediaTek as a processor?

    I’ll take a Moto G instead of this if I want to save money

    • Ben Kapferer

      MediaTek’s SOCs are cheap.

  • Matthew DiGiacomo

    qHD? Seriously?

  • sstarz

    Yawn

  • SorinDobrin

    Good luck!…you’ll need it

  • CGS

    Meh.

  • J Cav the Great

    LMAO!!!!

  • dave nosey

    Huawei Mate is lot better than this and cheap also, with Gorilla glass, 2gb ram and 1.5ghz quad core processor and huge battery. Who will buy this costly and slow phone ?

  • frhow

    Dear Author: This phone was not worth the effort you put into writing this article. :-) Next……

  • little bird

    lenovo is very effective and very competitive in prices, and except for these two phones, he propose Lenovo A-850, a smartphone equivalent of the galaxy note 3 with a price two times lower

  • MG

    need more info on these- 4GLTE, Camera specs. storage is awful- external?