Lenovo launched its newest smartphone S60 in India. Priced at Rs 12, 999 the phone will be available on the company’s online store along with Amazon and Flipkart.
The phone is expected to compete with the likes of Asus Zenfone 2 and Xiaomi Mi 4i given the price tag.
Cheaper cousin of Lenovo S90 or Sisley, Lenovo S60 is a dual sim phone and is powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 msm8916 quad-core processor. Backed up with 2GB RAM and 8GB internal memory – expandable up to another 32GB via micro SD card, the phone has 5-inch display just like Mi 4i. However, Mi 4i wins over the display part with 1080p over S60’s 720p.
The S60 sports a 13-megapixel rear autofocus camera with LED flash and a secondary 5-megapixel fixed-focus front camera with wide angle. This might be a treat for selfie-lovers! The features of the rear camera include scene detection, face recognition, low light enhancement, Panorama, geo-tagging, burst shot, smile shot, and HDR option. It also comes preinstalled with Lenovo’s super camera software that provides users with various photo filters along with selfie enhancements and gesture controls for taking photos.
Furthermore, S60 is backed by a 2150 mAh battery and boasts of talk time of up to 30 hours and standby time of up to 14 days. The phone runs on Android 4.4 KitKat operating system and can be upgraded to 5.0 Lollipop.
Connectivity options in the S60 phone include Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, 4G LTE, 3G, GPS and also has Lenovo’s P2P sharing app SHAREit.
Most lately, Lenovo launched A6000 smartphone with a 5-inch IPS HD display with 720×1920 pixels resolution. It was packed with 64-bit 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor complimented by 1GB RAM.
Let’s see how the S60 fairs into the burgeoning market of smartphones in India.