Lenovo launches fiveAndroid smartphonesstarting Rs. 6,499

Posted: November 1, 2012 in Uncategorized

Lenovo has launched five new Android
smartphones in the Indian market ahead of the
festive season. These smartphones are Lenovo
A60+, Lenovo S880, Lenovo P700i, Lenovo
K860, and Lenovo S560.
Lenovo K860 has a 5-inch IPS display with
720X1280 pixel resolution. It is powered by 1.4
GHz quad-core processor and has 8GB internal
storage. It comes with an 8-megapixel camera
shooter with built in special effects and editing
options. Lenovo K860 is priced at Rs. 28,499.
Lenovo S880 is also a 5-inch device. This is a
sleek looking smartphone, which is just 9.9mm
thick and boasts of long battery life. This dual-SIM
Android smartphone will retail for Rs. 18,999 and
will be competing with the likes of HTC Desire V
and Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562 on one level
and the 5-inch smartphones such as Micromax
A100, Spice Mi-500 and iBall Andi 5c on the other.
Lenovo S560 is a smartphone targeting music
lovers and packs in Dolby Digital Plus technology.
It features a 4-inch IPS screen and runs on a
dual-core processor. There is a 5-megapixel
camera on board and it carries a price tag of Rs.
Lenovo P700i is another dual-SIM smartphone. It
is a 4-inch smartphone that comes with ‘Lenovo
Smart Energy technology,’ which according to
the company helps the enhancing the battery life
of the smartphone. According to Lenovo, P700i
is capable of delivering a talk time of up to 28
hours and standby time of up to 13 days. Priced
at Rs. 12,499, Lenovo P700i packs in 1GHz dual-
core processor.
Lastly, Lenovo A60+ is an entry level smartphone
from the company. It has 3.5-inch screen,
powered by a 1GHz processor and runs on the
dated Android 2.3 operating system, while the
other 4 smartphones run Android 4.1. Leno A60+
is available for Rs. 6499.
“Having witnessed success in the PC space where
we are currently No. 1 in India, our entry into the
smartphones category is a strategic move that
reinforces our commitment to lead technology
and innovation across the 4 screens. The
number of consumers adopting smarter,
wireless technology in the country is on the rise
and we anticipate a huge increase in smartphone
users. Lenovo smartphones offer a compelling
value proposition for the Indian consumer and
we are confident that our audiences will strongly
consider our product portfolio,” said Amar Babu,
Managing Director, Lenovo India.
“Lenovo has built a solid and successful mobile
phone business in China reaching the number
two position in the smartphone category in less
than 18 months. We have reached a critical
expansion point where we can use the solid
platform we have established to expand to other
countries and bring our leading technology to
many more users,” said JD Howard, Vice
President, Lenovo MIDH.
All five smartphones are already available with at
all leading third-party and Lenovo exclusive stores
in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala
and Gujarat.


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