Lenovo VIBE P1, P1m & S1 Smartphones Launched At IFA Consumer Electronics Show 2015
There is no doubt that IFA is truly the partner of future as major tech-brands usually reveal what their future devices will be only at this platform. This year, there are many new gaming tablets and phablets, innovative TVs & OLEDs and gorgeous smart wearable launched during IFA consumer electronics show 2015. Similarly, mobile vendors have made the most of this platform by revealing their new, feature-rich, speedy and up-to-date smartphones.
Almost, every other tech-giant has launched its new smartphones and has amazed the audience with the new features and functionalities. In our previous post, we have covered the Xperia Z5 series launched by Sony and today we are going to cover the the smartphones showcased by Lenovo at IFA 2015 by Sony. Let’s have a look at their mobile phones.
#1 Lenove VIBE P1:
Lenovo VIBE P1’s images were leaked before the launch but Lenovo has officially launched it at the biggest tech-show of Europe IFA consumer electronics show 2015. Lenovo’s smartphones are focused towards long battery life as it is equipped with a mighty battery of 5,000 mAh. The best part is that it does not take too long to get recharged as it can be fully recharged in less than 3 hours. Moreover, the Rocket Charge functionality gives you 2.8 hours of talk-time in just a quick 5-minute charge and ‘OneKey Power Switch’ that doubles the battery life.
Besides the quick charge functionality, Lenovo has also pre-loaded NFC feature which makes it easier for the device to get paired with a lot of smart devices including cameras, headsets and TVs. This smart gadget is running on Android 5.1 Lollipop so you will not face difficulty in downloading new apps through Google one-stop app-shop Play Store.
This smart gadget features 5.5-inch IPS LCD Full HD display with a 4-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core clocked at 1.5GHz. To match the processing speed, it sports a 2 GB RAM and internal storage of 32 GB which users can extend to 128 GB by mounting a SD card.
Due to the rapid use of social media networks like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest, smartphone buyers are so much concerned about the camera. But if you are willing to buy Lenovo P1, you do not have to worry a bit. It is because this smartphone is equipped with a 13 megapixel face-detection, auto-focus camera coupled with dual color LED flash and with a 5 megapixel front camera perfect for taking selfies and even grandfies.
#2 Lenovo VIBE P1m:
Lenovo, the emerging tech-giant in smartphone world, has introduced new members in its VIBE series at IFA consumer electronics show 2015. Lenovo VIBE P1m is focused towards long battery life by equipping a battery of 4,000 mAh. Similar to P1, Lenovo has built-in Quick Charge functionality which can fully recharge the battery in less than 3 hours. If you are in hurry, you can just charge it for 15 minutes and can have 3 hours of talk-time.
Similar to P1, it also features ‘OneKey Power Switch’ which extends the battery life to the double as compared to regular battery life.The mobile support dual-SIM functionality and has a bigger 5-inch IPS LCD display. The gadget is running on 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz making it able to support high-graphic apps.
Moreover, it is equipped with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB ROM (internal memory) which can be extended up to 32 GB via mounting an external storage drive, preferably a SD card. Since camera has become one of the most important features of the mobile, therefore Lenovo has equipped VIBE P1m with 8 megapixel rear and 5 megapixel front facing camera perfect for taking group pictures and snapping selfies.
Other than these features, Lenovo has added an extra protection layer of nano coating by P2i. With this coating, you do not have to worry about the accidental spilling of drink on your smartphone. However, it does not mean that you can take shower with it or take an underwater selfie of yours. It is just to protect the smartphone in case you are caught in a rain storm or other minor spill and splash accidents.
#3 Lenovo VIBE S1:
Along with the two P models added to the VIBE family, Lenovo also introduced S1 at IFA consumer electronics show 2015. As compared to P1 and P1m, this one is equipped with non-removable battery of just 2,500 mAh, just like any other smartphone. Moreover, it features a 13 megapixel face-detection, auto-focus camera like P1m.
However, one thing that makes it different from rest of the smartphones is that it has two front cameras. Yeah, you heard it right. One of them is an 8 megapixel camera with BSI sensor and the other one is an ordinary 2 megapixel camera.
So with VIBE S1, one can take the coolest selfies with friends that were never posted on social media before. To take a selfie, you do not need to press the camera button or tap on the screen, you can simply blink or can make ‘V’ sign through your hands and the selfie will be automatically taken by the mobile.
However, its hardware or specifically processing configuration is quite high as it is running on 64-bit Media Tek MT6752 octa-core processor clocked at 1.7GHz. Moreover, it features 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB ROM. The memory storage can be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card.
Like many other smartphones launched at the event, Lenovo VIBE S1 is also running on Android 5.0 Lollipop so the users cannot only use it for snapping cool selfies but they can easily download and run heavy apps and software smoothly.
By reading the above features of the new Lenovo mobiles launched at IFA consumer electronics show 2015, it can be said that they are going to give a tough competition to other known mobile vendors like Samsung, Sony and LG. However, Lenovo has decided not to launch these smartphones in North American market in the initial phase. So, the North American users will have to wait to get their hands on these beautiful gadgets