Few days after launching the Turbo A7000, Lenovo has introduced a new smartphone dubbed Lemon 3 in China.
The Lenovo Lemon 3 carries a price tag of RMB 699 (approximately 21,000 Naira), the same as that of Xiaomi Redmi 3, which launched earlier this week.
The Lemon 3 is also regarded as a direct competitor with the Xiaomi Redmi 3 as they sport similar features in major areas. At this price point, the Lenovo Lemon 3 will also be taking on the Meizu m2 note.
The Lenovo Lemon 3 smartphone can be reserved now from the company’s shopping website and is available in Silver and Gold colour variants. Its availability details and price outside China are yet to be released.
According to the listing on Lenovo’s site, the Lenovo Lemon 3 is a dual-SIM dual-standby dual-4G supporting smartphone that runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop Operating System. It has a 5-inch full-HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) resolution IPS display with pixel density of 441ppi.
The handset under the hood packs an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 chipset clocked at 1.5GHz. The smartphone also bears 2GB RAM and Adreno 405 GPU, offering above average services in application execution and multitasking.
As for connectivity, the Lemon 3 features support for 4G LTE (supports India bands) networks, along with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB 2.0, and GPS options.
The Lenovo Lemon 3 comes equipped with an internal storage of 16GB which can be further expanded via microSD card (to an unspecified limit). Talking about picture taking abilities, the mid-range handset has a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front facing camera is available for selfie lovers.
Connectivity features on the phone include 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB 2.0 and GPS. It is further backed by a 2750mAh battery which Lenovo said can deliver up to 15 days of standby time on 4G, 32 hours of talk time on 2G, 12 hours of audio playback and 6.2 hours of video playback.
The smartphone is also slim, going by today’s standards. It measures 142 x71 x7.99 mm, and weighs 142 grams.