Chinese smartphone producing company, Lenovo, has launched the new Lenovo Vibe S1 Lite smartphone just as the CES 2016 draws nearer.
CES is a global consumer electronics and consumer technology tradeshow that takes place every January in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Ahead of the event, Lenovo had unveiled several new devices including 12 new laptops, an all-in-one system, a tablet, a monitor, two 2-in-1 laptops, two ThinkCentre-in-one systems, and a new budget laptop that comes in Chrome and Windows 10 OS variants.
The Lenovo Vibe S1 Lite smartphone is priced at $199 (approximately 40,000 Naira), and is expected to go on sale in early 2016. More information about its availability is expected to be passed across at the CES trade show.
The Lenovo Vibe S1 Lite comes with more basic innards when compared to the Lenovo Vibe S1 which was launched last year.
The Lenovo Vibe S1 Lite features a 5-inch (1080 x 1920 pixels) full-HD display, same as the Vibe S1 and will be available in Blue and White colours.
The Android 5.1 Lollipop-run phone supports dual-SIM dual standby and comes with16GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded via microSD up to 128GB- if more space is needed.
The smartphone is powered by a 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. On the other hand, the Lenovo Vibe S1 came with a 64-bit 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6752 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM.
The smartphone sports an 8-megapixel front-facing camera which comes with an LED flash. This feature enables it to capture high quality selfies and offer a good video calling experience.
However the Lenovo Vibe S1 featured dual-front cameras including an 8-megapixel and 2-megapixel front cameras.
There is also a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, phase detection autofocus (PDAF), and BSI sensor on board.
The Lenovo Vibe S1 Lite measures 145x71x8.5mm, and weighs 129 grams. Powered by a 2700mAh battery, it supports 4G, 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB.