Lenovo India has for the first time launched a product digitally that was live streamed on YouTube, as expected. It is the Lenovo Vibe Shot, a camera centric smartphone that actually looks like a camera was announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona this year. Lets take a look at the device.
Lenovo Vibe Shot Specifications
The Lenovo Vibe Shot features a 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It has a pixel density of 441 ppi. It is powered by a 1.7 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) processor with Adreno 405 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes with 32 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop with Vibe UI on top of it.
The Lenovo Vibe Shot comes with a 16 megapixel rear camera with triple-tone flash which would produce consistent lighting in all kind of situations.It also has a six-piece lens, Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) and a Backside Illuminated sensor. The rear camera also comes with a laser auto-focus which doubles the focusing speed when compared to normal auto focus. The Vibe Shot comes with a dedicated camera shutter button and a switch next to it which, when toggled, flicks between smart shooting and pro shooting modes. The Pro shooting modes include manual exposure, ISO, white balance, etc. On the front, it has a 8 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. The smartphone is 7.6 mm thick and weighs 145 grams. It supports dual SIM and both fits micro SIM.
The Lenovo Vibe Shot comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 3,000 mAh Lithium-ion polymer non-removable battery under the hood.
The Lenovo Vibe Shot is available in Carmine Red and Graphite Grey color variants and has been priced at Rs 25,499. It will be sold on www.lenovo.com and across 1,400 Lenovo exclusive stores and leading smartphone retail stores starting today.
On this occasion, Mr. Sudhin Mathur – Director, Smartphones, Lenovo India said
“At Lenovo, our efforts are always in sync with the requirements of the Gen-next. The exquisite camera features of the VIBE Shot, the suave design of the device, the improved battery life and the premium feel—all at a mid-segment cost is for the end-user who wants the best of everything. This thin and stylish, blazing-fast device is part of Lenovo’s VIBE range of premium smartphones targeted at discerning consumers who demand the best mobile experience today. With the launch of VIBE Shot, we are also looking at strengthening our offline presence across the country.”