|[February 24, 2014]
Lenovo Blends Style and Performance with S-Series Smartphones
BARCELONA, Spain --(Business Wire)--
(HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today at the 2014
Mobile World Congress announced its next generation of smartphones
in its popular S-series. The new S860, S850 and S660 smartphones combine
sleek design elements with quad-core performance and new features such
as longer battery life for an overall impressive mobile experience. The
new devices complement Lenovo's (News - Alert) existing portfolio of smartphones,
offering consumers greater choices across multiple price points to fit
both lifestyle and budget.
The new colorful S850 Lenovo smartphone is designed for fashion savvy consumers and shutterbugs.
(Photo: Business Wire)
The high performing S860 gives mobile professionals all-day
productivity, while the S850 offers the fashion set an incredibly slim
yet feature-packed mobile device. The stylish S660 all-rounder, primed
for media addicts seeking a blend of fashion and function, completes the
trio. Lenovo, the #3 smart connected device maker worldwide1,
has expanded aggressively into the global smartphone market, introducing
smartphones in 25 countries in the past two years.
The new S-series smartphones meet the demands of today's mobile users
coming equipped with quad-core MTK processors and running Android (News - Alert) 4.2.
The smartphones boast powerful new features, including longer battery
life (S860 and S660), sharp image capture functions (S850) and Lenovo's
range of DOit
apps. The devices come with dual SIM capability as well as
wide-angle front cameras and flash-equipped rear cameras to snap and
share amazing photos.
S860 for All-Day, Uninterrupted Usage: Encased in a brushed
metal exterior with a large 5.3-inch HD screen, the S86 meets busy
professionals' needs. It features standby time of up to 40 days and
talk time of up to 24 hours on 3G connections, quad-core computing and
2GB of RAM (News - Alert) for responsive multitasking among applications. The S860's
high-capacity battery even allows users to charge their other devices
on-the go by using the included micro USB cable.
S850 for Trendsetting All-Glass Design: Fashion-conscious users
will favor the S850 for its remarkably thin and lightweight all-glass
exterior, available in pink or white. The sleek design encases a true
mobile machine with a MTK quad core processor, 13 MP rear and 5 MP
front cameras for snapping and sharing high quality photos and a large
5-inch screen for watching content in high definition.
S660 for All-Round High Performance: The compact 4.7-inch
device Lenovo S660 smartphone offers three key features for value
seekers: a striking brushed metal design, long battery life for
all-day usage and a wallet-friendly price. A great multipurpose
smartphone, it has expandable storage - up to 32GB with microSD cards
- and a comfortable rear cover, making the S660comfortable to hold and
fingerprint and scratch resistant.
"The new S860, S850 and S660 smartphones perfectly complement the full
range of mobile devices available to consumers around the world, letting
consumers easily pick the Lenovo smartphone that's right for them," said
Liu Jun, executive vice president, Mobile Business Group, Lenovo.
"Customers told us they wanted a great user experience without
sacrificing performance, so we built these new smartphones for style,
blazing fast processing speeds, and integrated Lenovo apps."
Pricing and Availability2
The Lenovo S860, S850 and S660 start at $349, $269 and $229,
respectively, and will be available in select markets and www.lenovo.com
starting from June 2014.
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The press kit is available at: http://news.lenovo.com/MWC2014.
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a US$34 billion personal technology
company - the largest PC maker worldwide and an emerging PC Plus leader
- serving customers in more than 160 countries. Dedicated to
exceptionally engineered PCs and mobile internet devices, Lenovo's
business is built on product innovation, a highly-efficient global
supply chain and strong strategic execution. Formed by Lenovo Group's
acquisition of the former IBM (News - Alert) Personal Computing Division, the Company
develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and
easy-to-use technology products and services. Its product lines include
legendary Think-branded commercial PCs and Idea-branded consumer PCs, as
well as servers, workstations, and a family of mobile internet devices,
including tablets and smart phones. Lenovo, a global Fortune 500
company, has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai
and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information
1 Gartner (News - Alert) report: "Market Share Analysis: Mobile Phones,
Worldwide, 3Q13", November 2013. (link)
2Prices do not include tax or shipping and are subject to
change without notice. Reseller prices may vary. Price does not include
all advertised features. All offers subject to availability. Lenovo
reserves the right to alter product offerings and specifications at any
time without notice.
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