Lenovo has been in the game for a while now but it has not particularly been making waves. The Chinese company, Lenovo is not giving up anytime soon. Hoping to be a game changer Lenovo launched 6 smartphones earlier this month and among them S820 was one. The S820 looks to be the flagship model of Lenovo. It is packed with impressive features and very well may provide Lenovo the break it needs.
The Lenovo S820 looks hip and new with its curved edges and slim profile. It is a high-end smartphone but aims to be lighter on the pocket at the same time. It is equipped with a quad-core processor and comes with an impressive array of features. Well, the features and the specifications of the smart phone is what is holding on to you isn’t it, here’s a look of what does the S820 has in store for you.
Looks, Size and Weight:
The S820 comes in two colours; Red and White. On a personal note, the red coloured model seems to be on the flashy side. The device has dimensions of 139.5 x 69.5 x 8.90 mm. This makes it a comfortable phone to hold in the palm of your hand and it fits snugly too. The S820 weighs 200gms and that makes it quite light. Handling the smart phone is therefore very easy and it would not a tough thing to keep use the smart phone on the run.
The Lenovo S820 comes with a 4.7-inch IPS display with a full HD resolution. That is like the cherry on the cake. There are better models in the market that feature better display proportions but then Lenovo is a newbie in the block, for new smart phone that is just coming up these specifications are pretty much amazing. The pixel per inch density stands at 315 supporting 16 million colours. So a vibrant display of colours and sharp images is could be easily expected from the smart phone. Watching Videos and clips on the phone would be a really good experience with the smart phone and moreover the smart phone also offers excellent sunlight visibility and wide viewing angles are also the result of the IPS display.
The Lenovo S820 has 4GB of internal memory for file storage and applications and can be expanded up to 32GB by the way of a MicroSD card slot. The phone also has more to offer, it also hosts a RAM of 1GB, which is the minimum requirement to run the device. The memory of the smart phone is not all that appealing but then again the expandable memory adheres to your requirements.
Processor and OS:
The Lenovo S820 runs on the 1.2GHz quad core MediaTek MT6589 processor. This processor was seen on many smartphones like Micromax Canvas HD and Gionee Dream D1. The Taiwan made processor has been proven capable and with sufficient RAM of 1GB, the S820 operates smoothly and with ease. Multitasking is a breeze and puts up a cut through performance like a butter knife through butter.
The Lenovo S820 comes with the latest Android version 4.2 Jellybean. Coupled with a good processor, the phone provides smooth operation. The Android version 4.2 Jellybean was most awaited one for smart phones, now that it is been launched people are waiting to lay their hands on them therefore it is another very exciting feature of the smart phone.
The Lenovo S820 surprises us in this section with a whopping 13 megapixel camera as the primary camera. It includes other features like auto-focus and an LED flash complemented with other exciting elements like face and smile detection and geo tagging. This would make a shutterbug really happy, video recording and capture is also supported by the device. There is front-facing 2 megapixel camera for video calling and self-shots as well.
The Lenovo S820 can support multiple audio formats MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, WMA and OGG and video formats like MP4, WMV, H.263 and H.264. The phone comes equipped with a music and video player for a great multimedia experience. There is a 3.5mm jack for earphones or a headset. Dolby mobile sound enhancement is present making the Lenovo S820 a favourite with the audiophiles as well. There is a loudspeaker at the back, which is good for gaming on the device.
Network and Connectivity:
The Lenovo S820 supports 2G and 3G networks with Dual SIM functionality. Connectivity is supported by multiple features like GPS,Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot, GPRS, EDGE, Bluetooth v3.0, WAP, HTML and USB. 3G speeds go up to 7.2Mbps. So connectivity isn’t going to be an issue.
The Lenovo S820 has a 2100 mAh battery to keep the device going. This means around a day’s worth of average usage. Standby is expected to be 580 hours and the talk time of 12 and 10 hours for 2G and 3G respectively. Considering the HD display and the processor, the battery is a little below the standard.
Apart from all of this, the Lenovo S820 comes with the a plethora of features like mail, social networking through Facebook and Twitter, Dolby Surround Sound, Multi Languages, YouTube, Picasa, voice memo, voice dialling, document viewer, calendar, alarm and many more.
Lenovo S820 specifications at a glance:
• 3G Connectivity
• 4.7 inch IPS LCD Display with full HD resolution
• 1.2GHz quad core MediaTek MT6589 with 1GB RAM
• 4GB internal memory expandable up to 32GB by microSD slot
• 13 megapixel Autofocus Camera with LED Flash
• 2 megapixel front facing camera
• 2100mAh Battery
• Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
Price and Availability:
The Lenovo S820 is priced at 19599/- INR and will be available within the end of this month. It is a little overpriced considering the features. There are other alternatives in the market for a slightly less price. Nevertheless, the Lenovo S820 is a very good device with lots of features packed inside, plus a 13 megapixel snapper is welcome addition. The Lenovo S820 is surely worth looking out for.
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