Lenovo is scheduled to launch a new mid-range smartphone in the next few days. The new smartphone, dubbed as Lenovo S5 is set to compete with Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 that was recently launched in India. Now a teaser image has surfaced on Chinese microblogging site Weibo, revealing some of the specifications of the new device.
The teaser image has been leaked by Lenovo Group VP Chang Chang, which reveals the metallic body design of the new device along with a full-screen display screen. The Lenovo S5 is likely to be powered with an AI smart engine and may come with features like facial recognition, secure payment, robust battery and the latest ZUI based Android version.
As per the teaser image, the back panel of the smartphone can be seen in red color with a dual rear-camera setup and a fingerprint sensor below the camera module. Cheng has also revealed that the Lenovo smartphone is better in terms of performance than the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, which shows that Lenovo wants to compete with Xiaomi with the upcoming device.
Recently a Lenovo smartphone with model number K520 was also spotted on the TENAA website and as per reports, the smartphone could launch as the Lenovo S5 on March 20. As per the TENAA listing, the device could arrive with a 5.65-inch full HD display screen, 2GHz octa-core processor with two variants in terms of primary memory and storage space. The first variant may come with 4GB RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage space. The second variant may come with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage space. It may be fueled by a 3000mAh battery and is likely to run on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.
We will have to wait until March 20 for the official launch to find out whether the K520 model becomes the Lenovo S5 or the company unveils some other device. Keep an eye on our site for first-hand information about the new device.