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Lenovo offers six smartphones


YOU’VE seen the laptops, desktops and tablets, but what about smartphones? Lenovo IdeaPhones was recently introduced here with six models.

Its flagship model IdeaPhone K900 steals the limelight with hardware such as 5.5-inch IPS Gorilla Glass 2 display, 13 megapixel (MP) camera and Intel Atom Z2580 dual core processor. The slim and 162g light K900 further offers Intel Graphics Media Accelerator with PowerVR SGX 544MP2 GPU to bring a swift graphic handling capability. Meanwhile, its 13MP camera is enhanced by the Sony Exmor BSI sensor and F1.8 focal length lens. It will be available next month at RM1,699.

Another stand-out model is the dual-SIM capable IdeaPhone P780 for roadwarriors. The 4000mAh battery can be speedily powered as Lenovo’s fast charge enables full charging in two hours.
Coupled with a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, the P780 is ready to work longer. Price: Not available at Press time.

As for fashionistas and trendsetters, Lenovo’s IdeaPhone S920 and S820 marry sleek designs and multimedia control. Sporting larger 5.3-inch screen, the S920 has an 8MP camera and 1.2GHz quad core processor while the S820 has smaller 4.7-inch screen and 12MP camera. S920 will be available sooner at RM1,099 while the price of S820 was not available at Press time.

Buyers on a budget can opt for the IdeaPhone A706 and A390. Priced at RM699 and RM319 respectively, the two models also come with 5MP cameras. The A706 has a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and dual SIM slots while the A390 runs on 1.2 Ghz dual-core processor and offers a card slot for memory expansion.

Lenovo says it will be enhancing its PC business channel to include support and after-sales service for its smartphones and to strengthen its partnership with local mobile channel partners to tackle the local mobile devices market.
Siti Syameen Md Khalili

The Lenovo IdeaPhone A706 is targeted at consumers who wants an affordable smartphone.

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