Lenovo unveiled the Vibe S1 at IFA 2015 in September. Now, the company has launched the device in the Indian market at an event in New Delhi.
The new device sports dual front camera, which makes an unique feature of the smartphone. The Vibe S1 selfie camera features an 8 megapixel for capturing photos and a 2 megapixel sensor unit for capturing depth information.
The Vibe S1 sports a 5 inch Full HD display with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by a 1.7 GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6752 processor with 700 MHz Mali T760-MP2 GPU and 3GB of RAM under the hood. The smartphone runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system along with Vibe UI.
The Lenovo Vibe S1 features a 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, BSI sensor and dual-front camera setup with 8 megapixel and 2 megapixel snappers. On the storage front, it is equipped with 32GB of built-in memory and expansion option of up to 128GB via microSD card.
To give better perspective on the smartphone, we have listed best and worst features of the smartphone. Have a look at the slider below to know more.
Lenovo Vibe S1 features a dual-front camera setup; 8 megapixal sensor to capture the subject and the 2 megapixel to focus the depth information. The device allows you to change the background of the selfie, background blur and improve low-light results.
Full HD Display
The Vibe S1 features a 5 inch IPS display with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels, that translates to an impressive pixel density of 441ppi. The full HD display also features Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and has a better viewing angle.
The smartphone has an attractive with unibody aluminium frame and an ergonomic curved-glass back with Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
Lenovo Vibe S1 is powered by a 64-bit 1.7 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6752 processor along with Mail T760-MP2 graphic processor unit.
3GB of RAM
The powerful 64-bit operating system is paired with 3GB of RAM, which manages to run the device with smoothly.
The smartphone is packed with a non-removable 2,500mAh battery. Considering the specs, the battery can only juice the device of a day use.
SIM 2 Slot shared with microSD card
The smartphone comes with dual-SIM support but, the SIM 2 slot is shared with microSD card, that expands memory up to 128GB. This makes you to use two SIM card or one SIM and a microSD card.
No Image Stabilization
The smartphone comes with a great camera and takes decent photos, but when it comes to video, the camera lacks the image stabilization. It is hard to record a video hand handled.
No Fingerprint Sensor
Well, many China-based smartphone makers are incorporating fingerprint scanner in their smartphone. Considering this, Lenovo Vibe S1 lacks the fingerprint sensor on it.
Prone To Fingerprints
The glass-back of the Vibe S1 makes it very prone to fingerprint.