Lenovo Announces its first Windows 10 smartphone: SoftBank 503LV

    A day after Lenovo's Moto brand launched the Android powered Moto E3 smartphone, the parent company today unveiled its first Windows 10 smartphone.

    Lenovo Announces its first Windows 10 smartphone: SoftBank 503LV

    Lenovo's Windows 10 phone doesn't come as a surprise, considering that Microsoft had mentioned Lenovo as one of its hardware partners, when it first announced the release of Windows 10 for phones.

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    Specifications and features

    Dubbed as the Lenovo SoftBank 503LV, the company's very first Windows 10 smartphone is a simple, yet well-designed handset. The company has used two sheets of thin glass for the phone's body.

    Lenovo Announces its first Windows 10 smartphone: SoftBank 503LV

    As far as its specs are concerned, the smartphone seems to be a budget player. It sports a 5-inch HD display with 720p resolution. The hardware of the phone comprises of an octa-core Snapdragon 617 processor, paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable storage. In the camera department, there is an 8MP rear-facing camera with a 5MP front-facing snapper.

    Lenovo Announces its first Windows 10 smartphone: SoftBank 503LV

    The phone is powered by a 2250mAh battery. The runs Windows 10 with Continuum, which means it has been targeted at business-focused users.

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    Availability and price:

    As far as its availability and price details are concerned, the Lenovo SoftBank 503LV has been unveiled in Japan, and will be made available in October. The company has not revealed its price details, but going by its specs, we think that this will be placed as a mid-range smartphone.

    It seems like a Japan-only device and might not come to other countries. However, we are not sure if Lenovo plans to sell any similar handsets in other markets as well.


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