Lenovo Announces Trio of Android Smartphones
Lenovo today announced three new Android smartphones that hover in the middle of the market. The S860, S850, and S660 for the S Series and all share the same Lenovo user interface customizations. All three devices are equipped with quad-core MTK processors and run Android 4.2.
- S860: Lenovo is pitching this phone as ideal for business users. It has a metal exterior, 5.3-inch qHD display, and a battery capable of delivering 24 hours of talk time. The S860 includes 2GB of RAM and a large battery that can charge other devices. It retails for $349.
- S850: The S850 (pictured) is more fashionable and uses an all-glass design. It includes a 5-inch HD screen, 13-megapixel main camera, and 5-megapixel user-facing camera. It retails for $269.
- S660: This device is slightly smaller thanks to its 4.7-inch screen. It has a brushed metal design, expandable storage, and a scratch/fingerprint resistant screen. Lenovo says the battery is large enough to provide all-day use. It retails for $229.
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Lenovo Shows Off the Phab 2 Pro Project Tango Phone
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Samsung Debuts the Metal-Clad Galaxy A Series
Samsung today announced the Galaxy A5 and A3, two mid-range smartphones meant to better compete with LG's L series and HTC's Desire devices. The A5 and A3 feature metal unibody construction and will come in a variety of colors.
LG Reveals Mid-Range K Series Ahead of CES
LG has announced a handful of K Series handsets that round out its roster of affordable devices. Shared features between the devices include removable batteries, Bluetooth 4.x, WiFi, support for 3G/4G networks, and support for memory cards.
- K10: The largest of the new devices, the K10 has a 5.3-inch, 720p touch display that's covered by 2.5D curved glass.