Lenovo has launched a new phone with latest Android software and full-screen display called ‘Lenovo S5.’ Starting at the price of $157, it comes in two different variants as per RAM & storage and goes up to $236. Though it is a mid ranged phone but has impressive camera and other specs. It is packed inside a metal unibody design and has a fingerprint sensor on the back of the phone adding extra security layer to the device and its contents.
Lenovo S5 supports Dual SIM Cards with Hybrid slot and is running on Android 8.0 Oreo with company’s own ZUI 3.7 on top and also has U-Touch 4.0 for gesture interaction. It sports a 5.7 inch Full HD+ 2.5D curved glass display with 19:9 aspect ratio and 2160 × 1080 pixels resolution. Lenovo has powered the phone with 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor with Adreno 506 GPU accompanied by 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage and 4GB RAM with 128GB internal storage memory. We can further expand the memory up to 128GB using microSD card.
Coming to the photography section, Lenovo S5 comes with Dual Camera setup on the rear facing, that includes a 13 Megapixel (Monochrome) + 13 Megapixel (RGB)for capturing portrait shots dual cameras with dual-tone LED Flash and f/2.2 aperture. While on the front facing, we get a 16 Megapixel Selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and 0.2-degree wide-angle lens with real-time AI-powered face beautify features. The front camera also supports face unlock feature.
As per connectivity, Lenovo S5 supports 4G VoLTE along with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS and USB Type-C. It is backed up with 3000mAh battery.
Lenovo S5 Specifications:
- Android 8.0 Oreo with ZUI 3.7 Custom UI
- Hybrid Dual SIM Support
- Fingerprint sensor, Face unlock
- 5.7 inch Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display
- 2160 × 1080 pixels resolution
- 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor with Adreno 506 GPU
- 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB and 4GB RAM with 128GB storage, Expandable up to 128GB using microSD card
- 13 Megapixel (Monochrome) + 13 Megapixel (RGB) dual rear cameras with dual-tone LED Flash and f/2.2 aperture
- 16 Megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 80.2-degree wide-angle lens.
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS and USB Type-C
- 3000mAh battery
You can make the best out of your Lenovo S5 you must download some external tools, i.e. its official PC Suite and latest USB Drivers. Both can be downloaded from the below provided links in just one click and are absolutely free. Once you connect the phone with this PC Suite, you can manage it completely from the PC screen itself. From sending or receiving SMS to editing notes and calendar of your phone, every thing is clicks away on your computer. PC suite also keeps the phone updated with latest firmware and security patches offering your optimized performance and best security always.
PC Suite also lets you Backup the entire phone with all installed apps, SD data, files, folders, etc on computer in a single file. Anytime you can use this file to Restore back the device without loosing even a single file. PC suite even lets you share mobile internet to PCs instantly in just one click over USB by making the phone act as modem. There are so many more essential stuffs you can do with this small tool, for example, it lets you backup or Sync important information from phone such as contacts, notes, emails, calendar, bookmarks, appointments, etc with PC or programs like MS office Outlook, There are so many more features it has to offer. USB Driver on other hand is must because without drivers you wont be able to connect the phone with PC at all. Drivers are also required if you want to Root or install Custom ROMs on your phone.