Last year Lenovo launched the dual-selfie camera in there “Vibe S1”, which was up for sale in at the end of the year 2015. Today at CES 2016 Lenovo has launched a similar variant of the smartphone, called Lenovo Vibe S1 Lite.
The hightlighting factor of Vibe s1 was the dual-selfie camera setup that houses an 8 MP for capturing photos and a 2 MP for capturing depth information. While the Vibe S1 Lite misses on the dual-selfie camera but it has an 8-megapixel selfie snapper with Sony-made image sensor alongside a LED flash.
Lenovo Vibe S1 Lite comes with a different processor, lower RAM and storage, but features a bigger battery in comparison to the Vibe S1.
Lenovo Vibe S1 Lite variant packs a 5-inch full HD (1920×1080 pixels) display, and is powered by a 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6753 octa-core processor paired with Mali-T720 GPU and 2GB of RAM. Also comes with 16GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card.
As far as camera is concerned, 8-megapixel selfie camera, the Vibe S1 Lite also features a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), and BSI image sensor. It also features a 2,700mAh battery, and connectivity options like dual-SIM card slots (hybrid), 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with Vibe UI out of the box.
Lenovo Vibe S1 Lite is priced at $199, which roughly translates to Rs 13,200. Lenovo plans on starting the roll out in the coming weeks. In comparison, the Lenovo Vibe S1 was launched in India for Rs 15,999.
Specifications of Lenovo Vibe S1 & Lenovo Vibe S1 Lite
Lenovo Vibe S1
Lenovo Vibe S1 Lite
|Display||5.0 inches,Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels ) IPS at 441 ppi with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection||5.0 inches,Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels ) IPS|
|Camera||Rear – 13 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, Front- 8 MP + 2 MP (Dual Selfie Camera)||Rear –13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, BSI sensor, Front- 8 MP|
|Processor||Mediatek MT6752, Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53||MediaTek MT6753, 1.3 GHz Octa-Core|
|GPU||Mali-T760MP2 GPU||Mali-T720 GPU|
|RAM||3 GB||2 GB|
|Storage||32 GB, expandable via microSD, up to 128 GB||16 GB, expandable via microSD, up to 128 GB|
|Dimensions||143.3×70.8×7.8 mm Weight – 132 g||145x71x8.55 mm, Weight – 129 g|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Po 2,420 mAh battery||Non-removable Li-Po 2,700 mAh battery|
|Special Features||Accelerometer, proximity, compass, Bluetooth 4.0, 5GB free lifetime ASUS WebStorage||Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, dual-band, Fast battery charging, Bluetooth 4.1, OTG Support|
|OS||Android 5.0 Lollipop with Vibe UI||Android Lollipop 5.1 with Vibe UI|
|Pricing||Rs. 15,999||Rs. 13,200 ($199)|