Lenovo S898T gets priced as a true Xiaomi Redmi competitor
Mar21

Lenovo S898T gets priced as a true Xiaomi Redmi competitor

The original Xiaomi Hongmi (or Red Rice, or Redmi) definitely started a trend in China. Now more and more devices with good specs and dirt cheap prices are appearing. A couple of the best selling Hongmi competitors so far have been Huawei’s Honor 3X and Honor 3C, but now Lenovo is entering the field too. The Lenovo S898T was originally revealed a couple of weeks ago thanks to it getting certified for sale on the Chinese market....

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Lenovo S898T+ revealed as Huawei Honor 3X competitor
Mar12

Lenovo S898T+ revealed as Huawei Honor 3X competitor

Lenovo has been quietly working on a competitor for Huawei’s rather successful Honor-branded smartphone, the 3X. The Lenovo S898T+ has been revealed through TENAA, the Chinese equivalent of the FCC, which certified it for sale in that country. The S898T+ is gold, which keeps with current trends, and it also has some pretty impressive specs for what it will cost. It comes with a 5.3-inch 720p HD touchscreen, a 13 MP rear camera...

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Lenovo announces S860, S850, and S660 affordable smartphones, Yoga Tablet 10 HD+
Feb24

Lenovo announces S860, S850, and S660 affordable smartphones, Yoga Tablet 10 HD+

Lenovo has unveiled four new devices at MWC – three smartphones and a tablet. The smartphones focus on affordability, while the Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ is an upper midrange offering that comes with a stand-out design. The Lenovo S860 smartphone is the highest-specced of the trio that was announced today. It comes with a 5.3-inch 720p HD touchscreen, an 8 MP rear camera with LED flash, a 1.5 MP front camera, a 1.3 GHz quad-core...

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Lenovo CEO: We tried to buy Motorola in 2011, but got the wrong guy– Moto Solutions Greg Brown
Feb03

Lenovo CEO: We tried to buy Motorola in 2011, but got the wrong guy– Moto Solutions Greg Brown

Last week Lenovo finally bought Motorola. It was a deal the Chinese company wanted to do for years. After getting back to China, Lenovo CEO Yuanqing Yang revealed more details about how the purchase went down during press conference earlier today. He said that Lenovo wanted to buy Motorola’s mobile business way back in 2011, after company was split into two units – Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions. Mr. Yang and Lenovo CFO Wong...

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Google has sold Motorola to Lenovo for $2.91 billion
Jan30

Google has sold Motorola to Lenovo for $2.91 billion

In August 2011, Google shocked the mobile world by announcing that it wanted to acquire Motorola. The deal was finalized in 2012 after many months of waiting for regulatory approval from all the relevant authorities, and today Motorola is changing hands once again. And once again Google shocks the mobile world as it announces the sale of Motorola to Lenovo for just $2.91 billion. In 2011, Google paid $12.5 billion for the company, so...

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Lenovo K7T “Kingdom” comes with 2,560×1,440 resolution screen, benchmark results say
Jan27

Lenovo K7T “Kingdom” comes with 2,560×1,440 resolution screen, benchmark results say

Lenovo is apparently hard at work on a successor to the Vibe Z that is currently its flagship Android smartphone. The new device has the model number K7T and the codename “Kingdom”, which sounds intriguing enough. The Lenovo K7T “Kingdom” was spotted doing its thing with the AnTuTu benchmark, and its results page gives us some hints about its specs. It features a display with 2,560×1,440 resolution (but...

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Lenovo Vibe Z gets official in China with 5.5″ Full HD touchscreen, Snapdragon 800 CPU
Nov12

Lenovo Vibe Z gets official in China with 5.5″ Full HD touchscreen, Snapdragon 800 CPU

The once leaked Lenovo successor to the K900 has now become official as the Vibe Z. The handset previously known as the K6, X910, and K910 has been unveiled for the company’s home market of China. The Lenovo Vibe Z is basically a phablet that’s very similar in nature to the K900, with one essential difference – the Intel CPU has been swapped for a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, everyone’s favorite high-end chipset at...

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Lenovo launches affordable 8-inch and 10-inch Yoga tablets with unique design
Oct30

Lenovo launches affordable 8-inch and 10-inch Yoga tablets with unique design

Lenovo unveiled a couple of new tablets late yesterday evening, and they should both be on sale sometime today. They both run Android and are named Yoga. One is an 8-incher and the other is a 10-incher. The main selling point here (aside from the pricing, but we’ll get to that in a bit) is the design. The Yoga tablets feature a exaggerated curve on one side of the case, as you can see in the images below. This serves a lot of...

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Q2 2013: Samsung distances itself from Apple in the smartphone market share race
Jul26

Q2 2013: Samsung distances itself from Apple in the smartphone market share race

Global smartphone sales continue to surge in 2013, reaching a record high of 237.9 million units shipped in the second quarter (April – June). Samsung is the incontestable leader, itself breaking a new record by shipping 72.4 million smartphones in Q2 (30.4% market share), the vast majority of them running Android. It’s a slight growth compared to Q1 2013 (when 70.7 million Samsung smartphones were shipped). Meanwhile, Apple’s iPhone...

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Lenovo’s next flagship pictured, has Snapdragon 800 inside
Jul25

Lenovo’s next flagship pictured, has Snapdragon 800 inside

This is the Lenovo K6. Or X910. Or K910. It looks like the Chinese company hasn’t yet decided what to call its next flagship Android smartphone, but regardless – this is it. It’s probably going to be sold alongside the recently launched K900, the first 1080p Intel-powered smartphone, although it could very well be its successor. The next flagship device from Lenovo comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset, just...

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