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Lenovo S5

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Launch Date: Exp. April release 2018
Lenovo S5

  • 3 GB RAM
  • 5.7 inches, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
  • Dual 13 MP rear, 16 MP front
  • 32 GB Internal and up to 128/64 GB Expandable
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo)

Li-Ion 3000 mAh LTE 4.2 FM

Lenovo S5 short review and features

Lenovo S5 was announced back in March 2018 and may be available for trade in April 2018 at the expected price rate of around 150 Euro or 12032 INR.  The smartphone is coupled with a 4 GB of RAM for the flawless performance. Lenovo S5 gets it energy from a  3000 mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery. As to the rear and front cameras, the camera is equipped with a 13 Megapixel on the rear and 16MP Megapixel on the front. It seems that Lenovo S5 is more of a selfie shooter than a full-length shooter. As for the quality of video camera, the rear cam has a 4k or 2160p@30fps and front supports up to 1080p of video quality.

The phablet weighs 155g (including battery) and scales around 154 x 73.5 x 7.8 mm dimension. Regarding display; it features a 5.7-inch of IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen backed by a corning gorilla glass 4, the display has 1080 x 2160 pixels resolution, 18:9 aspect ratio and 424 PPI pixel density. Lenovo S5 comes installed with a 32/64 GB Internal memory and it has up to 128 GB/256 of external memory upheld by a dedicated MicroSD card.

The smartphone is run by the latest Android Oreo 8.0 out of the box and powered by the Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 chipset alongside Octa-core Cortex-A53 processor explicitly runs at the clock rate of 2.0 GHz and it has Adreno 506 GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) to max up the performance of apps, games, and overall functions. Lenovo S5 has a dual Nano Hybrid sims slot with the dual standby for 3g and 4g. For the connectivity, it has USB 2.0 including a feature like Type-1 1.0 reversible connector using which you can energize your smartphones on the go.

Lenovo S5 comes with a three color variant – Flame Red, Midnight Black, and users can hand on Lenovo S5 in the midst or last of April 2018. Stay tuned for more information.

Compare Lenovo S5 price

  • All prices mentioned above are in United States dollar.
  • This product is available at Banggood, Gearbest.
  • At banggood.com you can purchase Lenovo S5 13MP Dual Rear Camera for only $311.12, which is 21% less than the cost in Gearbest ($391.74).
  • The lowest price of Lenovo S5 4G Phablet was obtained on September 20, 2019 10:13 am.

Lenovo S5 - Full Specs

Device Information

  • Device Type
    smart android
  • Model
  • Status


  • Type Type refers to the phone's size and shape or the overall layout that the smartphone adapts. Generally, we see these types. - Bar, sliding, phablet and foldable.
  • Dimensions (Width*length)
    154 x 73.5 x 7.8 mm
  • Weight
    155 g
  • Colors The shade of a single or gradient tint uses by the device.
    Flame Red, Midnight Black

  • Flashlight The flashlight is the LED (Light emitting diode)


  • 2G
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 TO SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G
    LTE band, volte enabled
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module)
    Nano SIM
  • Dual SIM
    Hybrid Dual Nano dual stand-by


  • Display Type
    IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    5.7 inches
  • Resolution
    1080 x 2160 pixels
  • Display Colors The different degree (hue, tone) of colors that the display is showing. There are 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors. As of now, 16 M is the most distinguished color value.
  • Touch Screen
    Multitouch, - ZUI 3.7
  • Display Protection
    Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Other Features It includes rest of mobile features including the display to apps.
    aluminum body, Front glass


  • FM Radio
  • Notifications In the notification panel, the user gets notified when receiving an alert, task, updates or event.
    Vibration, ringtone, wave, mp3
  • Ring Tones
  • Loudspeaker
  • Handsfree


  • Rear (Primary)
    13 MP with f/2.2
  • Front
    16 MP with f/2.2
  • Image quality
    1080p front
  • Video quality
    2160p@30fps rear, 1080p@30fps front
  • Face Unlock Face-unlock enables the function to unlock the face by seeing on the screen.
  • 4K supported 4 dimensional or 4K is a short phrase given for the video resolution of 2160p@30/60fps/120fps. It's now a standard meter for the newage smartphones.
  • Back Flash
  • Front Flash
  • Rear Camera Features
    dual-LED dual-tone flash, phase detection autofocus
  • Camera Features The rear and the front camera holds many features that's makes every phone work in a different way. There are some features that the smartphone usually holds- Zoom, smile-detection, self-timer e.t.c.
    Geo-tagging, HDR, touch focus, panorama, face detection


  • Operating System
    Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Java Support
  • Youtube Youtube is the most popular video sharing and watching platform, where users can make an account and upload the videos and earn revenue through ads.
  • Facebook Facebook connects people around the world. It's started as a dynamic PHP based site now engaging over 5 billion people by means of Apps like Messenger and other applications. Facebook owns Instagram as well as the Linkedin.


  • Chipset Chipset is an array of integrated circuits meant to work in real-time constraints and dedicated functions. Expensive smartphones tend to have better chipset which performs more advanced operations.
    Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
  • CPU It stands for a Central Processing Unit. CPU process the jobs given by the operator.
    Octa-core Cortex-A53
  • GPU GPU is a phrase known for the graphics processing unit which is a single-chip processor meant to boost up object alteration, images production, and 3D Motion by handling the memory.
    Adreno 506
  • RAM (Memory) Random Access Memory
    4 GB RAM
  • Processor Speed
    2.0 GHz
  • Internal Storage It's a space memory in Smartphones, laptops, tablets e.t.c where the device reserves the applications and all the data like Operating system, Videos, music.
    32 GB/64 GB
  • Expandable Memory It's an external memory alternative to extend the storage using a MicroSD card, flash e.t.c
    up to 128GB
  • Card Slot It's a location where we place the memory card.
  • Sensors
    accelerometer, compass, Fingerprint (rear-seated), proximity


  • Bluetooth A wireless computing technology to receive and take the date in two paired devices. Using Bluetooth, A User can connect the wired and wireless device to share any kind of file without the Internet.
    Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
  • Wi-fi
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-fi Hotspot A Hotspot is a technology designed to connect the multiple devices if other devices have the WIFI turned on. Hotspot assists in providing Internet to the Users who have no Internet data connection. Hotspot doesn't require a SIM card.
  • Infrared It's an old electronic way to share data between two devices using infrared beams.
  • GPS The Global Positioning System is a widely used satellite technology to navigate the location, velocity and the position of the object.
    Yes with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • NFC A Vogue feature stands for Near field communication. It works under the proximity sensor when bringing two devices too close.
  • HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface
  • USB (Universal Serial Bus)
    USB On-The-Go, 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • OTG
  • Wireless Charging An electromagnetic field develops the tension between the two objects providing the output via inductive coupling. Main Uses - charging station.
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack
    3.5mm jack


  • GPRS General Packet Radio Service allows wireless data transfer service in 2G and 3G GSM SIM. Example - pictures, SIM network browsing, and videos.
  • EDGE Enhanced Data GSM Environment allows 4x faster data transfer rate compared to the normal 2G GSM Service.
  • Speed
    LTE-A Cat7 300/100 Mbps, HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps,
  • Web Browser Web Browser can be a software or a web which permits users to surf contents (Images, videos, texts, and other stuff) on the WWW (World wide web) URL. Web browser renders the HTML (markup language) from the website to display contents.


  • SMS Short Messaging Service
  • MMS Multimedia Messaging Service helps users send more graphical short messages including Audio clip, GIF e.t.c.
  • Email Electronic mail is not so different from a traditional mail system as it lets the user send, receive and store data in the form of images, text and other digital files. Each user has a unique email address, If you have no one yet, then you can get it via GMAIL and Yahoo
  • IM


  • Battery Type In short these are some of the battery types that smartphones use - Lithium Polymer, Lithium-Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride, and Nickel Cadmium. Li-po and the Li-on are in the current phase.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery capacity is the maximum number of energy packets stored in the mass of the battery.
    3000 mAh with Quick Charge 3.0
  • Fast charging An Integrated technology that powers up the smartphone much faster than the typical charging.
  • Removable Users can disengage the removable battery while the non-removal battery comes fixed.

What's inside the box

  • Overall
    Warrant card
    manual guide

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