Lenovo expands smartphone lineup with six new devices –the Lenovo S860, S650, S660, A859, A680 and A526
Kuala Lumpur – May 08, 2014: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced its next generation of its popular A- and S-series smartphones. The new S860, S650, S660, A859, A680 and A526 smartphones combine sleek design elements with top-notch performance and new features which includes longer battery life for an overall impressive mobile experience. The new devices complement Lenovo’s existing portfolio of smartphones, offering consumers greater choices across multiple price points to fit most lifestyles and are valued at affordable prices.
The latest series of smart connected devices meet the demands of today’s mobile users, coming equipped with quad-core processors and Android™ 4.2 Jelly Bean. These smartphones boast powerful new features, including vibrant image capture functions and Lenovo’s range of DOit apps. The devices also come with dual SIM capability as well as sharp-shooting rear cameras to snap and share amazing photos.
“We are driven by strong execution of the company’s global strategy, an innovative product portfolio and growth in PC Plus businesses,” said Khoo Hung Chuan, Country General Manager, Lenovo Malaysia. “All six smartphones – the S860, S650, S660, A859, A680 and A526, gives the perfect balance of great user experience without sacrificing performance. Our global team has never stopped working tirelessly to enhance both the function and performance for our products.”
(From left to right) Model; Khoo Hung Chuan, Country General Manager, Lenovo Malaysia; Foo Mun Yee, Sales Manager Smartphone Division, Lenovo Malaysia and model holding the Lenovo S860 and S660 Smartphones.
S860, All-Day Uninterrupted Usage
Encased in a brushed metal exterior with a large 5.3-inch HD screen, the S860 meets the busy professionals’ needs. It features standby time of up to 40 days and talk time of up to 24 hours on 3G connections, quad-core computing and 2GB of RAM for responsive multitasking among applications. The S860’s high-capacity battery even allows users to charge their other devices on-the go by using the included micro USB cable.
S650, A Compact and Stylish Workhorse
The 4.7-inch smartphone offers a powerful pocket-sized media device that is lined with a laser-etched fabric-feel rear cover. Dual SIM, front and rear cameras, quad core processor, and Lenovo Smart User Interface combine to make the Lenovo S650 an all-round smartphone delivering every app and function users need — without breaking the budget.
S660, High Performance Meets Affordable
The compact 4.7-inch device Lenovo S660 smartphone offers three key features for value seekers: a striking brushed metal design, long battery life for all-day usage and a wallet-friendly price. A great multipurpose smartphone, it has expandable storage – up to 32GB with microSD cards – and a comfortable rear cover, making the S660comfortable to hold and fingerprint and scratch resistant.
A859, Five-Inch High Performance All-Rounder
Designed for great all-around performance, the A859 smartphone combines several in-demand features for a rewarding experience. Available in white or black, it measures 9.2mm thin with a 5-in high definition (1280x720) IPS screen with 178° wide angle viewing. Like the S Series, it has a dual SIM card, runs on a MediaTek 6582 processor and Android™ 4.2, has an 8MP rear camera, a front camera and 8GB of storage.
A680, Trendsetting Entertainment Experience
Whether gaming, messaging, watching videos or surfing the Web, the Lenovo A680 enables better multitasking with its quad core processing. The smartphone that allows users to do more for less has up to 24 hours of talk time and Dual-SIM configuration. It also has front and rear cameras for capturing and sharing life’s great moments.
A526, Back-to-Basics Companion
The Lenovo A526 is a stylish and very affordable 4.5” smartphone with quad core processing for users to get the best out of their favorite Android™ apps and games. Eliminating stutter when multitasking, the A526 also comes with front and rear cameras for photos and video, and space for two phone numbers.
Pricing and Availability
• The Lenovo S860 is now available starting from RM 1,169.00
• The Lenovo S650 is now available starting from RM 699.00
• The Lenovo S660 is now available starting from RM 749.00
• The Lenovo A859 is now available starting from RM 719.00
• The Lenovo A680 is now available starting from RM 499.00
• The Lenovo A526 will be available in mid-May 2014. Price will be announced soon.