Today Lenovo launched the Lenovo Z5 and the Watch X smartphone along with two other budget smartphones at an event in China called the Lenovo K5 Note and the Lenovo A5. The smartphones do not come with the top notch like the Z5.
Lenovo K5 Note
The Lenovo K5 Note features a 6 inch IPS display with a resolution of HD+ (1440 x 720 pixels) and 18:9 aspect ratio. It is being powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset and is available in two variants: 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB internal specs which can be expandable up to 256 GB via microSD card.
In the optics department, the device sports a dual camera setup of a 16MP primary sensor and with f/2.0 aperture and a 2MP secondary sensor with f/2.4 aperture which is accompanied by a monochrome flash. At the front, there is an 8MP camera with f/2.0 aperture and comes with beatification features.
It runs on the ZUI 4.0 based Android Oreo and is backed by a 3760 mAh battery. Connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, a Micro USB port, Dual SIM while sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass, proximity sensor and a circular fingerprint scanner at the back.
As for the Lenovo A5, it sports a 5.45 inch IPS display with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, there is a MediaTek MT6739 chipset powering the device. It is available in 3GB RAM +16GB ROM and 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM variants which can be expandable up to 256GB via microSD card.
The smartphone features a 13MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture in the back accompanied by a monochrome flash while offering an 8MP front camera with an f/2.2 aperture. It runs ZUI 3.9 based on Android 8.1 Oreo and is backed by a 4,000 mAh battery. Connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, a Micro USB port while sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass, proximity sensor and a circular fingerprint scanner at the back.
Pricing & availability
The Lenovo K5 2018 comes at a price tag of CNY 799 (Rs 8,500 approx) and CNY 999 (Rs 10,500 approx) for the 3GB and 4 GB variants respectively. It will be offered in Black, Blue and Gold colour options. The Lenovo A5 on the other hand is priced at CNY 599 (Rs 6,300 approx) and will be offered in Black, Gold and Rose Gold color options.
Lenovo K5 Note specifications
- 6 inch 18:9 IPS HD+ display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
- 3/4GB RAM
- 32/64GB internal storage
- 16+2MP dual rear cameras
- 8MP front camera
- 3760 mAh battery
Lenovo A5 specifications
- 5.45 inch 18:9 IPS HD+ display
- MediaTek MT6739
- 3GB RAM
- 16/32GB internal storage
- 13MP rear camera
- 8MP front
- 4,000 mAh battery
Coolpad Mega 5A Launched in India, Comes with 18:9 Display & will be Offline only.
Coolpad has launched its latest budget smartphone in India. Dubbed Coolpad Mega 5A, it is the successor to the Coolpad Mega 4A launched this year in April. Compared to other Chinese manufacturers, the company has taken a complete opposite way by making the device offline-exclusive.
Syed Tajuddin, CEO of Coolpad India says on the launch
Coolpad is committed to offer best in class products, feature rich products that are priced right. Running on 8.1 Android Oreo, with a great screen display and a powerful battery life, Coolpad Mega 5A will set another industry benchmark which is tough to match. We have adopted an aggressive channel expansion strategy with offline channel as our primary focus area. India is a key market for Coolpad, and we will be launching a range of products that will cater to wider audience base.
The Coolpad Mega 5A features a 5.45 inch IPS InCell display with a resolution of HD+ (1440 x 720 pixels) and an aspect ratio of 18:9. Under the hood, it is powered by a Spreadtrum SC9850k chipset clocked at 1.3GHz and coupled with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage with further expandable option with a microSD card up to 128GB.
In a optics department, it sports a dual camera setup on the rear consisting a 8MP primary sensor and a 0.3MP VGA sensor with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF and LED flash. On the front it offers a 5MP camera sensor with selfie flash.
The device runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and is backed by a 2,500 mAh battery. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, FM radio, Micro-USB port and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. For security there is a circular fingerprint sensor at the back placed below the camera.
The Coolpad Mega 5A will be available in Gold color options at a price tag of Rs 6,999 from today onwards in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Delhi NCR, Haryana, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh. At this price range, it will be competing against the likes of Xiaomi Redmi 5A and Nokia 2.1 which are available through both online and offline channels.
Coolpad Mega 5A specifications
- 5.45 inch 18:9 FHD IPS InCell display
- 1.3GHz Spreadtrum SC9850k chipset
- 2GB RAM
- 16GB internal storage
- 8MP + VGA rear
- 5MP front with selfie flash
- Android 8.1 Oreo
- 2,500 mAh battery
Oppo F9 Launched in Vietnam & Philippines, Features a Tiny Notch!
Oppo recently listed the Oppo R17 on its official website and now the Chinese manufacturer has made the Oppo F9 official in Vietnam and Philippines. The handset will be eventually launched in other South Asian countries like Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. In India, the device is expected to be renamed as Oppo F9 Pro.
The Oppo F9 comes with glass material on its front and back side. The textured rear back contains a fingerprint sensor for security.There is a small “water-drop” notch on the front similar to the R17 which takes the screen-to-body ratio up to 90.8 %. It features a 6.3 inch LTPS IPS LCD display with a resolution of FHD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) and an aspect ratio of 19:5:9.
Under the hood, it is powered by a Helio P60 chipset couple clocked at 2.0 GHz and coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage with further expandable memory options. A higher variant with 6GB RAM which was spotted in GeekBench may be launched in some specific markets.
In the optics department, it sports a dual camera setup of 16MP + 2MP configuration in the rear while offering a AI powered 25MP camera on the front which can shoot good images in any type of condition with its HDR hardware and AI algorithms. It runs on ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo and is backed by a 3,500 mAh battery with support for VOOC charging technology which claims to give 2 hours of battery life for just 5 minutes of charging.
In Vietnam, the Oppo F9 is already up for pre-orders at a price tag of VND 7,990,000 (Rs 23,500 approx) and will go on sale from August 24. In Philippines, the handset is priced PHP 17,990 (Rs 21,775) while the pre-orders and official sale will go from August 24 and August 29 respectively. It will be available in Sunrise Red, Twilight Blue and Starry Purple color options. In India, the teaser campaign has already started and is expected to be launched in the August 21 launch event.
Oppo F9 Specifications
- 6.3 inch LTPS IPS LCD display
- Helio P60 chipset
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB internal storage
- 16MP + 2MP rear camera
- AI powered 25MP front
- 3,500 mAh battery
iPhone X Lookalike Motorola P30 launched in China. Also Launched Z3 & E5 Plus.
As scheduled, Motorola has finally unveiled the Motorola P30 in China, today on August 15. Additionally, the Lenovo-backed Motorola has also launched the flagship Motorola Z3 and the budget E5 Plus devices (already launched earlier). As leaked earlier, the device is the first Moto smartphone to debut with a notch and seems to be heavily inspired by the likes of iPhone X.
The all new Moto P30 matches the iPhone X with a Notch above the display which is wide enough, and the vertically stacked dual rear camera setup on the back. It comes with a ceramic glass sandwich design with rounded corners in white and black colour options. We also have an option to choose the gradient blue-purple colour which appears to be heavily influenced by the twilight version of the Huawei P20. The only thing that is evidently original to Motorola is its logo at the back which also doubles up as a fingerprint reader.
The Moto P30 comes with a 6.2-inch Full HD+ (2246×1080 pixels) notched display with an aspect ratio of 19:9 and a 2.5D glass layered on top.
The phone packs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC coupled with 6GB of RAM at its core, with options of 64GB and 128GB of onboard storage. Moreover, Motorola claims to utilise AI-powered graphics acceleration to render smooth gaming experience in the P30.
In the Optics department, the Moto P30 gets a 16 megapixel (f/1.8)+ 5-megapixel (f/2.2) dual camera set up at the rear with AI-based scene recognition and portrait mode, AR mode along with an LED flash. While a 12-megapixel selfie shooter with an LED flash and facial recognition sensors sits at the notch upfront.
On the software front, instead of Stock Android, the P30 boots Lenovo’s ZUI 4.0 on top of Android 8.0 Oreo. Powering the phone is a 3,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. The phone also retains the 3.5mm jack which Motorola forgot to remove while copying the iPhone X.
Jokes apart, the Moto P30 will go on sale in China starting September 15, at a price of CNY 2,099 (roughly Rs 21,300) for the base variant and CNY 2,499 (roughly Rs 25,400) for the top end variant. As of now, we don’t have any info regarding the global launch. Stay tuned for more updates.
Moto P30 Specifications
- 6.2″ FHD+ 19:9 display
- Snapdragon 636
- 6GB RAM
- 64/128GB Internal Storage
- 16+5MP Rear Camera
- 12MP Front Camera
- Android 8.0
Motorola has also launched their Motorola Z3 & Motorola E5 Plus alongside P30 in China, both of which were launched earlier in US & Brazil respectively and E5 Plus in India.
In China, Z3 is priced at 3999 Yuan or 41.5K INR (approx) and E5 Plus costs 1299 Yuan or 13.5K INR (approx) for the 3/32GB variant and 1699 Yuan or 17.5K INR (approx) for the 4/64GB variant,
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