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Lenovo brings back smartphone lineup with AI features

Technology company Lenovo is bringing back its smartphone lineup with the launch of three new models: the Lenovo K5 Play, the Lenovo K5 Pro, and the Lenovo S5 Pro. This is in line with the company’s aim to introduce the entire Lenovo ecosystem this year despite the global health pandemic.

“Our new smartphones bring people closer with integrated AI, powerful mobile processors, intuitive camera setups, and advanced biometric security at a lower price point. Ultimately, these devices and accessories will help create a more inclusive, trustworthy, and sustainable digital society for everyone,” said Michael Ngan, president and GM, Lenovo Philippines.

These new smartphones are part of Lenovo’s overall summer campaign, the “Lenovo Summer Sale.” The products will be available in Lenovo partner stores nationwide and online, or through the Lenovo Mobile Flagship store on Lazada.


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Advanced features

The new Lenovo smartphones to be sold in the Philippines will offer value for money combined with advanced features such as multiple camera setups and advanced chipsets. Lenovo’s first offering includes the Lenovo K5 Play, the Lenovo K5 Pro, and the Lenovo S5 Pro.

“We want to offer a model for every type of user. Expect our new smartphones to carry the ThinkPad DNA with the same technology found in our PC devices, including some attributes such as enhanced security and power,” said Ngan.

The Lenovo K5 Play features a 5.7-inch IPS LCD screen, with a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels. Powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 430 Octa-core chipset, with up to 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, it consists of a dual rear camera setup with 13MP F/2.2 + 2MP shooting capability and an 8MP F/2.0 front camera.

Meanwhile, the K5 Pro boasts of a 5.99-inch IPS LCD with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels. It’s fueled by a Snapdragon 636 Octa-core chipset and has 4GB/6GB memory and 64GB of internal storage. Expect no drop in video quality when it comes to shooting as both front and rear cameras carry the same 16MP + 5MP camera setup, with additional flash in the front.

The Lenovo K5 Pro also possesses USB Type-C connectivity, a rear-mounted fingerprint reader for additional security when logging in, and a 4050 mAh battery that has 18W QuickCharge 3.0 support for faster recharging.

The Lenovo S5 Pro features a 6.2-inch IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2246 pixels, which makes the screen capable of showing clear and crisp photos and videos. It’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Octa-core, coupled with 4GB/6GB of RAM, 64GB/128GB of internal storage, and Adreno 509 for graphics. Mobile photographers are in for a treat with its 12MP F/1.8 + 20MP F/2.6 rear cameras and 20MP F/2.2 + 8MP front cameras. Enhanced security is assured with the S5 Pro’s rear-mounted fingerprinted reader and Infrared camera face unlock feature. It also has a USB Type-C port for further connectivity.