Lenovo P70 hands-on, first impressions
Along with the Lenovo S90 and A5000 smartphones, Lenovo also launched the Lenovo P70 – a 5-inch mid-ranger with MediaTek octa-core CPU, Dual-SIM support with LTE connectivity, and a solid battery capacitiy of 4000mAh.
The Lenovo P70 is like the opposite of the S90. While the latter is slim with curves, the former is a bit chunky and boxy. The sides is slightly curved but the top and bottom part are flat.
Looking at the front we’ll see the 5-inch HD IPS display. Above it is the earpiece, 5 megapixel front camera, and light sensor. Down below are three capacitive buttons for Options, Home, and Back.
The right side has the volume rocker and power/lock button, while the left side is devoid of any physical keys.
Found up top is the headset jack and microphone, while down at the bottom are the microUSB port, microphone, and speaker grills.
At the back is the 13 megapixel AF rear camera, LED flash, and the Lenovo branding.
On hand, the Lenovo P70 is chunkier than the S90 at 8.9mm and hefty at 149g. However, it’s comfortable as your hand has more room to grip while the heft will only remind you that this device is packing a huge battery.
Speaking of battery, it has a capacity of 4000mAh which should last longer than most smartphones out there. Plus, it has a power-saving software, a Quick Charge feature that lets you fully charge the phone in three hours, and On-The-Go Charging that turns the P70 into a power bank, letting you charge other devices.
Lenovo P70 specs:
5-inch HD IPS display, 294ppi
1.7GHz MediaTek MT6752 octa-core CPU
Mali T760-MP2 GPU
16GB internal storage
up to 32GB via microSD
13 megapixel AF rear camera w/ LED flash
5 megapixel front camera
4G LTE, 3G HSPA+
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Android 4.4 KitKat
71.8 x 142 x 8.9mm
The Lenovo P70 has a price tag of Php11,999 and will be available by the first week of March. Like the S90 as advised, will be upgraded to Android 5.0 Lollipop as well.
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