Lenovo has announced its next-gen S-series of smartphones that blend style and performance. Leading the pack is the Lenovo S860, which is equipped with a whopping 4000mAh battery for an “all-day, uninterrupted usage.”

As the high-end frontrunner in the series, the Lenovo S860 offers a 5.3-inch capacitive touchscreen with 5-point multi-touch and 720p resolution. A quad-core MediaTek 6582 processor powers the device, along with a Mali 400MP2 GPU and 2GB of RAM, encased by an attractive brushed metal exterior.

Lenovo S860 front and back

Lenovo S860 Specs

  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
  • 5.3-inch IPS LCD (720×1280 HD), ~277ppi
  • 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor
  • Mali 400MP2 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage
  • No microSD support
  • 8-megapixel main camera, with autofocus and LED flash
  • 1.5-megapixel front camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • GSM 900/1800/1900MHz
  • 3G, HSPA+
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • Dimensions: 149.5 x 77 x 10.3mm
  • Weight: 190g
  • Li-Po 4000mAh battery

Lenovo S860

Areas where the dual-SIM capable Lenovo S860 lacks are in data storage (only 16GB is available with no external expansion), data connectivity (4G LTE would’ve been nice), and OS version (though an update to 4.4 KitKat is promised). All those deficiencies can be forgiven since the device makes up for them by lasting up to 24 hours on 3G connections with its removable battery. As with other Lenovo devices, the Lenovo S860 will come with the standard suite of DOit apps, including SNAPit for camera filters and photo post-processing.

The Philippines is scheduled to receive the Lenovo S860 sometime in June for around Php15,500 (tax excluded).

[Source: Lenovo Press Release, Specs Sheet]

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