Lenovo has unveiled the world’s first layered smartphone, the Vibe X2 – the company’s latest MediaTeks Octa-core flagship at the pre-IFA 2014 launch event in Berlin.
Features a 2GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6595 processor and paired with 2GB of RAM, which includes a 32GB of built-in storage. The Lenovo Vibe X2 has a 5-inch 1080p display, runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) with Vibe UI 2.0 on top of it with personalized lock screen, Instant On camera, transparent Icons and more.
The Lenovo‘s new layered smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear autofocus camera with LED flash and a 5MP front-facing wide-angle sensor onboard. It comes as a dual-SIM variant in Asia-Pasific market and single-SIM smartphone in other regions.
Other specifications include 2300mAh battery; 4G LTE; Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac; Bluetooth, and Micro-USB. It measures 140.2×68.6×7.27mm and weighs 120 grams.
Commenting on the launch, Colin Giles, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales, Mobile Business Group, Lenovo said:
The Vibe X2 offers consumers a smartphone that’s as unique as they are, starting with its three layer colour gradient design that looks as beautiful as it feels in the hand.
The smartphone’s main highlight would be its tri-layer design as aforementioned and it has a new innovative click-on accessories, known as VIBE Xtensions, VIBE X2 Battery and VIBE X2 speaker. While the Xtension cases add a fourth layer to the Vibe X2’s multi-layer design. The 5.1mm Battery protects the handset and eventually extends the power up to 75% and the VIBE X2 speakers offers the best audio and also integrated with built-in mic for group conference calls.
- 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display
- 2.0 GHz MediaTek MT6595M Octa-Core processor
- 2GB RAM, 32GB internal memory
- Android 4.4 Kitkat with Vibe UI 2.0
- Dual SIM (In Asia Pacific)
- 13MP autofocus rear camera with LED Flash
- 5MP front-facing camera with wide angle lens
- Dimensions – 140.2 X 68.6 X 7.27mm; Weight: 120g
- 4G LTE/ 3G, Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 , GPS
- 2300mAh battery
Price & Availability
The Lenovo Vibe X2 will be available in White, Red, Gold and Dark Grey colors and is priced at US$399 (Rs. 24,000 approx.). Starting China in October, and will be released in Asia Pacific, Eastern Europe and the Middle East in countries where Lenovo smartphones are currently sold.