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Lenovo to out $130 Golden Warrior S8 octa-core smartphone

Lenovo to out $130 Golden Warrior S8 octa-core smartphone

11 April, 2014 | comments (38)

Promo shots of the upcoming Lenovo Golden Warrior S8 smartphone have emerged out of China, and what's more impressive than its octa-core MediaTek chipset is its alleged price of just $130. Even for the typically low-overhead Chinese...


Lenovo announces three new S-Series budget smartphones

Lenovo announces three new S-Series budget smartphones

24 February, 2014 | comments (6)

Lenovo has announced three budget smartphones at MWC 2014. The most expensive one of the bunch is the Lenovo S860, which has a 5.3-inch 720p IPS display, metal back, quad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek processor, 2GB of RAM, 8 megapixel rear camera, 1.6...


Lenovo CEO confident he can turn Motorola around

Lenovo CEO confident he can turn Motorola around

13 February, 2014 | comments (25)

Regarding Lenovo's recent acquisition of Motorola, CEO Yang Yuanqing claims that his company's long term business model will enable the Chinese tech giant to turn Motorola's fortunes around fairly quickly. That's despite the parallel finalization ...

Tags: Lenovo, Motorola


Gartner: smartphones outsold featurephones in 2013

Gartner: smartphones outsold featurephones in 2013

13 February, 2014 | comments (27)

According to analysts at Gartner, smartphones sales have exceeded featurephone sales for the first time in 2013. Smartphones accounted for 53.6% of sales in 2013, but in the fourth quarter alone they had a 57.6% share, showing their numbers are...


Lenovo announces A628T with 5

Lenovo announces A628T with 5" screen in China 

09 February, 2014 | comments (24)

Lenovo has officially taken wraps of its A628T mid-range smartphone in China. With the newest addition, the company will be looking to attract young audiences during the Valentine's Day sales in the country. Lenovo A628T sports a 5-inch...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Lenovo acquires Motorola Mobility from Google for $3 billion

Lenovo acquires Motorola Mobility from Google for $3 billion

29 January, 2014 | comments (107)

Google announced that it has reached an agreement to sell Motorola Mobility to Lenovo. The Chinese electronics giant will pay approximately $2.91 billion for the smartphones business with $1.41 billion due at the deal’s closing in cash and ordinary...


Lenovo announces S930 and S650 droids

Lenovo announces S930 and S650 droids

12 December, 2013 | comments (29)

In September, Lenovo announced the flagship Vibe X and now the Chinese company is adding two more smartphones to its 2013 line-up: the Lenovo S930 and the Lenovo S650. The Lenovo S930 is an affordable mid-range 6-incher coming to rival the...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Lenovo Vibe Z is a dual-SIM, 1080p phablet

Lenovo Vibe Z is a dual-SIM, 1080p phablet

12 November, 2013 | comments (46)

Lenovo announced the Vibe Z – a 5.5" phablet with dual-SIM functionality. The device packs a Snapdragon 800 chipset and a Sony Exmor RS camera and runs a custom Android-based ROM. The screen on the Lenovo Vibe Z is a 5.5" IPS LCD of 1080p...


IDC: Nokia phone shipments decline, others on the rise

IDC: Nokia phone shipments decline, others on the rise

29 October, 2013 | comments (55)

Another analyst firm, IDC, put out a report detailing the phone market in Q3 this year. While it has slightly different numbers than Strategy Analytics, the picture it paints is pretty much the same.. IDC confirms that smartphone shipments have...


SA: Samsung smartphone lead expands as Apple falters

SA: Samsung smartphone lead expands as Apple falters

29 October, 2013 | comments (119)

Strategy Analytics is reporting on the smartphone market and had to use the word "record" a lot. Smartphone shipments worldwide for the third quarter of this year grew 45% to reach a record 251 million units, the first time ever smartphone...


Lenovo negotiating an HTC acquisition, report says

Lenovo negotiating an HTC acquisition, report says

09 October, 2013 | comments (103)

It's no secret HTC has been in trouble this year. There were supply bottlenecks, patent infringements and its flagship sales are definitely not what the Taiwanese manufacturer was hoping for. HTC has even sold its Beats Audio stakes and it's...

Tags: HTC, Lenovo, Rumors


Lenovo Vibe Z with 1080p display, Snapdragon 800 goes official

Lenovo Vibe Z with 1080p display, Snapdragon 800 goes official

30 September, 2013 | comments (24)

After announcing the Lenovo Vibe X at IFA 2013, the company has added a second member to the Vibe family dubbed Vibe Z. The Lenovo Vibe Z was previously known as K910 and sports a metal body and a design similar to the Vibe X, which the...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Lenovo reveals ultra-thin Vibe X 5-inch smartphone

Lenovo reveals ultra-thin Vibe X 5-inch smartphone

05 September, 2013 | comments (40)

The IFA 2013 announcement festivities continue with Lenovo's announcement of the new Vibe X ultra-thin smartphone. At 6.9mm thin and a weight of 120 g, the device is one of the most compact to be found sporting a 5-inch 1080p display. Under...


IDC: Apple and Samsung lose market share in Q2

IDC: Apple and Samsung lose market share in Q2

26 July, 2013 | comments (158)

According to the latest figures from International Data Corporation (IDC) market analysis, Apple and Samsung continue to dominate the smartphone market. However, the companies have seen their shares slip in Q2 of this year compared to what they had...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, LG, Lenovo


Lenovo K900 now available in China, priced at $536

Lenovo K900 now available in China, priced at $536

17 May, 2013 | comments (38)

The Lenovo K900 was unveiled at CES 2013 and the phablet has been the talk of the town for its impressive build and hardware specifications. The good news is that the device is now available in China and the 5.5-inch phablet will be up for grabs...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Samsung sells almost a third of all smartphones in Q1

Samsung sells almost a third of all smartphones in Q1

23 April, 2013 | comments (199)

According to DRAMeXchange, a division of the TrendForce market analysis group, first quarter smartphone shipments in Q1 were up to 216.4 million units globally, with almost 30% of those being made by Samsung. Things aren't as bright over in...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, Lenovo


Dual-core Intel-powered Lenovo K900 launches on May 6

Dual-core Intel-powered Lenovo K900 launches on May 6

23 April, 2013 | comments (40)

Lenovo announced its K900 flagship back in January at CES in Las Vegas. Powered by the Intel Clover Trail platform, the Android-running beast impresses with a 5.5" IPS 1080p screen and a 6.9mm stainless steel and polycarbonate body. Well, the...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Lenovo S920 and S820 pictured in the wild, allegedly quad-core

Lenovo S920 and S820 pictured in the wild, allegedly quad-core

09 March, 2013 | comments (29)

Two upcoming Lenovo handsets have been caught in the wild. The first, more interesting offering is the S920, which is said to use a 5.3" screen upfront with slim bezels on each side. The resolution is said to be 720p, not 1080p, thus pointing at a...


Lenovo brings four dual-SIM IdeaPhone droids to CES

Lenovo brings four dual-SIM IdeaPhone droids to CES

09 January, 2013 | comments (21)

The K900 phablet might be hogging the spotlight, but Lenovo has four more Android handsets to show at CES. Details are a bit scarce, but they are all dual-SIM devices and range from an entry-level Gingerbread droid to a 5" Jelly Bean upper...


Lenovo K900: 5.5

Lenovo K900: 5.5" 1080p screen, 13MP camera and dual-core Atom

09 January, 2013 | comments (64)

Lenovo brought the successor to the K800 to CES - the Lenovo K900 is an Intel-powered, Android-running phablet with a 5.5" 1080p screen. The device is also one of the thinnest in its class with a 6.9mm thick stainless steel and polycarbonate...