Lenovo Reveals The Vibe S1, A Selfie Phone With Dual Front Cameras

Rounding out Lenovo’s Vibe series announced Wednesday, the Vibe S1 is tailored to selfie enthusiasts with dual front cameras. In addition to the 8MP primary front camera, the Vibe S1 features a secondary 2MP camera to add depth to your selfies. Incidentally, the rear camera is 13MP in case you want to add a few non-selfies to your gallery.

The Vibe S1 packs a 64-bit octa-core MediaTek MT6752 processor and a 5-inch 1080p display for showing off your depth-enhanced selfies. The phone flaunts an aluminum frame and a Gorilla Glass 3 front panel. Unfortunately, the Vibe S1 apparently bumps the Android version down to 5.0 from the P1 and P1m’s 5.1. Other features described by Lenovo are as follows:

  • Smartphone with dual front-facing cameras for crisp images and advanced depth of field for unprecedented creative background options, including background blur, background swap and improved low-light results
  • More balanced color tones with Dual-LED flash to optimize color tones based on ambient lighting brightness and temperature
  • Ultra-slim profile and elegant design with a rear curved Gorilla® Glass panel for comfort, style and durability
  • 64-bit MediaTek™ MT6752 Octa- Core processor for powerful performance with Android™ 5.0 (Lollipop), Android’s latest OS offering
  • 4 easy ways to snap photos for the perfect selfie: three-second timer, tap anywhere, blink or hold up the “V” hand sign
  • Compatible with the VIBE Xtension™ Selfie Flash for an even better selfie photo
  • Typical 2500mAh (Li-polymer), embedded battery for all-day photography, texting and social networking
  • LTE (4G) data speeds, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for fast and easy uploads and connectivity

Full specs are as follows:

  • Processor: 64-bit MediaTek™ MT6752 1.7GHz Octa-Core
  • Operating System: Android™ 5.0 (Lollipop)
  • Display/Resolution: 5.0-inch FHD (1920X1080) IPS
  • Color: Pearl White, Midnight Blue
  • Memory: 3GB RAM
  • Storage: 32GB internal storage, up to 128GB microSD
  • Sound: 1x speaker, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Connectivity: 4G (LTE), 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • Camera: 13MP phase-detection auto-focus rear camera with dual-color flash, BSI sensor; 8MP primary front camera with BSI sensor, 2MP secondary front camera
  • Battery: Typical – 2500mAh | Minimum – 2420mAh; embedded
  • Materials: Aluminum frame, front and rear Gorilla Glass 3
  • Weight: 132g (4.65 ounces)
  • Dimensions: 143.3*70.8*7.8 mm(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.3 in.)
  • SIM Support: Dual Nano SIM

The Vibe S1 is priced at $299 but unfortunately won’t be available in North America.



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