Friday, September 6, 2013
IFA 2013 - Lenovo S5000
Along with the Vibe X smartphone, Lenovo also announced the 7″ S5000 tablet. The tablet shares the Vibe’s sleek design and while it’s not as thin as the smartphone (the S5000 is still pretty thin at 7.9mm), it’s very light for a 7″ tablet, tipping the scales at just 246g.
The tablet features 3G HSPA+ connectivity with voice call support (in select countries, the US isn’t getting it). There will also be a Wi-Fi only version.
The Lenovo S5000 runs Android 4.2 with Lenovo customizations and it’s powered by a Mediatek MT8389 chipset (quad-core Cortex-A7 at 1.2GHz processor and PowerVR Series5XT GPU). The 3,450mAh battery will last 8 hours of web browsing over Wi-Fi and 6 hours of watching HD videos according to Lenovo.
Web browsing and video watching is done on the 7″ WXGA (1280 x 800) screen with 215ppi pixel density and 350nits of brightness.
The S5000 has a rear 5MP camera and a 1.6MP front-facing camera. There’s also 16GB of built-in storage, microSD card slot and USB OTG support.
The Lenovo S5000 will be available in Q4 and the pricing goes after the Nexus 7 (2013) – €200 for the Wi-Fi only version, £180 in the UK. For comparison, the Nexus 7 (2013) costs €230 / £200.