Lenovo unveils Vibe X phablet at Rs 25,999


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Lenovo on Tuesday launched its first Vibe smartphone in India. Priced at Rs 25,999, the device will hit stores later this week.

The highlights of the device include its thin frame measuring 6.9mm and its weight, 121g, possibly the lightest in its class.

The Vibe X sports a 5-inch full high-definition display that has a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels and a pixel density of 440ppi, sitting under a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen bevelled at the edges. The phone is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek (MTK 6589T) processor, has 2GB of RAM, and offers 16GB of inbuilt storage. It runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

The Lenovo Vibe X also has a 13-megapixel (MP) rear camera with a back-illuminated sensor and an LED flash. The front camera of the phone is 5MP.

Speaking at the launch, Amar Babu, managing director, Lenovo India, said, “The market worldwide has trended towards smartphones and India is no exception, as customers are opting for the latest devices that can perform multiple functions. Globally, we have emerged as the number four smartphone brand. In India, we have made an interesting beginning and we expect our growth trajectory to continue with the introduction of newer models.”

The Vibe X comes with some unique apps, including Lenovo’s “SHAREit”, which enables phone-to-phone data transfer in the fastest possible way. At about 4 Mbps, users can exchange pictures, large videos, and complete folders and even share apps without using any data cable or Wi-Fi hub.

“Vibe X is slimmer and lighter than most phones in its class and packs a slew of unique features, which consumers look for today,” Sudhin Mathur, director-Smartphones, Lenovo India, said.

Pre-orders for the Vibe X started on Tuesday exclusively on thedostore.com.