Lenovo S856 is a mid-range smartphone equipped with an excellent 1.2 GHz Quad-Core processor, a huge 5.5″ multi-touch screen, and 2 cameras, an 8 megapixels back side camera and a 1.6 megapixels front camera. With a 4G LTE network feature, it is the best buy to consider now as Nigeria is already embracing this technology.
Lenovo has built the cellphone with you in mind with a fast 1.2 gigahertz Quad-Core processing unit, packed into the Qualcomm Snapdragon system chip with 1 GB RAM memory. A good feature of the Lenovo S856 is its big 8 GB internal storage memory and an SD extension slot, enough to install hundreds of games and apps without any problem.[irp]
Lenovo only sells this phone in gray color. This device is extremely slim and good-looking, with a thickness of just 0.35″. While this cellphone is only 5.94″ long and 3.06″ wide, it manages to contain a 5.5 inches display. About its aspect, the Lenovo S856 is mostly built with Polycarbonate. This device is much lighter than what you expect from a phone like this.
Featuring two cameras, an 8 MP back-facing camera and a 1.6 megapixels front-facing camera, it also comes with auto-focus, flash and geo tagging.
Lenovo S856 is equipped with a nice 1280 x 720 (HD) 5.5-inches display, which makes it hard to distinguish the pixels composing the display. Its display uses IPS LCD capacitive technology, and is multi-touch enabled.
This cellphone counts with a large 2500 mAh Li-Polymer removable battery that can keep it running for several hours and even reach the end of the day without having to charge it at all. According to Lenovo, this phone has an approximate talk time of 24 hrs and a stand by time of 456 hrs.
This cellphone includes Wi-Fi connection (which it can share with other devices acting as a mobile hotspot), 4G LTE high performance connection type and also HSPA+ connection type, a lower speed 4G type or fast 3G connection type, using HSDPA, HSUPA and EDGE technologies. The Lenovo S856 uses 2 SIM cards so it can to use 2 different phone lines or carriers in the same device.
Also, Lenovo S856 a includes some interesting features like Bluetooth (4.0), GPS (Global Positioning System) and Near Field Communication (NFC), and some sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor and Accelerometer.
Full Specifications of Lenovo S856
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G bands||HSDPA 900 / 2100|
|4G bands||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 20(800)|
|Speed||HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps|
|Status||Available. Released 2014, October|
|BODY||Dimensions||151 x 77.8 x 9 mm (5.94 x 3.06 x 0.35 in)|
|Weight||175 g (6.17 oz)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Mini-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|DISPLAY||Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.5 inches (~71.0% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels (~267 ppi pixel density)|
|Multitouch||Yes, up to 10 fingers|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7|
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||8 GB, 1 GB RAM|
|CAMERA||Primary||8 MP, autofocus, LED flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection|
|Secondary||1.6 MP, 720p|
|SOUND||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Radio||To be confirmed|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
– Voice memo/dial
|BATTERY||Removable Li-Po 2500 mAh battery|
|Stand-by||Up to 456 h (2G) / Up to 312 h (3G)|
|Talk time||Up to 24 h (2G) / Up to 25 h (3G)|
Where to Buy?
If you are looking for a phone to mainly use social networks and internet browsing, you will definitely be very satisfied with this smartphone. This phone costs about ₦ 19,371 on Jumia, which is quite the same as other similar devices.BUY NOW