By Emeka Aginam
The global leader in mobile communications, Lenovo, at the weekend added flavor to the Nigerian smart market with the introduction of VIBE series – the Lenovo VIBE P1m and Lenovo VIBE respectively.
Featuring premium design, powerful processors, full high definition displays and innovative camera technology, the new devices are designed to satisfy the communication needs of the most demanding of consumers.
The Lenovo VIBE S1 is the company’s first dual selfie camera smartphone. The device combines the ability to take creative selfies with a fashionable exterior, with its two front cameras and attractive curved-glass back design.
The device’s 8-megapixel primary camera captures high quality images while the 2-megapixel secondary camera provides detailed information on images and backgrounds so users can re-focus on photographs using editing tools.The smart product also houses a 13-megapixel camera on its rear side.
Other innovative features of the Lenovo VIBE S1 included a 5.0-inch full HD display for an immersive viewing experience, an aluminium frame to give users a firm grip and a 2420 mAh battery that can power the device for close to 11 days in standby mode.
Similarly, the VIBE P1m’s exceptional battery life lets users stay constantly connected, productive and in control.
The device boasts a long-lasting 4000mAh battery, a Quick Charge feature and energy saving software alongside a splash-proof Nano coating that protects it from rain and spills.
It also features a manual power saver switch that instantly extends battery life as well as an OTG (On-The-Go) charging function that lets it charge other USB-connected devices such as Bluetooth headsets and portable speakers.
Equipped with high-performance processors and 4G LTE capabilities, the VIBE P1m not only runs apps and games seamlessly, it also supports blazing-fast connectivity and smooth access to online content.
Executive Director, Mobile Business Group at Lenovo Middle East and Africa (MEA), Shashank Sharma while speaking during the unveiling of the product reiterated the company’s dedication to fast-tracking the growth of Nigeria’s smartphone market by providing consumers with access to its latest mobile devices.
“As lifestyles and everyday habits become more mobile, consumers today are looking for devices that can deliver both performance and long lasting battery life in sleek, stylish designs. These are some of the driving forces behind our new VIBE smartphones that offer faster processing speeds, innovative new features and extended battery life to enhance the mobile experience of even the most demanding users,” he said.
He explained that the Lenovo VIBE P1m and Lenovo VIBE S1 are already available for purchase at accredited dealers in the country.
In another development, Lenovo also announced that it has gathered hundreds of entries for its ongoing nationwide promotion tagged Lenovo National Promo, just one month after its launch.
Grand prizes at stake in the promotion include a brand new Kia Rio and 10 education grants worth N200,000 each.
The first in the series of the promo’s electronic raffle draws took place at the weekend and saw two winners from different parts of the country emerging as winners of the education grants.
The lucky winners include Mr. Abimbola from Lagos and Mr. Abalu Evarist from Enugu. Names of winners of consolation prizes including blenders, deep freezers and much more were also revealed at the event.
The Lenovo National Promo is coming on the heels of the company’s recent announcement of new pricing for its P70 and A5000 smartphones towards enabling a larger set of consumers to enjoy the optimal mobile experience that smartphones provide at even more affordable rates. One more draw for the selection of winners of education grants will take place, followed by the Kia Rio Grand Prize draw.