The Lenovo P70 smartphone has been launched in India via the company's online store, where it has gone up for pre-orders at Rs. 15,999. Lenovo's The Do Store listing
mentions that the smartphone will ship on April 14 in India.
Initially unveiled in China in February, one of the most notable features of the Lenovo P70 is it supports 4G LTE connectivity and is backed by a large 4000mAh battery which is rated to deliver up to 18 hours of talk time and up to 696 hours of standby time on 3G networks.
The Lenovo P70 is a dual-SIM (Micro-SIM) device which runs the recent Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box. It comes with a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) IPS display.
The smartphone is powered by a 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek (MT6752) processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and Mali T760-MP2 GPU. The Lenovo P70 comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage, which is further expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). It sports a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash while there is a 5-megapixel fixed-focus front-facing camera also on board.
Apart from the 4G LTE, the Lenovo P70 offers 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth connectivity options.
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It measures 142x71.8x8.9mm, weighs 149 grams, and is listed in Midnight Blue colour. The Lenovo P70 packs an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, magnetometer, and proximity sensor.
The company also touts the Quick Charge feature of the Lenovo P70 that allows it get fully charged in 3 hours while a 15-minute charge offers up to 4 hours of talk time.
Lenovo on Tuesday launched its A7000 smartphone in India, featuring Dolby Atmos audio technology, priced at Rs. 8,999. The 4G-enabled handset will be available on Flipkart in its first sale on April 15.