Lenovo Announces The All New YOGA Tablet And Three Midrange Handsets

Lenovo YOGA Tablet 10 HD+

Lenovo has just announced three budget smartphones along with the all-new 10 inch YOGA tablet during the MWC in Barcelona earlier today. The budget handsets go by the model numbers S660, S850, and the S860. You can find the complete hardware specifications of the three handsets below:

The Lenovo S660

  • 4.7 inch (960 x 540) display with a brushed metal design
  • 1.3 GHz quad core MediaTek chipset
  • 8 megapixel camera
  • 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage (expandable up to 32GB)
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
  • 3,000 mAh battery

Lenovo S660

The Lenovo S850

  • 5 inch (1280 x 720) display with an all glass design and a unique glowing logo on the back
  • 13 megapixel rear camera, 5 megapixel portrait camera
  • 1.3 GHz quad core MediaTek chipset
  • 1GB of RAM, 16GB of storage
  • 2,000 mAh battery
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

Lenovo S850

The Lenovo S860

  • 5.3 inch (1280 x 720) display, also with a brushed metal finish
  • 8 megapixel camera
  • 1.3 GHz quad core MediaTek chip
  • 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage (non-expandable)
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
  • 4,000 mAh battery

Lenovo S860

Although these smartphones launch with Android 4.2 out of the box, Lenovo claims that an update to Android 4.4 is on the cards. The cheapest of the three will be the S660 which will retail for $229 sans contract at launch. The S850 however will cost slightly more at $269. The largest of the trio, the S860 has been priced at $349. Lenovo claims that the smartphones will be available in parts of Asia, Middle East and Central American regions in the coming months.

Lenovo also launched the new YOGA Tablet 10 HD+ which acts as a successor to the original 10 inch YOGA tablet. This variant however packs a better 1080p display which is supported by a sturdier kickstand. The tablet also comes with 2GB of RAM, 16 or 32GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot and Android 4.3. Lenovo has packed a mammoth 9,000 mAh battery on the tablet which supposedly last for over 18 hours of continued usage. Lenovo will launch Wi-Fi and cellular (3G) models of the tablet separately with differing price tags. Prices of the YOGA Tablet 10 HD+ start from $349 with availability set to begin in April.