Lenovo launches high-end Mediatek phone the Lenovo Vibe X


While we were busy in Beijing yesterday Lenovo was wooing the crowds at IFA with their new high-end Mediatek handset the Lenovo Vibe X.

Lenovo have jumped in to the Android phone market with both feet, and although their initial start was a bit wonky, their later devices have been true market leaders. The Lenovo Vibe X is a high-end 1080 phone based on the low-cost quad-core MT6589T Mediatek processor,

A 5-inch 1080 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection takes up the whole front of the sleek 6.9mm alloy handset with a pixel density of 441PPI, the same as the Xiaomi Mi3.

The Vibe X also get’s a 5 mega-pixel front camera, 13 mega-pixel rear, single LED flash, 16GB memory but no SD card expansion. The phone will complete directly with devices such as the Vivo X3, Oppo R819 and others, and should be priced at around the $300.

[ Image Source Mashable ]
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13 Comments

  1. September 5, 2013

    We want a $200 phone

  2. ubiratamuniz
    September 5, 2013

    unfortunately, it´s being announced that it will be sold only in China. 🙁

  3. anony
    September 6, 2013

    Apparently nowadays “high-end” is synonymous with no external storage, some things that has been norm for decades on feature phones (aka dumb phones). Smartphone my ass.

    • September 6, 2013

      I think everyone is following the Google strategy of no SD card. It’s definitely not for me. I would prefer an 8 gb phone with SD slot.

      • anony
        September 6, 2013

        “Do no evil, unless it’s profitable.”

        Sigh, google…

  4. cesarXD
    September 6, 2013

    kkkk no thx i have the original one. > TCL s950 lamers.
    Lenovo plz bitch.

    • September 7, 2013

      yep, a clone of idol x, an ugly and wide one.

      • anony
        September 7, 2013

        Clone? They’re the exact same phone (TCL is Alcatel OEM) and at 67.5mm wide, it’s probably the most compact 5″ phone out there.

        • anony
          September 7, 2013

          Ah sorry, you mean this Lenovo is the clone of Idol X, I agree and it’s even less capable.

  5. September 6, 2013

    You missed mentioning the RAM. It’s got 2GB.

  6. gerstavros
    September 7, 2013

    no SD card expansion and only 16GB internal storage. NO..

  7. Simon
    September 9, 2013
  8. deepanshu gupta
    September 20, 2013

    I want this right now.