Lenovo drops another battery bomb, the P70 with a 4000mAh cell!

Lenovo has launched another battery-centric smartphone, the P70 for a price tag equivalent to US$224 (1399 CNY).

The phone comes with a massive 4,000mAh battery, which according to the maker is good enough for 46 days of standby. Besides the battery which is the obvious USP, there’s a 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek chipset (presumably the MT6732?), a 5-inch display with a 1280 x 720 pixel resolution to bring to you a ppi of 146, and 1GB of RAM with 8GB of on-board storage and a microSD slot.

On the imaging side of things, the P70 features a 13 mega-pixel sensor on the rear, and a 5 mega-pixel one on the front to make a decent set of cameras, at least on paper. Vibe UI atop Android v4.4.4 KitKat handles software on the phone, with no mention of an incoming KitKat update whatsoever.

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From what it appears, the phone seems to be made for those that are on the move for long durations, and don’t mind running (sort of) outdated software and a rather entry-level specifications sheet. Like mentioned previously, the phone is priced 1399 CNY / US$224 in China, but chances of it appearing in markets outside of Lenovo’s home country are slim.

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  1. algara
    February 10, 2015

    A ppi of 146???

  2. Andrew P
    February 10, 2015

    Are you kidding me Lenovo ?

    I can get same specs phone with 2,200 mAh 50% cheaper, and just buy a 10,000 mAh battery for ~$15 !

    • Simon
      February 10, 2015

      Where do you buy the 10000 mAh battery from ?

  3. tom
    February 10, 2015

    its already released in slovakia with MT6752 , 2Gb of RAM, 16 Gb internal storage …for 235 euro

  4. Sepp
    February 10, 2015

    Lenovo vibe x2 with battery case has a even bigger battery capacity and costs only 300$, including high-end specs! P70 doesn’t seem to be a good deal…

  5. Muhammad Yasir
    February 10, 2015

    im concerend about the 146 ppi!

  6. yalok
    February 10, 2015

    5″ and 1280×720 is over 290 PPI

  7. Guest
    February 10, 2015

    I could consider buying it, if only they could give this phone 1GB of RAM more.

  8. Suhardi Sonata
    February 11, 2015

    Mediatek MT6752, 2 GB/16 GB, 4000 mAh. Good enough…

  9. me
    February 11, 2015

    LEnovo plans to release octa core with 2gb ram version also.

  10. Giuseppe
    February 11, 2015
  11. nevland
    February 26, 2015