Lenovo s580 Review

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By Nadia Hussien & Translation by Magy Ghaly

Yaoota is offering you the pros and cons of the Lenovo s580, it is a mid-range phone and of good price and powerful battery.

Lenovo s580 Pros

  1. You can add an external storage for up to 32 GB.
  2. The phone grants you an average and smooth performance that is convenient for internet browsing, checking your e-mail, keeping up with the social network updates, playing simple games but with low settings.
  3. The battery is removable, which is a good option for those who want to have a spare battery and use it when the battery dies or change the original battery when it goes bad with a new one.
  4. The battery is very good; it lasts from 13 to 14 hours.

Lenovo s580 Cons

  1. Of the cons of the screen, is that the display isn’t clear in sunlight.
  2. Only one SIM that supports 3G connection.
  3. The internal memory is only 8 GB which is very limited.
  4. It runs the old operating system Android 4.3. It would have been better, if it ran at least the Android KitKat operating system.
  5. It’s not preferred to run multi-tasks at the same time (1 GB RAM).
  6. Playing with highest visual quality will slow down the device a little bit and as for Asphalt 8, it will be a little hard to control the car.

Lenovo s580 price in Egypt

The price of the Lenovo s580 starts at 1,099 EGP.

You can search for the price of Lenovo s580 in Egypt here.

*Prices may vary from time to time according to the stores offering the product.

Lenovo s580 Review

Design

  • The Lenovo s580’s design comes with curvy edges and the phone’s body is made of plastic but the chassis is strong and can be held with one hand.
  • The back cover is removable and made of matte plastic on which fingerprints don’t leave a trace.
  • Under this cover, there are two slots for SIM cards; one of them supports 3G connection and the other supports only 2G connection.
  • It’s worth mentioning that the phone doesn’t support Nano or micro SIMs, it only supports the old standard SIM card.
  • The battery is removable, which is a good option for those who want to have a spare battery and use it when the battery dies or change the original battery when it goes bad with a new one… and this guarantees a longer lifespan for the phone.
  • The phone is light and weights 129 grams.

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Screen

  • 5.0 inches LCD screen with IPS technology.
  • Of quality 1280 × 720 pixels with pixel density 294 ppi.
  • The screen is bright even with the lowest brightness level and also good viewing angle and those features are very good while watching videos and playing games.
  • However, the sunlight is reflected on the screen of Lenovo s580 which decreases the screen’s clarity.

Performance

  • 8 GB internal memory expandable with adding an external storage up to 32 GB.
  • Quad-core processor of 1.2 GHz and 1 GB RAM.
  • Lenovo s580 runs the operating system Android 4.3 jelly bean and Lenovo may in the future allow upgrading to the Android 4.4 KitKat.
  • There are many already installed applications on the phone like txtr eBooks for reading books and Guvera for music broadcasting services.
  • The experience of acoustic listening is very convenient and the phone offers music with good quality through earphones and also loudspeakers.
  • The processor’s performance is smooth and you won’t notice the phone’s delay.
  • You can play simple games like Asphalt 8, Dead Trigger 2 and Riptide 2 with good performance and low settings; they don’t stop or slow down. But, the graphics are average with a bright screen display.
  • Playing with highest visual quality will slow down the device a little bit and as for Asphalt 8, it will be a little hard to control the car.

Cameras

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Rear Camera

  • 8 MP with LED flash.
  • Includes features like: face detection, auto-focus, Geo-tagging, white balance, white sensitivity and light sensitivity ISO.
  • There is no HDR mode in the Lenovo s580 camera.
  • The phone gives good shots in daylight, while night shots are of lower quality and a little grainy.
  • This camera supports recording videos of quality 720p.

Front-facing Camera

  • 2 MP, barely acceptable for selfies and video calls.

Battery

  • The Lenovo s580 battery life is long with average and heavy use and lasts from 13 to 14 hours. 

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