Lenovo vibe s1 Review

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By Nadia Hussien & Translation by Magy Ghaly

Although it is a phone of average price, it distinguishes itself as the first mobile in the world with dual front camera. Surely, selfie lovers will like the Lenovo vibe s1, with its high specifications. Yaoota is offering you the pros and cons of Lenovo vibe s1 with a detailed review. Also, the pros and cons of the dual front camera.

Lenovo vibe s1 Pros

  1. Selfie lovers will surely love the dual front camera and its effects.
  2. A screen of a fascinating HD display and bright even in sunlight.
  3. The graphics performance and multiple tasking is good.
  4. It is protected with Corning Gorilla glass 3 from the front and the back.
  5. Although the phone is of average price, it comes with high specifications; such as: an Octa-core processor 1.7 GHz and 3 GB RAM.

 Lenovo vibe s1 Cons

  1. You have to choose between either an additional external storage or a second SIM for there is only one slot for both.
  2. The battery lasts for almost 8 hours with heavy use.
  3. The phone gets slightly hot after some time of playing sophisticated games.
  4. It doesn’t support fast charging.
  5. It doesn’t support NFC technology.
  6. The front camera doesn’t have flash support.

The price of Lenovo vibe s1 in Egypt

The price of Lenovo vibe s1 starts at 2849 EGP.

Lenovo vibe s1’s price in Egypt.

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

Lenovo vibe s1 review

Design

  • Available in both blue and white color surrounded with a metallic frame, and the phone is smooth and curved at the back.
  • It is protected with Corning Gorilla glass 3 from the front and the back.
  • The navigation keys are on the front side but they are not back-lit, some people need their phone to support back-lit navigation keys to help them see when using their phone in the dark.
  • The phone is lightweight, only 132 grams.

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Screen

  • 5.0 inches FHD of quality 1080 × 1920 pixels, 441 ppi pixel density.
  • It gives a very good display and the level of details is fascinating. It is really impossible to see any pixels even if you are looking to the screen from a few inches distance.
  • Clear display and the colors are vivid and bright even under sunlight.
  • Watching movies and videos clips with Lenovo vibe s1 is absolutely entertaining. The screen of this phone is considered a point of strength.

Performance

  • Although Lenovo vibe s1 is of average price, it comes with high specifications.
  • The performance is very good with the Octa-core of speed 1.7 GHz and 3 GB RAM.
  • No delay or pending tasks when running many applications, playing sophisticated games and watching videos.
  • It runs with operating system Android 5.0 Lollipop.
  • 32 GB internal memory that can be expanded with an external memory for up to 128 GB.
  • Surely, with the big RAM size and the powerful processor, you will get a performance that satisfies you.
  • With high graphics tasks, you will get very good performance when playing games and watching HD movies. You will be able to play games like Asphalt 8: Airborne with high settings without problems.
  • The phone will only get hot when playing sophisticated and heavy games.

Cameras

Rear camera

  • The rear camera is of quality 13 MP with dual-tone LED flash.
  • It can record FHD videos.
  • The camera application is superb with good features and control settings; there is a manual setting with HDR mode and panorama mode.
  • The camera quality is high even when zooming in, the picture will still hold sharp details.

Front-facing camera

  • The main front-facing camera is on the left of quality 8 MP supported with a secondary front sensor on the right of quality 2 MP.
  • It can record FHD videos.
  • The camera’s performance is great; the selfie lovers will like it for the effects that give wonderful selfies.
  • You won’t be able to record videos in the double camera mode.
  • When using the double camera mode, all the effects will be available in the gallery after capturing the picture.
  • The use of the double camera mode in Lenovo vibe s1 is simple but gives interesting results, for using this mode will enable the camera to differentiate between details easily, and therefore distinguish precisely between you and the background behind you, and after that you can use this feature to remove the background, crop it and replace it. The idea is fun and carries a great deal of excitement in making pictures as you like easily and in a few steps and it won’t need you to possess talent or expertise in the graphics field and you won’t need to use a complicated program like Adobe Photoshop to remove the background you don’t like and add another one that’s more attractive!
    Really Lenovo deserves to be thanked for that superb feature.

Battery

  • 2420 mAh.
  • Lenovo vibe s1’s battery life is almost 8 hours with heavy use.
  • Generally, the phone has modes that save the battery that might help somehow solve the battery draining problem.

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