New images of a mysterious Lenovo A series smartphone have surfaced on Weibo, the Chinese microblogging site. Speculations indicate that the unknown smartphone will be announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017.
Just as the Lenovo Vibe X2 sports a three-layer design, the unknown device revealed through the leaked shots suggest that it also sports a similar design Even though it appears to be a slightly premium device with metallic chassis, it seems that the smartphone will be featuring a polycarbonate body with metallic finish.
Since budget smartphones are now graced with metallic bodies, it is likely that the unknown Lenovo A series phone may indeed come with a metallic body. The rear-facing camera and the placement of the speaker indicates that it will be a budget-friendly smartphone. The tipster who has revealed the images of the device has not given out any information on its specs.
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Early speculations indicate that it may arrive as a successor of Lenovo A7000 Turbo, a smartphone that was released in January last year. Hence, it is likely to feature a 5.5-inch full HD display, a MediaTek octa-core processor, 3 GB of RAM, and a 3,000 mAh battery. It may launch with a pricing of 10,000 INR ($148).
Apart from this mysterious Lenovo A phone, the Chinese manufacturer is expected to reveal several devices at the upcoming MWC 2017 event. On Feb. 26, it is pegged to unleash the Moto G5, Moto G5 Play and Moto G5 Plus. It is also rumored to also unveil Lenovo Tab3 8 Plus tablet.
The tablet that will be fueled by Snapdragon 652 chipset is expected to come with 8-inch full HD screen. It is expected to come in two internal storage sizes of 32 GB and 64 GB along with support for expandable storage. It will be coming with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS. It will include a single LED enabled 8-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel selfie camera. It will be equipped with a 4,250 mAh battery.