PHILIPPINES – The Department of Education has officially implemented the new basic education system (K to 12), many schools are upgrading their curriculum, teachers are readying their lessons and students are already prepping their first-day-of-class gear. Everyone feels the “new school year” rush, and Lenovo can make the opening of classes even more interesting with smartphones that are Grade A in performance.
Lenovo smartphones, ranging from pioneer models with dual selfie cameras, to units with massive battery power and those that deliver a virtual reality experience, can be a student’s or even a teacher’s companion in achieving his or her goals. Below is a roll-call of the best Lenovo smartphones, which will make this school year the best one.
Unlimited productivity and power: The Lenovo VIBE P1 and P1m
For the busy bees, Lenovo offers the powerful VIBE P1 and VIBE P1m that can keep up with the daily demands of students. The stylish smartphones’ epic battery life, high-performance processors and other features are heaven-sent for students with an always-on lifestyle.
Built to survive the busiest days, the Lenovo VIBE P1 comes with a 5000mAh battery – one of the highest-capacity batteries in its category – that can last a whole day of classes, meetings, and activities. It has a physical power-saving switch and 24W quick charge function to instantly extend battery life, plus an OTG (on-the-go) charging feature to power other devices. With a snappy 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon octa-core processor, this powerhouse also boasts a built-in security and fingerprint sensor. Its 13MP rear camera uses fast-focus PDAF technology while its 5MP selfie camera offers multiple shooting modes and beautification features.
The Lenovo VIBE P1m, on the other hand, also boasts a nano-coating technology, making it splash-proof. This unit engineered for the outloor lovers and thrill seekers features a long-lasting 4000mAh battery, a MediaTek 64-bit quad-core processor and a vivid 5-inch HD screen.
The VIBE P1, is now priced at Php13,999 is available in Platinum and Graphite Grey. The P1m comes in Onyx Black and Pearl White, and is priced at Php7,999. Both are bundled with a free screen protector (worth Php299) and a free back cover (worth Php599).
Limitless creativity and imagination: The Lenovo VIBE S1
Gear up for a creative school year with, the Lenovo VIBE S1. It’s the world’s first dual-selfie camera smartphone, boasting of an 8MP primary front camera which takes the sharpest selfies, and a 2MP secondary front camera which analyzes depth of field information to replicate the human binocular vision. The Cut-out feature of VIBE S1 allows users to crop themselves out of selfies and place themselves on another background, such as the Eiffel Tower in France or Taj Mahal in India and other preloaded images and scenes. To crop out unwanted photo bombers or just add extra creative effect to a photo, the VIBE S1’s blur feature sure comes in handy. Users can refocus anywhere on the selfie for up to 3 focal planes, while adding a ‘bokeh’ effect to the background to enhance and stylize a selfie. The smartphone also comes with a 13MP rear camera.
Choose from either the attractive White or Gold models of this Android 5.0 (Lollipop) smartphone, which offers 5.0″ Full HD display and 4G LTE capability yet measures just 7.8mm thin and weighs 132g.
The Lenovo VIBE S1 retails for Php15, 999, bundled with a free screen protector (worth Php299) and a free back cover (worth Php599).
Experience virtual reality: The Lenovo VIBE X3 and Lenovo VIBE K4 Note
Get to know TheaterMax, powered by the Lenovo Virtual Reality technology, in two of the world’s first smartphones to deliver immersive VR experience. TheaterMax can convert any multimedia content to become VR-enabled when viewed through a VR headset.
First, there’s the Lenovo VIBE X3. Incorporating the world’s first large-chambered front stereo speakers for a louder output and improved bass performance, it boasts an all-new Dolby ATMOS® lifelike audio experience and is engineered with Lenovo Sound featuring the industry’s highest performance 32-bit mobile audio DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter) for ultralow distortion and supreme audio clarity.
The VIBE X3 is powered by top-of-the-line 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 hexa core processor, has 3GB or RAM, and features 21MP PDAF rear camera with 4K Utra HD video recording capabilities, plus 8MP front camera.
Another unit boasting of TheaterMax is the Lenovo VIBE K4 Note. It is equipped with advanced sound input and recording capabilities for those aspiring to produce their own digital content. Lenovo’s configured 3-mic system and state-of-the-art Wolfson® audio codec effectively filter out ambient noise and greatly enhance sound quality during recording. Its twin front ported stereo speakers enabled by Dolby Atmos® minimize noise and voice distortion when playing voice clips and songs, automatically fine-tuning any audio experience for listeners.
An embedded 3300mAh battery and 64-bit octa-core processor ensure the performance of the VIBE K4 Note. Combined with a 13MP PDAF rear camera and a 5MP fixed-focused selfie camera, these features make VIBE K4 Note ideal for creative content producers.
Pricing for the VIBE X3 starts at Php22,099 while the K4 Note is priced at Php10,699. Both models are bundled with a free VR headset, screen protector, and back cover. The VIBE X3 is available in Pearl White. The Lenovo VIBE K4 Note comes in Matte White and Matte Black.