Chinese tech conglomerate Lenovo has decided to take on compatriot Xiaomi in its own play. In less than two days of Xiaomi Redmi 3 launch, Lenovo has introduced its Lemon 3 budget phone with almost identical specs sheet. To heat up the competition, Lenovo has kept a price identical to Xiaomi Redmi 3. In China, Lenovo Lemon 3 will sale at RMB 699 which translate to Rs. 7,150 approx.
As per the listing on the official site, Lenovo Lemon 3 sports a 5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and 441ppi pixel density. Just like its counterpart in the segment – Redmi 3, it is also powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 ticking at 1.5GHz. Graphics are taken care by Adreno 405 GPU with the assistance from 2GB of RAM.
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The Lenovo Lemon 3 comes with dual-SIM 4G standby support and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. It is interesting to note, Lemon 3 supports Indian bands in 4G LTE which seems to indicate Lenovo has plans to bring it to India.
In terms of other specifications, Lenovo Lemon 3 comes with 16GB on-boards storage with an expansion slot. For photography, it wears a 13-megapixel primary shooter at the back along with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front facing camera. This Lemon series phone features a 2750mAh battery, which according to the company, can deliver stand by time up to 15 days. Lenovo has also packed in Maxx Audio in this phone.
Comparo: Lenovo Lemon 3 vs. Xiaomi Redmi 3
Key Specifications and Features:
|Model||Lenovo Lemon 3|
|Display||5-inch, HD (1280×720) IPS LCD|
|Processor||1.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm snapdragon 616 SoC|
|Internal Storage||16GB, microSD, with microSD card|
|Software||Android 5.1 Lollipop|
|Primary Camera||13MP, LED Flash and 1080p Videos|
|Dimensions and weight||142x71x7.99 mm and 142 grams|
|Others||4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS|
|Price||7,499 INR (approx.)|