Lenovo has launched 2 new smartphones at IFA 2014, the Vibe Z2 and Vibe
X2. Both the Lenovo Vibe Z2, priced at $429 (Rs. 26,000 approximately)
and Lenovo Vibe X2, priced at $399 (Rs. 24,000 approximately), will be
available in China starting October, and will be released in Asia
Pacific, Eastern Europe and the Middle East in countries where Lenovo
smartphones are currently sold.
The company is touting the Lenovo Vibe
Z2 as a 'selfie-phone' and the handset is also its first 64-bit powered
smartphone. Meanwhile, the Lenovo Vibe X2 is being billed by Lenovo as the
'world's first layered smartphone' and the handset sports a tri-layered
design. The Vibe X2 will be available in Dark Grey, Gold, Red, and
The Vibe Z2 is 7.8 mm thin, while features a 5.5-inch
(720x1280 pixels) HD display that is powered by extra-bright 600nit
rating. It runs Android 4.4 KitKat and supports dual-SIM.
has packed in a 64-bit quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor clocked
at 1.2GHz alongside 2GB of RAM. The company notes that the new 64-bit
architecture "will be able to take advantage of Google's future versions
of Android that supports high-performance 64-bit computing," implying
Android L of course. It includes 32GB of built-in storage.
smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear autofocus camera with BSI sensor,
OIS, and LED flash. It also packs an 8-megapixel front fixed focus
camera, which the company touts as the highlight of the device. The
Lenovo Vibe Z2 will be available in White, Titanium, and Gold colours,
measures 148.5x76.4x7.8mm and weighs 158 grams. Other specifications
include 3000mAh battery; 4G LTE; Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac; Bluetooth, and
The Lenovo Vibe X2, on the other hand, is powered by a
2GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6595m processor. It comes with 2GB of RAM, and
includes 32GB of inbuilt storage.
Notably, the Lenovo Vibe X2
will be available in two variants - dual-SIM that will be available in
Asia-Pacific region, and single SIM for other countries. It features a
5-inch (1080x1920 pixels) IPS display and runs Android 4.4 KitKat
out-of-the-box with Vibe UI 2.0.
Other specifications include a
13-megapixel autofocus rear camera; 5-megapixel front camera; 2300mAh
battery; 4G LTE; Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac; Bluetooth, and Micro-USB. It
measures 140.2x68.6x7.27mm and weighs 120 grams.
In addition to
the smartphones, Lenovo has also introduced click-on accessories called
Vibe Xtensions for Vibe X2 that include Vibe X2 Battery and Vibe X2
Commenting on the launch, Colin Giles, Senior Vice
President, Worldwide Sales, Mobile Business Group, Lenovo said, "The
Vibe X2 offers consumers a smartphone that's as unique as they are,
starting with its three layer colour gradient design that looks as
beautiful as it feels in the hand."