Lenovo rolls out its layered smartphone ‘Lenovo VIBE X2’
New Delhi, India, November 6, 2014: Lenovo today launched Lenovo VIBEX2 in India. The Vibe X2, with its three-layer design, captures the essence of today’s multi-faceted lifestyle while empowering consumers with the freedom to express their individual styles.
The device is thin and sleek in design, and uses 4G LTE Octa-Coreprocessor from MediaTek. The phone is characterised by its 12.7 cms full HD screen, feather- light weight (120g) with dual cameras having a simplified UI, selfie beautification and auto-shutter gesture controls. What makes the smartphone additionally stand out are the innovative VIBEXtensionTMsmart layers.
“Lenovo is innovating to lead in the PC+ era guided by its “plus strategic roadmap” focusing on smartphone growth opportunities while leveraging favorable market trends. India is a prominent growth market for us and the Vibe X2 with the first-of-its-kind VIBE XtensionTMsmart layers and otherpremium features is a great example of our rich expertise in innovation and design.”said JD Howard, Vice President, Lenovo Group, Head of Lenovo AP Sales.
“The VIBE X2 is a trend-setter in many ways with its distinctive three-layer design combined with the all-new VIBE XtensionTMsmart layers. This device is an ideal combination of cutting-edge technology andinnovative features that certainly meet the requirements of our discerning customers, who value best-in-class features in their smartphones.”said Sudhin Mathur, Director- Smartphones, Lenovo India.“Vibe X2 is the perfect choice today in India for youth/millennials who want a trendy, high-on performance device with best-in-class features and abundant battery life that keeps them connected even on-the-go.”JD Howard added.
The slim and ultra-stylish VIBE X2 has a new, unique layered design accentuated with bold colours. Lenovo has employed its expert craftsmanship to ensure a visually harmonious wall of shades.
A fourth layer can be added to the layered VIBE X2 with the innovative VIBE XtensionTM Smart layerswhich are, VIBE X2 Battery and VIBE X2 Speaker.
VIBE XtensionTMSmart layers
Adding a fourth layer to the VIBE X2’s multi-layered concept are the VIBE XtensionTMsmart layers. Lenovo is introducing twoVIBE XtensionsTM, VIBE X2 Battery and VIBE X2 Speaker, which work seamlessly with the VIBE X2 to enhance and personalize consumers’ mobile experience.
At just 5.1mm thin, the VIBE X2 Battery surprises consumers with the ability to extend its life by up to 75 percent. An auxiliary micro-USB port simultaneously charges the case and device.
The unique VIBE X2 Speaker is the first click-on speaker in the market and it facilitatesmusic lovers as well as movie fansto enjoy their favorite tracks and videos with JBL tuned hi-fi sound. Other highlights include a convenient hands-free stand, wireless Bluetooth connectivity and a built-in battery for 5 hours of uninterrupted audio playback.
Cutting-edge performance and power efficiency
Lenovo is the first global handset manufacturer to ship a smartphonewith the latest MediaTek MT6595 True Octa-core™ processor. The MT6595 is world’s first 4G LTE Octa-Core Smartphone SoC with ARM Cortex-A17 and Ultra HD H.265 Codec Support. The chipset employs ARM’s big.LITTLE™ architecture with MediaTek’s CorePilot™ technology to deliver a Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP) platform that unlocks the full power of all eight cores.
Speaking at the occasion, Dr. Finbarr Moynihan, General Manager – Corporate Sales International, of MediaTek said, “We are excited to partner with Lenovo to introduce the first handset powered by MT6595 in the country. Lenovo has been an important partner for us and has always believed in innovation at MediaTek. We believe through this collaboration, MediaTek and Lenovo will be able to expedite the adoption of 4G LTE in India. With a deep understanding of the Indian smartphone market, we continue to bring a premium mobile experience to consumers, and thus enable them to become, what we like to call, an Everyday Genius.”
The Lenovo VIBE X2 is equipped with two advanced cameras for multiple shooting modes and a beautification feature. This technology gives users the ability to capture crisp, vivid photos and video.
The VIBE X2’s 5MP wide-angle front camera, featuring auto-shutter gesture controls that activate the lens with the blink of an eye or a smile is perfect for selfies.
The13MP auto-focus, rear-facing camera comes with a back-illuminated sensor and LED flash to produce sharp, brilliant shots.
The Lenovo VIBE X2 smartphones comes equipped with Lenovo’s proprietary DOit Android applications to provide users with greater value than any other smartphone in its class.
The VIBE X2 comprises five essential apps that address the key concerns of mobile users. The DOit app series includes:
SHAREit – Shares information instantly between multiple devices without network charges
SECUREit – This helps to speed up devices and secure them from viruses and malware
SYNCit – This is a back up to restore contacts, SMS messages and call logs
SNAPit Camera – This camera provides a camera app with gesture controls
CLONEit – This instantly transfers all your old data to your new Lenovo smartphone
Price and Availability
The Lenovo VIBE X2 will be priced at Rs. 19,999/-and will be available exclusively on Flipkart at 10am on 10 Nov, 2014 onwards. The device will be available in sunset Gold layer variant.