Let’s go over the aesthetics of the Lenovo Vibe S1 first. At first look, you can refer the Lenovo Vibe S1 as classy and stylish. Adding on to that is the curved back that gives the phone a pleasing and smooth feel to the touch thanks to the use of aluminum instead of plastic. Being available in 2 different colors—Midnight Blue and Pearl White—the Lenovo Vibe S1 features Corning Gorilla Glass 3 coating on the rear and front sides which should add a heap more of durability. Coming along with 5-inch Full HD resolution display with a 441 ppi pixel density, you can expect a sharp and vibrant show of display when handling. Being of the mid-range class of smartphones, the Lenovo Vibe S1 is powered by a MediaTek MT6752 chipset that carries with it an octa-core 1.7GHz processor and a Mali T760 GPU. With 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage capacity, this is as far as mid-rangers go.
Havig more than one phone number/SIM card is pretty much the current trend in the smartphone world. The Lenovo Vibe S1 allows the installation of 2 SIM cards with its dual and hybrid Nano SIM card slots. Running on Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system, you are open to install any application you find interesting in the Google Play Store. Furthermore, with the mention of an Android OS, you are also free to customize most of your homepage with widgets, folders, and even personal launchers. Being ahead of the likes of OnePlus X and Moto X Play, the Lenovo Vibe S1 screams mid-range top performance.
The audio output of the Vibe S1 is significantly better than its competitors even though we are talking about the utilization of only a single speaker output. The camera, however, packs a more serious firepower with 13-megapizels under the hood and features good performance in daylight and the phase detect autofocus greatly improves the whole picture-taking ordeal. Another feature that needs to be put in the spotlight is the dual-front cameras which weighs in at 8-megapixels and 2-megapixels. If you’re opting for a really good selfie machine, then the Lenovo Vibe S1 is the answer to all your problems.
So, Should You Own It?
The Lenovo Vibe S1 is an interesting if not exciting specimen in the mid-range class of smartphones. With a great impression of style and class in the designing of the aesthetics and heavy ticks in boxes of speed, performance, durability, and easy-to-use areas, the Lenovo Vibe S1 is a class of its own, if not on the top of its class. What gives the Vibe S1 its competitive edge is the dual-front cameras of which should hit a wide variety of consumers on their own. And even if that doesn’t entice you to consider a purchase, the battery lasts a little bit longer that its other close competitors.