Lenovo just announced the Z5s which is basically like the a more affordable albeit capable version of the Lenovo Z5 Pro. The Z5s here comes with the same Snapdragon 710 processor as the Z5 Pro but in order to be more affordable, it utilises an LTPS LCD display instead of an AMOLED display. It also has a less power configuration in terms of RAM and storage options and also reduced the camera counts. Let’s take a look at it’s specifications.
Lenovo Z5s Key Specs
・6.3-inch LTPS capacitive touchscreen, 1080x 2340 pixels
・Android 9.0 Pie with 4GB/6GB Of RAM
・Octa-core 2.2GHz, Snapdragon 710
・64GB/128GB built-in storage
・16MP + 8MP rear camera and 8MP selfie camera
・3,300mAh non-removable Battery
Lenovo Z5s Design And Display
The back of the device packed with a triple camera setup and an LED flash underneath, much like the Huawei P20 Pro. The fingerprint sensor is also situated at its usual spot at the centre.
The colour flavours Available are Starry Night Grey, Love Orange and Titanium Blue. Overall, the Lenovo Z5s weighs just 172 grams and measures 7.9mm in thickness. As for the display, it features a huge 6.3-inch display with a very small notch housing the front facing camera with basically no chin below, reaching an impressive 83% Screen to body ratio. The display is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass.
Lenovo Z5s Camera Review
Lenovo Z5s has a total of four cameras. The single front facing camera is a 16MP camera with f/2.0 aperture equipped with HDR and 1080p video recording at 30fps. At the rear is where we have the rest of the four cameras which consists of a 16MP wide angle camera with f/1.8 and PDAF, an 8MP telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture, PDAF and 2x Optical Zoom and then a 5MP depth sensor camera with f/2.4 aperture. The tipple rear camera is equipped with dual-LED dual tone flash, HDR, Panorama and 4K/1080p video recording at 30fps.
Lenovo Z5s Hardware and Software
At the heart of this device is the Snapdragon 710 Chipset with an octa-core processor and a maximum clock speed of 2.2GHz paired with Adreno 616 GPU. The 4GB RAM variant comes with 64GB of internal storage while the 6GB RAM variant comes with 128GB of internal storage. Both configurations are expandable via the second SIM Slot (Hybrid) MicroSD card slot, up to 256GB. The device runs ZUI 10 out of the box which is based on the latest Android version – Android 9.0 Pie.
Battery & Network Connectivity
A 3,300mAh battery powers this device with an 15W fast charging for quick refills. The other basics features are also present on this device which includes 4G LTE, WiFi, WiFi direct, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS and USB Type-C.
Price And Availability
The based version of 4GB/64GB costs CNY1,398 and is only available in Starry Night Grey while the 6GB/64GB comes in all of the available colours. The biggest Variant with 6GB/128GB comes in just Love Orange and is a limited edition that has the autograph of Zhu Yilong; a popular Chinese actor. All Variant are already up for pre-order with shipping as well as official sales set to commence on December 24.
Lenovo Z5s Full Specifications
- Dimension: 156.7 x 74.5 x 7.9 mm
- Material: Metal
- Weight: 172grams
- SIM: (Dual Nano-SIM, Dual stand-by)
- Type: LTPS IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.3-inch
- Screen Resolution: 19:9, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 409ppi
- Multi-touch: Yes
Software and performance
- Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie
- Chipset: Snapdragon 710, Octa-core 2.2GHz
- RAM: 4GB/6GB RAM
- Internal Storage: 64GB/128GB
- Card Slot: Yes, Up to 256GB (Uses SIM 2 Slot)
- Primary: 16MP + 8MP + 5MP with f/2.0 – dual tone dual-LED flash, PDAF, HDR, Panorama
- Secondary: 8MP with f/2.0
Network and Connectivity
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- 3G: 2100 MHz
- 4G: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 – A2DP, LE
- USB: Yes, Type-C
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio Jack: Yes
- Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear-Mounted)
- NFC: Yes
- Sensor: Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor
- Capacity: 3,300mAh, non-removable
- Type: Li-Ion
- Fast Charging: Yes
- OTG Support: Yes
Price and Availability
Recommended Retail Price: $200
Availability: Coming Soon