MWC 2016: Lenovo to launch metal-clad Lemon 3 Plus with Snapdragon 616 processor

Just a few days before Mobile World Congress, Lenovo has teased a new smartphone via its social media platforms with a caption, "#KnockOut Coming Soon MWC 2016." In addition, the Lenovo India Twitter handle reads, "A gorgeous new device has been engineered from scratch to deliver the #Knockout punch."

The teaser shows a poster of a liquid metal being poured on a phone, which hints at the fact that it might an all-metal body smartphone. Rumours suggest that the device might be the Lemon 3 Plus, the successor for Lemon 3.

The device is expected to sport a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display with a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. It will be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 processor with Adreno 405 GPU and 3GB RAM. Running Android 5.1 Lollipop, the device includes an internal storage of 16GB which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card.

It comes equipped with a 13MP rear camera with LED flash along with a 5MP front facing camera. Connectivity features include 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB 2.0 and GPS.

In addition, the device is also rumoured to be the A6000 successor. In terms of specifications, the Lenovo A6000 features a 5-inch 720p HD display and is powered by a 64-bit, 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor, paired with 1GB of RAM.

The A6000 is a  dual-SIM smartphone, which supports LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0, and weighs 128 grams. The Lenovo A6000 comes with stereo speakers, which work on Dolby Digital Plus technology. The smartphone has an internal storage of 8GB, expandable up to 32GB. It features an 8MP rear camera with a 178 degree viewing angle. There’s also a 2MP front-facing camera.

It runs Android 4.4 KitKat, which sports the Vibe UI 2.0 skin. It comes pre-loaded with the Guvera music app as well. The device comes with a 2,300mAh battery, which Lenovo claims can provide up to 13 hours of calls and up to 11.5 days on standby.

Published Date: Feb 16, 2016 09:15 am | Updated Date: Feb 16, 2016 09:15 am