Lenovo Vibe X fuses beauty and brains

Lenovo recently unveiled the latest addition to its portfolio of smartphones: the Lenovo Vibe X, which, according to the firm, “combines an innovative yet sleek design and intelligent camera performance for a vibrant viewing experience.”

The IDC Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker sees a 7.3 percent year on year growth of the worldwide phone market in 2013, with worldwide smartphone shipments expected to surpass 1 billion units for the first time in a single year. The same report notes the Philippines as one of the fastest growing smartphone markets worldwide, with a market size equivalent to 2.6 million last year, and is expected to reach 3.6 million this year.

Photo shows (left to right) Patricia Paredes
of Open Communications Inc., Lenovo
Philippines Country General Manager Michael
Ngan, John Rojo of Open Communications Inc.,
and Lenovo’s Anna Abola during the Vibe X
launch held in BGC’s Amber Ultra Lounge.

The thin and light Vibe X has a frame that measures just 6.9mm, just as thin as a pencil. It weighs at just 121 grams, and comes with a premium polycarbonate silver or white body and a laser-engraved 3D tactile finish. Its 5-inch IPS full HD display boasts of an ultra-sharp 440 pixels per inch (PPI) resolution; with ample protection from a scratch resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen beveled at the edges.

The device also features a 5 megapixel front camera with a wide-angle 84° lens. Its 13MP auto-focus rear camera comes with an LED flash and features a back-illuminated sensor for sharper images.

Running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system, the Vibe X is powered by a quad-core MTK 6589T 1.5GHz processor, matched with a 2000 mAh Li-polymer battery. It has 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of internal storage.

The Lenovo Vibe X smartphone is now on sale nationwide for P19, 999.

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