IFA 2015 Highlights Part 2 – Lenovo

Lenovo made some head-turning tricks and brought some new gizmos to the playground as well. The Chinese tech firm showed off its new Y Series enthusiast and gamer systems at IFA 2015.

IdeaCentre desktop systems with both the M700 and M900 systems packing Intel sixth-generation, quad-core i7 CPUs, and huge banks of memory were also showcased at IFA 2015 by Lenovo. The Y700 comes with 32GB of DDR4 as standard while its bigger brother, the Y900, packs an even heftier 64GB inside and also packing in Nvidia GTX 970 in the Y70. People who would love to spend more can move up to twin GTX 980 4GB cards in the Y900. It also comes with gaming accessories like the Y Gaming Surround Headset, Y Gaming Mouse etc.

Lenovo Y Series Gaming PC at IFA 2015
Lenovo Y Series Gaming PC

For portable gaming preference, there is the Ideapad Y700, which comes in two flavors: Touch and “AMD.” Both models come with Windows 10, 16GB of DDR3L memory, a 15.6-inch display, and a red LED backlit keyboard.

Lenovo also gets in on the action at IFA 2015 with a daring duo dubbed the Phab and Phab Plus for the phablet territory. The Lenovo Phab has a 7-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. There’s a 64-bit quad-core processor inside with 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage, expandable by up to 64 GB with a MicroSD card. It will run Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the gate, with Lenovo’s interface on top. The real deal is the 4250 mAh battery. It also packs a decent 13 MP and 5 MP cameras.

The Lenovo Phab Plus, though confusingly has a smaller 6.8-inch display, comes with a 1920 x 1080p resolution this time. It has the 64-bit, octa-core, Snapdragon 615 processor inside, backed by 2 GB of RAM. A smaller 3500 mAh battery is seen, with the rest of the specs being the same as its brethren.

Lenovo Tab 3 Pro and Phab Plus
Lenovo Tab 3 Pro and Phab Plus

Lenovo also made its mark in the tablet territory at the IFA 2015. The Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro is made of premium aluminum and leather, but its claim to fame is the built-in 180-degree Pico projector. It has a 10.1 inch, Quad HD display. powered by a 2.24GHz quad-core Intel Atom x5-Z8500 processor and features 2GB of RAM.

Internal storage options are 16 GB or 32 GB, and an extra 128 GB can be added through the MicroSD slot. The rear camera is 13-megapixels while the front-facing lens comes in at 5-megapixels. Being only 4.68 mm thick, it holds a 10,200 mAh battery, which will provide up to 18 hours of power.

The Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 also comes in a 8 inch variant with similar specs. And finally getting back to smartphones, Lenovo cuts in with three new smartphones The Vibe P1, Vibe P1m, and Vibe S1.

The Vibe P1 and The Vibe P1m are more like twins. P1 is the bigger brother of the two. It has a 5.5-inch LCD IPS Gorilla Glass 3 display with a resolution of full HD. The bigger P1 sports a humongous 5,000mAh battery, while the P1m gets 4,000mAh. To give you a better idea of what this means, the P1 is rated to last 81 hours or 3.3 days. It comes with quick charge 2.0 which gets these boys ready in 2hrs at full charge.

A handy one-key power save feature is also included. The P1 and P1m has an internal storage, which is 32GB and 16GB respectively. The included MicroSD slot allows you to add an additional 128 GB on the P1 or 32GB on the P1m. Both phones are powered by a 1.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor, 2GB of RAM, a 13-megapixel rear camera with phase detection auto-focus, dual-color flash, a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, and Android 5.1.

The Lenovo Vibe S1 just might be the perfect selfie phone with its dual front-facing cameras. The 8-megapixel primary lens is for detail and sharpness while the 2-megapixel secondary lens gathers depth information to make the “ultimate selfie photo.”

The 13-megapixel rear camera features phase detection auto-focus and dual-color flash. It’s got an LCD IPS Gorilla Glass 3 display comes in at 5.0-inches and has a resolution of full HD. The Vibe S1 is powered by a 64-bit 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6752 processor, and includes 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, a MicroSD slot for up to 128GB of extra storage, 2500mAh battery, and Android 5.0.

More from the IFA 2015 coming soon!