Lenovo has released two new Android smartphones in the Philippines, the P770 and the P890. As compared to the new Lenovo offerings released last January, the main features of the two new phones is that they now have Android 4.1, Jelly Bean, installed and have increased the RAM to 1 GB.
Lenovo S890. The Lenovo S890 is a monster Droid phone with a 5-inch qHD (540 x 960) display. The Lenovo S890 is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual core ARM Cortex-A9 processor on a Mediatek chipset and comes with PowerVR SGX graphics. This makes places the phone in the same category as the Cherry Mobile Titan, Cherry Mobile Omega and MyPhone A919. The Lenovo S890 priced at Php12,800, is priced 4-6K more than its competition.
Now Android 4.1 and 1 GB of RAM are substantial updates, but what really makes the Lenovo S890 worth considering despite the much higher price is the qHD resolution. The Titan, Omega and A919 have 5 to 5.2 inch, WVGA displays with lower WVGA (480 x 800) resolution displays. At 5-inches, the qHD display really makes a noticeable difference in the sharpness of the user interface and image quality.
The other specifications are in line with what you expect from a smartphone at this price with dual SIM capability, 4 GB of internal storage expandable via a MicroSD card, a 8 MP primary camera with a LED flash camera, a VGA secondary camera, a 2250 mAh battery and the other features you expect to find in an Android smartphone these days.
I suspect this phone will be a very successful release for Lenovo.