Lenovo S5’s latest teaser confirms features like face unlock, secure payments and more

“The Lenovo S5 is being touted to deliver better performance than the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro”

Lenovo is all set to launch its next mid-range smartphone called the S5 at an event in its home market of China on March 20th. Ahead of the unveiling, the company’s Global VP Chang Cheng recently claimed that the Lenovo S5 will deliver better performance than Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5 Pro (review), which is all set to launch as the Redmi Note 5 in China. Today, a new teaser released by Cheng has revealed a few key specifications of the Lenovo S5.

Lenovo S5 teaser

As per the teaser, the Lenovo S5 will sport a premium full metal chassis. The phone will come with an all-screen front, flaunting an aspect ratio of 18:9. The phone will be equipped with an AI smart engine. Some of the features mentioned in the teaser include facial recognition, secure payments, a long-lasting battery, and the latest version of ZUI, the brand’s custom skin. The teaser also suggests that the smartphone will be able to capture impressive selfies.

If the reports are to be believed, the Lenovo K520 smartphone that was spotted on TENAA could launch as the Lenovo S5. As per the certification website, the phone will come with a 5.65-inch full HD+ display, and will be powered by an octa-core SoC of unknown make. The device is expected to come in multiple RAM and storage configurations – 4GB + 32GB and 6GB + 64GB. The connectivity options will include dual-SIM slots, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. Android 8.0 Oreo is expected to take care of the software side of things.

Lenovo has already teased that the S5 could be powered by a massive 6,000mAh battery, which is significantly higher than the 4,000mAh unit present on the Redmi Note 5 Pro. We will have official details regarding the phone’s specs, pricing and availability details next week.


Akshay aka Techakko has been working with 91mobiles since 2012. Passionate about gadgets, he has a special interest in smartphones and games. The constant stream of news stories he writes is testament to his prowess as a human web crawler. A graduate in Computer Science, he dabbles as a game developer and competes in various gaming tournaments in his spare time. When he wants to take a break from the screen, he enjoys long rides on his Yamaha FZ-S.
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