Lenovo LePhone Announced on CES 2010


Lenovo LePhone was announced at CES 010 and it’s Lenovo’s first smartphone. It is powered by Android and meant for the Chinese market.

The features of the phone include:

* Android 2.1
* WCDMA, 3.7″ AMOLED Touchscreen with 800*480 Resolution
* 12mm Thickness, 60mm Width
* Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS
* 3 Megapixel Camera, Secondary Video Call Camera

Though the device runs the latest version of Android, 2.1, it wont be compatible with current Android applications or support Android market. It supports widgets and has an iPhone like menu structure. There are no keys and it relies simply on gestures on a secondary touch panel below the screen.

There will be several accessories for the phone including add-ons such as QWERTY keyboards, secondary battery, speakers etc. It is expected to be released in China during the 1t half of 2010.

There is no news of a US release. So for now it looks like its meant for China only. Probably in the future, it might be released or Lenovo might come up with something else for the rest of the world.

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