Lenovo today launched a flagship device after a bit of a wait. In keeping with their now customary practice of packing many wow factors in a device, they have launched the Vibe X3 at INR 19,999/- This device is quite literally an entertainment powerhouse. While keeping the price reasonable, Lenovo has gone ahead a given you an impressive theatrical experience with professional quality sound in this cracker of a device!
The Lenovo spokesperson at the launch started with a clear statement that they are not looking to wow users with specs on a sheet and are more aligned to giving a complete and high quality media experience with this device. And true to those words, the specs were never brought up. The launch did leave us impressed given the package and the absolutely clever pricing. The phone has a series of features that are tailored for media consumption.
Incorporating large chambered front stereo speakers for louder output and improved bass performance, the VIBE X3 boasts of lifelike audio experience over speakers with Dolby Atmos®. Coupled with Audiophile class sound featuring the industry’s highest performance 32-bit mobile audio DAC (ESS SABRE 9018 Digital-to-Analog Converter) with a Tri-operational amplifier configuration, the Vibe X3 provides incredible dynamic range, ultra-low distortion and supreme audio clarity. It promises unparalleled audio quality and redefines personal entertainment on a smartphone.
The phone features a vibrant 5.5” Full High-Definition PerfectView display with a 178o wide viewing angle, an unprecedented high contrast ratio of 1500:1 and is capable of displaying 100% NTSC color gamut to further enhance the user’s visual experience with vibrant colours and stunning details on a high resolution screen.
VIBE X3 comes with advanced sound input and recording capabilities for users aspiring to produce their own digital content. A Lenovo configured 3-mic system and Wolfson® audio codec effectively filter out ambient noise and greatly enhance sound quality, while its 21MP PDAF rear camera with 4K Ultra HD video recording capabilities and 8MP front camera ensures crisp quality videos and images. It also has an in-built IR blaster along with intelligent EPG functionality that give you complete control over what you want to watch on your favorite TV channel.
It has a 3500mAh battery and a 64-bit Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 808 processor with 3GB of RAM,The Vibe X3 offers good ergonomics with a curved back that is 3.4mm at its thinnest, gripping it in your hand will not be a strain. Its 21MP PDAF camera with 4K Ultra HD video recording lets you capture images with all the sharp details intact— supports 4G connectivity. Storage capacity of 32GB and expandable MicroSD slot (up to 128GB) is also available to ensure users have easy access to a library of music, movies and games, while staying connected at all times.
This handset also has the TheaterMax facility that allows you to do so much more than just viewing media from your smartphone screen. Whether you’re coming home after a long day or chilling with friends outside, there is always a new and refreshing experience waiting to be discovered. Watch Movies, videos and games come to life when you use a pair of Lenovo VR glasses, and soak in the vibrant visuals and rich surround sound. Gaming will be very interesting with this one.
The Lenovo VIBE X3 will be available on sale on Amazon India starting 28th January 2016 at 2PM. Available in Matte White, the Vibe X3 is priced at 19,999.
More about this device in a detailed review coming up soon. Stay tuned!