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Lenovo S90 (2014) review

Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
Adreno 306
1 GB / 16 GB
5 inch (720 x 1280 px)
13 MP, 4208 x 3120 px, autofocus

Lenovo announced the launch of the S90 smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the Lenovo S90 phone with 5 inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The S90 was launched with Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat) pre-installed. The S90 features a high-end AMOLED screen. AMOLED screens are known for their vibrant and saturated colors. They offer a wide color gamut, allowing for more accurate and vivid color reproduction. This phone has only one rear-camera (13 MP, 4208 x 3120 px, autofocus) on its back for photos and videos. Some smartphones with multi-camera setups offer specialized features like macro photography, low-light capabilities, or advanced image stabilization. The S90 also features a 8 MP front-facing camera.

Lenovo S90 specifications

BrandLenovo
NameS90
ModelS90
Release date2014

Body

Weight4.55 oz
Dimensions5.75 x 2.82 x 0.27 inch
Colorsblue, gray, pink, soft orange, white silver
SIM typeMicro SIM

The weight of the Lenovo S90 is 4.55 oz. It is still considered to be relatively lightweight and portable. The dimensions of this Lenovo smartphone are average (5.75 x 2.82 x 0.27 inch). For some people, larger smartphones are more comfortable to hold and easier to use, as they provide a larger display for watching videos, browsing the web, and using apps. A micro SIM is larger than the current standard Nano SIM card but smaller than the older, larger SIM card size. You can use a SIM card adapter to convert a Micro or Nano SIM card into the required size.

System

OS versionAndroid OS v4.4.4 (KitKat)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
CPUQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 306

The Lenovo S90 comes with Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is an open-source operating system, which means that users and developers have more control over the software and can customize it to suit their needs. The S90 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 CPU. A quad-core mobile CPU can provide fast and efficient performance for mobile games. The Lenovo S90 comes with Adreno 306 Graphics Processing Unit. The GPU is optimized for parallel processing and complex mathematical operations required for rendering and manipulating graphics. Adreno GPUs are widely used in smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. These GPUs are known for their strong performance, power efficiency, and advanced graphics capabilities.

Display

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size5 inch
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

The AMOLED display of S90 provides deep blacks, vibrant colors, fast response times, thin and flexible design possibilities, power efficiency, and features like Always-On Display. The 5 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The display size represents the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner. Text will be easier to read, and videos will be more immersive on a larger display. This smartphone is multitouch capable. Multitouch is a feature in smartphones that allows for the detection and tracking of multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously. It enables users to interact with the device using more than one finger or touch input at the same time.

Memory

RAM1 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotno

1 GB of RAM is not typically considered to be enough for a smartphone. Most smartphones today come with at least 3 GB or 4 GB of RAM, and some high-end devices have even more. Having more RAM in a smartphone can provide benefits in terms of performance and multitasking. When you have more RAM, you can keep more apps and processes open in the background without slowing down the device. If you primarily use your smartphone for basic tasks like calling, texting, and browsing the web, 32GB may be sufficient for your needs. The S90 has only 16 GB of internal storage. The memory and the internal storage of the Lenovo S90 (1 GB) cannot be expanded.

Camera

Main camera13 MP, 4208 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED
Selfie camera8 MP

This smartphone has only one camera on its back. If you have budget limitations or prioritize other features over a multi-camera system, this single camera setup can be a suitable choice. The autofocus is an important feature in this smartphone. Autofocus helps the camera to focus on a subject automatically, which ensures that the resulting photo or video is clear and sharp. The main camera of S90 smartphone does not have OIS. The optical image stabilization (OIS) is an important feature in smartphones, particularly for those who frequently use their phones to take photos and videos.

Connectivity

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0
GPSA-GPS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

The Lenovo S90 supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G is the fourth generation of mobile phone technology. 4G provides faster data transfer speeds compared to previous generations. It offers peak download speeds ranging from 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps, depending on the specific network and implementation. To connect to a Wi-Fi network on the Lenovo S90, you simply need to go to the Wi-Fi settings on the device, select the network you want to connect to, and enter the password.

The S90 smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. Bluetooth is a wireless communication technology that allows devices to connect and communicate with each other over short distances. The S90 has a GPS receiver. Many fitness and activity tracking apps rely on GPS to accurately measure and record outdoor activities such as running, cycling, hiking, or tracking routes. The S90 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch.

The S90 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station. The S90 has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The S90 smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.

Battery

TypeLi-Ion 2300 mAh, non-removable

The Li-Ion 2300 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The S90 does not have a removable battery. The battery is integrated into the phone's design and is not intended to be removed or replaced by the user.

Features

Sensorsaccelerometer, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. When an object, such as your hand or face, comes close to the sensor of S90, it triggers a response that can be used for specific functions or features. The Dual SIM capability of Lenovo S90 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use.

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Lenovo S90, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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