Lenovo Vibe S1

price Rs. 18,100 onwards | launch Nov, 2015
magic score ?
<50
average value for money
our verdict: avoid
ranked
#45
of 81 phones in Rs. 15,000 - 20,000

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 6 expert reviews

What We Liked

  • Beautiful, premium design - easily amongst the best-looking phones in this segment
  • Outstanding ergonomics - sleek design, curved back and very lightweight
  • Excellent in-hand feel
  • Decent display
  • Lenovo's Vibe UI on top of Android
  • Good speed/performance
  • Very good rear camera
  • Dual front camera with nifty inbuilt features

What We Didn't

  • Average battery life

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Top Video Review

source: @Digit
Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.0, Upgradeable to 6.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 441 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
Processor/RAM
Processor1.7 GHz, Octa Core, MediaTek MT6752
GPUMali-T760MP2
RAM3 GB
Memory
Internal Memory32 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2420 mAh
Battery Standby264 hrs
Battery Standby (3G)240 hrs
Battery Talktime26.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)12.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Battery Standby (4G): 240 hrs
  • Battery Talktime (4G): 12 hrs
Dimensions
Weight132 gm
Thickness7.8 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • Phase Detection Auto-Focus
  • Dual-LED (dual tone) Flash
  • Geo-tagging
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • BSI Sensor
Secondary Camera8.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Dual Secondary Cameras (8 MP + 2 MP)
  • BSI Sensor
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
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  • WiFi Direct
  • WiFi Dual Band
  • Evernote
  • Kingsoft Office
  • Guvera Music
  • Route 66 Navi + Maps
  • UC Browser
  • SHAREit
  • SYNCit
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average brand rating
3.78/5
(Good)
average phonecurry internal rating for all phones launched by this brand in recent times
brand perception
Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys