Lenovo Vibe Shot Review

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If you see it from the front, it is decidedly smartphone. However when you were to have a look at it from the back, it is a complete other story. The design is reminiscent of old school snappers. And that is exactly what Lenovo goes for, given the standout photographic capabilities of this truly compact snapper.

Vibe Shot is a 5 inch device having 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution display screen. It’s running on Lollipop operating system. It’s powered by octa-core processor along with 3GB RAM, delivers great performance. It has twin camera, 16 MP rear and 8 MP front camera. It’s priced for $349 USD.

Lenovo Vibe Shot: Design

Lenovo Vibe Shot

The Lenovo Vibe Shot offers stylish and premium design and high build quality. Anodized aluminum frame around the edges and glass is used for the back and front panel. It kind of reminds us of the Sony Xperia Z series phones, but additionally has its own distinguished and unique look.

First things, although. Let’s start with the back panel which we already stated it is covered in glass that is backed up by Gorilla Glass 3 protection and under it, you’ll see a strip line that appears like a brushed aluminum. The entire concept is for the phone to seem like an old school professional camera when you’re holding it horizontally. Additionally, you will simply notice Lenovo Vibe’s logo and the 16 MP camera along with the triple-LED flash. Speaking of which, right beneath that setup you may see an IR blaster that ought to help the camera focus more simply even under low-light conditions – the very same feature we noticed within the LG G3 and this year’s G4.

Lenovo Vibe Shot: Display

Lenovo Vibe Shot

Lenovo Vibe Shot has 5 show having 1080 x 1920 pixel decision at 441ppi, delivers wonderful show expertise. The in-plane switching (IPS) show additionally permits wide-angle viewing. It has dimension of 5.59 x 2.76 x Zero.29 Inch, makes it slim and weighs solely 145gm. The show is protected against scratches utilizing Corning Gorilla Glass three on each back and front. The Vibe Shot is simply about 7.3mm thick and sports activities a light-weight aluminum body. The system has comparatively slim bezel on the left and proper sides. It presents you new Dolby Atmos audio know-how, which is ideal for listening music. Additionally the HTC One E8 and Sony Xperia Z3V are that includes with 1080 x 1920 pixel decision show.

Lenovo Vibe Shot: Camera

Lenovo Vibe Shot

The 16 MP main camera with auto focus technology delivers quality shots each time. It’s that includes with optical image stabilization and Geo-tagging. The device captures high quality images. As well as it additionally support options such as touch focus, HDR, panorama and face detection. With flash for superior photography in low light. The 2997 x 5328 pixels resolution let’s you make superb photoshoot and wonderful 1080p@30fps video recording. The camera has tricolour and OIS flash that automatically luminosity based on ambient light situations. That is bound to be useful for low-light photography. The 8 MP front-facing camera is superb for video chatting in addition to for high quality selfies and 1080p video recording. Additionally the SONY Xperia Z3V and Samsung Galaxy K zoom are geared up with 20.7 MP rear camera.

Lenovo Vibe Shot: Software

Lenovo Vibe Shot

Lenovo Vibe Shot comes with pre-installed Android 5.1 (Lollipop) and Vibe UI on top of it. To be honest, this time Lenovo brought their user interface closer to simplicity and usability. The software developers did a fairly good job here, although the icons nonetheless do not look that good. However, in-app menus, context menus, notification area – all of them are nicely designed and bring the so-called Material Design closer to the user experience.

Lenovo Vibe Shot: Battery

Lenovo Vibe Shot

The Vibe Shot offers a relatively huge battery with a capacity of 2900 mAh which is pretty impressive given the thin profile of just 7.3 mm. This should be more than sufficient to power the 5.0-inch Full HD display and not so power-hungry SoC. We anticipate some fairly good outcomes and our expectations were met. All tests were performed beneath the identical conditions, Bluetooth is off, GPS is off, and display screen brightness set to 120 cd/m2.

Lenovo Vibe Shot: Specification

  • OS: Android 5.0
  • Body: 142 x 70 x 7.3 mm
  • Weight: 145 g
  • Display: 1080 x 1920 pixels , 5.0 inches
  • Memory: 32 GB internal, 128 expandable, 3 GB RAM
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
  • Camera: 16 MP, 8 MP secondary
  • Battery: 3,000 mAh

Lenovo Vibe Shot: Verdict

Lenovo Vibe Shot

The Lenovo Vibe Shot’s tech specifications might be not a lot to crow about and at occasions its features appear a little copycat, however the snappy smartphone still has a pretty good shot at being one of the better camera focused phones out there.
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