Lenovo brings S930 and S650 mid-range Android phones to the playground

Lenovo has refreshed its smartphone lineup with two new additions, the S930 and S650, which fall in the mid-range category running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Both handsets are part of the S series which currently carries the Vibe X S960 model and they’re headed to Russia for sale this month.

The Lenovo S930 is larger than the company’s current flagship which is the Snapdragon powered 5.5-inch Vibe Z. The device sports a 6-inch touchscreen that proffers visuals in 720p HD resolution. It is 8.7mm thick and it tips the scales at 170 grams. Powered by a quad core 1.3GHz MediaTek processor, the handset is entertainment-oriented as it comes with dual stereo speakers on the front, backed by Dolby Digital Plus audio.

Lenovo S930 S650

You’ll also be treated to an 8MP auto-focus rear camera with LED flash and a 1.6MP front webcam. The Lenovo S650 is on the smaller side sporting a 4.7-inch qHD panel. Like the S930, this one also houses an 8MP rear snapper and a 1.3GHz quad core processor. Powering it up is a 2000mAh Li-polymer battery which can deliver up to 8 hours of 3G talktime. This handset is 8.77mm thick and it weighs 126 grams.

There are various other common features shared by both smartphones. Firstly, they’re dual SIM enabled supporting 2G and 3G HSPA+ 21Mbps networks. Each phone also comes loaded with Bluetooth 3.0 HS and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n. For storage, Lenovo has delivered 1GB of RAM, 8GB of inbuilt flash memory and a microSD card slot that supports up to 32GB.

According to Mobile-review, the Lenovo S650 will go on sale in Russia this month for 11,990 rubles ($365), while the S930 will be available for 13990 rubles ($425.). The company will also make these devices along with the Vibe X available in other locations.