Lenovo Lemon 3 debuts as a Redmi 3 competitor

Lenovo Lemon 3

Just days after the launch of the Xiaomi Redmi 3 handset, Lenovo has unveiled a competitor in form of the Lemon 3. This phone can already be purchased by those in China, but there’s no word on when it will be making its way into other nations.

As for the price, the Lenovo Lemon 3 has grabbed the same tag as that of Xiaomi’s latest offering – RMB 699. That amount translates into around Rs 7000 or $106. It’s quite an attractive retail value for a phone of this caliber.

The Lemon 3 boasts of a 5-inch display bearing 1080p full HD resolution. It has been fitted with a Snapdragon 616 chipset, offering the benefits of an octa core processor and an Adreno 405 GPU. This assembly moreover is assisted by 2GB worth of RAM.

Here’s a quick glance at the specs of the new Lenovo Lemon 3:

– Display: 5-inch, 1080p full HD (441ppi)
– OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
– Processor: 1.5GHz octa core Snapdragon 616
– GPU: Adreno 405
– Memory: 2GB RAM, 16GB storage (expandable)
– Cameras: 13MP rear, 5MP front
– Battery: 2750mAh
– Dimensions: 142 x 71 x 7.99mm

As for the storage, Lenovo has blessed this handset with a 16GB ROM as well as a microSD card slot. The dual SIM 4G Lemon 3 comes fitted with a 13MP rear camera for photography, while selfies and video calling are taken care of by a 5MP unit.

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While all these specs are more or less similar to what the Redmi 3 brings to the table, there’s a huge difference in the battery department. Xiaomi’s handset has opted for a large 4100mAh power pack, but Lenovo has chosen to go with a relatively small 2750mAh unit.

For now, we know that the Lenovo Lemon 3 is available in China, but we’ll have more on it as soon as details regarding its release in other countries are out.