Lenovo is a popular Chinese firm that is into making various devices ranging from laptops to smartphones. The Lenovo Z5S is a mid-range smartphone occupying the top class of this category. It comes with quite powerful innards and a fashionable look carrying the waterdrop notch display. It joins the likes of Samsung Galaxy A7 with a triple camera at the rear side and also has a nice front cam too. Let’s see if you will be getting your money’s worth on the smartphone.
Design & Appearance
The Lenovo Z5s has one of those recent catchy reflective design with a Huawei P20 Pro kind of camera arrangement. You’ve got the sides overlapping a bit clasping the back panel in a way and measures just 7.9mm in thickness. There are few options to choose from either Starry Night Grey, Love Orange or Titanium Blue finish. Overall, the smartphone has a compact build and sturdiness that makes it a durable mobile device. In a similar way to high-end smartphones, the Lenovo Z5s has a pleasant looking, almost side to side screen. There is an ever so slight bezel in the way of the display, a very much acceptable sight with its relatively thin size. The LTPS LCD itself has a water-drop notch on top and a size of 6.3-inch with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels lined up on it.
Lenovo goes all the way up in the midrange tier to fish for the SoC on this smartphone. Carrying the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor with 8 cores clocking at 2.2GHz and a well-grounded Adreno 616 GPU that cares for graphics. You can pick the smartphone up with either 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage or 6GB RAM with 128 storage space. Both smartphones can be expanded to 256GB with a memory card. There is the latest Android 9.0 Pie OS giving you an up to date experience.
Inside the good looking smartphone lie a battery capacity that should cater for the day’s power. Still, it is average with respect to other smartphones in its league. Marked with a 3, 000mAh capacity, the Li-Ion battery comes tied with other nice features like fast charging and a USB Type-C power port.
Touting a remarkable three rear cameras, the Lenovo Z5s is by no means the best but does a pretty good job of capturing good pictures. There is the 16MP sensor at the front water drop notch which does a good job with selfies. Lenovo puts together a 16MP main camera, an 8MP telephoto sensor, and a 5MP depth sensor.at the rear of the smartphone.
The phone comes with Android 9 Pie with its own custom skin called the ZenUI atop the OS. The connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi hotspot, USB OTG, 3.5mm audio jack, 4G VoLTE, GPS, etc.
Verdict & Buy