The Lenovo S5 Pro GT is the third smartphone from the Chinese company today and the lowest standing of the three. It earns its sporty name by upgrading to a Snapdragon 660 chipset, up from the S636 of the S5 Pro that was unveiled a couple of months ago. And it changes up the pricing.
The GT model can be pre-ordered today and will ship on December 24 starting at CNY 1,200 ($175/153). Thats for the model with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage. The 6/64GB model is just a bit more, CNY 1,300 ($189/165). The 6/128GB configuration will be CNY 1,500 ($218/190), but thats not available yet.
For comparison, the non-GT unit started at CNY 1,300 for a 6/64GB configuration. Note that you can expand the storage via the hybrid dual SIM slot.
The rest of the phone is unchanged from the vanilla S5 Pro a metal body houses the 6.2 19:9 screen with 1080p+ resolution. Theres a notch on top with a 20MP selfie camera (IMX476) and an 8MP infrared camera for 3D face scanning and effects.
The main camera on the back has a 12MP main camera (f/1.8) plus a 20MP 2x telephoto cam (f/2.6). Also here is the fingerprint reader.
The Lenovo S5 Pro GT boasts a 3,500mAh battery and 18W fast charging over USB-C. For audio theres a 3.5mm headphone jack along with stereo speakers. The phone launches with ZUI-skinned Android 8.1 Oreo.
Haslinda has worked with some of the largest telcos in North America and Asia. She loves tech and doesn’t like iPhone