Category: Lenovo (Android)

Meet the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel

Packing the rapid Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 CPU, 5G connectivity and an Adren 650 GPU; this is the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel. Yes, long name. Weird name some would say, but they’ve gone all-in on the gaming angle. Powered by Android 10, this has dual front-faving stereo speakers, a …

New connected laptops coming to EE

It’s certainly been a while since a network got in touch to tell us about a new laptop they’re ranging. EE are taking the Windows-powered Lenovo Yoga C640 4G laptop. It’s the first in a range of connected laptops available on EE and, if you choose one of …

Motorola P30 is a dead-ringer for the iPhone X

They say that imitation is the best form of flatery, well if that’s true Lenovo-owned Motorola must really love Apple. The latest device from the Chinese owned phone manufacturer hasn’t just pulled “inspiration” from the latest Apple flagship device – the iPhone X – it looks like they …

We got some coupon codes for you!

Sure, it’s Amazon Prime day. You can get some great discounts on a range of phones and electrical gadgets if you’re an Amazon Prime member but… .. what if you’re not part of the Prime thing? What if you don’t want to be? Well, we had a chat …

Lenovo P2 – Review

Lenovo may not be the biggest player out there, but they are at least trying to make a difference in an area others struggle, and that is battery life. Let me say this straight away. The Lenovo P2 has a beast of a battery, cramming in a massive 5100 …

MWC – Lenovo launch the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus

Both powered by Nougat 7.0, these will be shipping next month. The two handsets are well built and there’s a definite focus on a clean and premium metal finish here. The G5 has a 5″ Full HD display (1920×1080) display whilst the G5 Plus has a slightly larger …

Lenovo Yoga Book – Review

Intro I love tablets. I love the idea of carrying something thin and light around that has enough computing power in it to keep me up to speed with all my musings on this very site. I also love being able to just pull out something from my …

Lenovo Yoga A12 announced officially.

Those of you who have been following my Yoga Book reviews may be interested in learning that it’s a product line that Lenovo are continuing to work on. This was confirmed with the announcement of the new Lenovo Yoga A12. This is essentially an entry level Yoga Book …

Lenovo Yoga Book – Unboxing

It’s not that often that a device comes along that is truly a game changer. That is until now.  Today I had the pleasure of unboxing an item that in my opinion is truly groundbreaking, and could potentially change the game in its field. I am, of course, …

It takes two to Tango – Phab2Pro announced

Earlier you hopefully found our post about the Moto Z family and the snap-on Moto Mods. You probably thought, “Oh, what a fantastic website that is, I must follow them on Twitter and then hunt down that “Gears” fella and buy him lots of beer, he’s doing a …

Welcome to the Moto Z family

Did you watch the live announcement? If not, you can watch it all again here. Anyhow, come close, because we have to get one thing out of the way… Say goodbye to that 3.5mm audio port. Yes, I know. I know. Moto appear to have beaten Apple to …

Moto announcement – Live

Lenovo told us to head to their Tech World event and watch the keynote. It’s happening live, right now in Silicon Valley and, during the second hour (scheduled to be 7PM BST here in the UK), they’ll be making a big announcement involving Moto. What is that announcement? …

Upcoming modular handset from Moto too?

Rumours have been floating around cyber space regarding the 2016 versions of the Moto G. However, a new leak is pointing at a modular Moto X. Yes, another modular phone on the horizon. We are hoping to see this one released over the sunny part of the year. …

MWC – Lenovo Tab3 series. Hands on.

Lenovo had a slightly smaller presence at MWC this year. but nonetheless we still went out to see them and to see what other new products they were announcing. Phone-wise we have already seen most of their stuff for this year. That is taken care of under the …

Moto X Force – Unboxing

Today is an exciting day. I have received a new phone to review. One that comes with a very bold claim. It apparently has a shatterproof screen. Yes, I’m talking about the new Moto X Force. This is a phone that, at first glance, looks unassuming and mild-mannered. However, …

Goodbye Moto G and E

Here at Coolsmartphone we universally loved the Moto G. It was our go-to phone when we were asked “What’s a decent inexpensive Android phone ?” I think that all of us here have owned at least one. Well yesterday Chen Xudong, Lenovo’s Mobile head honcho, was interviewed and we …

So long Moto..rola

It’s a brand which is well known here in the UK. I’m sure we still have the “Hello Moto” tagline stuck in our head, even though Motorola Mobility has been under the control of Lenovo for a while now. It’s been announced that the full Motorola name will …

Lenovo K4 Note Teasers

Lenovo, the parent company of Lenovorola Motorola, have been teasing their upcoming release of the K4 Note quite a lot recently. The K4 Note is the successor to the popular Lenovo K3 Note, which sits in the same market segment as the Meizu M1/M2 Note and the Xiaomi …

Lenovo K80M (P90) – Got just over £100 available?

I know Christmas is around the corner, but do you have £111.52 kicking around? Fancy yourself a Lenovo K80M? It looks like this and packs a quad-core 1.8GHz CPU with 32GB of storage, 2GB RAM and a microSD card slot.. The screen is a 5.5″ 1280×1920 pixel unit …

MWC – Lenovo new tablet range demo and hands on

Lenovo have been busy at MWC 2015 and have launched the updates to their mid-tier Android Tablet range and a new Windows 8.1 entry-level tablet. I have already covered the tablets in a previous article here so we will just dive straight in with the video demo of …

MWC- Lenovo release two new smartphone’s and projector.

We were keen to see what Lenovo would be bringing to MWC 2015 since their recent acquisition of Motorola Mobility in the past year. Well they certainly haven’t disappointed they have brought no one but 2 phones to show off we will start with the lower tier model …

MWC – Lenovo announce some new tablets

Lenovo didn’t have an event today but it did not stop them from announcing the launch of two new tablets, in their mid tier non Yoga range. I reviewed the Tab A8 recently and found that I was fighting above its weight so there is absolutely now reason …

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro – Review

A few months ago Lenovo announced a range of new tablets, some running Android and some running Windows, yet they all shared something unique. They all have a kickstand on the back allowing you to prop up the tablet in a variety of positions. But the Yoga Tablet …

Hello Moto, now part of Lenovo

We’ve known about this particular change-of-hands for a while now, but various legal approvals and boxes needed to be ticked before it could be rubber-stamped. Motorola Mobility today becomes part of Lenovo, who have already given us some rather tasty devices this year like the S850 and the …

Oh no. Another great deal. Lenovo Yoga Tablet going cheap.

It’s that time of year when you should be thinking of gifts for others. Kids are making lists, your wife or girlfriend wants something “special” that you’ve “put thought into” but somehow you find yourself in the gadget shops on your lunch break, staring at the deals and …

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 10.1 – Review

Lenovo are capable of big things, they are involved in many different areas of modern day mobile technology. Be it phones, Android tablets, Windows tablets, hybrid laptops, Chromebooks and even just plain old laptops and desktop PCs. Each and every year they push out new and updated devices …

Lenovo Tab S8 unboxing

  Well here we have my first Intel powered Android device, in the form of the brand New Lenovo Tab S8. I picked this little beauty up in PC World for £149.99. It pretty much went on sale a few days ago. The device is so new they …

Lenovo Reduce the Price of the Yoga 8 to £120

At the moment tablets are grabbing headlines with the launch of the Google Nexus 9, the Hudl 2 and the Apple iPad, and Lenovo are grabbing a few headlines of their own as the price of the impressive Yoga 8 drops to £119.99 through Argos. The Lenovo Yoga …

Lenovo launch the feather-light TAB S8

It’s IFA, so it’s time for announcements. Lenovo have a new tablet to show off, and despite being a decent 8 inches, it only weighs 299g. Imagine having two HTC One M8’s in your hand – that’s about the same weight. With an 8″ 1920×1200 FHD “Infinity” screen …

Lenovo Vibe Z2 Announced

Lenovo have just revealed there new Flagship Mobile to the world via Google+ and YouTube.  The phone was revealed not long ago by some leaked photos.  But is now online in an official video included below.  Its a really smart looking phone and the specs below look rather …

New Lenovo tricks in action

During our time with Lenovo last week we got chance to have a look at a couple of software additions that you’ll find on their new handsets. The first is SHAREit – which is an app you can download on iPhone and Android. It’s an incredibly simple way …

Up close – The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+

Last week was the first time I’d seen the Lenovo Yoga Tablet. The 8″ version has been kicking around for a bit but this is the new 10″ version. To be honest I was really impressed with the design of this and how good it looks. The additional …

Lenovo S850 Hands on

I’ve given the S850 a separate article as it’s totally different to the S660 and S860 we looked at earlier. In Barcelona we met up with Lenovo and, out of the three new S-range devices they’d announced, this S850 impressed me the most. It’s perhaps the most desirable …

Lenovo S860 and S660 Hands-on

We were lucky enough to have a chat with the Lenovo boys in Barcelona last week, and had chance to play with all of their new devices. The S860 forms part of their “hero” range and comes with a quad-core 1.3GHz CPU and Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). However, …

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 – Review

It seems that, once again, I’ve found myself a device that splits opinion. So, the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 is lopsided, has a built in stand and is made by a manufacturer not known for its tablets. Let’s just say that it’s got some persuading to do! Good …

Lenovo launch new S-Series smartphones

Just minutes ago Lenovo announced even more kit here at Mobile World Congress. Three news smartphones have arrived – the Lenovo S860, S850 and S660. The S860, below, has a quad-core CPU and 5.3″ screen with “ultra-long” battery life. It’s powered by a MediaTek 1.3GHz CPU and runs …

Lenovo announce the Yoga Tablet 10 HD+

We reviewed the Yoga Tablet 8 just days ago and now here in Barcelona Lenovo have just lauched this, the Yoga Tablet 10+. Available in April it’s got a rather swish design and there’s 18 hours of battery life. That 10.1″ screen is full HD – 1920×1200, and …

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 – first impressions review

The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 has something that isn’t very abundant in the Android tablet world: innovation. OK, the design may look like an Apple Mac keyboard, but it makes for an interesting, and often pleasant, user experience. Good Design Build quality Some of the Lenovo software MicroSD …

Lenovo buy Motorola mobility! (Update)

Now and again you come across some crazy news on the internet and today is one of those times. Lenovo are apparently in the final stages of buying the Google owned Motorola mobility for $2.9 Billion having bought it for $12.5 Billion in 2011. On the face of …

Lenovo launches four new phones

Lenovo today announced that it’ll be bringing three new Android-powered devices into its 2014 lineup, catering to all corners of the market – if you’re in a country where the devices are sold, that is. We reported last year on Lenovo’s announcement of the Vibe Z, a high-end Snapdragon …