Amidst a vast pool of smartphones with more or less same features and functionalities, Lenovo is all set to launch its waterproof smartphone – Lenovo A660. This phone puts another stepping stone on the path of evolution of next-generation smartphones. With IP67 certification, Lenovo A660 is not only waterproof but also dustproof and keeps unwanted fingerprints off the screen.
Lenovo A660 has the capability of being submerged under 1-feet deep water for up to half an hour. With Lenovo A660 users will have the freedom to talk while walking in the rain and browse through recipes in the kitchen itself. Let us have a closer look at Lenovo A660 waterproof Android smartphone in this review.
Lenovo A660 Dual-SIM Android Waterproof Features
The most prominent design element is the word ‘waterproof’ etched on the bottom of the display of Lenovo A660. With a thickness of just 10.5mm, Lenovo A660 feels heavier than most smartphones in the market.
Lenovo A660 will be available in a plethora of colors that will attract buyers from every age group.
The phone sports a 4-inch display with 800x480p WVGA resolution. Use of Corning Gorilla Glass protects the display from scratches and fingerprints.
Lenovo A660 sports a 5MP camera that is in keeping with the current trend. The camera captures images in 2592×1944 pixels resolution. The camera features AutoFocus and Geotagging facilities. It also sports VGA camera at the front to facilitate video calls.
Lenovo A660 is based on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It runs on dual-core processor with clock speed of 1GHz. This Android smartphone flaunts dual-SIM capabilities.
Lenovo A660 is compatible with WCDMA+GSM networks. It sports 802.11b/g/n WiFi connectivity along with WiFi HotSpot. It also sports Bluetooth with A2DP apart from EDGE and GPRS connectivity.
Lenovo A660 is powered by Li-ion 1500mAh battery. The battery offers decent talk time and standby time options.
Lenovo A660 Dual-SIM Android Price and availability
Lenovo has not yet announced the official launch date of Lenovo A660 waterproof Android smartphone. However, the phone might hit the market by Q4 2012. Also there is no official release regarding its intial launch markets.
Lenovo A660 was released alongside Xperia Go, which is also a waterproof smartphone with more or less similar features. However, Xperia Go sports dual-core NovaThor U8500 Cortex A9 mobile processor. So, there is probability that people will switch to Xperia Go for its capability of handling more intensive apps and media files. However, Xperia Go sports smaller 3.5-inch display. Xperia V, which was also recently announced, is claimed to sport even superior waterproof capabilities.
Lenovo A660 waterproof smartphone definitely opens a new chapter in the evolution of smartphones. We had only known rugged bar-design waterproof phones so far. It will be a good experience to use a smartphone that performs all the functions of a high-end smartphone and is waterproof too.
Lenovo A660 will be a hit among those who have to be near water for most part of their day. Careless people often hesitate about using a smartphones for the fear that they might break it or drown it. Well Lenovo A660 solves half of their problems.