Lenovo VIBE Shot – Price and Specs

Lenovo VIBE Shot - the camera-centric smartphone

Lenovo VIBE Shot – the camera-centric smartphone


Lenovo VIBE Shot – General View

Lenovo at this year’s MWC announced the Vibe Shot acclaimed the camera-centric smartphone having several pro shooting modes. The Lenovo Vibe Shot is scheduled to be available globally starting this June for about $349 (excluding taxes and subsidies) which is about Rs. 21,600.

The Lenovo Vibe Shot looks amazingly stylish and is proved a highly affordable camera-centric Android phone. It comes holding a 5 inch 1080p Full HD IPS display offering 400 plus ppi density.  Further the display gets Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Powering the Vibe Shot is a 1.7GHz 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor coupled with 3GB RAM. The internal storage is 32GB that can be expanded using a microSD card slot up to 128GB. The phones front side has an 8MP camera and earpiece.

Supporting dual-nano-SIM, the Lenovo Vibe Shot OS is Android 5.0 Lollipop along with the company’s new slicker Vibe UI on top. The highlighting feature of the phone turns out to be its rear camera that is of 16-megapixel. The 16-megapixel rear camera has BSI sensor along with six-element lens with sapphire coating, infrared autofocus, optical image stabilization and a tri-colour LED flash. There is a full-frame 16:9 low-light sensor in the camera for shooting images in dim and low light as well as in dark locations and at night. The Laser autofocus feature of the phone offers it double the focusing speed when compared with other non-laser autofocus cameras. The tricolor flash on the other hand does the need of adjusting the images luminosity based on the light.

Connectivity options of the Vibe Shot list out to be 4G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Micro-USB and GPS/ A-GPS. There is a 2900mAh battery backing up the phone and the phone is just 7.3mm thin weighing 145 grams in spite of it stuffing in all that tango.

Lenovo VIBE Shot – Design:

The aluminum built Lenovo Vibe Shot on its right side has the power button, camera shutter button, volume rockers and a key for switching between pro and smart shooting modes. While on its left side, the Vibe Shot possesses the nano SIM card slot that allows the use of two SIM cards at the same time along with the micro SD card slot. On the top are the 3.5mm audio jack and a microphone. At the bottom of the phone are the loud speaker grill and micro USB port.

Lenovo VIBE Shot – Camera:

The Vibe Shot featuring a dedicated camera shutter button and a button to switch between smart shooting and pro shooting modes, make it one of the rare breed of smartphones. The pro shooting modes of the phone offer it full control over photography which includes the facility to manually set the ISO, exposure, white balance and lot. On the other hand, the smart shooting mode of the phone adjusts the photo automatically depending on the picture.

Lenovo VIBE Shot available colors - White, Red and  Grey

Lenovo VIBE Shot available colors – White, Red and Grey

Lenovo VIBE Shot: Key Features

  • Display: 5 inch 1080p Full HD IPS Touchscreen display
  • Processor: 7GHz 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor
  • OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop, Lenovo’s Vibe UI.
  • Memory: 3GB RAM, internal memory is 32GB that is expandable up to 128GB with micro SD
  • Rear Camera: 16-megapixel with BSI sensor, six-element lens, infrared autofocus, optical image stabilization and a tri-colour LED flash.
  • Front Camera: 8MP Fixed Focus Camera
  • SIM: Dual Nano SIM support
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Micro-USB and GPS/ A-GPS.
  • Dimensions: 0x70.0x7.3mm
  • Weight: 145 grams
  • Battery: 2900mAh

Lenovo VIBE Shot: Detailed Technical Specs:


General Features
Device Type Smartphone
Operating System Android (5.0) Lollipop, Vibe 2.0
Form factor Candybar
Dimensions 5.59 x 2.77 x 0.29 inches (142 x 70.4 x 7.3 mm)
Weight 145 g
Body material Aluminium alloy
Colors White, Gray and Red
Smartphone keys Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key
Features Touchscreen, Capacitive, Gorilla Glass 3
Announced 2 March, 2015
Posted On
Market Status
Release Date June, 2015
Rugged IP certified
Display Features
Physical size 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density
441 ppi
Technology IPS LCD
Screen-to-body ratio 68.99 %
Colors 16 777 216
Peak brightness
Touchscreen Multi-touch
Multitouch Yes
Protection Gorilla Glass 3
Features Light sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Gorilla Glass 3), Proximity sensor
Camera Features
Camera 16 megapixels
Flash Tricolor LED
Aperture size F2.2
Focal length (35mm equivalent)
Camera sensor
Camera Features Autofocus, Touch to focus, Face detection,Digital Zoom, Burst mode, Geo tagging, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI),AF Assist Beam, Optical image stabilization, Smile detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Continuous shooting, Panorama, HDR, Self-timer.
Camcorder 1280×720 (720p HD) (30 fps)
Camcorder Features Video calling
Recording format
Recording format features
Front-facing camera 8 megapixels
Video capture 30fps
Primary Camera 16 MP, 4640×3480 pixels, autofocus, Tricolor LED
Hardware Features
System chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 8939
Processor 8-core, 1700 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Graphics processor Adreno 405
System memory 3072 MB RAM
Built-in storage 32 GB
Maximum User Storage 128 GB
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Network Features
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands Yes
3G bands Yes
4G bands Yes
Edge Yes
Battery Features
Capacity Li-Po 2900 mAh
Talk time
Stand-by time
Talk time (3G)
Stand-by time (3G)
Stand-by time (4G)
Music playback
Video playback
Not user replaceable Yes
Type Li – Polymer
Wireless charging
Multimedia Features
Music player (Filter by) Album, Artist, Playlists
Music player (Features) Album art cover, Background playback
Music player (Supported formats)
  • AAC
  • FLAC
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video playback (Supported formats)
  • MP4
  • 3GPP
  • AVI
  • 263
  • 264/MPEG-4 Part 10 / AVC Video
  • WMV
Radio Yes
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker
YouTube player Yes
Internet Browsing
Browser HTML
Browser Supports HTML, HTML5, CSS 3
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
Technology Features
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
FDD LTE 800 (band 20), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz
TDD LTE 2300 (band 40) MHz
Data LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA (unspecified), HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS
SIM Dual-Nano-SIM support
Micro SIM
Multiple SIM cards 2 slots
Global Roaming
Positioning GPS, A-GPS
Navigation Voice navigation, Turn-by-turn navigation
Smartphone Features
Phonebook Unlimited entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Caller groups, Search by both first and last name,Ring ID,  Picture ID
Organizer Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
Messaging SMS, MMS, Predictive text inuput, Threaded view
E-mail IMAP, SMTP, POP3,  Microsoft Exchange
Instant Messaging Google Talk, Hangouts
Connectivity Features
Bluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Profiles
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac
Mobile hotspot Yes
Wi-Fi Direct
USB Connector microUSB
USB Features Mass storage device, USB charging
Headphones connector 3.5mm
Charging connector microUSB
Other Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Other Features
Notifications Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Speakerphone, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration,  Silent mode, Flight mode
Additional microphone(s)
Sensors Accelerometer, Light
Proximity, Compass
Java Yes
Hearing aid compatibility
Special Features Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval (Date approved)
FCC ID Value
FCC measured SAR (Head)
FCC measured SAR (Body)
FCC measured SAR (Product Specific Use)
FCC measured SAR (Simultaneous Transmission)
EU SAR (Head)
Officially announced 02 March 2015
Scheduled release June 2015
Shopping Information
Price $ 349
Audio quality
Battery life


Lenovo VIBE Shot:Detailed Visual Specs

Lenovo VIBE Shot: Pictures

Lenovo VIBE Shot – Design

Lenovo VIBE Shot – Design

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