Lenovo S5 Pro Camera Samples Indicate Super 2X Optical Zoom; Expected to Launch Soon

Lenovo vice-president Chang Cheng has posted another image on Chinese microblogging site, Weibo that carries a watermark flaunting the super zoom abilities of the upcoming Lenovo S5 Pro


The launch of the quad-lens Lenovo S5 Pro seems to be getting closer now, with Lenovo vice-president Chang Cheng posting online another image shot from the upcoming handset. The image, like the ones he has been posting since the beginning of October, carries the watermark of the Lenovo S5 Pro, and flaunts a super zoom lens, with 2x optical zoom. The photo is not anything special in itself, but the watermark speaks for the imaging abilities of the handset. Also, the fact that Cheng is posting images from the upcoming handset on Chinese microblogging site, Weibo at regular intervals suggests that the launch is only a matter of a little time now.

Lenovo S5 Pro To Have Super 2X Optical Zoom

The image shared by Cheng today shows a man walking into a building, which is nothing exceptional, only the image appears to be of high quality. There is no noise or pixel issue that is perceptible just by looking at it, which means that the handset will be able to shoot 2x optical zoom pictures in good quality. We have reported earlier that the Lenovo S5 Pro is set to launch with four lenses at the rear side of the handset. Two days ago, Cheng posted another image with the same watermark, and two days before that, on October 4, he had posted a picture of a skyscraper with the same watermark. All these images show excellent quality, suggesting that the superzoom ability of the upcoming handset could be its USP.

It was speculated that the handset will be called Lenovo Z5 Pro, but it can be asserted now that the handset is named Lenovo S5 Pro. Also, other leaks and teasers showed that the upcoming smartphone’s camera will have a host of artificial intelligence-based features. While AI features are getting commonplace in smartphones, as of now, the number of handsets featuring a 2x optical zoom is quite limited, with only some flagship handsets offering the technology.

Lenovo S5 Pro Rumored Specifications

Lenovo released the Lenovo S5 in March this year, and it is natural that the new phone is based on that model. Since it is not a flagship model, it is surprising that the handset will get a quad-lens rear camera, but that seems to be the case. The Lenovo S5 came as a mid-range handset powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, an octa-core chipset. The S5 Pro is expected to either sport a Mediatek Helio P60 chipset or an improved variant from the Snapdragon 600 series. The Lenovo S5 has a 13MP+13MP dual rear camera, but we are not yet sure of what configuration the quad camera on the Pro model will be. The new handset is also expected to come with a 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage, while the Lenovo S5 had no such option.

The Lenovo S5 Pro is being teased by a top-level executive from the brand, but there is still a lot to know about the handset.

Stay tuned with us as we keep posting the latest news about not just this one but all the other upcoming smartphones.