Lenovo might make a smartphone under the 'Think' brand
0. phoneArena 09 Apr 2013, 09:21 posted on
Lenovo may build a “Think” branded smartphone in an attempt to get higher brand awareness and recognition among younger consumers...
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1. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
Oooo.......will it have "Intel Inside"?
Maybe a new-gen Atom processor? Maybe Core-i3?
3. Captain_Doug (Posts: 984; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)
I like the way Intel is headed but i'm not ready for it to power my phone yet. Snapdragon is always a safe choice but they could go with Tegra as they have some of their PC/Laptops graphics with Nvidia.
4. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
I know, I also think that Snapdragon is always a safe choice, my opinion is the same as yours.
But for Lenovo, I think it is better to have Intel Inside, cuz this is a laptop/tablet manufacturer, and they uses Intel every time, and also this phone is from the 'Think' series.
6. Captain_Doug (Posts: 984; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)
Our opinion isn't the same. I don't think Intel is ready to compete with the big boys yet.
2. cornerofthemoon (Posts: 590; Member since: 20 Apr 2010)
More likely it will be just another run of the mill mid-tier Android device.
5. HildyJ (Posts: 289; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
I'm thinking that it will have the look and feel of the ThinkPad Tablet 2 and will have Intel's phone chip inside and run the Windows Phone OS which will have links into Windows 8 devices like the TPT2.
A mid-tier Android device would be lost in the sea of mid-tier Android devices and even a high-end device would face stiff competition. An Intel/Windows combination, however, would build on the relationships they already have and leverage the high-end, business-oriented image the ThinkPad owns. Plus, with BlackBerry fading, the business market is opening up.
7. HDShatter (Posts: 1021; Member since: 17 Jan 2013)
Use a quadcore baytrail, whatever phone uses that first is basically be a giant middlefinger to arm because its 2x the power of a15.
Funny, the Lenovo K900 using a mid end intel is on par with a15 and only cost like $500.
8. Timmehor (Posts: 599; Member since: 09 Mar 2013)
I swear that "Think" brand sucks, it's just not ... flashy or techy.
9. bayusuputra (Posts: 961; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)
I always like Lenovo's phones. They are cheaper than similarly spec'ed competitors, so they offer more bang for the bucks. Heck, I can get two of their mid-rangers for the price of one mid-range with the same specs from HTC.
11. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)
I miss the thinkpad that was a really good laptop compare too the imac back then