Is Lenovo mocking Apple with this invitation to its Vibe X2 launch event?

Is Lenovo mocking Apple with this invitation to its Vibe X2 launch event?
Apple earlier this week sent out invitations to its September 9 press event, where the company is almost certainly going to announce the iPhone 6, and possibly also its very first wearable device.

Apple’s invitation shows the date of the event, and reads: “Wish we could say more.” Not long after Apple, Lenovo also revealed an invitation that’s styled similar to the iPhone maker’s one, while reading: “We can’t say anything either.” It looks like Lenovo is trying to mock Apple’s announcement, though it’s doing it in a way that eludes us. In any case, Lenovo’s invitation is for the official launch of the Vibe X2, a new Android smartphone that we saw a couple of times this week.

Lenovo seems to suggest that the Vibe X2 will run Android L (Lollipop?) - but we can’t be sure of this until its event kicks off on September 4 at IFA 2014. According to previous reports, the X2 features a layered metal design, a 5-inch 1080p display, 2 GB of RAM, a 5 MP front-facing camera, and a 13 MP rear camera. As we already told you, the new Lenovo handset resembles some of Sony’s Xperia flagship smartphones.

You can see Lenovo's invitation to the Vibe X2 launch event, as well as the device itself, in the slideshow below.


source: Lenovo Vibe (Twitter)

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21 Comments

1. kalloud

Posts: 154; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

"Is Lenovo mocking Apple?" Yes it is.

8. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

All this hype for this Sony inspired phone. If it's not water proof then your done Lenovo.

9. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

unfortunately these copycats sell more

21. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

have you seen Lenovo's new camera pro mode ??

2. Drsarcastic

Posts: 136; Member since: Jul 23, 2014

NO s**t SHERLOCK!

3. surethom

Posts: 1588; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

Boring lookin phone like all the recent Sony phones. The Xperia arc was the last good looking sent phone.

4. darkvadervip

Posts: 366; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

It's funny how companies are jealous of apple and they make few products compared to major companies.

10. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

I'm sure some *people* are jealous of Apple's obscene profits. But at the same time, the more Apple acts like a spoiled little child, the more everyone will want to mock Apple. "Wish we could say more... nannananna hahahahhahahah" And now tell me, who wouldn't want to mock this sort of juvenile garbage?

16. Iodine

Posts: 1470; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

Simply said, the more successfull Apple is, more and more iracional hate is targeted towards them. That's pretty natural, but in case of Apple it grows into outrageous proportions just like their success. And it's strange you see "juvenile garbage" in typical ultra-simple Apple invitation (here is the date and place, wish we could say more) but not in an obvious (childish) mock of Apple invitation.

20. VHMP01

Posts: 93; Member since: Aug 27, 2014

Apple's iPhone loosing market share by day, and iPad's sales going down seem like a passed succes! Anyhow, you mean Apple had irrational hate towards Microsoft? I mean MAC vs PCs! Ok, that's how they acted!

5. KoensSocialLife unregistered

I'm waiting for a manufacturer that says "We can say it, but we don't want to do it"

6. Vexify

Posts: 570; Member since: Jun 16, 2014

Mocking? No. Admiring.

7. ChrisMoel

Posts: 2; Member since: Aug 27, 2014

Lenovo is piggybacking on Apple's PR effort. Good tactics, and thank God it's Lollipop and not the easy-to-say-and-catchy lemon meringue pie.

11. mike2959

Posts: 692; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

What happened to the vibe Z2 pro? That was the flagship.

12. ManusImperceptus

Posts: 724; Member since: Jun 10, 2014

I actually like it; Too bad it loses tactile-wise to the Lumias because they didn't give it a display with curved edges...

13. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2348; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

mocking.?, but Lenovo is actually coming up , with something innovated

14. farzad_funny

Posts: 54; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

Of course mocking duh!

15. jibraihimi

Posts: 800; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

omg, now they are even copying invitation of Apple.........

17. Leo_MC

Posts: 6391; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

How about first having a great product, lenovo?

18. RandomUsername

Posts: 808; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

But Android L is not even finished yet... Or am I missing something?

19. JMartin22

Posts: 2326; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

It'll be a low quality handset with mediocre hardware that's poorly optimized and a watered down software experience of real preexisting products. Chinese products are usually just poor imitations. Imitating isn't the problem though, they just do it in an inadequate fashion.

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