Lenovo P780 emerges in China, promoted by NBA star Kobe Bryant

Lenovo P780 emerges in China, promoted by NBA star Kobe Bryant
As Lenovo’s Intel powered Ideaphone K900 is set to go on sale in China on May 6th, another device has made an appearance at a Lenovo event, the P780.

This device, all but certain to be a follow-up to the Lenovo P770, and will only be available in China has the distinction of getting some star appeal by NBA basketball player Kobe Bryant who has been promoting the Lenovo brand in China.

The P780 has apparently not been officially announced yet, and detailed specifications are not forthcoming, but it has a 5-inch display which will feature super-sensitive touch capability, like the Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820.

The Lenovo P780 is also about 9.9 centimeters thick, while it does not set any records for being svelte, it is packing a super-sized 4,000mAh battery to keep the lights on. We have been able to see some nice looking hardware from Lenovo, unfortunately we have not seen any of these new smartphones work their way west.

source: GSM Insider


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22 Comments

1. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

is it just me or is kobe bryant in every single ad available

2. MultiYouTroll

Posts: 29; Member since: Apr 19, 2013

he has a lot of time in his hands

3. Topcat488

Posts: 1417; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

His Team got "Swept" in the Playoffs... Yeah, he's got time too be available.

4. g2a5b0e unregistered

It's not like he was playing any way. He's been injured for weeks now & wasn't gonna be able to return even if his team made it further in the playoffs.

5. HäckeMáte

Posts: 168; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

A great excuse to sit out and watch the inevitable. The lakers barely made it to the playoffs. His "team" (if thats what u want to call it) didnt stand a chance

14. g2a5b0e unregistered

They definitely didn't stand a chance, but if you're suggesting that a guy who has played through so many injuries in his career is faking an achilles tendon tear to sit out, you're an idiot.

15. HäckeMáte

Posts: 168; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

hes definately not faking it, im just pointing out that it was perfect timing for the injury. I mean, who wants to go through the embarrasment of being swept. He'd much rather be posing for Lenovo pictures.

20. g2a5b0e unregistered

In all fairness, I doubt they would have been swept if he was playing. They still would have lost the series, though.

6. saket.shrivastava

Posts: 55; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

9.9 centimeter thick?????????? dafuq is going on here

7. sukimtk

Posts: 13; Member since: May 04, 2013

4000mah batery that is why its sooo thick and it is sitll slim for that battery size :D

8. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

Probably because its intel it needs the large battery.

16. HäckeMáte

Posts: 168; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

And the fact that its Android doesnt help much either.

9. mydi.maus unregistered

selling only in china?why kobe.?

18. HäckeMáte

Posts: 168; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

Because Jeremy Lin would just be too racist.

10. aditya.k

Posts: 496; Member since: Mar 10, 2013

9.0 cm thick! Should fit in my bag! :D

11. bnick25

Posts: 38; Member since: May 05, 2013

If it doesnt have on 4g lte in the united states who cares.

12. legend1

Posts: 104; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

woah every comment here has a thumbs down except the one above me heheheheh

13. Hemlocke unregistered

Fixed that, because it was a dumb, egocentric comment and I would hate to offend your sense of symmetry.

17. HäckeMáte

Posts: 168; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

No comment is to your liking, so you must thumbsdown them all... and thats not egocentric

19. Droiddoes unregistered

Lenovo P780: rapist approved

21. steelicon

Posts: 318; Member since: Apr 02, 2011

22. JMartin22

Posts: 2379; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Even at 10mm, the phone really looks almost paper thin... I don't think any phone should be going lower than 9mm. I don't like the trade off that comes with a smaller capacity of internals to work their magic on the device. Until technology advances faster, phones do not need to be getting slimmer at the quick rate they currently are.

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