Lenovo S90 "Sisley" now official with a shameless, iPhone-like presentation

Lenovo S90
If you thought that the practice of copying Apple was limited to mostly no-name manufacturers, then you were probably surprised to see Lenovo, the world's third biggest handset maker by market share, chime in. We're, of course, referring to the Lenovo "Sisley" S90, a shameless copy of the iPhone 6, save for some minor differences in design. 

But obviously that wasn't enough for Lenovo, for the way the S90 was presented on its website also reminds an awful lot of the way Apple presented the new iPhone 6. And when we say "reminds", we really mean "copy" – from the angles at which device renders are showed off, down to the chosen highlights, all of it looks a whole lot like Apple.

For those of you who wonder, the S90 is otherwise a decent device. It's got a 5-inch, 720p AMOLED screen, a super-thin, 6.9mm body, a quad-core Qualcomm processor, and 1GB of RAM. The shooter at the back is a 13-megapixel unit and there's also a generous, 8-megapixel selfie snapper at the front. The device is powered by Android 4.4.4 KitKat and will retail for 1,999 RMB in China (~$327 equivalent).


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62 Comments

1. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Oh china......great at imitations

16. Manti123

Posts: 207; Member since: Apr 10, 2014

China = A synonym of corruption and copycat. Never trust any Chinese company.

34. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

CHINA CHINA CHINA!!!

49. GalaxyS5

Posts: 430; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

Yeah, they're making android look cheap! they destroyed Sony and now they're after Samsung .. they just copy and sell cheap .. no originality no durability .. nothing

58. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

The subtext actually says "More beautiful than beautiful".

2. Awalker

Posts: 1981; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

They forgot to put the Touch ID button on it. Companies like Leveno and Xiaomi have no shame at all.

18. wildfiregt

Posts: 179; Member since: Jun 10, 2013

Actually Xiaomi is making better phones than apple. And besure iOS7 and iOS8 got a lot inspiration from MIUI

28. dimas

Posts: 3380; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Not MIUI but rather Flyme UI that has been around for a long time. Even the 128GB internal storage and body design of iPhone 6 was inspired by Meizu.

44. GalaxyS5

Posts: 430; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

lol. yeah like apple cares about your miPad.

3. ManusImperceptus

Posts: 724; Member since: Jun 10, 2014

Shameless copy, no doubt. Probably a better phone, though...!

4. luis.d

Posts: 354; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

Come on, boys! Let's sit down and discuss a phone named "Sisley" :p

10. buccob

Posts: 2973; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Well ok, "Sisley" is shameless BUT also an improve version of the iPhone 6 design. Spec-wise is ok... Maybe the name is there to go in line with recent Tim Cook's news... (disclaimer: taste may vary depending on the eye of the beholder. Comments are mostly for entertaintment purposes, no offense intended)

17. Manti123

Posts: 207; Member since: Apr 10, 2014

I know many hate Apple, but please, stop being idiot.

25. buccob

Posts: 2973; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

no hate... just havin fun.. relax

30. pulkit1

Posts: 354; Member since: Jul 03, 2014

But really making fun of his sexuality is funny to you , then by all means keep doing it .

32. buccob

Posts: 2973; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

I was not making fun of anybody sexuality... just the name of this phone and its look. If whats written was misunderstood or I expressed myself in a wrongful manner, then I apologize... but people shouldn't take those comments so seriously... Common, there are jokes in the internet about the holocaust, putin, north korea, and people don't get offended... but they actually should be angrier than some ramdom dude complaining because I mentioned Tim Cook in my comment... And if it pleases you, I will report my own comment for moderation! good day.

41. synot

Posts: 277; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

This phone looks better than the Iphone

46. GalaxyS5

Posts: 430; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

oh ... the sisley?

59. iLovesarcasm

Posts: 589; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

Yeah it looks better than iPhone but substandard device.

19. vivek_ananda

Posts: 25; Member since: Jan 20, 2012

"Sisley", does that mean its for Sissies?

26. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

Yep, ya'll fandriods should go get one!

53. nathan.carter

Posts: 416; Member since: Aug 11, 2014

Youre already holding the phone they coppied. so youre basically calling yourself a sissie. GOOD JOB. lol.......

5. ancellim

Posts: 39; Member since: Mar 24, 2014

This is si(riu)sley a blatant copy!

6. eggimage

Posts: 83; Member since: Jan 19, 2012

lenovo totally butchered IBM's Thinkpad and turned it into garbage. What more do you expect from them? originality? lol.. please

36. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Agreed. But the ThinkPad X1 was pretty darn sharp!

57. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Literally.

7. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

Lenovo y u do this ._.

8. istitch

Posts: 181; Member since: Mar 19, 2013

lenovo thats very sissey of you copying apple

9. uchihakurtz

Posts: 428; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Maybe they're trying to send a message or something, copying blatantly and naming it 'Sisley', sissy name?

11. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

Normal, they are imitating the best phone in the market. Do you imagine that they will imitate a Nexus or a Samsung??????

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