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Mobile World Congress 2017
Lenovo S850 has a quirky glowing logoThis mid-range Android smartphone has a glass frame, and a cool logo that glows different colours. See it in action in our hands-on video.
Hello everyone. I'm Luke Westaway for CNET, here with the Lenovo S850. It's a colorful, glowing mid-range Android phone. Now, often less fancy phones don't look particularly nice, but Lenovo appears to put a bit of extra efforts into making this phone look quite fancy. So, the front and the back of both covered in glass, and if I flip it around here, you can see that the logo is glowing green. Now, this is just a preproduction model at the moment, but Lenovo tells me that you will be able to change that color so you can maybe have it glow a different color for a different type of notification like an email, or a tweet for example. The screen is quite large. This is a 5-inch display and it has a 1280 x 720 pixel resolution. Looking at it, it's quite sharp and the phone feels pretty speedy to use as well. That's not surprising considering it has a quad-core processor nestled beneath its glass exterior. It's only running Android 2.2, which isn't the latest version, but is still very advanced for mid-range phone. Another quirk is that this phone features some very high-resolution cameras. The one on the back has a 13-megapixel sensor while the one on the front is 5 megapixels. It's coming out in June. It's gonna be available in white or this fetching pink and it's gonna cost $269. So this is shaping up to be a good-looking phone for the price, but what do you think? Let me know, and check out CNET.com for much, much more.