by Vineesh C    Published on October 11th, 2014   and last updated on April 17th, 2015

Lenovo S856 Price and Specifications

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Lenovo launched their latest android smartphone Lenovo S856 in India. The phone is packed with Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS, 5.5 Inches display, 1.2 GHz Quad Core Processor, 1GB RAM, 8MP rear camera, 8GB Internal storage and 2500mAh Li-Ion battery.

Lenovo S856 Review

Lenovo S856 is a powerful android smartphone packed with Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.2 GHz Quad Core processor. It runs on latest Android 4.4 KitKat OS. Display features 5.5″ (13.97cm) size. It is Capacitive Touchscreen type with Multi touch upto 10-point. Also features Resolution of  HD, 1280 x 720 IPS. 

It measures 151mm x 77.8mm x 8.95mm dimensions and weighs 175 g (0.39 lbs). Utilities liek Lenovo Browser, Route 66 Navi + Maps are available. You can have Entertainment with Ever note, Txtr eBooks, Guvera Music etc. Games installed are Asphalt 8, Green Farm 3, Real Football 2014, 100% Games, BonBon Factory. 

For music, you have a 1 speaker plus 3.5mm mic/headphone combo jack. Social/Sharing apps includes Facebook, Skype, Twitter, Google. Google services available includes Maps, Street View, Talk, Google+, Music, YouTube, Gmail, News & Weather, Chrome.

Camera used in Lenovo S856 is a Rear: 8MP auto-focus with LED flash and Front: 1.6MP fixed-focus front camera for all the photographic and video calling needs. Micro USB is provided for this phone. Memory available is the System Memory: 1GB RAM and Built-in Storage: 8GB ROM.

Silver is the available colors. You can also store in expandable memory Up to 32GB expandable storage with microSD card. The phone is made from materials like Poly carbonate, laser-etched. The phone packed with Gravitation Sensor, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor. 

Connectivity option includes 4G Network: LTE FDD 2100/1800/2600/800 MHz, 3G Network: 2100/900 Mhz and 2G Network: GSM 900/1800/1900 Mhz. The phone supports Dual SIM, Regular SIM. There is also Speed: HSPA+ 21.1 Mbps (DL) / 5.76 Mbps (UL), WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hot spot and Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0. 

The phone features pre loaded applications like Lenovo DOit Apps: SYNCit, Security, SHAREit. Battery powers this phone is a Li-Po 2500mAh, replaceable battery.  It can offer Up to 24 (3G), 25 (2G) hours talk time and Up to 19 (2G), 13 (3G) days active standby time. 

Lenovo S856 Features

  • Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS
  • Dual SIM with 4G network support
  • 5.5 Inches capacitive touch screen
  • 1.2 GHz Quad Core Processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8MP rear and 1.6 MP front camera with LED flash
  • 8GB internal storage, Expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
  • 2500mAh Li-Ion battery

Lenovo S856 Specifications


Lenovo S856

Operating System (OS) Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS
Preloaded Apps Yes
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon
GPU Adreno 305
Sensors Proximity, accelerometer, light sensor
Screen Size & Resolutions 5.5 Inches, 1280 x 720 Pixels resolutions, 10 point multi-touch
Display Technology HD IPS capacitive touch screen
Rear camera 8 MP
Front camera 1.6 MP
Camera features LED flash, autofocus, digital zoom, geo-tagging, touch focus, panorama, video calling, HDR, face detections, 1080p@30fps video recording
Inbuilt Capacity 8 GB
Expandable Capacity Expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
  Mobile Network
Mobile Network Support 2G: GSM 900/1800/1900 MHz
3G: WCDMA 900/2100 MHz
4G: LTE 800/1800/2100/2600 MHz
GPRS/EDGE (Class 12)
SIM Card Type Dual SIM (Mini SIM + Mini SIM), Dual Standby
Internet Speed HSDPA 21 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP Profile
USB microUSB v2.0
3.5mm audio jack Yes
  Audio & Video
FM Radio Yes
Audio Playback Formats MP3, AMR, AAC, WMA
Video Playback Formats 3GP, MP4, WMV, FLV
Battery 2500mAh Li-Ion battery
Talk Time: Up to 25 hours in 2G and 24 hours in 3G
Standby Time: Up to 19 days in 2G and 13 days in 3G
  Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions 151 x 77.8 x 8.95 mm
Weight 175 grams

Lenovo S856 Price in India On 17 April 2015: Rs. 13,499/-

Lenovo recently launched another android smartphone Lenovo A850 Plus in India. The phone has Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS, 5.5 Inches display, 1.4 GHz Octa-core ARM Cortex-A7 Processor, 1GB RAM, 5MP rear camera, 4GB Internal storage and 2500mAh Li-Ion battery.

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3 thoughts on “Lenovo S856 Price and Specifications

  1. amal
    October 11, 2014 at 5:44 pm

    Lenovo S856 comparing with other similar phones this is awesome one. because with comparing the battery and camera power and overall performance with other phones Lenovo S856 gives more power and quality to us. so i like this cute model from lenovo company.

  2. Warnish
    October 11, 2014 at 5:46 pm

    kindly update price of Lenovo S856 in flipkart and snapdeal. also compare the price of this phone with ebay and all other leading online stores in India.

  3. Jasmin Dhingra
    November 30, 2016 at 5:24 pm

    I have lenovo s856 for over 2 years and still working fine. Best in this range.

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