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Lenovo and Kobe Bryant Introduce New Smartphones in the Philippines
By Kevin Bruce Francisco - 19 Apr 2013,1:27pm

Lenovo and Kobe Bryant Introduce New Smartphones in the Philippines

Kobe Bryant Makes an Appearance

"Walang iwanan" said Kobe Bryant in his video presentation.

Lenovo held the Open Communications National Convention 2013 last night where distributors and people from the media were gathered. They launched four new smartphones that was specially introduced by the superstar athlete, Kobe Bryant. Through a pre-recorded video, Kobe addressed the needs of the Filipinos in terms of smartphone capabilities. Lenovo believes that they can blend two of Kobe's distinct characteristics in their smartphones: power and elegance.

JD Howard, Vice President of Business Operations & Worldwide Business Development at Lenovo, warmly welcomed the guests.

John Rojo, Business Unit Head of Open Communications Inc, foresees Lenovo as one of the top smartphone manufacturers in the country.

“We’re excited by the entry of our new smartphone models into the Philippine market. Like our new endorser Kobe Bryant’s dedication to his passion, we are raring to make a strong presence and reinforce our position through our lineup of high-performance devices.” says Mr. John Rojo.

The Four Frontrunners

Running on the latest Android mobile operating systems, the Lenovo A390, A690, A706 and K900 are at the forefront of mobile phone technology.

The A390 is the answer to the needs of today’s value-oriented mobile warriors.

Those who want to do more while keeping things simple will find the A390 an excellent choice. Powered by a dual-core CPU that can support dual SIMs, the A390’s fast processing lets everyone use their favorite new apps. It also possesses a built-in camera and internal storage for taking photos and storing media such as music and videos.

With its great performance coupled with a smooth edge design, the A690 is an affordable and comfortable handset to use.

Individuals looking for the best bang for their buck will be thrilled with the A690 available with Smart Plan P349 and retails at P4699. The A690 is a slim, easy-to-grip handset with a large 4-inch screen, powered by a 1GHz Cortex A9 processor.

Thanks to its myriad of high-tech features, the Lenovo A706 is the best choice for those looking for performance on a budget.

Its big brother the A706 on the other hand runs on a new 1.2GHz quad-core CPU, mixing multimedia capabilities such as displaying HD movies and high-quality sound with its large, bright screen and Dolby Digital Plus audio. All of this packed in a svelte, elegant exterior.

The Lenovo K900 exudes power and elegance in a svelte and polished exterior.

Lenovo’s flagship smartphone, the K900, is the ultimate choice for those who want maximum performance in every aspect. Its beautiful, sleek profile that’s only 6.99mm thin defies expectations in any smartphone. Inside it is a powerful 2GHz Intel Z2580 CPU, letting users see movies in full HD and work seamlessly through graphics-intensive apps. Multimedia fanatics are sure to be impressed by its 13-megapixel rear camera that creates superb images and videos and dual speakers with clear sound.

Whether it’s value or unbridled power, Lenovo Mobile takes smartphones to the next level of hip technology.

The new Lenovo phones will be available starting April at all authorized Lenovo phone dealers nationwide.