February 15, 2016
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Lenovo India has teased a new metal smartphone to be launched at MWC 2016 next week, promising a “gorgeous new device” “engineered from scratch”. The teaser says to “brace yourselves” for the “knockout punch”. The top of the pictured device looks an awful lot like the Lenovo Lemon 3 which was launched in China last month, leading to speculation it will now see a release in India.

If so, the knockout punch will be the price. The Lenovo Lemon 3 retails for about $100 in China, meaning it would carry a price tag somewhere around 7,500 INR in India, or less than half the price of the OnePlus X. The Lemon 3 is a clear competitor for the Xiaomi Redmi 3, which retails for around the same price in China.

The Lenovo Lemon 3 specs include a 5-inch Full HD IPS LCD display, octa-core Snapdragon 616 chipset, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB ROM with microSD expansion, 13 MP primary camera and 5 MP front-facing camera, 2,750 mAh battery, Android 5.1 Lollipop, LTE, dual-SIM and dual rear-facing stereo speakers.

Kris Carlon
Kris Carlon is a Senior Editor at Android Authority. He is a half-British Australian who lives in Berlin, travels a lot and is always connected to a laptop, phone, smartwatch or tablet (and occasionally a book).
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