Lenovo S856 Specs & Price

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Lenovo S856 is another affordable Android phone like the Lenovo A606, but its 5.5-inch screen puts it within the phablet category. Lenovo S856 offers a more brilliant display while offering an impressive battery life of up to 25 hours.

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Hardware & Software

The Lenovo S856 provides some of what we’ve already seen with the Lenovo A606. Lenovo S856 has the same amount of memory with 1GB of RAM. It offers 8GB built-in storage, which can be expanded by up to 32GB with microSD cards.

Lenovo S856 features a 5.5-inch IPS display with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution. The display size alone says that this device is built for consumers who want something bigger than the typical 5-inch display. Lenovo S856 is great for watching movies and the built-in LTE support will help seamless video streaming.

Lenovo S856 sports a 1.2GHz quad-core processor from Qualcomm (Snapdragon 400 chipset). Qualcomm’s quad-core processors are often regarded as superior to those from Mediatek and are said to be more efficient.

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When it comes to the camera, Lenovo S856 has an 8 megapixels rear camera and a 1.6 megapixels front facing camera.

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Pricing & Availability

Lenovo S856 is not yet available in Nigeria. When available, you can buy it at leading online stores in Nigeria. Lenovo S856 price in Nigeria is expected to range from N36,500 to N42,000 depending on your location in the country.

Lenovo S856 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Lenovo S856:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)
  • Processor: 1.2GHz quad-core Processor (Snapdragon 400)
  • GPU: Adreno 305
  • Memory: 1GB RAM
  • Colours: Silver
  • Dimension: 151 x 77.8 x 9 mm
  • Weight: 175 g
  • SIM Type: Mini SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual Standby


  • Display: 5.5-inch IPS Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (267ppi)
  • Display Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 8 MP Camera, Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Geo-tagging, LED Flash, Autofocus, Face Detection
  • Front Camera: 1.6 MP Camera, 720p HD


  • Built-in Storage: 8GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: up to 32GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: 900 / 2100MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: 800 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600MHz

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21.1 Mbps
  • HSPA+: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 100 Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio:
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: No
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Gyroscope: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Dolby Digital Plus: No
  • Active Noise Cancellation: No
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 2500 mAh Li-Po Battery
  • Talktime: up to 312 hours
  • Standby Time: up to 25 hours
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Lenovo S856 Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: October 13th, 2019

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