Lenovo and China Mobile smartphone powered by ST-Ericsson

July 10, 2012 // By Jean-Pierre Joosting
ST-Ericsson has announced that the Lenovo LePhone S899t smartphone, designed for China Mobile, is powered by the ST-Ericsson Nova™ A9500 application processor.

With a dual-core ARM Cortex A9 CPU running at 1 GHz and a high-end 3D graphics accelerator, the Nova A9500 enables users of the Lenovo LePhone S899t to enjoy a full smartphone experience on China Mobile's TD network. This is the first smartphone from Lenovo which is built on ST-Ericsson dual-core high-performance application processor. In addition to the Nova A9500, ST-Ericsson CG2900 and CW1100 connectivity solutions were also selected by Lenovo enabling GPS, Bluetooth, FM and Wi-Fi features.

As a China Mobile customized TD smartphone, the Lenovo LePhone S899t will be sold at RMB 1299 (about USD 200) at the Lenovo website and China Mobile retail stores and is expected to be available mid-July.