Unboxing the Lenovo S800 (Transparent LCD phone)

Lenovo S800… transparent LCD phone FTW!

Lenovo S800 Unboxed

It’s not everyday that you get to play around with a phone that has a transparent display. That’s why we were still thrilled to when the box of the Lenovo S800 arrived on our doorstep! Don’t get your hopes up though when it comes to features. The S800 doesn’t pack Android. If you think about it though, if you’re going to use a feature phone might as well make sure that it looks amazing right? Read on for our unboxing!

Lenovo S800 Spec Sheet

  • Transparent Display, 240×320 pixels, 2.4 inches (~167 ppi pixel density)
  • Memory expandable via microSD up to 16 GB
  • GPRS/EDGE/Bluetooth/FM Radio
  • 2-megapixel rear facing camera, 1600×1200 pixels
  • 650 mAh Battery
  • Phonebook can store up to 1,000 contacts (lol)

Packaging and Hardware

Nice box!

You definitely have to give credit to Lenovo for the packaging of the S800. This is probably the “best boxed” feature phone you’ll ever find in the market. It comes in a big black box with a steel clip holding the box closed. To open just slip out the metal clip and flip the box open.

Opening the box reveals the Lenovo S800, the manual, and the black leather magnetic case. The phone itself will immediately grab your attention because of the unique design. The chrome framed transparent display and the sleek alpha numeric keypad makes for a very fashionable and stylish gadget that’s guaranteed to be a conversation starter.

Manuals, leather magnetic case, and the S800

The S800 in the flesh!

Due to the amount of glass in this phone it has a bit of heft, weighing in at 124 grams. It still manages to keep a slim candybar form factor though.

Here are a couple of more photos of the S800:

What else is in the box?

The box of the Lenovo S800 also has a bunch of extra goodies. There’s a back cover, a black leather case with a magnetic latch, a display cleaner, earphones, and the charger.

The case

The S800 with the back cover

What can the phone do?

Primarily it can text and call. There are other features like internet browsing and games but it’s not really a smooth experience, hehe. If you’re getting this phone is for the novel look and feel.

Pricing and Availability

The Lenovo S800 sells for around Php6,500. It used to be priced in the Php8,000-Php9,000 range but it already got a price cut.

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  1. sarah

    I have heard rumors that this phone does not work in the US. Why is that?

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