To date, no other smartphone has managed to cram as much as Motorola did with its 3300mAh battery on the original Droid RAZR Maxx and the new Droid RAZR Maxx HD. Even phablets such as the Samsung Galaxy Note II and HTC Droid DNA/J Butterfly/Deluxe DLX do not match the battery capacity of Motorola’s flagships.
But step aside, Motorola, for Lenovo has just launched the IdeaPhone P770. It trumps the Droid RAZR Maxx and Maxx HD with a slightly larger 3500mAh battery encased in a 11.9mm body. Of course, as we know battery life alone doesn’t make a great smartphone, and Lenovo makes it a point to ship the phone pre-installed with the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS. Inside, there is a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 4GB of built-in storage (as well as an 8GB microSD card packed in), a 5MP rear shooter and finally, a 4.5-inch qHD display.
The specs aren’t exactly inspiring, but then again, Lenovo isn’t marketing this as a flagship. The IdeaPhone P770 is retailing in China for only about $273 (around RM850) which is smack in the sweet spot of the mid-range zone. Unfortunately, there aren’t any details yet on an international release.