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Lenovo bringing two affordable Android 4.0 handsets to Chinese markets?

Lenovo has been rumored to be making two phones for Chinese markets, the LePhone s899t and the s680, and while neither of them have specs that will impress you, the price tag might.

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Lenovo has been rumored to be working on two phones for the Chinese market — the LePhone s899t and s680 — that offer a compelling price-to-performance ratio. The s899t (pictured below) is the more powerful of the two and comes running Android 4.0.3 with a 1GHz dual-core "NovaThor" processor from ST-Ericsson that includes the Mali 400 GPU. It's also rumored to have a 4.5 inch qHD (960 x 540) IPS display and will be available on Chinese carrier China Mobile for 1,299 yuan, or around $206.

The s680 is headed for a different Chinese carrier — China Unicom — and the specs are a bit more pedestrian. It's rumored to have a 480 x 800 display of an unknown size running on a Snapdragon S1 processor (at 800MHz or 1GHz) and a 5-megapixel camera. These specs certainly don't push the envelope, but with Ice Cream Sandwich and a price that is sure to fall below the s899t's, Chinese customers could have some very attractive options.

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