Among the smartphone twists at this year's CES, we saw sleeker designs, added durability, 3D capability--and even phones that go underwater.
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We're not sure if the current crop of Lenovo smartphones will ever see the U.S. market, but we were intrigued to see the devices displayed at Lenovo's various off-site venues (one being in a trailer in the parking lot outside of the Las Vegas Convention Center). The first thing we noticed, and suspect that you'll notice, is the similarity to the iPhone 3GS. But of course it isn't an iPhone, it's an Android phone that currently runs Android 2.3 on a Qualcomm dual-core Snapdragon processor. The phone is set for release in China first; Lenovo reps we talked to weren't sure about U.S. release timing.
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