Gone are the days when owning a 5 inch display smartphone was considered as a monopoly. As the most of the Chinese manufactures including Xiaomi, Huawei and more have occupied this segment by introducing quality 5 inch display phablets under Rs 10,000.
To join the race, Lenovo also launched a 5 inch smartphone recently at the ongoing tech show CES 2015. Yes, the China based renowned PC maker is trying hard to taste some amount of success in the smartphone market and this time they have launched an 4G LTE smartphone Lenovo A6000.
GizBot was present at the event and we got to know that A6000 will be coming to India very soon, in fact we have exclusive been tipped Lenovo is already prepping to send out the India launch invites by this week and smartphone will launch in India by January itself.
At the same time, Lenovo also confirmed that the Lenovo A6000 will be launched in India via exclusive online partner, Flipkart. Currently, the phone has been launched at a price of of $169 (Rs 11,000 approx.), however, it is reportedly said that the Lenovo A6000 will be priced "below Rs. 10,000 in India."
Lenovo A6000 - Key Specifications
With a 5.0-inch HD (1280 x 720) IPS display, Lenovo A6000 also comes powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8916 1.2GHz Quad Core Operating System, 1GB RAM and runs on Android 4.4 (Kit Kat) with VIBE UI 2.0. Launched only in black color variant, the smartphone has got 8GB of internal storage and expandable storage of up to 32GB. The device also sports an 8MP auto-focus rear camera w/ LED flash and 2MP fixed-focus front camera, along with 2,300mAh (Li-polymer, replaceable) battery which is claimed by the company to offer a talk time of up to 22 hours (2G), 13 hours (3G), 4G voice not supported and a standby time up to 11 days (2G/3G)/ 11.5 days.
Further, Lenovo A6000 comes with a Dual, Micro SIM slot and boasts dimensions of 141 x 70 x 8.2mm at a weight of 128grams. You'll also find a 2x speakers, Dolby Digital Plus, 3.5mm audio jack, 4G LTE; FDD Band 1, 3, 7, 20; DL 150Mbps / UL 50Mbps Bluetooth and BT 4.0 camera in the handset. Basically, the Indian version will come with 2.3 GHz frequency (band 40).
Have a look at the detailed specifications of Lenovo A6000 listed below.
|Processor||64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8916 1.2GHz Quad Core|
|Operating System||Android 4.4 (Kit Kat) with VIBE UI 2.0|
|Display/Resolution||5.0-inch HD (1280 x 720) IPS display|
|Storage||8GB internal storage|
|Sound||2x speakers, Dolby Digital Plus, 3.5mm audio jack|
|Connectivity||4G LTE; FDD Band 1, 3, 7, 20; DL 150Mbps / UL 50Mbps|
|Camera||8MP auto-focus rear camera w/ LED flash; 2MP fixed-focus front camera|
|Battery*||2300mAh (Li-polymer, replaceable) Talk time: Up to 22 hours (2G), 13 hours (3G), 4G voice not supported Standby time: Up to 11 days (2G/3G), 11.5 days (4G)|
|Weight||128g (4.52 ounces)|
|Dimensions||141 x 70 x 8.2mm|
|SIM Support||Dual, Micro SIM|