The Lenovo A6000 was launched in January 2015 and featured as the lowest priced 4G enabled smartphone in the country. The phone quickly caught the user’s attention due to unique features like amazing camera and interchangeable back cover, thus making it a trendy smartphone.
The Lenovo A6000 features 5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen that provides a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels, the display is not protected by a screen guard and so attracts a lot of smudge. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 chipset clocked to a 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 Quad-core processor and a 1 GB RAM. Minor stuttering could be observed while navigating through various menus and the home screen.
The phone runs on Android OS version 4.4.4 (KitKat) with Lenovo’s Vibe 2.0 UI interface, which is built from scratch by the Lenovo’s software team. The UI is free from any stock android apps and all the pre-installed apps can be removed by the users, thus freeing up the memory. The phone comes with an 8GB of internal memory, while the memory can be expanded to 32 GB by its users using the MicroSD card slot is provided in the phone. The 8MP primary camera provides image resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels and assisted by an LED flashlight, while the secondary camera of 2MP is provided that takes great selfies. Good quality video recording is also done by the camera at 720p quality. The Lenovo A6000 has a rectangular design with rounded edges and is made from a high quality plastic. The phone provides a very firm grip and feels lightweight when used, as it weighs only 128 grams, so you can use it for long duration of time. The 2300mAh User-Replaceable Li-Ion battery is provided in the phone that promises a stand-by time up to 264 hours and a talk time up to 13 hours on 3G networks.
The Lenovo A6000 is an amazing smartphone with its feather weight, bright display, smart and bloatware free UI and decent camera. The phone is dual SIM and FM Radio enabled, while supports LTE on both SIMs for the both TDD 2300MHz (Band 40FDD) and 1800MHz (Band 3). Additional features include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and A-GPS, with sensors like accelerometer and proximity. The phone has a room for improvements in the RAM sector, but it only 1GB of RAM is provided that can cause occasional lag which can sour the smartphone experience, but then again you can’t complain much with the budget price you get to have this phone.
The phone finds stiff competition from Lenovo A6000 Plus
and Xiaomi Redmi 2
but it manages to stay in competition owing its dual SIM 4G connectivity, high resolution display and user replaceable battery.
The Lenovo A6000 is the best smartphone for users that are searching for a low cost 4G enabled smartphone with amazing camera and a high resolution screen. The phone offers a host of features at very low price, thus giving its users an opportunity to use a budget smartphone that bundles an amazing experience.