Lenovo unveiled the smartphone with 4G LTE support at CES 2015 event for competition with xioami’s Redmi note 4G and Micromax’s YU Yureka. The new smartphone Lenovo A6000 will be launched on Friday, January 16. The company has sent out invites for an event in New Delhi, with an image clearly pointing to the smartphone’s 4G LTE capabilities.
The Lenovo A6000 is being targeted to take on 4G LTE offerings in the sub-Rs. 10,000 space,most specifically the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G, and Micromax’s Yu Yureka. Lenovo intentionally launching the smartphone to lower some market of this two smartphones.
The Chinese electronic giant offering the Lenovo A6000 only for online sales exclusively via Flipkart. Unless the smartphone has given the price tag of tag of $169 (roughly Rs. 10,500) at CES, Flipkart has confirmed the phone will be priced below Rs. 10,000 in India. Lenovo spokesperson said the A6000 variant showcased at CES 2015 is not compatible with the 2300MHz Band 40 (TDD-LTE) used by India’s 4G networks. However, given the company’s intention to compete with aforementioned phones, it’s likely that the variant launched in India will come with this feature.
Coming to specification of the phone Lenovo A6000 features a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display.The smartphone supports dual Micro-SIM cards. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat with Lenovo’s Vibe UI 2.0 skin on top. Lenovo A6000 is powered by a 64-bit quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) SoC clocked at 1.2GHz coupled with 1GB of RAM and 8 GB in-build storage. Company yet to say word about the expandable storage of the phone.
Lenovo A6000 sports 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front camera.The A6000 is powered with 2300mAh battery which rated to deliver up to 13 hours of talk time and up to 264 hours of standby time on 3G network.