Making a surprise entry in to affordable smartphone space in India, Lenovo has unleashed its cheapest 4G mobile in the country, Lenovo A6000 which is priced at Rs. 6,999 ($169) and available exclusively on Flipkart.com, just like its Vibe Z and X series. At the price point, Lenovo’s giving Asus, Motorola and Xiaomi among others, tough run for its money, there-by giving customers plenty to choose from.
Lenovo A6000 plays more on price factor rather than competing with Yu and Xiaomi might, who have managed to offer exceptional value for the money hardware at sub Rs. 10,000 price point. Lenovo A6000 is having a 5 inch High Definition display which is a little smaller than the devices from Yu and Xiaomi, but in comparison to products in sub Rs. 7,000 range, that is quite an impressive-quality made available.
Lenovo has taken utmost interest to be sure that smartphone manages to find takers for its sheer looks & figurine with 8.2 mm thickness as well as weight of 128 grams, making it one of the best lightest budget phones in country.
The company has packed the new Lenovo A6000 with 64 bit Snapdragon 410 chipset for the A 6000 clocked at 1.2 GHz that is basically 4G supported successor to very popular processor – Snapdragon 400 SoC. At the memory point, Lenovo has choosed 1 GB of RAM, and also offering 8 GB storage which is further expandable upto 32GB via micro-SD slot in Lenovo. Competing straight head with popular smartphones – Xiaomi Redmi 1S and Motorola Moto E. Lenovo A6000 comes fitted with an 8MP rear camera and 2MP front facing camera as well.
A smaller-sized phone, however seems to have to gotten the battery-size right as this smartphone comes with the ‘2,300 mAh‘ unit that should make day to day usage very convenient. To buy Lenovo A6000, you will have to register yourself on Flipkart and you can start that from later today until 26th January. And from there on, Flipkart will only sell the phone to registered users on 28th January.
It is hard to complain about product, pricing and the over-all value proposition but it will be interesting to see if the new phone will be available normally or dreaded flash sale model.