Lenovo, being a well known brand for people from different facets of life has been gaining people’s attention with the introduction of its smart phone series lately. This Chinese brand became quite notable initially through its laptop series and is currently showing great interest in extending its market in the world of smart phones. A very familiar phone from this brand has been the ‘Lenovo A6000’ that had pretty good response from users recently. An upgraded version of this is the ‘Lenovo A6000 Plus’ which is slowly catching up too. Its battery life, processing expertise and its network support have been of discussion in recent times. The general response has been that it is fast, reliable and a good choice for that money. This android techie, Lenovo A6000 Plus is priced at INR 7,499/- onwards. There are a variety of sellers selling at discounted rates too. . So, let’s dig in more details about this 5-inch beauty.
Design & Display:
Lenovo A6000 Plus launched in April 2015 has been extensively known for its compact, slim and easy to hold design. It has a matt finished rear, bearing a slight curve near its edges. This finish not only gives the phone a stylish, classy look but also enables good grip to hold.
The dimensions of this phone are 141x 70x 8.2 mm and weighs around 128g (4.52 oz) . Look wise there is no significant change in comparison to its predecessor. It comes in black, white, yellow and red.
Now about its display, it flaunts a nice spread out 5 inch (12.7 cm) display which has a IPS Capacitive touch screen with 16M vibrance. The resolution is a good 720 x 1280 pixels with a multi touch interface supported by Lenovo Vibe 2.0.
Processor Performance & Storage:
A highly advantageous 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC has been built inside this phone and thereby has made it extremely worthy for the money. This feature is a very strong aspect which is sure to help Lenovo’s market rise high. The next mind blowing feature is its beaming 2GB RAM which would excite all heavy gamers. This phone being ideal for gaming would therefore manage pretty well when subjected to heavy long periods of use regularly. The processor chip used here is the 1.2 GHz Quad- core type which is yet another added enhancement. Not to forget its 16 GB internal storage which allows download multiple apps at a given instant also has an option of expanding it up to a maximum of 32 GB.
Operating System (OS):
It runs on the well established Android OS, v4.4.4 KitKat which can also be further upgraded to v5.0.2 if needed. Also to mention is it’s GPU being Adreno 306. This OS has the potential of optimizing memory and in turn improving the touch screen to respond faster. Also it very clearly supports the running of a number of background apps without hindering the speed or accuracy of the phone as a whole.
Network & Connectivity:
The various communication interfaces that it supports is Wi-Fi of 802.11 b/g/n with the option of sharing a hotspot. Also its Bluetooth connectivity using v4.0 of type A2DP is a fast transfer medium. It has the recreational option of FM Radio facility with a headphone jack spot of 3.5mm diameter. Important to mention is its Dual SIM slot allotment with one SIM supporting both 3G and 4G connectivity, whereas the other SIM not supporting either. Both the SIMs are of micro- SIM type and GSM standard SIMs. The USB slot is micro USB v2.0 compatible with related cables. Not to forget that it is also GPS enabled with a A-GPS.
Possessing a durable Li-Po battery having an average 2300 mAh power the Lenovo A6000 Plus shows a promising and lasting battery quality. The average stand-by time estimated approximately is up to 264 hrs (2G) / up to 264 h (3G). The sustaining ability with respect to talk-time is up to 22h (2G) / up to 13 h (3G) on an average. But they could have increased the quality of these products.
CAMERA: It has a 8 MP primary camera with supportive auto focus option. Also an added feature is the presence of a LED flash. Bonus attributes to the camera are Geo-tagging, touch focus and face detection among a few other aspects. It also has a selfie taker at the front end with 2 MP quality which is not a good deal but is pretty manageable. Video recording features are available too.
AUDIO: Active noise cancellation is a key functionality topped with a dedicated mic system. MP4/H.264 player is also supported. The permitted alert types are MP3, WAV and eAAC+ . Additionally a FLAC player is also supported. Moreover, with its Dolby Digital Plus and enhanced volume levels audios sound deeper and more real. Hence, this is a great investment for music lovers.
Lenovo A6000 Plus is a pretty good smart phone in the 8k price range with its appreciable processor and 2GB RAM memory upgradation. Its heavy competitors being Redmi 2 and Yu Yuphoria, this smart phone proves a step ahead in many aspects which made this phone to score 74 for its features at PriceJugaad.com. Because of its camera and battery specifications, the phone has scored average on its reviews and which is 57. But still it stands as a good deal and is a recommended buy for budget smart phone seekers.