Lenovo’s new A5000 smartphone, which was launched on Thursday in Russia, has reportedly been launched in India as well, as tipped by an established Mumbai-based retailer. Lenovo India is however yet to make an official announcement or list the device on its India site.
According to retailer Mahesh Telecom, the Lenovo A5000 smartphone has been launched at Rs. 10,250. We can expect Lenovo India to announce the smartphone in the coming days.
Alongside the Russia launch, the Lenovo A5000 smartphone was also officially listedon the company’s official UAE site.
One of the most notable features of the Lenovo A5000 is that it is backed by a large 4000mAh battery which is rated to deliver up to 17 hours of talk time and up to 792 hours of standby time on 3G networks. Unfortunately, the official listing of the Lenovo A5000 hinted that the smartphone might just support 3G connectivity with no 4G LTE support. The smartphone also supports Quick Charge feature that allows the battery to get fully charged in 3 hours while a 15-minute charge offers up to 4 hours of talk time.
The Lenovo A5000 is a dual-SIM (Micro-SIM and regular SIM) device which runsAndroid 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box. It comes with a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display offering a pixel density of 300ppi. The Chinese company also claims that the handset features rain and splash-proof screen protection.
The smartphone is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek (MT6582) processor coupled with 1GB of RAM and Mali T760-MP2 GPU. The Lenovo A5000 comes with 8GB of inbuilt storage, which is further expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). It sports an 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash while there is a 2-megapixel fixed-focus front-facing camera also on board.
Apart from 3G, the Lenovo A5000 offers GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth connectivity options.
It measures 140×71.4×9.98mm, weighs 160 grams, and is listed in Black and White colours. The Lenovo A5000 packs sensors such as an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and a proximity sensor