Big (Small Budget) Device with Bad Camera
Praful Yadav (May 19, 2014)
on Gadgets 360
Display is good with Modest pixel density and satisfactory viewing angles. But brightness and sunlight visibility is not upto the mark. 540x960 pixel resolution is not apt for a 5.5 display. But pixels are not embarrassingly visible and lenovo manage it well.
Touch & Typing:
Atleast for an hour, I though touch is a Gone Case in this device but as I continued using it, the touch became relatively smooth and more usable than the first one hour. Might be an initial Hic-Up!! Keypad is well laid and is comfortable to type both in landscape and portrait modes. Point to mention here is the keyboard has the inbuilt quality of continuous input which makes life even more easy.
Plays Mid level games to moderate Highlevel games properly without an issues. Tried Subway Surfers, Templerun 2, Dead Trigger, Asphaly 8 etc and all of them played seamlessly.
Gives 21 Mbps speed on HSDPA+ and all works very well. Call clarity is good and no call drops faced so far.
Works on ARMv7 Processor clocked at 1.3 Ghz and 1 Gb RAM out of which more than 580MB is free and user available. Interal memory is 4GB out of which 1.2 GB is used for Mass storage and 0..91 GB is free for Apps. 32GB expandability is allowed.
This is the only Con of the phone as far as I am concerned. Outdoor snaps and Ok ok.. but indoor snaps are pathetic. Noika 2MP cam is far better than this 5MP cam. So if you want to take a lot of snaps, this is certainly not a better option for you. ANd if you are ignoring camera part, this is one of the better devices available at a budget price of below 13K.
A 4 Star rating gives proper justification as Camera is bad. UI is simple with additional themes pre-installed on the device. Lenovo should work on cameras of their devices. But at this price, 1.3 GHz Quadcore processor and 1GB RAM is impressive. Value for Money phone and definitely deserves a try.
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Andi 5.5 is better and value for money
Zakir Husain Khan (Apr 19, 2014)
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IBall Andi 5.5N2 Quadro has rich specification than lenovo a850.
I have one and Andi gives silky smooth touch feel.
vikash mahajan (Mar 10, 2014)
Its best in this range. The speed of processor is good also it has 1 gb ram make better in this class.
RajeshC (Mar 10, 2014)
I am using this mobile for last 1 month. Found excellent in both mobile as well as the seller. Out of all, Battery is nice: which last for more than 24hrs with 3g / 40hrs with 2gThanks,
Sushil (Mar 7, 2014)
Value for money.....good features with varied options....avg cameraIn this range...worth of it.Only constraint if the battery goes below 20% then immediately have to connect to the charger..but still value for money
Good mobile for less money
NANDKISHOR B VARSHIKAR (Feb 24, 2014)
I really love the mobile and its functions. It supports all the apps. It is like a moving pc in pocket. Any work of internet, brousing, banking chating, intertainment, movie, sound player, etc. can be done by this mobile.
Hidden treasure (as lenovo doesnt create hype)
Mouli (Jan 25, 2014)
In short, it is a steal if one has to weigh price vs product. Have been using for a few weeks now and have not fallen short of nothing. It did not make me feel like wish it had this and that. You name it this has it. Touch, camera, media, display, ...are od mind blowing quality. Lenovo i guess only falls short in creating hype like competition does. Its a hidden treasure. Highly recommend. Just that hard covers are hard to find in the market. Good if lenovo adds it to the package.
ritesh shah (May 5, 2014)
the mobile is superb to buy at such a good price and the screen size is as big as a tab
jayesh k gandhi (Apr 15, 2014)
An outstanding performance and the battery life is good .thanks for lenovo, but we are nor getting a good quality flip cover for the same.Jayesh gandhi
Had a issue, but amazingly solved.
Skipper. (May 5, 2014)
Once you start using it, update the software i.e. from setting > about > check for update > and update. NOW YOU CAN MOVE YOU MOST OF THE APPS TO SD CARD, WHICH YOU COULD NOT IN THE BOX VERSION.After a long research i ordered it from amazon.in, and added 1 day delivery, and got it in time, wow.and on using it for 2hours i found it had no option to move the app to sd card, i searched it on internet, and yes it lacked that.i check if there was any update from Lenovo, but alas it was not. So i called up customer care of amazon. and described the issue with them, and amazingly they suggested ' if i did not like or am not satisfied with the phone i can return it and get full refund', i was astonished by these, and finally agreed to return.and then again i checked for update, """ yes it was there "", was lucky i downloaded it and was successful to move apps to sd card.And thus i am now not returning my phone, i love it.Go on buy it with confidence, i bet you wont regret it.VERY GOOD FAST PHONE.