Lenovo on Friday launched a slightly more powerful variant of the popular Lenovo A6000 smartphone, the Lenovo A6000 Plus, priced at Rs. 7,499. Registrations for the smartphone's first flash sale via Flipkart on April 28 will begin on Friday, 2pm IST.
The dual-SIM supporting Lenovo A6000 Plus is identical to the Lenovo A6000 except for featuring twice the RAM and inbuilt storage. The handset equips 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage as compared to the Lenovo A6000's 1GB and 8GB inbuilt storage.
The smartphone features a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) IPS display and is powered by a 64-bit 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) SoC with Adreno 306 400MHz GPU. The Android 4.4.4 KitKat-based smartphone runs Lenovo's Vibe UI 2.0 skin on top. It features Dolby Digital Plus speakers.
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Other specifications include an 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash; a 2-megapixel front camera; apart from a removable 2300mAh battery that is rated to deliver up to 11 days of standby time on 2G/ 3G, and up to 22 hours of talk-time on 2G and 13 hours on 3G. The Lenovo A6000 Plus supports the same 4G bands as the A6000, i.e., FDD 800MHz / 1800MHz / 2100MHz / 2600MHz (Band 1, 3, 7, 20), and TDD 2300MHz (Band 40). The smartphone measures 141x70x8.2mm and weighs 128 grams.
"We were overwhelmed with the positive response from consumers for the A6000 and that triggered us at Lenovo to further enhance the multitasking capabilities of the device making it the best future-proof smartphone and offer superior experience to the millennials. The A6000 plus is a great value for money device with cutting-edge technology and distinctive features." said Sudhin Mathur, Director- Smartphones, Lenovo India during the launch.
Lenovo last week launched its P70 smartphone at Rs. 15,999. Some of the key specifications of the handset include 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) IPS display, 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek (MT6752) processor, 2GB of RAM, Mali T760-MP2 GPU, 16GB of inbuilt storage, expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB), 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera, and 5-megapixel fixed-focus front-facing camera.
The company also touts the Quick Charge feature of the Lenovo P70 that allows it get fully charged in 3 hours while a 15-minute charge offers up to 4 hours of talk time.