The competition in the sub-$160 smartphone is really intense and hot. Lenovo is one of the companies aiming to gain ground in that segment, launch a host of models there. After introducing Lenovo A6000, A6000 Plus, and A7000, the company is soon expected to introduce the new A5000 at INR10,250 ($162), as estimated from a retailer Mahesh Telecom's post.
Yesterday, the A5000 was introduced in Russia for $227 which is way higher than the price set for India.
The A5000 features a 5" 720p display with special nano coating for prevention from water splashes. It is powered by a MediaTek MT6582 SoC with quad-core 1.3GHz CPU, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, 8MP rear snapper with LED flash, 2MP front camera, Bluetooth 4.0 and FM radio.
Weighing about 160 grams because of the 4,000 mAh battery, A5000 is a 10mm thick dual-SIM phone with 3G support.Source
I dont understand how lenovo thinks a phone with modest specs (1gb/8gb/1.3ghz quad core.mediatek soc/8mp, 2mp) with just the 4000 mAh battery as its USP can sell at INR 10000 price tag, when it has itself launched a6000 plus having such gr8 specs at ...
just only for 4000mah its a tolal waste at 11k inr
Really irritating how the low end phones are packing 4000 mAh batteries whereas most of the high end phones are still stuck near the 3000 mAh mark. Agreed the higher end phones have better optimisation but these optimisations are still nowhere near...