Lenovo A6000 review: Great Display, Good Features and Average Camera
Lenovo A6000 is entry level budget Smartphone. The devices is packed with some great features. Today we at techbyts have written Lenovo A6000 review for our readers. The best feature available in the device is 4G LTE at price of Rs 6,999. Another entry level 4G smartphones has more price then Lenovo A6000. Yu Yureka has a price tag Rs. 8,999 and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G at Rs 9,999. Lenovo A6000 is a light weight high performing low priced 4G smartphone. The device is listed on Flipkart in India. The Lenovo A6000 review is here to find out if the device is worth purchasing or not.
Lenovo A6000 Review of Build and Design: 7/10
Lenovo A6000 comes with 5″ display which has a decent size. But the device sacrifices the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The device has IPS Capacitive Touchscreen with 1280×720 screen resolution. The rear cover is made by plastic and has rubberized on it. It helps a good grip on the phone. The volume and the power buttons are located on the right hand side. On the top device has the 3.5mm audio jack along with the microUSB port. The Dolby speaker system is located at the bottom on the rear side. On the top left hand corner 8MP camera along with the LED flash unit. The phone weighs 128g and 8.2mm thick.
Lenovo A6000 Review of Display: 7.5/10
The Lenovo A6000 has the IPS panel in 5-inch HD display. It has great viewing angles. The display is very bright with sharp colors. Device supports 16M colors. When held at a regular distance, you will not notice any pixellation. The display is anti finger-print and smudge magnet so there is no need to cleaning it. The devices package has a good screen protector. Visibility in sunlight is good, just use automatic brightness level.
Lenovo A6000 Review of Camera: 6/10
The Lenovo A6000 sports 8MP rear camera and 2MP front facing camera. The output of rear camera does not have a good quality. The camera captures average images compared to the Yu Yureka and Xiaomi Note 4G. The HDR mode is not such impressive at all. It tends to overexpose the entire image instead of balancing the shadows and highlights. Low light photography is also not good. Videos have lot of screen tearing and noise as well. The fornt camera lacks the quality. Finally camera is the weak point of the Lenovo A6000.
Lenovo A6000 Review of Features: 7/10
The Lenovo A6000 is powered by the 1.2GHz quad-core SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor with Adreno 306 GPU. The device has 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB onboard storage. 3.33 GB storage is used by the system and the rest is available to the user. Device has an option to expend the storage up to 32 GB microSD card. Lenovo A6000 supports dual SIM on which one SIM can use 3G or 4G network. The device runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat OS with Lenovo Vibe 2.0 UI. There is an 8MP rear camera and a 2MP front-facing camera. The device has a 2,300mAh removable battery.
Lenovo A6000 comes with a lot of pre-loaded apps which are considered as blotware. Device has some Lenovo’s proprietary apps like SYNCit, Security and SHAREit which can’t be removed. SYNCit is used to take back up your contacts, sms and call logs to the cloud. SHAREit is used to transfer documents, photos, videos and apps via phone’s Wi-fi. It works with Windows PCs and iOS devices. Phone’s profile can be adjusted to Silent/Meeting/General profile icons just below the volume slider. 14 quick notification icons are under the notification tray. Settings menu looks like stock Android settings menu except device’s colorful icons.
Lenovo A6000 Review of Performance: 6.5/10
Lenovo A6000 has 1.2GHz quad-core second gen Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor. It provides results similar to the Xiaomi Redmi 2 considering that both phones has same processor and RAM combo. AnTuTu benchmark gave 20182 and Quadrant gave 11280 points. The Geekbench multi-core score is higher for Lenovo A6000 as HTC Desire 526 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G. The call quality is good, didn’t face any issues. Device has 2 microphones for noise cancellation. 4G capability of device is as good as Yu Yureka. The phone performs most tasks without any hitch. There is no lag while swiping through home screens or switching between apps. While playing games and watching videos, the heating is under control.
The Lenovo A6000 can playback most video formats with default player but struggled with 1080p videos. For that we have to install third party app. (Check out: Top 5 Video Player). Sound is very clear and loud. With the Dolby app you can tweak the audio according to your desire. The earphone does not have much quality and you have to purchase a good one.
Lenovo A6000 Review of Battery Life: 7/10
The Lenovo A6000 is packed with 2300 mAh of battery. The battery stamina is good. After using continue 8 hour on 3G voice, video calling, surfing the net, watching videos the device has around 28% battery remaining. This means the devices has good battery backup. On normal uses the battery lasts for 2 days.
Conclusion of Lenovo A6000 Review:
After the Lenovo A6000 review we find the device is good at this price. Device has good speed, performance. But it lacks on camera and onboard storage.
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