Lenovo took the wraps off the Qualcomm Snapdragon-based affordable 4G LTE smartphone device, named A6000 at CES, on Thursday. The Lenovo A6000 is priced at $169. With these features, Lenovo will compete with recent launches like Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G and Micromax’s Yu Yureka. Lenovo has tied up Flipkart to launch the A6000 in India.
Let us now compare Lenovo A6000, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G and Micromax’s Yu Yureka smartphones in terms of their hardware, as well as software performance:
The Lenovo A6000 sports a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display, which is smaller than 5.5-inch display on both the Micromax’s Yu Yureka and Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4G.
The Lenovo A6000 is powered by a 64-bit quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) clocked at 1.2GHz and 1GB of RAM. The Yu Yureka features a superior Snapdragon 615 processor, which features an eight-core CPU with a clock speed of up to 1.5 GHz. The SoC also pairs an Adreno 405 GPU chipset, while the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G features an Adreno 305 GPU, which comes as part of Snapdragon 400 SoC.
The Lenovo A6000 comes with 8GB of built-in storage with no word on expandable storage. Yu Yureka features 16GB of built-in storage that is further expandable via micro sd card. On the other hand, the internal storage of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G is 8GB, and there is a MicroSD card slot for storage expansion to 32GB.
The Lenovo A6000 features an 8-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera. Both, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G and Yu Yureka feature a 13MP rear with LED flash and 5MP front-facing camera.
All the three smartphones supports 4G, though Lenovo A6000 is not compatible with the 2300MHz Band 40 (TDD-LTE) used by India’s 4G networks.
Lenovo A6000 runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS with Vibe UI 2.0 skin on top. The Redmi Note 4G runs on Android KitKat wrapped under MIUI v6. On the other hand, the Yureka runs on Cyanogen OS 11 which too is also built over Android KitKat.
On the battery front, the Redmi Note 4G edges ahead with a 3,200mAh. Yu Yureka feature 2,500 mAh battery, while Lenovo A6000 features 2300mAh battery that is rated to deliver up to 13 hours of talk time and up to 264 hours of standby time on 3G network.