Lenovo has announced the A536 smartphone for a price of Rs 8,999 in the entry-level market segment. The handset has similar specifications as most of the smartphones that are packed with quad-core processor and Android 4.4 KitKat platform in the sub Rs 10,000 price bracket. Here is a quick review on the Lenovo A536 to analyze its capabilities.
Camera and Internal Storage
The primary camera unit in the Lenovo A536 is a 5 MP primary camera that is coupled with LED flash for better low light photography. Along with rear snapper, there is a front-facing 2 MP selfie shooter that that can take care of video conferencing. At this pricing, there are many smartphones that arrive with similar aspects making this phone a standard one.
The internal storage is standard at 8 GB and this can be extended up to 32 GB using a micro SD card. Almost all the devices launched in this price bracket arrive with similar storage options and it is becoming a welcome feature in the sub Rs 10,000 priced devices.
Processor and Battery
The chipset used is a MediaTek MT6582M chipset that houses a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor paired with a moderate 1 GB of RAM. This hardware combination should be sufficient for a decent performance and multi-tasking experience. Moreover, many smartphone in this price bracket arrives with similar hardware aspects.
Battery capacity of the Lenovo A536 is an usual 2,000 mAh unit that sounds pretty decent as it is rated to deliver a moderate backup of 12 hours of talk time and 12.5 hours of standby time to the smartphone on 3G.
Display and Features
Lenovo has given the smartphone a 5 inch display that carries a FWVGA resolution of 854×480 pixels. It appears like this display is very basic with not much advancement.
The device runs on Android 4.4 KitKat operating system that when combined with the hardware aspects will be an average smartphone in the market. Also, it packs the usual connectivity features such as 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and dual SIM functionality.
|Display||5 inch, FWVGA|
|Processor||1.3 GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6582M|
|Internal Storage||8 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB|
|OS||Android 4.4 KitKat|
|Camera||5 MP/ 2 MP|
What we Like
- 8 GB of internal storage capacity
- Android Kitkat
What we Dislike
- Low screen resolution
Price and Conclusion
The Lenovo A536 smartphone appears to be priced appropriately for the specifications it pack. It also includes all the aspects that are a part of the sub Rs 10,000 priced handsets in the market. If Lenovo had packed some exceptional aspect in the smartphone like giving it a selfie camera that is the latest trend or packing it with a superior battery that can render low hours of backup to the phone making it a powerhouse, the A536 would have managed to go a step further in the competition.