The Lenovo A7000 which was showcased at MWC 2015 has finally been launched in India. The 4G-enabled budget smartphone is priced at Rs. 8,999 and will go on sale exclusively via Flipkart.com. Highlight of A7000 is that it is the first phone in the world to feature Dolby Atmos technology. Registrations for the handset are now open till 14th April while the first flash sale will be hosted on 15th April. The Lenovo A7000 in the Indian market, will compete with the 4G enabled Yu Yureka and Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G phones which also fall in the sub-Rs.10,000 price range. Read on to find out how Lenovo A7000 vs Yu Yureka vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G compare with each other in specifications, features and price.
Specifications and Features Comparison: Lenovo A7000 vs Yu Yureka vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G
|Device/Features||Lenovo A7000||Yu Yureka||Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G|
|Price||Rs. 8,999||Rs. 8,999||Rs. 9,999|
|Display||5.5 inch HD IPS||5.5 inch IPS LCD, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection||5.5 inch IPS|
|Resolution||1280 x 720 – 267 ppi||1280 x 720 – 267 ppi||1280 x 720 – 267 ppi|
|SoC||MediaTek (MT6572M)||Qualcomm Snapdragon 615||Qualcomm Snapdragon 400|
|CPU||Octa-core 1.5 GHz||Octa-Core 1.5 GHz||Quad-Core 1.6 GHz|
|GPU||Mali-T760MP2||Adreno 405||Adreno 305|
|RAM||2 GB||2 GB||2 GB|
|Memory||8 GB||16 GB||8 GB|
|MicroSD||Yes – up to 32 GB||Yes – up to 32 GB||Yes – up to 64 GB|
|Battery||2900 mAh||2500 mAh||3100 mAh|
|Rear Camera||8 MP Auto Focus, LED Flash||13 MP Auto Focus, Sony EXMOR CMOS sensor, wide angle lens, Blue Filter architecture, LED Flash||13 MP LED Flash|
|Front Camera||5 MP||5 MP||5 MP|
|Connectivity||4G LTE , Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS||4G LTE Cat4, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS||4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS|
|OS||Android 5.0 Lollipop with VIBE UI||Cyanogen 11 based Android 4.4.4 KitKat||Android 4.4 with MIUI version 5|
|Dimensions & Weight||152.6×76.2x8mm, 140 grams||154.8x78x8.8mm, 155 grams||154×78.7×9.5mm, 185 grams|
Lenovo A7000 vs Yu Yureka vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G: Comparison Video
The Yu Yureka and Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G both pack Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC’s. The former is powered by a 1.5 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor while the latter comes with a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor clocked at 1.6 GHz. The Lenovo A7000 is powered by an octa-core MediaTek (MT6572M) processor clocked at 1.5 GHz.
All the three handsets have a tie in this department. Lenovo A7000, Yu Yureka and Redmi Note 4G feature a 5.5 inch IPS display with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution and 267 ppi pixel density.
The Lenovo A7000 runs the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system wrapped under VIBE UI. Redmi Note 4G runs Android 4.4 KitKat with MIUI version 5 on its top while the Yu Yureka comes with Cyanogen 11 based Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system. Though all the three devices are based on Android platform, yet they are quite different from each other due to different skins.
Yu Yureka and Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G sport a 13 mega pixel primary camera. Yu Yureka comes with several attractive camera features like Sony EXMOR CMOS sensor, wide angle lens and Blue Filter architecture. Lenovo A7000 lags behind with an 8 mega pixel rear camera. All three phones pack a 5 mega pixel front facing camera.
RAM & Inbuilt Memory
RAM on each of the devices is 2 GB. Inbuilt memory of Lenovo A7000 is 8 GB, Yu Yureka is 16 GB while Redmi Note 4G houses 8 GB of inbuilt memory. Lenovo A7000 and Yu Yureka come with expandable storage support up to 32 GB while Redmi Note 4G is capable of 64 GB expandability using microSD card.
Battery & Connectivity
The crown of biggest battery phone goes to Redmi Note 4G which packs a 3100 mAh battery. Lenovo A7000 is fueled by a 2900 mAh battery and Yu Yureka comes with a 2500 mAh battery.
All three handsets are 4G enabled and offer Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity options.
All three devices fall in sub-Rs.10,000 price range. Lenovo A7000 and Yu Yureka are identically priced at Rs. 8,999 while Redmi Note 4G carries a slightly higher price tag of Rs. 9,999.
Dimensions & Weight
Lenovo A7000 is lightest and sleekest of all with 140 grams weight and 8 mm thickness, followed by Yu Yureka with 8.8 mm thickness and 155 grams weight and lastly the Redmi Note 4G with 9.5 mm thickness and 185 grams weight.
The Lenovo A7000 phone flaunts its Dolby Atmos sound and is the world’s first smartphone to come with this technology.
Lenovo A7000 phone has certainly disturbed the sub-Rs. 10,000 4G smartphone segment in India. The handset offers decent specs, great features at affordable price and flaunts its Dolby Atmos sound, being the first phone in the world to feature that technology. The impressive features of Lenovo A7000 thus, make sure that it will give its equally competent rivals run for their money.
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