Lenovo has officially launched three new 4G VoLTE enabled smartphones – A6600, A6600 Plus and A7700 in India. These are the successors of A6000, A6000 Plus and A7000, respectively. Lenovo India claims to have sold more than one million units of these three smartphones last year. They also run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box. Lets have a look at the specifications, features and price of these smartphones below.
Lenovo A6600 and A6600 Plus Specifications
Both the Lenovo A6600 and A6600 Plus feature a 5.0-inch IPS display that comes with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels (HD), 72% screen-to-body ratio and 800:1 contrast ratio. They are powered by a MediaTek MT6735P 64-bit quad-core chipset clocked at 1.0 GHz, along with Mali-T720 GPU. The A6600 packs in 1 GB of RAM whereas the A6600 Plus rocks 2 GB of RAM. Both of them has 16 GB of onboard internal memory, that can be expanded via microSD card. As we have already mentioned, they run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with Vibe UI out of the box.
In terms of connectivity, both of them support 4G with VoLTE (Voice over LTE) and are compatible with the Reliance Jio network. They have WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as well. Under the hood, we get a 2,300 mAh battery. In the camera department, we get a 8 megapixel rear primary camera with LED flash and Auto Focus. There is a 2 megapixel front-facing camera for clicking selfies and doing video calls. Both of them are 8.8 mm thick and weigh 142 grams. It supports Dual SIM.
Lenovo A7700 Specifications
The A7700 is a phablet as it packs in a 5.5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels (HD), same as that of the A6600 and A6600 Plus. Under the hood, there is a 2900 mAh battery and it is powered by a 1.0 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735P 64-bit processor along with Mali-T720 GPU. There is 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage onboard, which can also be further expanded via microSD card. The phablet runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with Vibe UI on top of it. It supports Dual SIM, comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio. It is 8.5 mm thick and weighs 155 grams.
In the camera section, there is a 8 megapixel rear primary camera with dual LED flash and Auto Focus. We also get a 2 megapixel selfie camera. The A7700 supports 4G with VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. It comes with twin rear speakers powered by Waves Maxxaudio, that brings out delightful multimedia experience as it helps in amplifying sound while minimizing noise and voice distortions.
Lenovo A6600, A6600 Plus and A7700 – Color, Pricing and Availability
The Lenovo A6600 and A6600 Plus are available in Matte Black and Matte White colors. They are priced at Rs 6,999 and Rs 7,790, respectively. Both of them will go on sale in India via offline retail stores by mid-September 2016. In case of the Lenovo A7700, it also comes in Matte Black and Matte White colors and is priced at Rs 8,540. It will go on sale by the end of September via offline retail stores across India. Lenovo India is targeting the festive season with these new 4G VoLTE enabled smartphones.
On this launch occasion, Sudhin Mathur, Executive Director – Mobile Business Group, Lenovo India, said:
“The Lenovo A series is one of our star performers and last year, we sold a million plus units of A6000, A6000 Plus and A7000. Continuing the legacy, the A6600 and A7700 series offers brilliant performance with unparalleled user experience at a competitive price point.”