Lenovo today launched the A6000 plus, a slightly upgraded variant of the A6000 that launched in India earlier this year. The LTE-capable smartphone is priced at Rs 7,499, and will be up against the likes of the recently launched Motorola Moto E 4G (2015) and the Xiaomi Redmi 2. Let s pit them against each other in a specifications and features comparison to see how they fare.Price Also Read - Android 5.0 Lollipop update rolling out for Lenovo A6000, A6000 plus users in IndiaAlso Read - Flipkart Freedom Sale: 10 smartphone deals you shouldn’t miss out on
Lenovo A6000 plus is priced at Rs 7,499, and will go on sale later this month on April 28. The Redmi 2 is the cheapest of the lot with a price tag of Rs 6,999, while the Moto E 4G is priced at Rs 7,999. Motorola and Xiaomi s smartphones are easily available online, while the A6000 plus will go on sale via the flash sale route.
Lenovo A6000 plus is thin at 8.2mm and is trailed by the Redmi 2 at 9.4mm. The Moto E 4G is the chunkiest at 12.3mm thanks to its curved rear panel.
Lenovo s smartphone is fitted with a 5-inch display set at 720p and offers a pixel density of 294ppi. The Redmi 2 also comes with a 720p display but is slightly smaller at 4.7-inches. While the Moto E 4G too is equipped with a 4.7-inch screen, it lags in terms of resolution with qHD (960×540 pixels),translating into a pixel density of 245ppi.
Processor and RAM
All the three smartphones in this comparison are powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor clocked at 1.2GHz and with 64-bit capability. The difference however is in terms of the RAM. Where the processor on the Redmi 2 and the Moto E 4G are paired with 1GB of RAM, the chipset on the A6000 plus is paired with 2GB of RAM.
The A6000 plus again trumps the two smartphones on the basis of storage. It features 16GB internal storage, which is double of what the other two offer. All the three however include a microSD card slot to expand the memory.
The Lenovo A6000 plus and the Redmi 2 sport an identical combination of cameras 8-megapixel at the rear, and 2-megapixel at the front. The Moto E 4G however gets left behind with a 5-megapixel camera without flash and a VGA secondary camera.
The Moto E 4G incorporates a 2,390mAh battery pack whereas the Lenovo A6000 Plus settles with a 2,300mAh battery pack. Redmi 2 comes with a 2,200mAh battery pack which is the smallest in the comparo.
The Redmi 2 and the A6000 plus both run on Android Kitkat wrapped under their respective UI. The Moto E 4G however edges ahead by offering one of the purest Android experience with its almost stock Android Lollipop 5.0.
On the connectivity front, all the three smartphones feature dual-SIM card slots, LTE capabilities, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.
The Moto E 4G (2015) is the only smartphone in this comparison to boast water resistant capabilities. With its nano coating on the inside as well as the outside, it can easily withstand an accidental splash of water. While the A6000 plus doesn t come with such capabilities, it does dual speakers at the front with Dolby Digital Plus technology.
A detailed list of comparison follows.
|Features||Lenovo A6000 plus||Motorola Moto E 4G (2015)||Xiaomi Redmi 2|
|Dimensions||141x70x8.2 mm||129.9×66.8×12.3 mm||134×67.2×9.4 mm|
|Weight||128 grams||145 grams||133 grams|
|Display||5.0-inch 720p, 294ppi||4.7-inch qHD, 245ppi||4.7-inch 720p, 312ppi|
|Processor||Quad-core Snapdragon 410 1.2GHz||Quad-core Snapdragon 410 1.2GHz||Quad-core Snapdragon 410 at 1.2GHz|
|Storage||16GB (expandable)||8GB (expandable)||8GB (expandable)|
|Android OS||KitKat 4.4 with Vibe UI 2.0||Lollipop 5.0||KitKat with MIUI 6|
|Price||Rs 7,499||Rs 7,999||Rs 6,999|