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Lenovo A5

Specifications

Lenovo A5
Lenovo A5 (A Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
3072 MB 
Display
5.45 inch 18:9, 1440 x 720 pixel 295 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
Connections
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD (256GB), Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, fingerprint, microUSB
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM, UMTS, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.8 x 146.2 x 70.9 ( = 0.39 x 5.76 x 2.79 in)
Battery
4000 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 8.0 Oreo
Camera
Primary Camera: 13 MPix f/2.2
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/2.2
Weight
160 g ( = 5.64 oz / 0.35 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
100 Euro

 

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Reviews for the Lenovo A5

Lenovo A5 Review: Is it worth buying?
Source: The Mobile Indian English
To conclude, the Lenovo A5 comes with an impressive compact form factor, good display, average camera, Android 8.1 Oreo and decent battery life. However, the smartphone does not bring anything new to the table and it lacks in performance too with an old chipset. So, if you are planning to buy a new standard designed budget smartphone with decent specs, then this can be considered as an option. At this price point, the phone faces a stiff competition with the Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Realme C1, Infinix Smart 2, and Yu Ace.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/05/2018
Lenovo A5 First Impression
Source: The Mobile Indian English
Lenovo A5 is a decent device at this price point. The phone comes compact form factor and the display looks good. The camera performance looks decent as well. As far as the competition is concerned, the phones will face a stiff competition with the Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Realme C1, Infinix Smart 2, and Yu Ace.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/17/2018

Comment

Imagination PowerVR GE8100: Integrated graphics card for entry level ARM SoCs. Smallest variant of the Series8XE series of GPUs (GE8xx0) with a peak fillrate of only one pixel/clock. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
MT6739: Entry level quad core soc (4x Cortex-A53 at up to 1.5 GHz) with an integrated LTE modem (Cat. 4 DL / Cat 5 UL), Wifi and PowerVR GE8100 GPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.45":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.16 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.

In 2011, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-11-11 (Update: 2018-11-11)