19 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Our Lenovo A850 review is live

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We’ve already given the detailed review treatment to the Lenovo A789 and the Lenovo A820 and they both got great scores in our tests. But now it’s time to look at their stunning 5.5″ A850.

It looks to be a great phone on paper with its MT6582M chipset sporting a quad-core 1.3Ghz CPU backed by 1GB of RAM. It’s benchmarks are strong and it also has a front-facing camera as well as a hi-res 5 megapixel back shooter.

Combined with aGPS, 3G connectivity and the all-important dual SIM this is a phone to be reckoned with. But how does it fare in real-world use and what score would it get in our battery of tests. Check out the video below or click through for the in-depth Lenovo A850 review.

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31 December 2013 ~ 6 Comments

Lenovo A850 first look

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Hot off the heels of their wildly-successful A820 and its follow-up, the A830, Lenovo just announced their latest Android smartphone a few months ago. Since then, we’ve been following the news and rumours and checking our mailroom every day for signs of the brand-new A850.

We’ve already given the in-depth review treatment to other the Lenovo A789 and the Lenovo A820, its A-series brethren, and they both scored very highly in our in-house tests.

However, the A850 looked to be really taking things to the next level. The screen size has been bumped up to a humongous 5.5″ diagonal and the new MT6582M chipset boasts a quad-core 1.3Ghz CPU. But we wouldn’t know much about the actual device until we got our hands on it.

Luckily, a mysterious looking parcel from China recently turned up at MNC HQ and we quickly made the following unboxing video of the stunning Lenovo A850. Check it out now for all the details and full specs of this phone:

Stay tuned for much more including a full benchmark test of the phone as well as our official review and, if you’re very lucky, some simple-to-follow ROM installation tutorials…

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