In this day and age, it is hard to imagine life without mobile devices. We will feel so out of place, like something is amiss if we do not have our smartphones or laptops with us constantly. This is why many brands are competing to manufacture gadgets that suit our lifestyle and personality. These brands are incorporating cutting-edge technologies and innovations to create products that make our life easier than ever.
Lenovo makes some of the best-selling computers in the world. It is the number 1 PC seller in several countries globally. The ThinkPad Notebook has won several awards for its performance, durability and design and is used by several government and private entities such as NASA, the US Military and US Air Force. Known for being manufactured under strict military specs and its spill proof keyboard, this is one of the top-selling PC’s globally.
|Release Date in Malaysia|
|Processor frequency||1.3 GHz|
|Display diagonal||10.2 cm (4")|
|Display resolution||800 x 480 pixels|
|Ports & interfaces|
|USB connector type||Micro-USB|
|Headphone connectivity||3.5 mm|
|Weight & dimensions|
|SIM card capability||Dual SIM|
|SIM card type||SIM|
|Wi-Fi standards||IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n|
|2G bands (primary SIM)||900,1800,1900 MHz|
|2G bands (secondary SIM)||900,1800,1900 MHz|
|3G bands supported||900,2100 MHz|
|RAM capacity||0.5 GB|
|Internal storage capacity||4 GB|
|Compatible memory cards||MicroSD (TransFlash)|
|USB mass storage|
|Assisted GPS (A-GPS)|
|Operating system installed||Android|
|Operating system version||4.2|
|Rear camera resolution (numeric)||2 MP|
|Battery technology||Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)|
|Battery capacity||1300 mAh|
|Talk time (3G)||7.1 h|
|Standby time (3G)||384 h|
|Talk time (2G)||12.2 h|
|Standby time (2G)||432 h|
|Colour of product||Black|
|Subscription type||No subscription|
It is no coincidence that affordable Android smartphones tend to be compact – it is more cost effective after all. Even in a world full of larger smartphones, compact smartphones still have their place. It is much easier to handle and much easier to pocket compared to the other larger giants. The Lenovo A316i has a compact 4-inch display that is sufficient enough for your daily usage and all of the great applications that you can download from the Android Play Store.
The Lenovo A316i’s 4-inch display has enough space for you to enjoy your favourite videos from your favourite video streaming applications, your favourite mobile games, and also for your favourite websites!
Compact smartphones can be easily used in one hand with just your thumb to navigate through the various menus and applications. This keeps things incredibly convenient as you will be able to multitask better and reduce the risk of actually dropping your smartphone as you try to wiggle your thumb around it. The Lenovo A316i also comes with a built-in GPS that works offline for those moments where you need to find your way but there is no signal coverage.
In the compact little body of the Lenovo A316i sits a pair of dual sim card slots that allow you to use two different numbers from different service providers. Dual sim allows you to separate your work and personal numbers more efficiently, or even if you are travelling it is a great way to use a local telephone number. You can even save money as you use two different service providers and take advantage of their great services.
The Lenovo A316i uses a powerful 1.3Ghz dual-core processor for all of its tasks. Your applications can open quickly and switching between them feel incredibly smooth. Not only with applications will you see the power of the dual-core processor, the many menus and files you open on the smartphone also open quickly.
Android Jelly Bean also sits upon this smartphone’s specifications, with greater software optimization and many tweaks. Android runs efficiently on the Lenovo A316i and with many features built in, you can make the smartphone your very own.