Lenovo A536 Price & Specs in Malaysia October, 2021

Lenovo A536 is a v4.4.2 (KitKat),1.3 GHz of processor, stylish design with large 12.7 cm display.
Lenovo A536 is a v4.4.2 (KitKat),1.3 GHz of processor, stylish design with large 12.7 cm display.
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Lenovo A536 Specs

Release Date in Malaysia
DateFeb 2015
Processor frequency1.3 GHz
Processor familyMediaTek
Processor modelMT6582M
Processor cores4
Display diagonal12.7 cm (5")
Display resolution854 x 480 pixels
Display typeTN
Touch technologyMulti-touch
Touchscreen typeCapacitive
Ports & interfaces
USB portYes
USB connector typeMicro-USB
USB version2.0
Weight & dimensions
Weight146 g
Width72 mm
Depth9.95 mm
Height139.6 mm
SIM card capabilityDual SIM
Mobile network generation3G
3G standardsHSPA+
2G standardsEdge, GPRS, GSM
Wi-Fi standards802.11b,802.11g,Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Bluetooth version4.0
2G bands (primary SIM)900,1800,1900 MHz
3G bands supported900,2100 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB
Internal storage capacity8 GB
Compatible memory cardsMicroSD (TransFlash)
Maximum memory card size32 GB
Position locationYes
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)Yes
GPS (satellite)Yes
Operating system installedAndroid 4.4
App distribution platformGoogle Play
Rear camera typeSingle camera
Rear camera resolution (numeric)5 MP
Front camera typeSingle camera
Front camera resolution (numeric)2 MP
Rear camera flashYes
Auto focusYes
Video recordingYes
Battery capacity2000 mAh
Talk time (3G)12 h
Standby time (3G)300 h
Battery technologyLithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Talk time (2G)15.5 h
Form factorBar
Product colourWhite
Subscription typeNo subscription

About Lenovo A536

Lenovo A536 comes to Malaysia at a pocket friendly price

The Chinese Smartphone maker Lenovo has recently made quite a name for itself by delivering outstanding quality smartphones are extremely pocket friendly prices. Lenovo A536 is a Smartphone is an entry level segment phone that packs great features such as a Quad-core processor, Android Kitkat and a 5MP camera as its best seller features. The phone looks great and feels like a premium phone well above its price tag. Priced at an extremely modest price in Malaysia market, this phone becomes irresistible when you compare its specifications with other phones in the same range. Better yet, this Smartphone is also good enough to compete with higher end models of top brands like Sony or Samsung.

Features and full specifications

  • 5 inch screen
  • 1.3GHz quad-core MT6582M processor
  • 8 GB internal storage, expandable via microUSB
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 5 MP primary and 2 MP secondary camera
  • 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth connectivity
  • Dual SIM
  • 2000 mAh battery
  • Android 4.4 Kitkat

Camera quality and tools

Lenovo A536 comes with a 5 MP primary camera with LED flash that is useful for taking pictures in low light situations. Along with the rear clicker, there is also a front-facing 2 MP camera that is particularly useful for taking selfies and holding video conferences. The picture quality of the primary camera is satisfactory and sometimes in ideal conditions, the picture quality also surpasses some major brands. There are few advanced camera settings that aid in capturing pictures on the fly and adding post-processing effects easier. The selfie camera, however, turned out to be a surpriseas the 2MP shutter took photos that are bound to expectations.

Operating system and interface

On the plus side of Lenovo A536, the phone comes preloaded with the latest Android based operating system, known as Jelly Bean. You will be glad to know that Lenovo has taken active measures to ensure that you get a smooth and clutter free navigation and UI. The various app icons are placed strategically and work like a charm on touch responses. The standard UI has been maintained based on Android’s Jelly Bean OS and multi-tasking have got more efficient due to the phone’s functional capabilities.

Display and performance

The phone is headlined by its 5 inch screen that comes with a resolution of 854x480 pixels. The colours are vibrant, and image clarity is crisp. This configuration is standard, but for the price that has to be paird, at least a 720p screen would have sufficed. Played a couple of videos and games, and they all performed decently and without and hiccups. Maybe it is because of smaller than expected screen size or the phone’s power. Multi-tasking test went well enough as running multiple apps simultaneously, playing music and web browsing all at the same time resulted in no significant lag.

Calling and battery life

As expected, the Lenovo A536 comes with a 2000mAh battery that has a moderate backup of 12 hours when it comes to talking time, and 12.5 hours when put on standby on phones 3G mode. Normal backup time, however, is around 300 hours. Call quality is also good as long distance calls never seemed to have any problem regarding connectivity, neither any problems recognizing speech. Battery longetivity is decent and if you are not a heavy user of smartphones then battery life of this phone should be the least of your worries.


  • Android 4.4 Kitkat OS
  • 8GB internal storage
  • Good performance in multitasking activities
  • Affordable price tag in Malaysia


  • Low screen resolution


In Malaysia, Lenovo A536 will compete with other phones in the same range such as Asus Zenfone 5, Lava Iris X1 and LG L60. And so far, it has fared really well to make a name for itself. This phone packs almost all the requirements one would come to expect from a budget Smartphone, and that is why it has done so well in the market. Its great quality primary camera and a surprisingly good 2MP selfie camera itself make this phone worthy of purchase. If only had Lenovo revamped its screen resolution to 1280x720, this phone would have soared above its competition.