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Lenovo A2010: Pros and Cons

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Mediatek MT6735M
Mali-T720 MP1
1 GB / 8 GB
4.5 inch (480 x 854 px)
5 MP, 2592 х 1944 px

Lenovo announced the launch of the A2010 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering this smartphone with 4.5 inch TN display, Mediatek MT6735M SoC, and 1 GB of RAM. The A2010 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) pre-installed. This phone has only one rear-camera (5 MP, 2592 х 1944 px) on its back for photos and videos. Is the cost justified by its features? I'll strive to answer that by the end of my review.

Table of Contents

This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the Lenovo A2010 smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device. The specifications below are from the official manufacturer data, but we also consider user reviews. If you've seen any mistakes or things missing in these specifications, please let us know.

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Lenovo A2010 specifications

BrandLenovo
NameA2010
ModelA2010
Release date2015

Weight, dimensions, colors

Weight4.83 oz
Dimensions2.62 x 0.39 x 5.14 inch
Colorsonyx black, pearl white
SIM typeMicro SIM

The weight of the Lenovo A2010 is still considered to be lightweight and portable. A micro SIM is larger than the current standard Nano SIM card but smaller than the older SIM card size.

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System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
SoCMediatek MT6735M
CPUQuad-core 1 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T720 MP1

The Lenovo A2010 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box. Google regularly releases new versions of Android. They have new features, improvements, and security updates. The quad-core mobile CPU can provide fast and efficient performance for mobile games. Many people consider ARM Mali GPUs a good option for mobile devices.

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Display type, size, resolution

Display typeTN
Screen size4.5 inch
Resolution480 x 854 px
Multitouch supportyes, up to 2 fingers

Smaller smartphones are generally more compact and easier to handle. The display size is the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner.

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Memory, storage

RAM1 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

1 GB of RAM is not typically considered to be enough for a smartphone. The needed RAM amount for good performance depends on factors. These include the OS, the apps, and the services you use. If you use your smartphone for basic tasks like calling, texting, and browsing the web, 32GB may be sufficient for your needs. You can expand the internal storage of the A2010 (8 GB) by using a compatible microSD card.

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Cameras, flash

Main camera5 MP, 2592 х 1944 px
FlashLED
Selfie camera2 MP

You may have budget limits. Or, you may prioritize other features over a multi-camera system. If so, this single camera setup can be a good choice. The A2010 comes with a basic camera setup and lacks any advanced features.

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Connectivity, network, wireless

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Worldwide, people use 4G networks. They have become the standard for mobile networks in many countries. The A2010 supports the latest Wi-Fi standards. You can use Bluetooth to connect your A2010 smartphone to many Bluetooth devices. The A2010 has a GPS receiver. Many fitness and activity tracking apps rely on GPS. It is used to accurately measure and record outdoor activities. The phone isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful. The 3.5 mm headphone jack allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.

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Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Ion 2050mAh

The Li-Ion 2050mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery. It does not need periodic full discharge. You can simply buy a new battery from the open market and interchange it by yourself.

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Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsgravitation
SpecialsDual SIM

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. Dual SIM is great for businesses. They want to give staff a device with separate numbers and bills for personal and business use.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this Lenovo phone is no exception. As with any device, there are aspects that shine and others that fall short. By examining both sides, we can paint a complete picture of what this phone has to offer. Let's explore its standout features and areas for improvement. Remember, this is just my opinion, and yours might be different.

Pros

  • microSD slot
  • Dual SIM support

Cons

  • limited-size screen
  • insufficient memory
  • insufficient internal storage
  • single camera setup
  • no OIS function
  • lack of autofocus
  • no 5G support
  • no NFC feature
  • no Type-C USB port
  • low-capacity battery
  • no digital compass
  • no fingerprint reader
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Lucas Bradley I'm Lucas Bradley, the founder of the Phone42.com site. I love technology, especially smartphones, and I've been working with tech stuff for more than 20 years. This means I've seen a lot of changes and have learned a bunch about what makes a good phone. On Phone42.com, I look at all kinds of phones. They can be from big, well-known companies or new ones trying to make their mark. I want to help people understand what's new and cool in the world of smartphones, in a way that's easy to get.
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