Hands-on: Lenovo A7000 unboxing, impressions and review

Lenovo A7000 just landed and it definitely got us pretty excited. For a start, it’s huge! Great grip, sturdy plastic housing, nice interface and beautiful add-on features. We’ll let you know more on the next stop as we have a quick unboxing and find out more about what’s special with this one.

Lenovo A7000-a

Lenovo A7000 Full Specs Review
5.5-inch HD (1280×720) 267ppi IPS display
1.5GHz Mediatek MT6752m Octa-Core CPU
Mali-T760MP2 GPU
2GB RAM + 8GB flash memory
32GB max expansion memory on MicroSD
8MP auto-focus rear camera with flash
5MP fixed-focus front-facing camera
Dual SIM (Dual Micro SIM) / Dual Standby
Android 5.0 Lollipop with Lenovo Vibe UI
FDD-LTE (B1/3/7/20), TDD-LTE (B40)
Wi-Fi b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP
Dolby ATMOS technology
Noise cancellation
FM Radio
Accelerator / Proximity sensor
2900 mAh Li-Po battery (removable)
152.6 x 76.2 x 7.99 mm
140 g

Unboxing Lenovo A7000

The box comes in a regular white and red rectangular package. There goes the shiny stickers for the service and warranty assurance, and for the back cover and film freebie inside. At the back, you should see the approval and compliance under NTC standards, and of course the short specifications description of the A7000.

Lenovo A7000 box view

Opening the box reveals the A7000 upfront, and taking out the rest will present the USB cable, charger, earphones, the 2900mAh battery, short guides, warranty details, after sales card, and the free screen protector and translucent back cover.

Lenovo A7000 opened

Lenovo A7000 and what's inside the box

Holding the A7000 definitely says that you’re handed with a colossal handset, though it doesn’t weigh down your hands cause it’s only 140 grams. Peeling off the film cover presents the A7000’s display. You can see the front 5MP cam and the receiver on top, plus the light sensor for gauging light density from the environment and the light indicator that is used for notifications.

Lenovo A7000 front view

Below the display marks the capacitive buttons, which unfortunately doesn’t light up. So, you should remember that the back button is on your right and the menu is on the left side of the home button, which is smacked on the middle. The 5.5-inch display is actually embedded on and held together with a hard plastic rim. However, the plastic back cover is the one that extends enough on the sides to support the phone as a whole.

Lenovo A7000 display side view

Flipping it back, you’ll see the 8-megapixel camera on its top left with a LED flash below. The pinhole on the top-right takes care of noise cancellation with the speaker grill just a bit pushed down below it. And tilting it pushed towards your right gets you a clear view of the volume controls and the power button. On the same side, down below a corner is a gap to open the back cover. The mic pinhole is also placed just beside the gap.

Lenovo A7000 top back with rear cam, LED and speaker

Lenovo A7000 top back with volume and power controls

Lenovo A7000 bottom back

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