Big smartphone at reasonable price
Display, Build and Configuration
The Lenovo A850i features a 5.5-inch IPS LCD multi touch display with qHD resolution (540 x 960 pixels) and a pixel density of just 200ppi. It is wrapped in a 9.9mm thick outfit which carries a lot of weight (189g to be precise).
At the heart of the device you can find a MediaTek MT6582M chipset bearing a 1.3GHz quad-core Cortex A7 processor. Assisting it is a 1GB RAM for ensuring smooth multitasking. Rich videos and games are managed by the Mali-400 GPU. It ships with Android v4.2 Jelly Bean OS.
Camera and Storage
The Lenovo A850i is equipped with a 5MP autofocus camera inclusive of LED flash and digital zoom. It is accompanied by a 0.3MP front camera for video calling. It boasts of an internal memory of 8GB which is further expandable up to 32GB.
Battery and Connectivity
The Lenovo A850i keeps the show running for a fair period of time with a 2,550mAh Li-ion battery. From the connectivity point of view, it supports features like 3G, Mobile hotspot, Wi-Fi, USB port, GPS/A-GPS and Bluetooth.
If you want to buy a large smartphone without spending much, the Lenovo A850i is a nice option. It comes with powerful configuration, sound memory and a nice battery. However, it runs on an outdated Android platform and misses out a good display.