Lenovo A859 Phone Packs Quad-core CPU, 1GB RAM for $220


Lenovo is billing the A859 as an all rounder. In reality, it's a mid-range smartphone that runs on a 1.3 GHz quad-core chip from MediaTek as well as 1 GB of RAM. The A859 also boasts 8 GB of onboard storage (expandable to 32 GB via MicroSD), an 8-megapixel camera around back, a 1.6-megapixel camera up front, and a 5-inch HD (1280 x 720) display. The whole thing runs on Android 4.2 with Lenovo's own pre-loaded apps. 

Really, the biggest selling point of this device is the price, which Lenovo estimates will be around $220. Suddenly those ho-hum specs look a lot more appealing (not unlike the Moto G). No word on release but we'll keep you posted. Stay tuned for a hands on at CES 2014, too!

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  • estebanhillcoat
    Does IT support 3g in usa? As i know mediatek 6589 devices do not support those bands
  • greghome
    Well.......It's already launched in Asia........as the 6 inch S930 at 300USD and the 5inch not HD Display A850 at just 200USd
  • antilycus
    If this Mediatek chip isn't ARM, it's useless.