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January 16, 2013

Lenovo A690: Price, Specs and Availability in the Philippines

After the Lenovo A800, here's another dual SIM Android smartphone that will be arriving in our country later this month called the Lenovo A690! The Lenovo A690 challenges preconceptions about what can be offered with an entry-level smartphone. The phone will retail for only Php5,299 Php4,699 (SRP) and should be available within the month. More about the Lenovo A690 specs and features after the jump.

The Lenovo A690 is the first in its class to break the 1GHz barrier, offering speed and responsiveness previously unheard of for the most affordable phones. With a 4.0” WVGA (800x480) screen, which also surpasses the competition, while the ergonomically designed A690 feels great in the hand and also offers dual SIM capability so users can select the most cost-effective data plan for their changing needs.

Lenovo A690 Specifications
Dual SIM / Dual Standby
4.0-inch WVGA (800x480) capacitive display
233ppi with 5-point multi-touch feature
1GHz single-core MT6575 processor
Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread)
PowerVR SGX531 GPU
512MB of RAM
512MB of internal storage
microSD card slot up to 32GB
3.2MP fixed-focus rear-facing camera
(No LED flash and front-facing camera)
480p video recording
GPS with A-GPS support
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
microUSB v2.0 / 3.5mm audio jack
Tri-Band GSM 900/1800 /1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
Accelerometer, proximity sensor
Li-Ion 1,500mAh battery (removable)
124 x 65 x 11mm (dimension)
134g (weight)
Freebies: Waterproof Pouch, TPU Case, Screen Protector and 4GB Memory Card
Price: Php4,699 (Official SRP) | FREE at SMART Plan 349
Availability/ Release Date: Out now!

If you own this phone, please share some of your experiences and opinions about this phone, so that others may be aware of it. Thanks!

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disqus_nX8nZWkBRh said...

having trouble with this phone... gumagana pa siya nung nasa Pilipinas pa ako... pagdating ko dito sa US, no service yung sim ko. nareport ko na po sa globe yung tungkol sa roaming, sabi nila, activated na daw yung roaming, pero wala parin akong signal.

tinry ko na yung sinuggest nila na "manual activation" Settings --> Wireless & networks --> Mobile Networks --> Network Mode --> Auto Mode... no service parin.

tapos tinry ko rin yung, Settings --> Wireless & networks --> Mobile Networks --> Network operators... "error while searching for networks" palagi... 1 week na na ganun.

Need help. Thanks.

Natasha Kintanar said...

Just got mine. It's lite and sleek. I just love that it's dual sim since I use both Smart and Globe. Pretty cool! Fast and very responsive!
But I'm selling it only because I want a front and back camera. Any takers for 4,400? Comes with the 4gig micro SD that was given to me. Haven't really downloaded anything yet. Brand new!!! :)

Nereid said...

good day may nakita po kasi akong PDF ng lenovo about this phone, it says that it has an ICS android OS which is not conforming to this post. Any updates on this? here is the PDF that i have googled.,d.bmk

Adrian said...

Good Day, Gingerbread po according sa post ng Lenovo Mobile Philippines

Adrian said...

Good Day, Gingerbread po according sa post ng Lenovo Mobile Philippines

yan said...

i'just waiting for other opinion if this phone good enough?!........asap. :)

Kathlea said...

tell u what this phone rocks! buy it!

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