Lenovo has rolled out Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for A7000 smartphones. The smartphone was launched in April 2015 with Android 5.0 Lollipop preinstalled on the device. Reportedly, the size of the Android M OTA update is reportedly 1.3 GB and is labelled as A7000-a_S153_151127_ROW_TO_A7000-a_S223_160405_ROW.
The Android 6.0 Marshmallow update is available over-the-air (OTA) and users could also manually check for the update via Settings >> About Phone >> System Update.
The Lenovo A7000 offers a big 5.5-inch screen and runs on Octa-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 processor supported by 2GB of RAM. It sports 8MP rear camera complimented by dual LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera.
In terms of connectivity, the smartphone includes support for 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/A-GPS, Bluetooth and Micro USB 2.0. The smartphone is powered by a 2,900mAh battery.
Lenovo’s Note K3 had also received Marshmallow update on March 20, 2016. Lenovo, which claims to have sold more than a million 4G-enabled smartphones in India, is looking forward to escalate the user experience by rolling out updates.
The latest Marshmallow update offers fingerprint application accessibility, easier use of Google Now, Android Pay and improved UI.
Last week, Lenovo launched a smartphone and tablet hybrid called Phab, which runs on Android Lollipop 5.1. The smartphone boasts a 6.8-inch display and runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 quad-core processor with 2GB RAM. The device sports a 13-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front camera.
Although, Lenovo Phab costs around Rs. 12,000, it runs on older version of Android which clearly indicates that Lenovo is tryind to lure in consumers by offering them the latest upgrades.