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Lenovo A7000 gives you a taste of Lollipop for $169 (pictures)

The Lenovo A7000 is a new Android smartphone that won't break the bank.

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BARCELONA -- The Lenovo A7000 is one of the new Android smartphones we checked out here at Mobile World Congress 2015.

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The A7000 smartphone will be available in March in various countries. In the US it will cost $169 -- that's roughly £110 or AU$220.

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The phone sports a 5.5-inch high-definition screen.

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It's a 4G LTE model for a faster Internet connection and smooth streaming of music and video.

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The Lenovo A7000 comes in black or white. Here it is with the case off, showing the removable battery.

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The software is up-to-the-minute Android 5.0 Lollipop. This is the Lollipop-themed game hidden in the settings menu.

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Inside is a MediaTek True8Core processor.

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At 7.9mm thin, the A7000 weighs 140 grams, or about 5 ounces.

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