Lenovo Phab 2 Plus Review: Price, Specs, Pros and Cons

Review of Lenovo Phab 2 Plus at a Glance:-

The new Lenovo Phab 2 Plus lunched with direct in competition with the Xiaomi Mi Max under mid range budget friendly price. Phone comes up with lots of great specs still constituting many Advantages/ Pros and Cons/ Disadvantages. It has great built quality as well as design and some of the key features are 6.4 inches IPS Full HD Display, MediaTek MT8783 Octa-core 1.3 GHz processor, 13 MP Primary with Dual Camera functionality | 8 MP secondary camera, 32 GB Internal | 128 GB SD Card Support, 3 GB  RAM and 4050 mAh battery. 

The Design
The way Lenovo crafted and fused the Glass with metal is outstanding, All efforts are made by company making it a beautiful glamorous Phablet. Front has 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass while back and edges are covered by the metal. The right edge contains power and volume keys bottom has Dolby Atmos speaker grille and USB Cable slot while 3.5mm audio jack is located on the Top of smartphone.

Display
Visual experience from this Smartphone is going to be stunning and crystal clear, it is featuring 6.4-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen with resolution of 1920x1080 (Full HD), 344ppi display density. Screen is also bright enough to use phone in outdoor condition with ease. viewing angles also good to look at content from different directions. To work against scratches it has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Camera Quality
This Phablet comes up with the Dual Camera functionality just like iPhone 7 Plus which is helpful in depth focus and gives better picture quality. There is 13 MP primary sensor with Professional-grade Milbeaut image processing and F2.0 aperture take satisfactory pictures with balance colour, the camera app interface offering many customization setting to manipulate the photos, however 8 MP camera is decent but could be much better. 

Processor and Performance
Processor is kind of entry level chipset, however this Mediatek MT8783 CPU along with 3 GB RAM perform absolutely fine without any noticeable linger. Octa-core processor supported by 3 GB RAM is sufficient to deliver a great multitasking experience, slight warming is observed but not up to the level of being panic. high end games can be played in low setting.

Battery Backup
4050 mAh battery is enough to run the device for a full day, although the backup is completely depend on the way you are using the device but most the mediocre use can easily take full day battery backup.


Specification of Lenovo Phab 2 Plus

Operating System
OS- Android 
OS Version- v6.0 (Marshmallow) 
  
Chipset
CPU- MediaTek MT8783 
Clock Speed- 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
Core- Octa-core 
GPU- Mali-T880 MP4

Screen and Display
Type- IPS-NEO LCD capacitive touchscreen 
Size- 6.4 inches  
Display Resolution- 1080 x 1920 pixels  
Display Reinforced- Gorilla Glass display
Display Density- 344 ppi 
Screen-Body Ratio- 72.9%

Camera
Rear- 13 MP
Front- 8 MP  
Max. Video Resolution- 1080p 
Max Video Frames- 30fps

Form and Dimension
Phone Dimension- 173.9 x 88.3 x 9.6 mm
Form- Bar 
Weight- 218 grams

Data Connection and Connectivity 
4G- LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
3G- HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
Bluetooth- v4.0
WiFi- 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Headphone Jack- 3.5mm

Sensors
Proximity- Yes 
Accelerometer- Yes 
Light- Yes 
Gyroscope- Yes
Fingerprint- Yes 

Memory and RAM
Internal (ROM)- 32 GB
External (SD)- 128 GB
RAM- 3 GB

SIM
SIM Type- Nano SIM
SIM Support- Dual SIM

Battery
Capacity- 4050 mAh
Stand By- 23 Hours
Talktime- 17 days

Phone’s Available Colour- Gunmetal Grey and Champagne Gold


Pros of Lenovo Phab 2 Plus

  • 6.4-inches immersive Full HD display with Gorilla Glass Protection.
  • Satisfactory performance by Octa-core processor with 3 GB RAM
  • Rear side has Dual camera setup for better picture quality.
  • 4G LTE supported.
  • Good quality JBL Earphones included in the box.
  • DOLBY Atmos Audio offers a cinematic audio experience
  • 3 built-in microphones  captures audio with 360-degree immersive quality.
  • Memory card is expendable up to 128 GB.
  • Flashlight assisting front camera.
  • A huge 4050 mAh battery

Cons of Lenovo Phab 2 Plus

  • Mediocre Processor + GPU.
  • Non-removable battery.
  • It doesn't have IR Blaster.
  • No dedicated slot for SIM 2 (Hybrid SIM slot)
  • Even after having 4050 mAh battery, fast charging support is missing.

Why to buy and Final words about Lenovo Phab 2 Plus

This Phablet is worthy for its price as it offer everything which a typical user can demand from a mid range, budget friendly Phablet. The built quality, features and performance is definitely not going to disappoint its customer. The rear camera capable to take good quality pictures even for low light condition, it has Milbeaut image processor to help. There is another good featuring Phablet available in market i.e. Xiaomi Mi Max.


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Sameer Gwasikoti
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