Lenovo Phab 2 Plus Review

The upgraded version of Lenovo Phab 2, named the Phab 2 Plus, was unveiled in India last month at Rs. 14,999.

Lenovo Phab 2 Plus Review

Lenovo Phab 2 Plus, the latest release smartphone of Lenovo comes with pre-loaded NetFlix, which provides mega entertainment to users. In addition to this, it sports a Dolby Atmos mode for better sound experience. The smartphone comes with a big 6.4-inch full HD screen, to enable users to view vividly clearly.

Lenovo Phab 2 Plus has a metal unibody design, there’s curved 2.5 D glass all over the front, on-screen buttons that are backlit, dual speakers at the bottom, a dual-rear camera at the back and a fingerprint scanner below that.

The phone looks sturdy and it is big, which would probably trouble users to hold it for daily use. Moreover, it will not certainly in any jeans pocket.The phone's full HD display is quite good and it also has nice viewing angles.

Specifications: 6.40-inch Full HD display (1080 x 1920 pixels) | MediaTek’s MTK8783 octa-core processor| 3GB RAM + 32GB expandable to 128GB via microSD card | 13MP +13 MP rear camera, F/2.0, Augmented Reality Mode, + 8MP front camera | 4,050 mAh battery | Dolby Atmos| Android 6.0

It has a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT8735 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. The Phab 2 packs 32GB of inbuilt storage with the option to expand further via microSD card (up to 128GB). For imaging, Lenovo Phab 2 sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and PDAF while there is a 5-megapixel selfie camera with an 85-degree wide-angle lens. Lenovo has also claimed that the Phab 2 comes with augmented reality (AR) effects in camera app. The handset comes with 3 mics to record audio and also supports noise cancellation.

The latest Lenovo phone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and supports a hybrid dual-SIM slot (both Micro-SIMs). The Phab 2 smartphone measures 175x88.5x9.6mm, and weighs 225 grams. Connectivity options of Lenovo Phab 2 include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS support. It packs a massive 4050mAh battery, and was launched in Champagne Gold and Gunmetal Grey colour options.

Price: Rs 14,999


The dual-camera mode doesn’t quite deliver the expected quality. Phone battery is also not up-to the mark.