NEW PHONE: Meet The Latest Lenovo Phab 2 Plus SmartPhone
Lenovo today launched the Phab 2 Plus in India. The latest budget smartphone from the company packs a gigantic 6.4-inch Full High definition display. It will be competing against Xiaomi Mi Max which comes with a similarly large 6.44-inch screen.
What makes the Phab 2 Plus special is that it features dual 13MP Camera at its rear with a image processor from Fujifilm for better low-light imaging performance. The dual cameras allow the handset to offer some nifty Augmented Reality tricks that you will not find in other smartphones.
If the Lenovo Phab 2 Plus has caught your attention and you are planning on buying one, check out our list of frequently asked questions surrounding below. It should help in clearing any doubts you have about the device.
Q) What are the full specifications of the Lenovo Phab 2 Plus?
A) The full specs of the Phab 2 Plus are as follows:
Dimensions: 173.9 x 88.3 x 9.6 mm
Display: 6.4-inch Full HD (1080p) IPS LCD, 2.5D Gorilla Glass protected
Chipset: Octa-core MediaTek MT8783 @ 1.3GHz
Storage: 32GB, microSD card slot
Rear camera: Dual 13MP f/2.0 shooter, Laser and Phase detection AF, dual-LED flash
Front camera: 8MP with 1.4u pixels and 75-degree wide-angle lens
Sensors: Fingerprint, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient, Compass, Hal
Connectivity: LTE, (Hybrid) Dual-SIM, GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, FM Radio, microUSB
Battery: 4050mAh non-removable
Others: Triple array microphone with active noise-cancellation, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Audio Capture
Q) What kind of Build quality does the Phab 2 Plus have?
A) The Lenovo Phab 2 Plus features a metallic build that gives it a premium look and feel.
Q) Is the battery of the handset removable?
A) No, the battery of the Lenovo Phab 2 Plus cannot be removed.
Q) What kind of SIM card slot does the phone have? Can I use two SIM cards and a microSD card at the same time?
A) The Lenovo Phab 2 Plus features one nano and one micro SIM card slot. The microSD card slot is located separately which means that you can use two SIM cards and one microSD card on the phone simultaneously.
Q) Is the display on the Lenovo Phab 2 Plus protected by Gorilla Glass?
A) Yes, the 5.5-inch display of the Phab 2 Plus is protected by 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass.
Q) What sensors does the Lenovo Phab 2 Plus packs?
A) The handset comes with a G-Sensor, Proximity Sensor, L-Sensor, E-Compass, Gyroscope Hall Sensor.
Q) Where is the fingerprint scanner on the Phab 2 Plus located? Is it touch based?
A) The fingerprint scanner on the Phab 2 Plus is located at the rear, and yes, it is touch based.
Q) How many fingerprints can one register on the Phab 2 Plus?
Q) Can you record slow-motion videos on the Phab 2 Plus?
A) No, the Phab 2 Plus does not support recording videos in slow-motion. It does feature many other camera related features like background swap that you will not find in any other phone in this price range.
Q) Which version of Android does the handset run on?
A) Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
Q) Does the Phab 2 Plus support LTE and VoLTe? Will a Reliance Jio SIM work on the phone?
A) Yes, the Phab 2 Plus supports LTE and VoLTE on both its SIM card slots. This means that you can use a Reliance Jio SIM card on the Phone
Q) Does the Phab 2 Plus support quick charging?
A) No, it does not. Lenovo, however, has bundled a 2A charger with the phone, which ensures that it will still charge the phone plenty fast.
Q) How much free storage space does the Phab 2 Plus has out of the box?
A) Almost 24GB out of the box. This can be increased by moving apps to SD card and uninstalling some bloatware.
Q) Can you uninstall or disable pre-installed apps on the handset?
A) Yes, you can uninstall pre-installed apps on the Phab 2 Plus. Some apps cannot be uninstalled, but they can be disabled. You can free up an additional 500-700MB of free space on the internal storage of the handset by uninstalling some pre-installed bloatware.
Q) Does the Phab 2 Plus support Marshmallow’s Adaptable storage?
A) Yes, the Phab 2 Plus supports Marshmallow Adaptable storage feature that allows you to fuse an external storage with the internal storage of the device. This requires the SD card to be formatted, though. You also have the option of using the SD card in ‘Portable storage’ mode, but you cannot move apps to SD card in this mode.
Q) Has Lenovo bundled earphones or a microSD card with the Phab 2 Plus?
A) While Lenovo does not bundle a microSD card with the Phab 2 Plus, the handset does come with premium JBL Hybrid earphones. The headset features a tangle free chord, an ergonomic design, and a 3 button control remote.
Q) Does the handset support USB OTG?
A) Yes, the Phab 2 Plus supports USB On-The-Go. This allows you to directly connect pen drives, external hard disks and more using an adapter to the device.