Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Lenovo Phab 2 Plus

Lenovo Phab 2 Plus
  • Processor: Mediatek MT8783(Octa-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • RAM: 3 GB RAM
  • Storage: 32 GB
  • Display: 6.4 inches
  • Camera: Dual 13 MP/8 MP
  • OS: Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

8.3 4.2 1
  • Performance 8 / 10
  • Display 8 / 10
  • Design 8 / 10
  • Software 9 / 10
  • Camera 8 / 10
  • Battery 9 / 10
  • Value For Money 8 / 10

Lenovo launched their device Lenovo Phab 2 Plus in India. It is available in Gunmetal Grey, Champagne Gold color variants. Its Market Price is Rs 14999.

Display and Design

Lenovo Phab 2 Plus comes with 6.4 inches IPS capacitive touchscreen display. It has display resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels at a pixel density of 344 ppi. It measures 173.9 x 88.3 x 9.6 mm (6.85 x 3.48 x 0.38 in) and weight 218g (7.69 oz).

Hardware and Software

Lenovo Phab 2 Plus runs on Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow). It inbuilts Mediatek MT8783 chipset and Octa-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 processor. The device comes with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expand up to 256GB via MicroSD card.

Camera

Lenovo Phab 2 Plus packs Dual 13 MP primary camera and 8 MP front camera for selfies. The primary camera is capable of 1080p video recording. It includes Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, laser & phase detection autofocus, Dual-LED flash.

Battery and Sensor

The Lenovo Phab 2 Plus is a Dual SIM that accepts Micro-SIM/ Nano-SIM. It consist of  Li-Ion 4050 mAh capacity with Non-removable battery. Sensors on the phone are include Fingerprint sensor, accelerometer sensor, gyro sensor, proximity sensor, compass sensor.

Connectivity

The Connectivity options are include:

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth- v4.0, A2DP
  • GPS- Yes, with A-GPS
  • FM Radio
  • USB- microUSB v2.0.

Lenovo Phab 2 Plus - Specs

Design

  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar
  • Dimensions
    173.9 x 88.3 x 9.6 mm (6.85 x 3.48 x 0.38 in)
  • Weight
    218 g (7.69 oz)
  • Colors
    Gunmetal Grey, Champagne Gold

Display

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    IPS capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    6.4 inches
  • Resolution
    1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16M colors
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    344 ppi
  • Features
    SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
    Browser HTML5
    Java No
    - MP4/H.264 player
    - MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
    - Photo/video editor
    - Document viewer

Hardware

  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Mediatek MT8783
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Octa-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    3 GB RAM
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    32 GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    up to 256GB
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Software

  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)

Camera

  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    Dual 13 MP
  • Video
    1080p
  • Camera Features
    Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, laser & phase detection autofocus
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    Dual-LED flash
  • Secondary
    8 MP

Battery

  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    4050 mAh battery
  • Placement
    Non-removable

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    v4.0, A2DP
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
    microUSB v2.0
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes, with A-GPS
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack