In June this year, Lenovo unveiled the Phab 2, Phab 2 Plus, and Phab 2 Pro smartphones at the Lenovo Tech World event. While the Phab 2 Pro is the first consumer-centric Tango smartphone that supports Augmented Reality (AR) with three camera sensors on the rear. As announced earlier, the company now launched its most affordable smartphone from the three, Phab 2 in India for Rs. 11,999. The device will be exclusively available through Flipkart and comes in Gunmetal Grey and Champagne Gold color options. Recently, the company also launched the Phab 2 Plus which is retailing at Rs. 14,999 on Amazon India and sports better specifications than the Phab 2.
Talking about the specifications, the Lenovo Phab 2 comes with a large 6.4-inch IPS display with just HD (1280 x 720 pixels) resolution. It is powered by MediaTek MT8735 octa-core processor clocked at 1.3Ghz and coupled with Mali T720 MP2 GPU. The variant announced at the Tech World event came with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. There is also MicroSD card slot for storage expansion upto 256GB. On the camera front, there is a 13MP PDAF camera with f/2.0 aperture and a 5MP selfie camera with wide-angle lens. It is backed by a 4,050mAh non-removable battery that makes the device to last for more than a day of usage.
It sports triple microphones with active noise cancellation feature. The device supports dual SIM dual standby with the hybrid SIM slot where the user can opt either for a secondary SIM or a MicroSD card. The device also offers 5.1 surround sound with Dolby Atmos support. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and a MicroUSB 2.0 port. On the other hand, the Phab 2 Plus priced at Rs. 14,999 comes with the same 6.4-inch display but with Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution. It is powered by a slightly better MediaTek MT8783 processor. The Phab 2 Plus has the same RAM, storage, and battery as on the Phab 2.
The USP of the Phab 2 Plus is its dual rear camera setup, as of now, it is the most affordable dual camera smartphone from a major a manufacturer in India. It sports two 13MP sensors on the back coupled with Fujitsu Milbeaut imaging processor that bring few features of the Augmented Reality (AR). On the front is an 8MP selfie camera with wide-angle lens. The Phab 2 Plus also comes with fingerprint sensor placed on the rear. Stay tuned on Phone Radar more details!