Lenovo has recently launched a new Phablet Phab Plus at the IFA event that was held in Berlin. The device comes powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz. If you are willing to purchase this device then here is the overview of the options and applications available on the device, and help you in exploring the device of your choice.
How to insert SIM card into the device?
The device comes with a non-removable battery, so the SIM card slot is on the left side of the device. To insert a SIM on your PhabPlus, switch off your device, and push the Pin ejector into the slot. The SIM card tray pops out and now place the SIM cards in their respective slots. Now, push the tray back in the post and Switch-On you device. You have successfully inserted SIM on your device.
Easy mode options help you to perform few operations on the device with easy. The easy mode options available on this device are Near the ear to answer and double click to wake.
How much is the free RAM available when no app is running?
The device comes with 2GB RAM where the system uses 309MB of RAM; 248MB is used by pre-installed apps and around 1.3GB free RAM is available on the device.
How to share your Data network via Tethering on the Lenovo Phab Plus?
Levono Phab Plus has got an option where you can share data network on your device. To enable this option on your device, Open the settings, tap on more in wireless & networks. In the new window tap on tethering & portable hotspot. Further, tap on portable WLAN hotspot to enable that on your device. You can also set the network SSID name and password by tapping on Set up WLAN hotspot.
To check for updates on your Lenovo Phab Plus, open the settings, tap on About Tablet, further tap on System updates. If there are no updates available on the device then a message stating ‘Network connection failed, please try again’ message is displayed on the screen.
How to Install external apps with apk files on the Lenovo Phab Plus?
External apps can be installed by enabling the Unknown sources option on your device. To enable Unkown sources options, Open the settings, tap on security in the personal section and click on Unknown sources. Further, click on the OK button to enable them on your device.
Power saving mode helps in enhancing the battery life of the device in case of emergency. To enable this on your device, Open the settings, tap on the battery in the device section, further tap the menu button and click on battery saver. In the new window toggle the off button to enable that on your device. You can also set automatic turn when the battery is low.
How to use the Screen pinning feature on the Lenovo Phab Plus?
Screen pinning feature is helpful in pinning any app on the screen and is available for the devices with android lollipop on it. To pin the screen on your device, Open the Settings, scroll down to personal and tap on Security. In the new window, head over to advanced and tap on Screen pinning. Now toggle the OFF button to enable that on your device. Now open the recent window and tap on the pin button that is on the bottom right to pin the app on your device. To unpin the screen touch and hold the back and overview keys together.
After testing the device with various benchmarking tools, here are their respective benchmarking scores.
Antutu benchmark score: 35167
Vellamo Multicore score: 1570
Vellamo Metal score: 1000
Chrome Browser Score: 2092
Geekbench Single-core score: 633
Geekbench Multi-core score: 2441
Quadrant Standard score: 20612
The single handed operations are helpful in operating the device with single hand. To enable this option on your device, Open the settings, tap on the feature and click on single hand micro screen. Now toggle the off button to enable that on your device. You can also toggle the single hand keyboard to use the keyboard with one hand. The advanced single hand option is Wide touch, click on it and toggle the off button to enable that on your device. You can customize the icons that are to be displayed in the wide touch including the settings.
Can we move apps from internal storage to SD card on the device?
Yes, there is an option where u can move apps from internal to external storage on this device. To use this feature on your device, open the settings, head over to device section and click on Apps. Now click on the app that you want to move and in the app info window tap on Move to SD card. The app is successfully moved from internal storage to SD card on your device.
These are the general questions a user search for when he purchases a new device. If you have any other queries pass them in the comment box, we will get back to you.