Lenovo Phab 2 Plus, the successor to the original Phab Plus device will launch in India on November 8. Lenovo has sent out media invites to the press for a launch event in Delhi. The invite says “Its time to live life Phab size.” There’s also the Amazon logo on the invite, indicating this device will exclusive to the e-commerce portal.
Lenovo Phab 2 Plus comes with a 6.40-inch with Full HD display with 1080 by 1920 pixels resolution. The phablet is made of aluminium alloy with curved 2.5 glass on the front. The Phab 2 Plus is powered by MediaTek MTK8783 octa-core processor, coupled with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage expandable to 128GB via microSD card.
Lenovo Phab 2 Plus has two 13 megapixel rear cameras along with an 8MP front camera. Battery on the Lenovo Phab 2 Plus is 4050mAh. This is a single-SIM device with a Nano-SIM slot. Lenovo’s Phab 2 Plus also comes with Dolby Atmos and Dolby Audio Capture 5.1 surround sound support. Sensors on the Lenovo Phab 2 Plus are G-Sensor, Proximity Sensor, L-Sensor, E-Compass, Gyroscope Hall Sensor.
Lenovo Phab 2 Plus also has an augmented reality mode in the camera to let users create photos and videos with superimposed effects such as virtual backgrounds or cartoons. However this is not the same as the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, which is the Google Project Tango enabled smartphone. The Project Tango smartphone has an array of sensors to figure out real-world spacing and experiences for the user, which won’t be possible on the Phab 2 PLus.
Lenovo Phab 2 Plus was priced at $299 which is around Rs 19,999. The Phab 2 Plus was announced in San Francisco at the company’s Tech World Conference in June this year along with the Phab 2 Pro, and the new Moto Z smartphones.