After releasing the Phab 2 Plus in India Lenovo is back and has now launched the Phab 2. The Phab 2 is aimed at catering to the niche who prefer large screened display for media consumptions. The best part is that Lenovo has priced the offering at Rs 11,999 which is a sweet price point indeed for a device with a screen size greater than 6-inch, especially after considering the limited options in this segment.



The Phab 2 comes equipped with a 6.4-inch HD display as opposed to the QHD unit in the Phab 2 Pro. That said the device apparently doesn’t come with a Corning Gorilla protective layer and instead settles for a hardened glass. Moving on, the Phab 2 is powered by the quad-core MediaTek 8735 processor and is coupled with a 3GB of RAM. On the memory front, the phone offers 32GB of internal storage along with a microSD card slot that can further accommodate 128GB.

The camera setup includes a 13-Megapixel PDAF primary sensor and a 5-Megapixel 85-degree wide angled secondary sensor. Unlike the Phab 2 Pro the Phab 2 is devoid of the Google Tango support, however, the camera app tries to balance out by offering AR characters. That said the Phab 2 will not be supporting any format of Virtual Reality, unlike the recent Note series. The audio aspects of the Phab 2 include Dolby Atmos 5.1, triple array microphone (360-Degree capture) and active noise cancellation. The Phab 2 comes with the usual bevy of connectivity options including dual-SIM, Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.0 and 4G LTE.

Lenovo Phab 2 Specifications

  • 6.4-inch HD Display, 229 ppi pixel density
  • Quad-core MediaTek MT8735 at 1.35GHz, 3GB RAM
  • 13-Megapixel Primary sensor, f/2.0, PDAF and 5-Megapixel secondary camera.
  • Dolby Audio Capture 5.1, three mic array and active noise cancellation.
  • 4050 mAh battery
  • Android v6.0 Marshmallow, upgradeable to Android Nougat.
  • Dual-SIM, Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.0 and 4G LTE.

Lenovo Phab 2 is backed by a 4050mAh battery unit and runs on Android Marshmallow. Lenovo also adds that the phone will be snagging an Android Nougat update pretty soon. The only letdown, at least on paper is the HD display that offers a pixel density of just 229ppi. The device will be available starting from 9th of December in Gunmetal Grey and Champagne Gold and will be online exclusive to Flipkart.

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Mahit Huilgol is a Mechanical Engineering graduate and is a Technology and Automobile aficionado. He ditched the Corporate boardroom wars in the favor for technology battle ground. Also a foodie by heart and loves both the edible chips and the non-edible silicon chips.