Lenovo has become one of the trusted brands in the Indian smartphone market. This year Lenovo took the competition of the budget segment to the next level by launching multiple smartphones in the various price segment. The Chinese smartphone giant also seems to be eyeing the 20K segment because, at the start of this year, the company launched the Vibe X3, which stills happens to be one of the top most smartphones in that price range.
To gain more momentum, the company came up with another smartphone, the Z2 Plus, which features all the ingredients to be a flagship killer. The smartphone will be taking on devices like the Xiaomi Mi5, OnePlus 3, etc. Lenovo at present is offering the device in two variants; the lower variant features 3 Gigs of RAM 32 GB of memory, whereas, the higher variant features 4 Gigs of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory. Now for those who are considering to buy the device, here are the top 7 things, which you should know about the Lenovo Z2 Plus before you buy.
So, here are the top 7 things which should know about the Lenovo Z2 Plus-
1. Battery life
The Z2 Plus houses a giant 3500 mAh non-removable battery, and as the device sports a 5-inch Full HD display, you will be able to get 1-3 days of backup depending on the usage you do, and even if you are a heavy user, you will still be able to get one and half days of usage. The Z2 Plus also supports Quick Charge 3.0, which will let you charge the device from 0-100 within an hour.
Like Meizu smartphones, the Z2 Plus doesn’t feature any kind of navigation button. The device only comes with a physical button, which Lenovo is calling it U-touch 2.0. Underneath the home button, there is a fingerprint sensor, which is very accurate and fast, apart from that the button also performs 6 different functions. Courtesy of the ZUK UI, you can easily customize 5 functions out of the 7 functions.
3. Hardware & Performance
Under the hood, the Z2 Plus houses a Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor, the first two cores are clocked at 2.15 GHz, whereas, the last two cores are clocked at 2.16 GHz. In fact, it is the cheapest smartphone to feature the powerful Snapdragon 820 chipset. The processor getting bundled with 3 and 4 Gigs of RAM.
For gaming, the Z2 Plus sports a powerful 530 GPU. So, when it comes to multitasking or gaming, the device delivers a fluid performance even though if you do heavy multitasking or heavy gaming.
4. Heating issues
The Z2 Plus has some flaws, and one of them is the heating issue. When you play games for a long duration, the back of the device tends to heat and can reach up to a temperature of the 44-47 degree Celsius, and that’s not a good thing especially if you are a heavy gamer.
5. Fast charging
As mentioned, the Z2 Plus sports a Type C port, and supports Quick Charge 3.0, which allows you to charge the device in an hour, however, you will be disappointed to know that Lenovo isn’t supplying any kind of fast charger with the device, so, for getting one, you will need to spend some extra bucks.
The rear of the Z2 Plus houses a 13 MP camera, which being assisted by a LED flash, and at the front, you are getting an 8 MP camera. Both the cameras do a pretty good job in daylight, pictures come with a good amount of detailing, the color reproduction is also quite accurate.
Nevertheless, the scenario changes when you try to shoot in low-lighting conditions, the front camera does a decent job, but the pictures taken via the rear camera tends to be blurry and noisy.
7. No NFC or IR blaster
Lenovo did comprise quite a lot of things to put up this smartphone under Rs 20K to make it competitive, as a result, the Z2 Plus doesn’t feature NFC sensor or the IR blaster. The irony is that the device features all the important sensors except NFC.
|Device name||Z2 Plus|
|Release Date||September 2016|
|Colors available in||Black, White|
|Screen Size||5.5 inch|
|Display Type||IPS LCD|
|Pixel density||~ 441 ppi|
|O.S & Hardware|
|Custom UI||ZUI 2.0|
|Processor||1.16 GHz Quad-core|
|Internal memory||64 GB|
|Primary Camera||13 MP|
|Resolution||4208 x 3120 pixels|
|Secondary Camera||8 MP|
|Video||4K recording at 2160p @30fps|
|Features||Dual-tone LED flash, panorama
|Audio Jack||Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack|
|Capacity||3500 mAh (Li-Po)|
|Talk Time||up to 30+ hrs (3G)|
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