First glimpse of Lenovo Z2 Plus

With its Z2 Plus smartphone, Lenovo is trying to create a stir in the price segment in which it has not been able to achieve much till now. The company made the last phone in this price segment lenovo vibe x3 ,review) was launched. on Thursday launch During the event, Lenovo loudly said that this is the cheapest smartphone equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor available in India. It is worth noting that the price of Le Max 2, M5 and OnePlus 3 running on Snapdragon 820 processor is slightly higher in comparison.

This Chinese company lenovo z2 plus Many new features have been given in it. Its price will start from Rs 17,999 and the sale will start from next week. We spent some time with the Lenovo Z2 Plus during the launch event. Let us tell you how we liked this phone at first glance.

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From a distance the Z2 Plus will remind you of the iPhone 5S, but once you hold it in hand the illusion is shattered. This phone with 5 inch screen will fit easily in your hands. The Z2 Plus is easy to grip due to its curved edges. During the launch, Lenovo executive Anuj Sharma stressed that the Z2 Plus is designed for one-handed use. Fiber glass frame has been used in Z2 Plus. Talking about the design, Lenovo India praised the Z2 Plus Roll Cage. It was claimed that this would increase structural integrity and also manage thermal balance.

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The 5-inch display of the Z2 Plus has a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels. The display is sharp and texts appear crisp. However, its brightness was less than our expectations. The display looks a little tired in sunlight. There is no branding on the front panel of the Z2 Plus. Lenovo logo is present on the back. Below the display there is a rectangular home button with an integrated fingerprint sensor. The power and volume buttons are on the right side and can be easily reached with the thumb.

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Curved glass has been used on the rear panel, which gives a good feel to the hands. However, it slips too much in the hands. The two SIM slots are on the right side. At the bottom you will find speaker grill, 3.5 mm audio jack and USB Type-C charging port.

Lenovo Z2 Plus has a “U Touch 2.0” fingerprint scanner. It can be used for a variety of purposes – single touch to go back, long touch to send notifications, double press for app switcher. By swiping left or right you will be able to access apps you used a while back.

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Shortcuts can also be customized as per the user’s needs. In the limited time we spent with the device, we found that the gestures worked well. However, it will take some time to get used to them.

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The company claims that the fingerprint sensor is 99.7 percent accurate and it keeps learning continuously, meaning it will get better with use.

In Lenovo Z2 Plus, the company has used a version of Android 6.0 Marshmallow with minor changes. Lenovo has made Google Now Launcher the default launcher for the Indian market. Users can change the launcher.

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Lenovo also talked about the inbuilt U-Health app at the launch event. Apart from a gyroscope, compass sensor, accelerometer, light sensor and proximity sensor, the Z2 Plus has a pedometer. Lenovo has tried to make Z2 Plus a fitness and activity tracking device through all these sensors. The U-Health app can be easily tracked with any fitness tracking device.

The dual SIM Z2 Plus has VoLTE feature along with 4G, which means you will be able to avail the services of Reliance Jio with it. Lenovo explained how people leave their phones to charge overnight. Equipped with a 3500 mAh battery, this phone has a charge cut-off feature, which will ensure that the battery does not get overcharged.

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The 13-megapixel rear camera has ISOCELL sensor, PDAF (phase detection autofocus), electronic image stabilization, F/2.2 aperture and LED flash. Like other expensive Android smartphones, you will be able to record 4K videos with the Z2 Plus. It is equipped with slow-motion video and full-HD time lapse. We took some great photos in normal indoor lighting. Low-light shots were also better than average. Photos taken with the 8 megapixel selfie camera also turned out better. We found the camera app to be easy to use. It launched fast. We found that the rear camera of the smartphone focused quickly. Due to some technical reasons, we could not test all the camera modes of the Z2 Plus. You will be given detailed information about this during the review.

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The company has used 2.15 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset in the handset. With this you will have the option to choose between 3 GB RAM + 32 GB storage and 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage. Storage cannot be increased. In the limited time spent with the phone, we found that there was no problem in multitasking. And it responded well to touch input. Apps launched quickly and there was no problem in switching between one and the other. We will not say much about the performance of Lenovo Z2 Plus. This will be discussed in detail in the review.

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The 3 GB RAM + 32 GB storage variant of Lenovo Z2 Plus has been launched in India for Rs 17,999. At the same time, the variant with 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage will be available for Rs 19,999. It will be available in black and white color variants from Sunday midnight.

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The price of the Z2 Plus works in its favor, as it is the cheapest phone equipped with a Snapdragon 820 processor in the market. Hopefully it will also be popular. By the way, to know about the performance of the phone, wait for the review of Lenovo Z2 Plus.

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