Last month, Lenovo took wraps off its Phab Plus smartphone featuring a 6.8-inch display at the IFA 2015 in Berlin. The smartphone is now available in India exclusively via Amazon.in for Rs 18,490. Also Read - Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 could come with support for 150W fast charging: Details hereAlso Read - Best laptops under Rs 30,000 in November 2021: Dell Inspiron 15 3000, HP Chromebook 14a, more
Lenovo Phab Plus specifications and features: The phablet flaunts a 6.8-inch full HD (1920 1080 pixels) IPS display with a pixel density of 326ppi, and is powered by a 1.5GHz Snapdragon 615 chipset octa-core 64-bit chipset paired with Adreno 405 GPU, and 2GB of RAM. Also on offer is 32GB internal storage, which can be expanded using a microSD card. Also Read - Best laptops under Rs 30,000 for multitasking to buy in October 2021
On the photography front, the phablet features a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual-LED flash, supplemented with a 5-megapixel selfie camera. Also featured are speakers with Dolby Atmos Surround sound support, and a 3,500mAh battery, which the company claims is good enough for up to 24 hours of talktime and up to 20 days on standby mode.
Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS. On the software front, it runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop wrapped under the Vibe UI.
Large screen phones are getting quite popular in India. Even as popular flagships hover around 5 and 5.7-inches, there are quite a few 6-inch smartphones in the market. With the Phab Plus, Lenovo seems to be targeting this big-screen smartphone segment. Though, Lenovo s new smartphone will face a fierce competition from the likes of Sony Xperia Z Ultra and Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 among others.
A detailed comparison table follows:
|Features||Lenovo Phab Plus||Sony Xperia Z Ultra||Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3|
|Display||6.8-inch full HD (1080p)||6.4-inch full HD (1080p)||6.3-inch HD (720×1080)|
|Processor||1.5GHz Snapdragon 615 64-bit octa-core||2.2GHz Snapdragon 800 quad-core||1.7GHz Snapdragon 400 dual-core|
|Storage||32GB (expandable)||16GB (expandable)||16GB (expandable)|
|Connectivity||4G LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS||3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS||3G, Wi-FI, Bluetooth, GPS|
|Software||Android 5.0 Lollipop||Android 4.2 JellyBean, upgradable to 5.0 Lollipop||Android 4.2 Jelly Bean upgradable to 4.4 KitKat|
|Price||Rs 18,490||Rs 13,990||Rs 21,990|