Lenovo Z2 Plus is latest flagship device from lenovo launched recently. Specs of this device looks great at this price range. Also this is the most affordable smartphone to have Snapdragon 820 processor inside. Other Snapdragon 820-based smartphones such as the Le Max 2, Mi 5, and OnePlus 3 are all priced higher.
Design and Build Quality
The rear panel is curved glass, which gives the handset a decent feel without making it too slippery. The two SIM slots are also on the right. The bottom is where you’ll find the speaker grille, 3.5mm audio jack, and USB Type-C charging port. There is no branding on the front, though a Lenovo logo can be seen on the rear.
There is a rectangular home button below the display which has an embedded fingerprint scanner. The power and volume buttons are placed on the right, and are easily accessible with a thumb. Dimensions of the device are 141.65×68.88×8.45mm and weight is only 149g. The device looks very light. Design and build quality of this device is good, No problem to use with one hand.
Lenovo Z2 Plus features a 5.0 inched 1080p Full HD display with very sharp and rich colours.The company did not provided any information related display protection. Overall display is looking good and it could have been provide good brightness under the sun.
Lenovo Integrated 13 MP rear camera with Isocell sensor, PDAF, EIS, f/2.2 aperture, and LED flash. Much like other high-end Android smartphones, the Z2 Plus can also record 4K videos, slow-mo video at up to 120fps, and full-HD time-lapses. Company claims to provide great low light camera shot.
There also 8 MP front facing camera which can capture some nice shots. Front camera of this device is capable to take wide angle selfies. cameras of this device should good looking at camera specs.
Hardware and Performance
Hardware of this device is strongest part as it comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC clocked at 2.15GHz included adreno 530 GPU. This is the first smartphone in India to have 820 Chipset Sub 20k price bracket.
It comes with two varient 32 GB internal and 3GB RAM and another one with 64 GB Storage and 4 GB of RAM which you cannot expend. This is not major issue for most becuase 64 GB of storage is more than enough for most. 32 GB of variant could be insufficient, better to add some money and go fo 64 GB varient.
For connective, the phone has all the features included GPS, Bluetooth, micro USB 2.0 port, WiFi and NFC. The good thing is that the Indian version comes with dual sim support. This device includes all the needed sensors as well. It runs on Android v6.0.1 out of the box. This UI of this device is based on Google Now Launcher to provide users a clean user interface.
Battery of this device is very good. Lenovo Z2 Plus has 3500 mAh battery under the hood. This phone also features an intelligent charge cut-off feature to ensure that the battery does not overcharge. It does supports a fast charging feature called Quick charge v3.0. So it should have to charge device 100-120 minutes. Bettery of this device is pretty well and comes with fast charging well. Still there is no issue found in terms of battery.
Pricing and Availability
Lenovo Z2 Plus is available in india Rs. 17,999 for 32 GB variant and Rs. 19,999 for 64 GB of variant respectively. It is available Exclusive on Amazon. The company always providing good stock so there should no issue related availability.
At this price point, this device provides value for money specifications. This is cheapest device to support snapdragon 820 chipset. If you are thinking to buy this device go ahead. I am pretty sure you will not regret after having this device. Thumbs up from me for this device.