Lenovo launches Phab 2 Plus with dual-camera, AR photography feature in India; price, specifications
Lenovo launches Phab 2 Plus with dual-camera, AR photography feature in India; price, specificationsAmazon India Official website (screen-shot)

Chinese consumer electronics major Lenovo on Tuesday launched the new big-screen smartphone dubbed as the Phab 2 Plus in India.

It sports a massive 6.4-inch full HD display and is powered by MediaTek octa-core processor with 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage and a 4,050mAh battery, which is enough to keep the phablet running for the whole day.

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The highlight of Lenovo Phab 2 Plus is its feature-rich camera hardware. It boasts dual-13MP cameras placed one-top-of-the-other with f/2.2 aperture, dual-tone LED flash, Laser autofocus and PDAF.

The most interesting feature of the Phab 2 Plus' camera is its AR Augmented Reality (AR) feature. The AR mode, allows users to swap backgrounds with virtual characters or cartoons in to images and videos with superimposed effects [watch demo video below].

That being said, the AR mode feature in the Phab 2 Plus is nowhere close to its high-tech sibling, the Phab 2 Pro, which is the commercial variant of Google Project Tango smartphone.

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On the front, it houses an equally impressive 8MP snapper with wide angle field of view and full HD video recording.

Lenovo Phab 2 Plus price and availability:

Lenovo Phab 2 Plus will be exclusively available on Amazon India for Rs. 14,999 from Tuesday 1:00 pm onwards.

Competition:

With a sub-Rs.15,000 price-tag, Lenovo Phab 2 Plus will be directly competing with the popular Xiaomi Mi Max and Samsung J Max.

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Watch Lenovo Phab 2 Plus camera demo video:

Lenovo launches Phab 2 Plus with dual-camera, AR photography feature in India; price, specificationsLenovo via YouTube

Key features of Lenovo Phab 2 Plus:

Model Lenovo Phab 2 Plus
Display 6.4-inch full HD screen
  • Pixel density: 344 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Processor 1.3GHz Mediatek MT8783 (Cortex-A53) octa-core
RAM 3GB
Storage 32GB, expandable up to 256GB
Camera
  • Main: Dual 13MP camera with f/2.0 aperture, laser autofocus, PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), AR mode, dual LED flash, HDR, face detection, full HD video recording
  • Front: 8MP camera with f/2.2 aperture, 1.4µm pixel, full HD video recording
Battery 4,050mAh battery
Network 4G-LTE
Add-ons Fingerprint sensor, dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac; dual-band: 2.4GHz and 5GHz), A-GPS, FM radio, micro USB v2.0, Dolby Atmos/Dolby Audio Capture 5.1
Dimensions 173.9 x 88.3 x 9.6 mm
Weight 218 g
Colours Gunmetal Grey and Champagne Gold
Price Rs. 14,999/-
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