The Lenovo Phab and Phab Plus both fits in the phablet range of tablet series and which hardly denied the popularity of big phones and taking it into action, has announced two new phablet devices, the PHAB and PHAB Plus at IFA 2015 in Berling.
Just after announcing its new range of Yoga Tab 3 flaghsips along with the latest iterations of Vibe series of smartphones, The Chinese manufacturer has taken the wrapps off the Phab and Phab Plus initiatives.
First and foremost speaking about the specs of Lenovo PHAB, the standard entry-model is actually a touch larger at 6.98-inch, but with lower-end specs to slot it underneath the Plus variant is price and appeal. The Phab deal will treat you with a Snapdragon quad-core 64-bit processor, it’s pretty safe to assume that it’s the 1.2GHz implementation of Snapdragon 410, which has four Cortex A53 cores. With only sporting 1GB of RAM and 16GB of storage it has an expandable microSD card support and notably it has its own battery bumped to 4250mAh unit and it supports dual SIMs and runs on Android Lollipop with minimal customization in terms of interface, but nevertheless, the standard Phab version includes necessary software features for shrinking the screen to improve one-handed use when needed.
The Lenovo PHAB Plus on the other hand, comes as the leading model, with an absolutely massive 6.8-inch 1920×1080 display wrapped by a unibody metal design. Power packed by the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 615 processor inside along with 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage (as well as an SD card slot). It is backed by a 3500mAh battery unit. Both supports 4G LTE connectivity and poses with a similar 13MP rear camera and 5MP Selfie shooter.
Phab Plus Specifications
- 6.8-inch (1080 x 1920 pixels) Full HD display
- 1.5 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) processor with Adreno 405 GPU
- 2GB LPDDR3 RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 64GB with microSD
- Android 5.0 Lollipop OS with Vibe UI
- Hybrid Dual SIM (second nano SIM slot can also be used as microSD slot)
- 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, 5P lenses
- 5MP front-facing camera
- Dolby Atmos
- Dimensions: 186.6 x 96.6 x 7.6mm; Weight: 220g
- 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual band), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 3500mAh battery
Price and Availability
The PHAB Plus will launch in a variety of markets this month – including Southeast Asia, China, India, the Middle East, Latin America and Eastern Europe. Available to purchase at an equivalent price of $299 unlocked. The entry-level PHAB model goes on sale at just $179 unlocked.