Lenovo has launched a second smartphone in their Zuk series following the Zuk Z1 which was launched last year, the Lenovo Zuk Z2 Plus comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Chipset making it the cheapest smartphone with the flagship hardware out there in the market. The device comes with upgrades in many aspects but the display size has been decreased to 5-inch having similar Full HD resolution which will make it easier to use for everyone.
The company has upgraded the design as well giving it more of a premium feel as compared to the plastic feel in the earlier model. It is available in two variants – 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage priced at Rs. 17,999 while the 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage variant is priced at Rs. 19,999. The device is exclusive to Amazon available from September 25th.
Specifications of Lenovo Zuk Z2 Plus:
- Display: 5-inch Full HD LTPS 2.5D curved glass display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels
- Processor: 2.15GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 processor with Adreno 530 GPU
- RAM and Storage: 3GB DDR4 RAM with 32GB internal storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage
- 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/ 2.2, 5P lens, ISOCELL sensor, PDAF, CAF dual-mode focus, EIS along with an 8MP front-facing camera with 1.4μm pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, 78.9-degree wide viewing angle
- OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB 2.0 Type-C
- Battery: 3500mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
What is the difference in Display from Zuk Z1?
It comes with a smaller 5-inch display with similar Full HD resolution
Does the Zuk Z2 comes with Glass protection for the display?
Yes, it comes with Hardened glass with oleophobic protection
Does the Lenovo Z2 Plus come with expandable storage or memory card slot?
No, the Z2 Plus does not come with memory card slot for microSD or expandable storage.
Is the ZUK Z2 Plus made out of Metal?
No, it comes with a Fibre Glass body keeping the weight at a decent 150 grams.
Is there LED Notification light on the Zuk Z2 Plus?
No, the Lenovo z2 Plus does not come with multi-color LED notification light
What is the free RAM available out of 3GB and 4GB?
Around 1.75GB is available free after the first boot on the 3GB variant, the space on the 4GB variant will be updated shortly.
What is the free internal storage left in the Z2 Plus out of 64GB?
Out of 64GB you will get around 52GB for installing Apps and the games
Does the Z2 Plus have backlit Capacitive touch buttons?
No, there are no capacitive touch buttons and all these functions like Back, Home, and Fingerprint sensor are included in the Home button itself. Pressing on the button takes it to Home, tap on it for back, swipe it side to side to toggle between the open Apps. You can also set functions like double tap to launch Camera etc.
How good is the Fingerprint sensor?
The sensor is quite fast and you can unlock the device with the FP. Fingerprints are accepted 360 degrees and the company says it unlocks the phone in 0.1 seconds which is a bit of exaggeration.
Does the Lenovo Zuk Z2 Plus support VoLTE?
Yes, the device supports VoLTE and you might be wondering if it supports Reliance Jio SIM – Yes, it does.
Is it dual SIM and what is the SIM type in Lenovo Z2 Plus?
Yes, it is dual SIM and both are Nano SIM supporting 4G LTE.
What is the OS in Zuk Z2 Plus out of the box?
It comes with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box and NO it does not come with CyanogenMod CM ROM like its predecessor.
How is the Zuk Z2 Plus camera?
It is the same camera resolution as the Zuk Z1 but it comes with 4K video recording which is not that great. The photos are quite decent.
What is the Battery capacity and does it come with Quick Charging?
The Lenovo Zuk Z2 Plus comes with a 3500mAh battery and it supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
What are the Prices of Lenovo Zuk Z2 Plus variants and their availability?
The 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage priced at Rs. 17,999 while the 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage variant is priced at Rs. 19,999. The device is exclusive to Amazon available from September 25th.
Lenovo ZUK Z2 Plus Pros and Cons:
- Affordable pricing
- Compact size – 5-inch FullHD display
- Snapdragon 820 processor
- Two variants – 3GB and 4GB RAM
- Premium design and build quality
- No camera upgrade from previous model
- On the Bulky side
- No Expandable memory option
The Lenovo ZUK Z2 Plus is a great device at the price which it is being offered giving the users amazing value for money making it the cheapest smartphone with Snapdragon 820 chipset. The setback with this device is the Camera which is not at par with its competitors and the slightly bulky size.