Lenovo Z2 Plus with Snapdragon 820 launched in India; priced Rs 17,999 onwards

Lenovo has announced the launch of the Snapdragon 820 powered Z2 Plus in India. The phone is a rebranded version of the Zuk2, which was recently launched in China.

Lenovo has launched the Snapdragon 820 powered Z2 Plus in India. The phone is a re-branded version of the Zuk Z2, which was recently launched in China.

The Lenovo Z2 Plus comes with a Snapdragon 820 SoC paired with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM and either 32GB or 64GB of storage. Storage isn't expandable.

The devices boasts of a 5-inch, FHD screen developed by Sharp. Connectivity comes in the form of dual-SIM support (nano-SIMs) in a 4G+3G configuration. The usual assortment of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS options are present. The phone apparently runs a close-to-stock version of Android 6 with the Google Now.

Lenovo claims to have implemented an "alloy rollcage" to give the phone rigidity, this is encased in fibreglass. A U-Touch 2 fingerprint sensor doubles as a home button. The phone apparently supports gestures via the fingerprint scanner.

The rear camera is a 13MP, f/2.2 unit with a 1.34 micron pixel sensor. The front camera is an 8MP unit. Also included is a U-Health app which is functionally similar to Apple's Health app. Lenovo claims to have worked hard on the app to ensure that it consumes as little power as possible while harvesting as much health-related information as possible from you.

The app will track steps, running, distance covered and other such information. The 3GB model with 32GB storage is priced at Rs 17,999 and the 4GB variant with 64GB storage is priced at Rs 19,999. Both models will go on sale this Sunday, 25 September, at midnight exclusively on Amazon.

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