Lenovo launched a powerful phone Zuk Z2 Plus in India, but most of you have lot of questions in mind. This is detailed review of Lenovo Zuk Z2 Plus and I covered most of the frequently asked questions.
Which processor does Zuk Z2 Plus features? How is gaming and general performance of Lenovo Zuk Z2 Plus?
Zuk Z2 Plus comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon Quad-core SoC clocked at 2.15 GHz, clubbed with Adreno 530 GPU. Phone has 2 variants on the basis of RAM and storage i.e. standard variant features 3GB LPDDR4 RAM 32 GB internal, high end variant features 4G LPDDR4 RAM and 64 GB storage. This RAM, processor and GPU combination is really very good. LPDDR4 RAM is about 30 percent faster and power efficient than LPDDR3, hence phone will perform any high end task easily.
What is operating system comes with Lenovo Zuk Z2 Plus? Is it running on cyanogen OS? Will it get OTA updates in future?
Phone is running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system based ZUI 2.0. This OS is almost stock Android with less bloat ware apps, hence RAM management is also good to give better performance under multi-tasking. Phone was expected to run on Cyanogen OS, but there is no cyanogen based Android OS in phone. There is no official information about upgrade to upcoming Android i.e. Android 7 Nougat, hence there is no surety but we can expect this update later.
How is Display of Lenovo Zuk Z2 Plus? Is there any protection on display of Zuk Z2 plus?
Phone features a 5 inch full-HD display with 1080p resolution. Display is fairly rich and vibrant, but display could be better as few phone at the same price have better and bright display. Display comes with a feature i.e. you can manually correct the colour saturation, which is a plus point in this phone. Lenovo does not says about protection on this display, hence we are not sure that display has a protection like corning gorilla glass or not.
How is camera of Lenovo Zuk Z2 Plus? How is picture quality in daylight/outdoor and low light condition? Does it comes with OIS (optical image stabilisation) and PDAF?
Phone features 13 MP f/2.2 aperture along with dual-LED, EIS and PDAF. Pictures clicked in daylight condition are sharp and contains lot of details. But in low light condition picture are not that good. Nowadays most of the phones are capable of clicking good pictures with details in daylight, so camera is not that great as it is a flagship device. Phone does not comes with optical image stabilisation (OIS), but it has Electrical image stabilisation (EIS) and phase detection autofocus (PDAF). Rear camera is capable of recording 4K videos. Phone also feature 8 MP front facing camera, hence you can click perfect selfie which consist lot of details.
Can we expand storage on Zuk Z2 Plus or does it has SD card slot?
No there no SD card slot on this smartphone, also it does not comes with a hybrid SIM slot, hence you can’t expand storage on Zuk Z2 Plus.
Does Zuk Z2 plus comes with IR blaster/ IR emitter?
No, there is no IR Infrared sensor on this phone hence you can’t use you phone as universal remote.
Does Zuk Z2 Plus comes with NFC, Compass, and Gyroscope? Does it supports USB OTG? Which USB does it supports?
Phone does not comes with NFC, but it comes with compass, Gyroscope and supports USB OTG. It comes with USB type-C port which helps in faster data transfer and fast charging. As it comes with gyroscope, phone supports VR headset hence you will enjoy virtual reality on this phone with the help of VR glasses.
What is cellular call quality of this phone? How is the loudspeaker with call and music?
Cellular call quality on Zuk Z2 Plus is very good. Loudspeaker of this phone is also good. Voice is clear and loud with call and music.
Does Zuk Z2 Plus comes with fingerprint scanner?
Yes it has fingerprint scanner mounted on home button. Lenovo says that it is U-Touch 2.0, which is about 97 percent accurate. It will work even when your fingers are sweaty or wet. User can perform 7 different operation with the help of this home button.
What is battery capacity of Lenovo Zuk Z2 Plus? How battery backup of Lenovo Zuk Z2 Plus is?
Phone is powered by a 3500 mAh battery and comes with support of QUALCOMM quick charge 3.0 technology. This battery is good enough to give a long lasting backup. Phone also have auto charge cut off feature, also known as intelligent charge cut-off tech, which protects your phone battery from overcharging.
Is Zuk Z2 Plus cheapest phone with Snapdragon 820 in India? What is price of ZUk Z2 Plus in India? Is Zuk Z2 Plus worth buying?
Yes, Zuk Z2 Plus is cheapest phone in India comes with QUALCOMM snapdragon 820 processor. This is real competitor to Xiaomi Mi 5 and OnePlus 3. Phone comes in two variant, 3GB RAM 32GB ROM model is priced ₹17999 while 4GB RAM 64 GB internal variant is priced ₹19999. Yes this phone is worth buying.